Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast

Chefs on Florida’s Historic Coast are making history with signature dishes featuring local favorites and heritage-inspired flavors.

The restaurants of Florida’s Historic Coast feature elegant resort dining in Ponte Vedra Beach, Old World bistros, eclectic cafes and craft cocktails in St. Augustine, and waterside dining with fresh seafood along the ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Each offer menus that are representative of their best culinary skills. Great food, paired with a wide variety of lodging options make a visit to Florida’s Historic Coast a foodie’s delight.

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Check out some of these Favorful events on Florida’s Historic Coast

Flavorful Events on Florida’s Historic Coast

October 5 & 6

Datil Pepper Festival

Celebrate St. Johns County’s official plant, the Datil Pepper, at this festival that takes place at the St. Johns County Agricultural Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sat and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sun. Admission and parking are free. The event features vendors, a plant sale, an amateur Datil Pepper hotsauce contest and a Datil Pepper restaurant cook off. The cook off will be on Sat. from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 3125 Agricultural Center Dr., St. Augustine 904-209-0430

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October 6

St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival

This St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association festival takes place at the River House from noon-4 p.m. Enjoy culinary specialties from local restaurants and a beer garden as well as sample more than 100 wines. Tickets are $85 at the door and $75 in advance. 179 Marine St., St. Augustine

October 11-13

St. Augustine Greek Festival

Celebrate all things Greek - food, dancing, music and heritage - at this annual festival celebrating St. Augustine’s Greek heritage. Enjoy homemade Greek foods and pastries, shop at the outdoor market and enjoy the carnival games and rides. There will be plenty of Hellenic music and performances by Greek dance troupes from throughout Florida. The festival takes place at Francis Field on Friday 4-10 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $5. 25 W. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine 904-479-6729

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