Hey, We’re Havin’ Fun Now! Delicious seafood, over 100 artists & crafters and an entertainment lineup featuring Jazz, Country, and Americana music are just a few of the highlights of the 35th St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival, presented by Winn-Dixie.

To be held Friday March 4th through Sunday March 6th at Francis Field in downtown St. Augustine, the festival will serve up boatloads of seafood, with everything from lobster tail and conch fritters, to southern fried shrimp, octopus, wild Salmon, jambalaya and blue crab burritos on the menu. More than 20 food vendors will offer up seafood and other choices like Greek, BBQ, pizza, sweet treats and so much more.

Along with the wide assortment of seafood, the Festival will present a three-day lineup of entertainment, with Linda Cole – niece of Nat King Cole, Florida State Bluegrass Band and rising star of Country Folk music Christian Lopez. More than 100 arts and crafts vendors will also exhibit their work in the Arts Village. Eat, Drink and Shop till you Drop!

Family fun can be had in the Kidz Zone, Pirate Village and Spanish Landing. Be sure to catch the Clown Adventure, Mayhem the Pirate Magician and Nutter Interactive percussion. Rides will be for kids and can be enjoyed all day with a discount ride wristband. For the youngsters, come and meet their favorite superhero or fairy tail princess.

In addition to presenting sponsor Winn-Dixie, festival sponsors include The St. Augustine Record, TotallyStAugustine.com, Money Pages, Beach 105.5, RE/MAX 100 Realty, Fresh from Florida® and United Rentals.

Francis Field is located at 25 W. Castillo Drive, next to the downtown parking garage. Hours are 3 to 9 p.m. Friday March 4th, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday March 5th and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday March 6th. Admission is $5 for adults; children 15 and under are free. Active duty military with ID are also free. Proceeds from the festival benefit the charitable activities of the St. Augustine Lions Foundation. For more information, email admin@lionsfestival.com , call 904-829-1753 or visit www.facebook.com/staugustinelionsfestival