Discover the Charm of Vilano Beach: Your Guide to Upcoming Events

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by Linda

Nestled along Florida's picturesque coast, Vilano Beach is a hidden gem that offers a blend of natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant community events. Whether you're a local resident or planning a visit, there's always something exciting happening in this charming seaside town. Here’s a look at some of the must-attend events that make Vilano Beach a unique and lively destination.

Events In Vilano Beach

Vilano Beach Artisan Market

Every Third Saturday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm

Vilano Beach Main Street, Vilano Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32084

Upcoming dates: June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21

The Vilano Beach Market Walk takes place along the sidewalks on Vilano Beach Main Street. You will enjoy discovering local artisan-made items, plants, home décor, datil pepper sauces, and much more. Free parking and admission.

St. Augustine Olympic & Sprint Triathlon at Vilano Beach

Vilano Beach

Upcoming Dates:
July 28, 7:00 am - 10:30 am
October 13, 7:30 am - 10:55 am

This destination race includes an Olympic distance Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquabike as well as the Sprint Triathlon and Sprint Duathlon.


Other Events Near Vilano Beach

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
St. Augustine Amphitheatre located at 1340 A1A South St. Augustine, FL 32080.

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market offers visitors a variety of goods such as local fresh produce, handmade arts and crafts, baked goods, plants directly off the farm, freshly caught seafood, cheeses, and more.

Admission: FREE



Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

First Saturday of the month except July, 9:30 to 11:30 am

The Fort Mose Militia bring the 18th century back to life by practicing their firing drills, and by teaching new members historic weapons use and safety. Park visitors witness the weapons demonstrations, which include musket firings. This unique experience provides great photo opportunities and is a wonderful way to spend a day enjoying a state park.

Admission: The program is free. Admission to the Visitor Center is $2.00 for adults and free for children under six.


Sea Turtle Nesting Season Activities

May through October

Vilano Beach is an important nesting site for sea turtles, and during nesting season, there are numerous educational activities and volunteer opportunities. Join guided beach walks to learn about sea turtle conservation, or participate in nighttime turtle patrols. It’s a unique way to connect with nature and support wildlife preservation.

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Weekend Cannon Firing  - Castillo de San Marcos

Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm. 3:30 pm

Cannons are fired from the gundeck on most Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year, weather and staffing permitting. The fort is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The Castillo de San Marcos located directly on the bayfront at 1 South Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, Florida.

Parking is available in the parking lot in front of the Castillo and can be paid with credit and debit cards at the automated stations. Parking is also available along the street and in the parking garage about a block from the fort.

Plan Your Visit

Vilano Beach offers a perfect blend of relaxation and community spirit. Whether you’re looking to enjoy local markets, live music, art, or participate in conservation efforts, there’s always something happening. Located in picturesque Camachee Harbor, the Inn at Camachee Harbor offers beautiful waterfront or garden view rooms or suites for a relaxing evening after the day's fun has ended. Call us at 904-825-0003 or use to reserve your stay!

Vilano Beach’s events promise a warm welcome and a taste of the local flavor. Enjoy your time in this beautiful part of Florida!