Night Fest

Date: 02-Mar-2019


Night Fest March 2 at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum   

Free event runs in conjunction with the Junior Service League’s Lighthouse 5K & Fun Run

In an annual celebration of the long-time bond between the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and the Junior Service League of St. Augustine, Inc.  The Museum will host the Annual Night Fest on Saturday, March 2 from 4 to 8 PM, in conjunction with the JSL’s Lighthouse 5K & Fun Run at the St. Augustine Light Station.

“We love working with the JSL on this community event,” said Kathy A. Fleming, Executive Director of the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. Night Fest is a celebration of the shared effort and the preservation of the lighthouse tower, the keeper’s house and the relighting of the original Fresnel lens, all of by the Junior Service League. The whole family can come out and enjoy free admission, and of course the two different runs, as we honor our parent organization and thank the community that helped them save this landmark.”

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum will be open for free to all guests beginning at 4 PM. Visitors are invited to explore and climb the 219 steps to the top of the Lighthouse for a spectacular sunset view. Children’s activities will be offered, and guests can tour shipwreck exhibits, the conservation lab, view boat building, and walk the nature trail. Refreshments will be available for purchase. All proceeds support the non–profit Museum.

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81 Lighthouse Avenue
St. Augustine, Florida 32080