St. Augustine Events You Won’t Want to Miss This Spring

Looking for some of the best attractions and events in St. Augustine this spring?

There are various fun things to do in this beautiful and bustling vacation spot, from music festivals to sporting events to the local food and craft beer scene.

With an area full of natural beauty, you’ll enjoy the sunny outdoors at these various refreshing events that will make you feel like a local. 

Spring Events in St. Augustine 

Check out this guide to find worthwhile events to attend while staying in our St. Augustine rentals. We’ll recommend where to stay and why the local accommodations are the best around town. Enjoy your family vacation or solo getaway to one of the oldest cities in the United States! 

The Players Championship 

Suppose you’ve got golf on your mind. In that case, The Players Championship is a perfect event in the Stadium Course venue at TPC Sawgrass. When attending this event, you’re welcome to watch the championship each day, including the practice rounds! 

Not only do you get to attend the entertaining PGA Tour tournaments, but you’ll see the best players perform on the biggest field in golf. It also brings in the sports media, with the Golf Channel coming to air this lively event from early to mid-March.

Gamble Rogers Folk Festival

For a music festival that’s a favorite among locals, this St. Augustine event bringing on three days of folk music won’t disappoint! This year, the annual Gamble Rogers Folk Festival takes place at a new location, the St. Johns County Fairgrounds in mid-April. The spacious concert grounds offer four stages for attendees to soak in the tunes! 

In case you don’t know, local music legend Gamble Rogers inspired the event from his passion for detailed storytelling in his songwriting. Rogers gained notoriety as a lead singer and guitarist for the band, the Serendipity Singers. 

According to music lovers, his work inspired musicians like Jimmy Buffett! So get your groove on and enjoy a day of live musical performances. 

This event is family-friendly and pet-friendly! 

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Florida’s Birding and Photo Fest

Do you love photography? Are you a regular bird watcher or a lover of outdoor photography? Then Florida’s Birding and Photo Fest is the perfect event for you! 

From mid to late April, you can view exciting professional photography in the Celebration Hall of St. Anastasia located on St. Augustine Beach. 

If you’re feeling inspired and want to try birding and outdoor photography, this event offers field workshops where you can learn from the pros! These workshops also include learning how to photograph other animals in motion, historic buildings and architecture, and classic cars. 

Learn photography techniques such as taking portraits, properly using flash, mastering macro, and using creative tools like Photoshop and Lightroom. So, check out this event to please any photography enthusiast and learn from other photographers, from world-class to amateur, sharing their best practices! 

St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival

For St. Augustine events growing in popularity, you’ve got to check out the St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival! This culinary celebration brings out the foodie in everyone, featuring celebrity guest chefs, local chefs, and prominent winemakers. 

Check out local artisans and taste the best craft spirits and beer that St. Augustine has to offer, along with wine dinners, master classes, and tastings! 

Located at three host sites, the World Golf Hall of Fame, the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort, and the historic district of St. Augustine, you’re only about 20 minutes away from the local beaches. So mark your calendar for May 3rd to 7th and grab your ticket for this wine and dine event! 

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St Augustine Craft Brewers Festival

You’re in luck if you’re looking for more of the local beer scene! In early May, you can check out the fourth Annual St. Augustine Brewers’ Fest and samples from over 25 regional breweries. For attending, you get to take home a six-ounce tasting glass to commemorate the event! 

Taste craft beer from St. Augustine’s backyard from Ancient City Brewing, Dog Rose Brewing, Bog Brewing, and Old Coast Ales. 

This event is family-friendly, with fun activities for the kids, like face painting and a photo booth. Let the kids run and play in the event’s spacious areas while you enjoy finding your new favorite craft beer. 

Where To Stay in St. Augustine

Do you need lodging during your getaway to St. Augustine? An overnight stay with us at The Ocean Gallery is a must for gorgeous views of the tropical environment, including a lagoon right outside your door. 

Have a comfortable resting place after a day of exciting St. Augustine, Florida events. Our vacation condo rentals offer rooms with a view, with furnishings to make you feel at home! 

In our St. Augustine rentals, you’ll find accommodations with one to three bedrooms with king, queen, and twin beds. In addition, our rentals offer two remodeled bathrooms with a tub and shower combination and an ensuite bathroom with a vanity and large closet. 

You’ll have access to a full kitchen, the clubhouse, two saunas with a dry and steam combination, the pool, hot tubs, hassle-free bike rentals, and various athletic courts, including four lightly cushioned tennis courts. 

Plan Your Visit to St. Augustine

After exploring the fantastic St. Augustine, FL events, we offer plenty of choices for luxurious places to stay overnight and kick back after a long day of fun. The best way to enjoy the beauty of St. Augustine is to immerse yourself in the local scene, take in the stunning views of the beach, and unwind in one of our cozy stays! 

If you want to be closer to the beach, we offer beautiful condo rentals with two private boardwalks with quick and easy access to the beach. 

Ask our staff about borrowing beach chairs and umbrellas for a day spent visiting the beach. You’ll be only three miles from the St. John’s County Pier at St. Augustine Beach and seven miles from the St. Augustine downtown historic district. 

Are you bringing the whole family? Our condo rentals are perfect for a luxurious getaway for parents and children, with plenty of room to roam with three to four spacious bedrooms, two to four updated bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, screened porch, and a private backyard. 

During your stay with us, you can enjoy fun in the Florida sun and then head out to go shopping, grab lunch, or go out for a lovely dinner. Keep the kids entertained with access to all our property‚Äôs amenities like an indoor and outdoor pool, ping pong table, pickleball court, shuffleboard, and bike rentals. 

Relax after your day of activities with the included flat-screen TVs in every bedroom. For a cozy hangout spot, warm up by the fireplace in the living room. Our rentals come with cable and high-speed internet, so enjoy the latest game or show to wind down before bed. Need to get some work done? You’ll love the additional office with a sleeper sofa, fully prepared to give you a private space to get work done or take a power nap. 

Feel safe knowing there’s 24-hour gated security at The Ocean Gallery Resort, so you can feel more comfortable and at home during your stay!