STA Weekend Highlights - Second Weekend in October

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Check-out our calendar highlights to plan your weekend! For a full list of upcoming St. Augustine festivals, classes, entertainment and happenings check-out our STA Calendar pages.

Greek Festival

October 11 to October 13, 2019

Francis Field

25 West Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084

You’ll experience so much of Greece at the St. Augustine Greek Festival — authentic food, dancing, music and heritage. Taste homemade Greek foods and pastries; join traditional Greek dancing and music, an outdoor marketplace, kids center with carnival rides, games, other children’s activities, and much more.

Admission: $5. Kids 14 and under, and Active Duty military members and their families with ID are free.


Pink Up the Spots

October 11-12, 2019

Northeast Florida Marlin Association

3030 Harbor Drive, St. Augustine, FL, 32084

Come out and enjoy fun music, good food, cash bar, angler and general raffles, vendors and 50/50 drawings during Pink up the Spots, the Largest Redfish Charity Fishing Tournament!

All event activities will be held at Northeast Florida Marlin Association Club House, Camachee Cove Marina. For more information about Pink Up the Pace or the Expo please visit www.pinkupthepace.com. For more information about Ancient City Game Fish Association please visit www.ACGFA.com

St. Augustine Farmers Market

October 12, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Augustine Amphitheatre

1340 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Shop local produce, find locally made and handcrafted products and gifts, and sample St. Augustine’s cuisine at the Saturday Farmers Market. Be sure to visit STA Marketplace’s favorites including Arepa Life, Funky Seedz, Me-o-Mya, Mya and Crash, Art by RJ Higgins, The Honey Truck Company, Cultivate Tea and Spice Co., CBD Supply House and Jordana Stone Design.

Family Seining

October 12, 2019 at 9 to 11 a.m.

Guana Dam

505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082

Join GTM Research Reserve’s staff and volunteers for a guided family seining activity. Visitors will have the opportunity to pull a seine net through Guana Lake, collecting species of fish, crabs and other marine life to learn about the animals and their roles in the habitat. 

All necessary gear, including waders and boots, will be provided. The event is free, but there is a $3 per vehicle parking fee.

Reserve a spot or for more information, call 904-823-4500.

Learn more about this month's GTM events.

Starfish Santa Greeting Card Class

October 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hobby Lobby

200 Florida 312, St. Augustine, FL, 32086

Head to Hobby Lobby for a fun painting class with Darla Donley Art. This painting can be uploaded and used for Christmas greeting cards.



FOSAA’s Children’s Art Festival

October 13, 2019 at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Amp

1340C A1A South, St. Augustine, FL, 32080

This weekend, take the kids to the Friends of St. Augustine Amphitheatre's Children’s Arts Festival, Sunday, October 13th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Amp.

This is a FREE event, open to the public.

Artists and organizations have donated their time and talents to make this an incredibly exciting day of interactive arts activities. Children can sing, dance, play instruments, engage in a variety of art projects, play theatre games, frolic with pirates, get a library card, join a drum circle, learn about the environment, and lots, lots more.

Free goodie bags will be given to the first 500 families and concession stands will be open all day.



Creekside Music Festival

October 12-13, 2019

Princess Place Preserve

2500 Princess Place Road, Palm Coast, FL 32137


This weekend, hop over to Princess Place Preserve for the 15th Annual Creekside Music & Arts Festival.

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music, soak in the scenery of one of Flagler County's gems, Princess Place Preserve, shop rows of unique arts & craft vendors, bring the kids to have fun in the free kids zone, grab a bite in the flavorful food court (Ramon’s Food Truck will be there!), enjoy fall festival brews in the beer garden, or explore the Princess Lodge and other historic sites. There's something for everyone to enjoy!


St. Ambrose Fall Festival

October 13, 2019 at Noon to 4 p.m.

St. Ambrose Catholic Church

6070 Church Road, Elkton, FL, 32033

St. Ambrose Catholic Church will host their annual Fall Fair on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

The event features live entertainment by The Red River Band, hay rides, games, face painting, tours of the historic church, and lots of activities the whole family will enjoy. There will also be a silent auction, 50/50 drawings, and a bake sale.

The menu features Minorcan clam chowder, BBQ pork sandwiches, chicken wings, French fries, pork dinners, boiled peanuts, desserts, and ice cream. Beverages like cold beer, sodas, and water will also be available for purchase.

Free admission to this fun-filled family fair.


Space Heaters Live

October 13, 2019, 3 to 7 p.m.

White Lion Bar and Grill

3604, 20 Cuna St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

The Space Heaters are serving up tasty jams in the form of blues, funk, rock and soul at White Lion from 3 to 7 p.m. every Sunday.