This Weekend in St. Augustine: Events & Things to Do

Looking for something to do this weekend in St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra?

Check out the top weekend events this October:

1. Datil Pepper Fall Festival

Date: October 5th & 6th, 2019

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The official plant of St. Johns County is celebrated each year at the Datil Pepper Fall Festival. This spicy yellow pepper has a special place in the hearts of St. Augustine's people, since it is unique to the area. Held at St. Johns County Agricultural Center, this free event includes cook-offs, vendors, and live entertainment.

2. St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival

Date: October 6th, 2019

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Support independently-owned restaurants at the St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival at the magnificent River House. The St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association (SAiRA) puts on this annual event to promote local restaurants and their delicious food! Sample appetizers, main courses, desserts, and wines from a variety of places.

3. St. Augustine Greek Festival

Date: October 11th-13th, 2019

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Greek heritage is prominent in St. Augustine and it's celebrated at the annual Greek Festival at Francis Field! All are invited to enjoy the food, music, and marketplace of an authentic Greek village right here in St. Augustine. You are also welcome to stop by the Holy Trinity Church tent to learn more about Greek Orthodoxy.

4. Florida Indie Fest

Date: October 12th, 2019

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Calling all indie music lovers! Florida Indie Fest is a live music festival held at Dog Rose Brewing Company that involves alternative musical performances, food trucks, and brews. Show up and your support for independent musicians!

5. St. Augustine Fall Record Fair At The Amp

Date: October 12th, 2019

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Visit the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for their Fall Record Fair! The event itself is free, but there will be thousands of vinyl records, CDs, cassettes, and other music-related items available for purchase. Share a fun day with fellow music junkies and collectors.

6. St. Augustine Fall Songwriters Festival

Date: October 25th-27th, 2019

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Music festivals are popular in St. Augustine, but this one is a bit different. The Songwriters Festival gives a voice to the people behind your favorite songs. This is your chance to hear the stories and inspiration that went into writing over 30 #1 songs by top songwriters!

7. Creatures of the Night

Date: October 25th-27th, 2019

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Do Halloween the right way- alongside creepy creatures at the Creatures of the Night event presented by the St. Augustine Alligator Farm! This evening event invites you and your family to dress up in costumes and check out the animal exhibits at the farm. There are even special Creatures of the Night cards available for you to collect!

8. Junior Service League Gala

Date: October 27th, 2019

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Dress up in your finest Old Hollywood attire for the Junior Service League Gala at the Tringali Barn. This year's theme is "The Golden Age of Hollywood", so it's sure to be a glamorous event, complete with a cocktail hour, dinner, open bar, and a DJ. Proceeds go towards the Junior Service League and its charities.

For more upcoming events in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra, check out our events calendar.