Holiday Art & Craft Festivals in and around St. Johns County

Nov 10, 2019 Holidays, St. Johns County
St. Johns County Beacon Lake Feeding NE FL

Tis the season and families are looking for fun and creative ways to enjoy the season. Luckily, families in and around the St. Johns County have lots of arts and crafts festivals to choose from! If you and your family are ready to get in the holiday spirit, take a day trip to St. Augustine or Jacksonville to explore the great holiday festivals!

San Marco Fine Art Festival

The 2019 San Marco Art Festival is celebrating its 23rd year! This festival is a Jacksonville tradition, featuring hundreds of handmade works including, glass, photography, painting, jewelry, and more!

The festival includes FREE admission and is the ideal place for walking around discovering beautiful art pieces. Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be attending the event for family pictures on Saturday, November 30th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Gazebo by Dan Harris PhotoArt.

Get ready to meet established and new artists at The Square in San Marco! 

For more information on the participating artists and festival sponsors, visit

Location: 1930 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Date: Saturday, November 30th – Sunday, December 1st  

Time: November 30th 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. & December 1st 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival

The St. Augustine Art Association is hosting the 54th Annual Art & Craft Festival at Francis Field. With over 100 artists displaying their work, we are sure you’ll discover a unique piece of art! The festival will feature painting, pottery, jewelry, glassware, sculptures, fiber art, photography, mixed media, fine hand-crafted creations, and more. All proceeds from the event are donated to the St. Augustine Art Association, founded in 1924 to support the local arts scene.

International food, beer, and wine will be available along with, live music performances on the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival stage.

Learn more about what this year’s event will demonstrate here.

Location: 25 W Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Date: Saturday, November 30th – Sunday, December 1st

Hours: Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Admission: $2 donation at the gate

Parking: All-day parking is available at the Downtown Parking Facility, just across the street from the Festival, for $15.00 per vehicle. On Saturday only, a free park-and-ride shuttle will operate beginning at 1:00 p.m. from two parking locations north of downtown:


Christmas Made in the South – Arts and Crafts Festival

The 31st Annual Christmas Made in the South is here for all your holiday shopping needs. Do you have that “hard to shop for friend”? If so, Christmas Made in the South will help you find a special gift for your friend.

Christmas Made in the South is a three day event where you’ll encounter talented exhibitors selling their handcrafted work. Not only will there be fine arts and crafts, but there will also be gourmet food, diverse entertainment, and Santa!

Location: 1000 Water Street Jacksonville, FL 32204

Date: Friday, November 29th – Sunday, December 1st

Time: Friday, November 29th at 9:00 a.m. & Saturday, November 30th at 10:00 a.m. & Sunday, December 1st at 11:00 a.m.


  • Adults – $8.00
  • Children 12 and under – Free

Beacon Lake Fall Festival

Beacon Lake Fall Festival St. Johns County

We present to you our 2019 Fall Festival Benefiting Feeding Northeast Florida! Bring your family and enjoy all the fun activities, including vendors, food trucks, games, and a hayride! To enter the festival, we ask if you can please bring one bag of non-perishable food items, so we can help donate to our local families.

To register for the event, please visit

Location: 850 Beacon Lake Pkwy, Saint Augustine, FL 32095

Date: Saturday, November 23rd

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Enjoying the Holiday Season the Right Way

No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find perfect family-friendly arts and crafts events and activities in and around St. Johns County – from art festivals, arts and crafts, and Santa meet and greets!  

Beacon Lake is also proud to contribute to your holiday season fun! Please join us for our Fall Festival not only will you have a great time with your family, but you will also contribute to a great cause, feeding local families in our loving community.

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