This cozy little beach house has 1 bedroom with a queen bed and 2 pull out sofa's with an expandable wall partition for extra privacy. It is fully equipped with everything you need to begin enjoying your relaxing stay by the beach! Large deck for enjoying the warm morning sun, and entertaining family fun. The Mango Cottage is situated on a large lot in the Pepper Tree Resort. The resort is conveniantly located within walking distance to the beach, and just a short commute to historic downtown St. Augustine. You will find much to do in this quaint city! And it will be a vacation you and your family are sure to treasure for years to come!
The summers offer weekly free concerts on the plaza. Dance on the green to blues, jazz, and reggae as well as oldies and goodies on Thursday nights. Maybe you like historical reenactments? Check out Drakes Raid or Serles Revenge, the British Encampment are all wonderful in their historical authenticity.
November in Saint Augustine
First Friday ArtWalk (Every Month 2013) - Self-guided walking tour of numerous art galleries 5p-9p (904)829-0065 visit
(Nov 2-3) 7TH ANNUAL PONTE VEDRA BEACH FOOD AND WINEFEST - Explore the food and wine scene of Ponte Vedra while sampling the variety of culinary delights and wines available in the community. Takes place at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa. For more information call 904-285-2004
(Nov 2)7TH ANNUAL ST. AUGUSTINE CAR CRUISERS CAR, TRUCK AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW - See all years, makes and models of vehicles there will be live entertainment, games, music, food and more. Map to St. Johns County Fairgrounds, S.R. 207, Elkton, FL. For more information call 904-823-9092 or 904-669-2321
(Nov 2-3) BRITISH GARRISON WEEKEND AT THE CASTILLO DE SAN MARCOS at Castillo de San Marcos. Experience what the Castillo de San Marcos was like during the British military occupation of 1763-1784. Reenactors and rangers will be dressed as British colonial soldiers as they provide historic weapon demonstrations, talks and displays. Hours: 8:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Admission: Adults $6, children 15 and under free. 904.829.6506
(Nov 8-10) 31TH ANNUAL LINCOLNVILLE FESTIVAL - St. Augustine’s rich African American cultural heritage. Lincolnville is one of St. Augustine’s oldest neighborhoods with more than half of its buildings dating from the late 19th century black settlement. The event kicks-off on Friday with live R&B music, food, games, and arts and crafts. For more information call 904-797-7611
(Nov 9) 26th Annual Great Chowder Debate. Local restaurants compete with their award-winning chowder recipes. Yum! Call The Conch House (904) 829-8646
(Nov 16-17)11th Annual Holiday Open House at the San Sebastian Winery. Wine tasting, great music, hors d'oeuvres.
(Nov 11-17) ST. JOHNS COUNTY FAIR at the County Fairgrounds. Get a taste for St. Johns County agricultural heritage by enjoying exhibits, food, fun, entertainment and the best that it produces. Livestock, good things to eat, music, midway rides, and activities for the whole family are the mainstay of the Fair. Spotlight entertainment includes live performances by Falling Bones at 7:30 p.m. and MoFro at 9 p.m. on Friday, a special performance by Molly Hatchet at 9 p.m. on Saturday and the Hairy Buzzard Gizzards at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Other entertainment includes the Fair Rodeo on Friday and 4H Shows and Contests and more throughout the week. Hours: 5 - 11 p.m. Wednesday to Thursday, 5 p.m. - 1 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. - midnight Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Sunday Admission: $5 adults, students $3, children under 42 inches free. Info call 904.794.7287
(Nov 16-Jan31) St Augustine Nights of Lights! More than a million white lights outline historic St. Augustine. Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Entertainment. This holiday season, the Nights of Lights will be illuminated at a special opening event scheduled to begin on November 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the city's historic Plaza de la Constitucion. After a high-energy musical performance the lighting ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. when a single flick of a switch will bathe the St Augustine historic district in the soft glow of two million lights. For more information call 800-653-2489
(Nov 16-18) SIEGE WEEKEND AT CASTILLO DE SAN MARCOS Learn about colonial military warfare and the architecture and engineering of this national monument that was built between 1672 and 1695 as a siege fortress. Rangers and reenactors from the Castillo de San Marcos will present living history demonstrations on the art of siege warfare during the 1702 and 1740 sieges on the fortress. Hours: 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Admission: Adults $6, children 15 and under free. 904.829.6506
(Nov 24-25) St Augustine Fall Art & Craft Festival - Sponsored by the St. Augustine Art Association.. This two day event features art created from lace to limestone and crayons to crystal. Hours are from 10am-5pm 904-824-2310
(Nov 24 - Dec 30) St Augustine HOLLY JOLLY TROLLEY TOUR OF THE NIGHTS OF LIGHTS Experience a spectacular tour and enjoy the beautiful Nights of Lights celebrations aboard the Holly Jolly Christmas Trolley! Enjoy festive holiday music as you see the historic district adorned with millions of white lights blanketing the entire downtown area. You can enjoy this nighttime tour every Friday and Saturday evening through December 23 and every night between Christmas and New Year’s.
Location: Historic Downtown Parking Facility Hours: every Friday and Saturday evening through December 23 and every night between Christmas and New Year’s. Admission: $6 for adults and $4 for children Local Phone: 904.829.3800 Toll Free: 800 868.7481
December in Saint Augustine
First Friday ArtWalk (Every Month 2013) - Self-guided walking tour of numerous art galleries 5pm-9pm (904)829-0065 visit
(Dec 1) St. Augustine Christmas Parade A grand St. Augustine tradition in 56th year. Bands, floats, Santa Claus. 904-829-5681
(Dec 4) St Augustine Lighthouse LUMINARY NIGHT AT THE LIGHTHOUSE - See the lights of St. Augustine from the top of the tower! Bring the kids, enjoy holiday music, cider, and even take time out to visit Santa! Location: St. Augustine LIghthouse and Museum Hours: 6 to 9 p.m. Admission: Free 904.829.0745
(Dec 7) 33nd Annual St Augustine HOLIDAY REGATTA OF LIGHTS Boat Parade - Regale your eyes with a holiday parade of boats from 15 to 85 feet in length – sailboats, trawlers, shrimp boats and many other vessels aglitter with brilliant lighted displays ranging from patriotic to whimsical. Awards will be made for the best theme, most colorful, best in class, and best overall. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., the boats will light up Matanzas Bay between the Bridge of Lions and Castillo de San Marcos. Sponsored by the St. Augustine Yacht Club. Location: St. Augustine Bayfront Hours: 6 p.m. Admission: Free - 904-824-9725
(Dec 7-8) British Encampment Held in conjunction with the St Augustine British Nightwatch. Encampment St Francis Field. Open from 9am to dusk, showing the British Soldiers life in the field and equipment used in the 18th Century. Field demonstrations, musket firing, marching, mass troop movements, bayonet drills, changing of the guards & cannon firing. 904-829-6506
(Dec 8) St Augustine Grande Illumination Carry a candle and follow the torchlight parade from the Government House to the Plaza to hear the governor's proclamation, watch the soldiers fire their muskets in salute to the season and sing Christmas carols at the plaza. 904-460-9368
(Dec 8) St Augustine 45th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES - Enjoy Christmas in Historic St. Augustine, the St. Augustine Garden Club’s annual tour that will showcase homes around Maria Sanchez Lake, the bay and South St George Street. These beautiful homes were constructed in 1890, 1905, 1920s and more recent years. All decorations and floral arrangements throughout the tour will be composed of natural materials designed and hand crafted by members of The Garden Club of St. Augustine. In addition, your ticket includes a delightful tea at Trinity Episcopal Church which has plenty of parking. Visit our Christmas store where quality-crafted items made by Garden Club members will be available for purchase. The Old Town Trolleys will transport visitors from the St. Augustine parking garage to the home sites. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Admission: $20 in advance - $25 on day of tour. For info (904) 829-6004 or
(Dec 14-15) 20th Annual Holiday Tour of Historic Bed & Breakfast Inns Award-Winning St. Augustine Historic Inn tour where the inns and innkeepers are dressed up in holiday finery and invite guests inside for merry taste of hospitality. Sample specialty treats provided by the city's top restaurants.
(Dec 31)St Augustine Beach Blast 2013 - Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off & New Years Eve Fireworks Show Fire and Ice will follow in the tradition of a down home Chili cook-off 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm --Chili from a variety of St. Augustine’s finest restaurants will be offered to the public through out the day and be judged by a panel of local judges with a winner emerging as the Best in St. Augustine. New Years Eve Fireworks Show to Follow Fire and Ice Chili cook-off 7:30 p m -- A beautiful fireworks display will stun visitors and help us usher in the New Year! There won’t be another place you’ll rather be than at the St. Johns County Fishing Pier & Pavilion to help us kick off another great year on St. Augustine Beach!
Site-seeing trains in St Augustine Florida Romantic carriages on the lovely St Augustine Bayfront+ More