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St. Augustine is located in St. Johns County, south of Jacksonville. It lies between Ponte Vedra Beach and Flagler Beach, along Highway 1 near the Atlantic seacoast. Jacksonville, Orlando and Daytona airports are accessible from the city.
St. Augustine is the oldest city in the United States. The Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon visited the present-day St. Augustine area as early as 1513. St. Augustine was founded in 1565 by the Spaniard Pedro Menendez de Aviles.
The city has 43 miles of beaches. Several marinas make boating accessible by sea, river or intercoastal waterway. Off-shore or in-shore fishing, diving and other water sports are accommodated in St. Augustine. World Golf Village and Ponte Vedra, home of The Players Championship, are a 20-minute drive from St. Augustine's historic district. Other attractions include the Fountain of Youth, The Oldest House and Spanish Quarter Village, among others. Several tours of the area are available.
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Azalea Festival Valdosta GA March9-10 Free admission to a festival drawing 20,000 people from all over the Southeast and beyond.
Catfish Festival Crescent City FL April5-6 Since April 1978, the Rotary Club of Crescent City has held its annual 'Catfish Festival the first Saturday of April at Crescent City's Eva Lyon's Park. This massive volunteer effort has one significant purpose: raising money for college/vocational school scholarships for the high school children in our community. After costs are paid, every dollar generated is used for scholarships.
Santa Fe Comm College Spring Arts Festival Gainesville FL April6-7 The festival is one of the three largest annual events in Gainesville and is known for its high quality, unique artwork. It is held in the downtown historic district, nestled amid restored turn-of-the century homes, stately palms and abundant azaleas. More than 130,000 visitors are anticipated each year.
George's Music Springing the Blues Festival Jacksonville Beach FL April5-7 Springing The Blues is a free outdoor blues music festival designed to celebrate America's indigenous musical form and promote support of the arts. The three-day oceanfront event features a number of renowned blues performers as well as numerous displays and activities geared for the entire family.
New Smyrna Beach Balloon and Sky Fest New Smyrna Beach FL April5-7 New Smyrna Beach Balloon and Sky Fest features world class air shows .....day and night! As well as amazing live music on stage and all of the fun in the Entertainment Theater
Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show Brooksville FL April5-13 Week long celebration of the county, entertainment, food, fair rides, livestock and agriculture competitions, demolition derby.