How to Enjoy St. Augustine This Spring

From its white sandy beaches along the Atlantic Ocean to its impressive music, arts, and food scene, St. Augustine sets the bar high on places homebuyers enjoy calling home. Experiencing the beach lifestyle that St. Augustine offers is easy when you build a new home in Anastasia Dunes with Artisan Homes. The days you decide to explore the area away from your new Artisan home, St Augustine offers endless ways to entertain your family this spring.

Whether you are a music enthusiast or just enjoy listening to the sweet sounds in your ears, there is no shortage of St. Augustine events that cater to just this. Now in its 24th year, Gamble Rogers Music Festival brings local, regional, and national music groups together for a three-day music celebration in Downtown St. Augustine. All performances will take place at several stages at The Colonial Quarter on St. George Street. This celebration of Americana folk music is held over the weekend of May 3rd to 5th. Ranking No. 4 of the Top 50 Worldwide Amphitheaters by Pollster Magazine, The Amp, formerly known as the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, is St. Johns County’s premiere concert and event venue. Home to more than 40 concerts and various community eventsthroughout the year, The Amp presents world-class performances from the likes of Bob Dylan, Zac Brown Band, and John Legend. The best part? When you live in Anastasia Dunes in St. Augustine Beach, you are just steps away from all the excitement St. Augustine FL has to offer!

If you love the arts, St. Augustine’s Romanza Festival of the Arts is one of the premiere events for visitors and local to attend every spring. This year, the festival runs two weeks from May 3rdto May 12th. Daily historical, cultural, and creative events (many of which are free) celebratingall things St. Augustine include music and dance concerts, live theater, and historical tours. Over the two-week period, guests will be able to enjoy more than 60 events and exhibits held in many locations throughout the city. In its eighth year, The Romanza Festival of the Arts continues to bring the talents of the arts community to the forefront to express their love affair with St. Augustine.

If food is your love language, St. Augustine is filled with excellent restaurants serving a variety of dishes reflecting its 450 years of history. The nation’s oldest city has become a melting pot of flavors with each wave of immigrants. Many restaurants are walking distance from St. Augustine Beach’s highly sought after gated-community of Anastasia Dunes. Food lovers are in for a real treat with “A Taste of St. Augustine,” one of the city’s premiere annual spring events. This annual outdoor food festival offers vacationers and locals alike the opportunity to sample a variety of St. Augustine cuisine. More than 25 restaurants participate in the annual festival and vie for the coveted “People’s Choice” award. It’s the perfect opportunity to taste your way through St. Augustine’s local cuisine.

Ready to enjoy the St. Augustine lifestyle in Anastasia Dunes? Let St. Augustine home builder Artisan Homes build your dream home in this gated, one of a kind beach community. For more information on building your new home in St. Augustine Beach with Artisan Homes, contact Wendy Dennis at 907-770-4188 or

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