St. Augustine's is hosting their annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival Friday through Sunday, March 31 – April 2, 2017, at Francis Field. This celebration includes delicious barbecue, music, with live entertainment and local chefs competing for the best BBQ.
If you are looking for a great time away from your St. Augustine ocean view condo, this festival includes great live music throughout the weekend, people’s BBQ choice awards, an entertainment zone for the kids that includes: pony riding, a rock climbing wall, games. There will be plenty of family friendly activities for you and your little ones to enjoy, just bring a blanket and some lawn chairs for your comfort.
The first Saturday of each month there are several opportunities for you to experience St. Augustine. The St. Johns County Horse Council presents their monthly Drum Runners game series on the first Saturday of each month (February 4 – November 4, 2017) at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds. Watch as participants compete in: barrel, pole, and other timed speed horse events, all are welcome and the event is free for spectators.
The VIP Chocolate Tasting Tour is also on the first Saturday of each month in 2017. Experience an indulgent walking tour of St. Augustine's historic district, while you taste the most unique chocolate selections that our Nation's Oldest City has to offer... Explore unique culinary venues and off-the-beaten-path foodie hot spots to sample delicious chocolates in all forms; including wine, sauces, toppings, dips, desserts, and much more! To reserve your spot, click here.
Another family friendly activity is offered by the Guided Explorations at the GTM Research Reserve on the first Saturday of every month, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. On this exploration, visitors can learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula as well as the natural biodiversity of the reserve during a guided hike. And on the second and fourth Saturday you can take a guided family seining activity. Your family will get the chance to pull a seine net through Guana Lake, collecting species of fish, crabs and more, and then learn about the animals and their roles in the habitat. All necessary gear including waders and boots will be provided.
Family fun, awesome memories, and St. Augustine beach condos are just a click away! MAYresort has beach front condos and ocean view condos, available for your family spring vacation. Call (904) 461-5732 today and see why this is my happy place.