The fall is one of the best times of year to visit St. Augustine! The crowds have dwindled down to a casual handful of intermingling visitors and locals and the temperatures couldn’t be more perfect! The following are a few activities that you should check out during your upcoming St. Augustine vacation!
5th Annual Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast, Oct. 1-31
A month-long dining event, Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast was created to showcase the area’s incredible food, talented chefs, and award-winning restaurants. Happening all day, all over the city, the festival’s highlight will be the Top Chef Cook Off, held at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort on October 23. For more information, click: here.
Great St. Augustine Skeleton Scavenger Hunt, Oct. 1-31
The city’s Ripley’s Believe it or Not locations have partnered up with local businesses for the Great St. Augustine Skeleton Scavenger Hunt where visitors are challenged to find 15 skeletons displayed throughout the city. Winners will be entered in a vacation package drawing. For more information, click: here.
OKTOBERFEST Beer Tour, Oct. 1-Nov 1.
Set out on a beer tasting adventure this fall at St. Augustine’s Oktoberfest! Featuring 34 Oktoberfest-themed beers, this tour takes you on a journey to several local venues, all the while teaching you about how beer is made, what goes into serving it, and how to distinguish between the different varieties. Become a professional by drinking with them at St. Augustine’s Oktoberfest. For more information, click: here.
Spoonbills & Sprockets A1A Cycling Tour, Nov. 2
For all of you bike lovers out there, come enjoy the beautiful A1A Scenic Byway for a 100 mile, 72 mile, or 32 mile route that will take you through Gamble Rogers State Park, Varn Parke, Marineland, and the St. Augustine Area. There is still time to register for the 36 and 72 mile runs, so check out the website: here, and then come visit St. Augustine to take part in this beautiful event.
49th Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, Nov. 29-30
More than 150 artists congregate from around the country every year for St. Augustine’s Fall Arts and Crafts Festival to display their finest work. The massive art festival will take place Thanksgiving weekend behind the St. Augustine Downtown Historic Parking Facility. For more information, click: here.
Whether it is history, entertainment, or outdoor adventure you seek, St. Augustine is a perfect fall destination for you and your family to getaway for a few days and enjoy the beautiful weather, gorgeous scenery, and exciting events that the city has to offer. Book your vacation today, and then check out one of the events above while you’re there, for an unforgettable fall vacation.