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St. Augustine, FL (November 30, 2021) – Holidays in St. Augustine l Ponte Vedra are always special, especially during the November through January Annual Nights of Lights Celebration. But you can give the gift of special experiences to your friends and family to enjoy throughout the year.
Surprise your family and friends with tickets to one-of-a-kind great events! Tickets are now on sale for the St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival, recently named “One of Florida’s Top 10 Food & Wine Festivals” by USA Today, May 4 – 8, 2022. And tickets for the most fan friendly golf tournament in the world, The PLAYERS® Championship at TPC Sawgrass taking place March 8-13, 2022, go on sale on December 1.
There is nothing like the gift of music. Tickets to great performances at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, as well as performance at the Fort Mose Jazz & Blues Series in February are on sale. Share the gifts of great performers like Puddles Pity Party, Gaelic Storm, Emmylou Harris, Styx, and Taj Mahal to name just a few.
But you do not need to wait for the big events to share Florida’s Historic Coast with your friends and family. Many local restaurants offer great incentives for shoppers to share a variety of local dining options through bonus gift certificates. Southern Table Hospitality Restaurants, which include Valley Smoke, Palm Valley Fish Camp, Julington Creek Fish Camp and St. Augustine Fish Camp Restaurants provide a $20 bonus gift card for every $100 purchase, while Salt Life Food Shack and Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille each offer $30 free for every $100 purchase, and starting December 1, Kingfish Grill will offer an additional $10 card for every $100 in gift cards purchased. Pusser’s Caribbean Grille at Ponte Vedra Beach offers a $10 gift card for purchases of $50 or more through December 5. And Prohibition Kitchen offers a $10 free gift card for every $50 card purchased.
Really Special holiday dining experiences include Terrace Dining at Casa Monica’s Costa Brava Restaurant, a prix fixe dining experience with exclusive seatings at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening.
The best of all holiday stocking stuffers are direct flight air tickets. New this year; non-stop air service between St. Augustine l Ponte Vedra and Newark Airport is available. Give the gift of a warm Florida getaway, or a fun New York City adventure to your loved ones. Flights are twice weekly from Newark, Mondays and Fridays; and from St. Augustine, Tuesdays and Saturdays. Tickets start at $129 each way and are available for sale at 877-393-2510 and EliteAirways.com.
There are also dozens of other ways to share a getaway to Florida’s Historic Coast. Visit www.floridashistoriccoast.com/places-to-stay/deals/ to take advantage of great deals throughout the year.
Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast is home to St. Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the US and attracts visitors from all over the world to experience its old-world charm, historic landmarks, pristine beaches, and world-class golfing as the home of the PGA Tour and location of THE PLAYERS Championship. For more information on events, activities, holiday getaways and vacation opportunities in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches, go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com, become a fan on Facebook or call 1.800.653.2489.