Here's everything you need to know about attending the festival!
We are located in St. Augustine, on the Beautiful Prince of Peace Grounds, off San Marco Avenue, near the Giant Cross. Directions are below the map on this page, and the address is 101 San Marco Avenue.
From Interstate 95: turn East on State Road 16. Right turn on San Marco Ave.
Prince of Peace Church is located by the Cross on the Shrine grounds.
There is a nominal admission charge to enter the festival grounds. Adults are $5; children 11-17 and adults 65+ are $3; children under 10 and active duty military are admitted free.
All surrounding parking locations are on the map (opens a new window).
City parking locations are marked with a "P" on the map and are pay/metered.
City of St. Augustine Visitor Information Center parking garage - normal parking fees apply every day of the Cathedral Festival. Located at 10 Castillo Drive, phone 904.825.1000, directly across from Barnacle Bills. 500 parking spaces available only 3 blocks from the Festival!
All parking sites listed above within easy walking distance of the Cathedral Festival Grounds.
Advance Ride Tickets
Advance ride tickets are on sale now! Advance ride tickets let you enjoy more rides for your money. Advance tickets are $13/sheet of 20; at the festival, tickets are $20/sheet of 20. Most rides take 4 to 6 tickets. Tickets are available at the Cathedral Basilica rectory, the CPS office, Carmelo's Marketplace, and Ameris Bank (formerly Prosperity Bank). You may also contact the school, 904.824.2861, Monday - Friday 8 am - 2 pm, or a CPS family for more information.
VOLUNTEERS--WE NEED YOU!!! All parishioners are invited to join us. CPS parents, remember that each family must contribute 5 hours of volunteer time to the festival. It's fun and exciting! Sign up online through Volunteer Builder. Interested parishioners, please contact Casey McKendrick, caseyandpete @ comcast.net (remove spaces in the email address before sending), 904.806.7042, to sign up. We especially need volunteers in the following areas:
- Funnel Cakes
- Hamburgers & Hotdogs
- Sausage & Peppers
- French Fry & Onion Ring Booth
- 50/50 Raffle Tent
- Boiled Peanuts, Corn, & BBQ Booth
- Chicken Wings
- Drink Booths #2 & #3
- Face Painting
Remember that all volunteers need to wear an event staff t-shirt. All designs from 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, the 25th
Anniversary shirt from 2010, or the pink or yellow shirts from past years are all acceptable.