Fall Family-Friendly Arts, Culture and Heritage Events on Florida’s Historic Coast 2018
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – With Fall quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to think about ways to enjoy cultural experiences in the St. Augustine area. Families can attend events from outdoor festivals and concerts to unique food competitions that encompass the spirit of the community. Here is a selection of Fall family-friendly events in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches:
Datil Pepper Fall Festival
Oct. 6 - 7
Join the University of Florida’s St. Johns County IFAS, as they host the 11th Annual Datil Pepper Festival. Experience a variety of activities, including a delicious datil pepper tasting and a Cook-Off on Saturday with several local restaurants competing. Don’t miss out on the pepper tour and tasting! For more information, call 904-209-0430 or visit http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/events/?location=stjohns. Location: 3125 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32092
21st Annual St. Augustine Greek Festival
Oct. 12 – 14
See a section of St. Augustine transformed into a Greek village with Mediterranean food, live Greek music, traditionally costumed Hellenic folk dancers, arts and crafts vendors, and a kids’ center with games, rides and more. Admission is $5 for adults but, children under 16 and active-duty military and first-responders get in free! For more information, call (904) 479-6729 or visit http://stauggreekfest.com. Location: Francis Field, 29 West Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, 32084.
17th Annual Tactile Art Show
Oct. 5 – 28
Experience the 17th Annual Tactile Art Show, where the St. Augustine Art Association is partnering with Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, for touchable art that is visually appealing and engaging for the blind. The Art Show includes ceramics, sculptures, assemblages, and other media, along with Braille signage. For more information, call 904-824-2310 or visit http://www.staaa.org/current-exhibit/. Location: 22 Marine St., St. Augustine, FL 32084
The Lincolnville Porch Fest
Enjoy a free musical tour of historic Lincolnville in St. Augustine. Come see over 40 local bands, while they play music on porches and sites throughout Lincolnville. This event takes place from 12:00pm – 10:00pm. For more information, visit https://www.historiccoastculture.com/event/lincolnville-porch-festival/.
For more information about arts, culture and heritage activities on Florida’s Historic Coast and a full calendar of events, log on to the new www.historiccoastculture.com.
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