How to avoid Parking and Traffic problems:
Use the FREE PARKING and SHUTTLE (on Saturday and Sunday). Managed by City of St Augustine.
The weekend only shuttle pickups every 20 minutes. It will run before and after the Festival.
Weekend shuttle pick up from two parking locations on the north side of the city:
St. Johns County Health Department, 200 San Sebastian View – click to view map
North San Marco Lot, 301 San Marco Ave – Click to view map.
•Shuttle drop off is next to the festival at:
The Historic Downtown Parking Facility / Visitor Information Center
•Drive to the festival on Highway 1 and avoid San Marco Ave near the festival
•Visit during non-peak hours such as Friday 3-9, Saturday 10-1 and 5-9 or Sunday 11-1
• Purchase a ticket for the RED Train or GREEN Trolley. They drop off next to the festival
•Ride a pedi-cab or a bike
•Car pool – Grab some cool friends and head to the Festival!
•Get a Park Now card for St. Johns county residents for use in the Garage and save big!
•Spend the night in a nearby hotel and leave your car at the hotel. Enjoy our Historic City!
•Walk to the festival – you might meet some new friends.
Don’t park in neighborhood yards, driveways or reserved spaces. We love our neighbors, so be considerate!
Other Parking Options:
•Parking Garage – Next to Festival but fills up quickly. All day parking at the garage is $15
•Street parking is free or metered at various street locations within a 10-minute walk
•Public Lots – paid parking within a 10-minute walk.
•Private Lots – paid parking within 10-minute walk.
Parking for RV/Buses/Campers
•Next to the Festival in the Riberia Street lot. No camping allowed.