There’s more to enjoying the outdoors than swimming and surfing on our pristine beaches. If you enjoy taking in sights that include beautiful artwork and handcrafted one-of-a-kind artifacts, Florida’s Historic Coast offers lots of opportunities to treat your senses with festivals throughout the year. Here are just a few of our favorites.
Vilano Beach Artisans' Market - Third Saturday of the Month
Local artisan-made items, plants, home décor, datil pepper sauces, and much more. Free parking and admission.
Hastings Main Street Fall Festival of Art - November 25, 2023
Legendary Artists, Railroad Lore, Juried Art Show….and so much more! Join us in downtown Hastings for an outdoor cottage artisans market, an indoor juried art show with live painting demonstrations by two of the original Florida Highwaymen artists, a special presentation from Mr. FEC Railway himself, Dr. Seth Bramson, plus food trucks, a kids zone, live music and more!
St. Augustine Amphitheatre Seasonal Night Market - December 19, 2023
a local favorite, featuring handmade arts, crafts, and goods along with a variety of local food trucks, a full bar, and live music! The Night Market takes place on a select Tuesdays throughout the year from 5-9 p.m. The Night Market is free to enter and open to all ages.
St. Augustine Beach Pier Art & Craft Festival - January 13 & 14, February 17 & 18, March 9 & 10, April 13 & 14, 2024
After a morning of beachcombing for shells and shark teeth, do some treasure hunting on the pier. Located just steps away from the beach, the St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park is home to this popular festival filled with some of the nation's best artists and crafters.
Old Town Art Show – March 23 & 24, 2024
This juried art and fine craft festival takes place in the heart of historic downtown at Francis Field. There are over 100 booths featuring the amazing works of talented artists and craftsmen from St. Augustine, as well as food stations and activities for the family.