What Are You Doing in October?

From our Visitors and Convention Bureau….YUM!


October is dedicated to Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast, a month-long dining experience that offers visitors an opportunity to experience the wide-range of local culinary diversity. Each of the participating restaurants is presenting a “Chef’s Choice” prix fixe (fixed price) three-course meal reflecting its unique flavor and style. Great food, paired with enticing “stay and eat” accommodation packages, makes October the perfect month to visit Florida’s Historic Coast.

October 2010 Featured Events:

October 1 – 31: Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast – A month-long fixed price dining event that introduces visitors to the culinary diversity and regional flavors that have made Florida’s Historic Coast a favorite foodie destination.

October 1: First Friday Art Walk – A walk through the exciting art galleries in St. Augustine.

October 1: Grand Re-opening of Aviles Street The oldest street in the oldest city, Aviles Street has undergone a transformation that has resulted in returning it to its original 17th century authenticity-complete with sidewalk dining.

October 2: Hispanic Heritage Festival – An afternoon of Hispanic heritage featuring colonial Spanish re-enactors, flamenco dancing, Latin music and more!

October 2 & 3: Datil Pepper Festival an event featuring the spicy little pepper that is a great part of St. Augustine’s epicurean history. Taste local dishes and purchase pepper products along with plants and garden décor.

October 8 through 10: 13th Annual Greek Festival – A celebration of the Greek culture that is an integral part of St Augustine’s history. The festival has plenty of freshly prepared Greek food and pastries, costumed Greek dancers and musicians, and an Agora (market).

October 16: Cracker Day – Florida’s Country Cracker Heritage featuring bluegrass, horsemanship demonstrations and mouth-watering barbecue.

October 23: Oktoberfest Celebration – Lots of German beer, wine, food and entertainment!

November 7: 25th Annual Great Chowder Debate – More than 30 area restaurants come together in a flavorful competition to decide who has the best chowder on Florida’s Historic Coast.

To learn more about the October 2010 Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast Prix Fixe dining celebration as well as outstanding lodging opportunities, visitwww.HistoricCoastFlavors.com or call 1.800.494.1420.