Directions, Parking & Lodging

The Celtic Festival is held in downtown St. Augustine, FL on Francis Field
29 W Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, Florida 32084


From the North (Jacksonville/North)
Take I-95 South to exit 318 (St Augustine/Green Cove Springs)
Turn left onto SR-16 E.
Turn right onto N Ponce de Leon Blvd/US-1 S.
Turn left onto W Castillo Dr.

From the South (Daytona/Palm Coast/South)
Take I-95 North
Take the US-1 exit, EXIT 298, toward St Augustine.
Take the exit toward St Augustine/Faver Dykes State Pk/Fort Matanzas
Turn right onto US-1 North
Follow US-1 for about 16 miles.
Turn right onto W Castillo Dr.


The City of St. Augustine will provide FREE PARKING SHUTTLE SERVICE for the CELTIC FESTIVAL on SATURDAY ONLY from 8am-11pm

Shuttle picks up every 20 minutes.
Park in one of these parking lots (north of the event) for shuttle service:

St. Johns County Health Department
200 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Parking Lot at the northern end of San Marco Ave.
301 San Marco Avenue

Broudy’s Lot – Corner of US 1 and W. King Street

The shuttle from the parking lots will bring you to the Visitor Information Center/Parking Garage at 10 S. Castillo Drive, just across the street from the Celtic Festival. 

FREE Downtown Circulator-STAR Bus St. Augustine Rider

10:00am to 10:00pm daily, except on special days and holidays; 15 Minute Route; Three Stops:  The first circulator stop will be in front of 14 Avenida Menendez (across from the Fort), followed by the second stop on the north side of Cathedral Place, mid-block between St. George and Cordova Streets. The route will continue north on Cordova Street and the bus will return to its starting point at the Visitor Information Center  and  Parking garage  10 Castillo Drive. 


Visitor Parking Garage is next to the Festival. Pay to park for all day parking, fills up by 10 a.m.
Street parking is free or metered at various street locations within a 10-minute walk.
Public Lots for paid parking within a 10-minute walk.
Parking for RV/Buses/Campers available next to the Festival at 83 Riberia Street – first come, first served.  No overnight parking.  No camping allowed.


City collaborates with Modii on Parking Finder Website

Mobility solution aimed at enhancing parking experience, alleviating congestion

The City of St. Augustine, in collaboration with Modii, is pleased to announce the launch of the St. Augustine Parking Finder website. The digital parking platform is designed to improve the parking experience for both tourists and residents – ensuring they are able to easily identify parking options and availability prior to visiting the historic downtown area. Drivers in St. Augustine are provided with efficient and convenient parking options directly to their phone, while also cutting the congestion caused by those circling to find parking.

 “This innovative digital platform will greatly enhance the parking experience for residents and tourists visiting our historic downtown area. By leveraging real-time parking information and cutting-edge technology, we can alleviate congestion, improve traffic flow, and ensure that everyone can find parking options easily.”

Key features of the Parking Finder website is the ability to see up-to-the-minute parking conditions, as well as live availability in the Historic Downtown Parking Facility. In addition, the technology will allow City staff to update parking information at any given point, to coincide with road closures, city events and more, reducing confusion and frustration while making it easier for everyone to park safely and legally.

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