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The 2023 Lions Seafood Festival will be held at Francis Field in downtown St. Augustine. 25 W. Castillo Drive, just off US-1. Click here for maps: http://www.lionsfestival.com/directions/
- Saturday, March 25th: 10 am-9 pm
- Sunday, March 26th: 11 am-6 pm
- Some exhibitors close at sundown
Profits from the Festival go to support charitable causes and individuals in need: local, state, national and international, in that order. Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Registration# CH45872.
Adult Admission: $10. Supports the cause.
Children 12 and under admitted free
Same day re-admission is allowed.
Most food and kid’s rides are payable with cash or cards. Admission fee is cash only or prepaid tickets. Most vendors have credit card capabilities; ATM’s are onsite
Street parking and Private lot parking near Francis Field. The nearby public parking garage charges a daily fee. Your best bet is to take advantage of the cities three off-site free parking lots and free (Saturday Only) shuttle, managed by the City of St Augustine. Handicap parking is available in the Garage and on the Westside of the Festival.
Park N Ride locations:
Shuttle pick up on Saturday only
St. Johns County Health Department at 200 San Sebastian View
North San Marco lot at 301 San Marco Ave.
West of Broudy’s Lot at 198 W. King Street. This lot is close enough to walk
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Learn more parking and shuttle information here: http://www.lionsfestival.com/parking/
Prices are typical for Festivals. The great part is each food vendor must donate a portion of their sales to the SAL Foundation for charity. Every dollar you spend on food, helps someone in need.
The Festival will offer a number of children’s, adult and family events and activities, axe throwing, face-painting, music, clowns, magic, character meet-and-greets, an interactive fire engine exhibition, arts and crafts, and pirate fun. A few games in Pirate Cove are free for little ones. Rides are fee based. Click here: http://www.lionsfestival.com/activities/
We have a full slate of music lined up. Expect to hear Jazz, Latin, Country, Folk, Classic Rock, Motown and Contemporary. For times and locations of all shows, click here: http://www.lionsfestival.com/entertainment/
The Festival holds a “50-50” drawing. After the Festival a winning ticket will be drawn and the winner will receive 50% of ticket proceeds, with the remaining 50% donated to the Lions Foundation for charitable works. Winners need not be present to win. No more than 2500 tickets will be sold. Each ticket is a $5 donation.
The Festival accepts applications from quality artists and craftspeople http://www.lionsfestival.com/contact-applications/. Note: we do not allow buy/sell, resellers, kits, agents, political items, flea market merchandise, imported goods or similar items.
YES! Visit the website forms and contact pages for more information. Go here: http://www.lionsfestival.com/contact-applications/
There is handicap parking on both sides of the festival grounds, a drop off area at the westside gate, HC accessible portable toilets and the ground is fairly flat grass.
No pets allowed on Festival grounds, except certified service animals
We have plenty of seating and no coolers allowed.
You may not bring in food, alcohol or drinks, except single bottles of water and supplies for your infant.
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest and most effective Service/Civic organization in the world. Learn more here: https://lionsclubs.org/en/discover-our-foundation/history and here: www.staugustinelions.com