Spring Festival, Tab Benoit show

It’s Easter weekend, and that’s usually the very definition of spring. This is certainly the case with the events and activities taking place around the ancient city this week – a festival, an Easter parade, two concerts and a bird watching event. Plus, the weather is getting warmer, which leads to perfect beach days.

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Jump into Spring Fest 2022

The fourth annual Hop into Spring Fest takes place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 16 at the World Golf Hall of Fame. Vendors, a charity raffle, craft workshops, Easter activities, door prizes and food trucks will be included.

The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. For more information, call 904-217-5399 or visit worldgolfvillage.com.

Tab Benoit will host Saturday at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Tab Benoit Concert

Also on Saturday, blues guitarist Tab Benoit will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Benoit is known for his “Bayou Blues” sound, earning Grammy nominations and blues music awards. He is also an advocate for wetland conservation in his home state of Louisiana.

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall is located at 1060 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. For more information call 904-2209-0399 or visit pvconcerthall.com.

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Show off your Easter finery on Sunday at the Easter Promenade.

Easter walk

One of many Easter events taking place this weekend, the Easter Walk is scheduled from 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Plaza de la Constitucion gazebo. Free for all ages and open to the public, the walk celebrates Easter hats and costumes, with prizes in categories including most creative hat, best dressed animal, biggest family and best couple dressed, to name a few.

The Easter Promenade is sponsored by the Easter Festival Committee. For information, visit visitstaugustine.com/thingstodo.

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The Florida Birding & Photo Fest will take place over four days, April 20-24.

Florida Bird and Photo Festival

This four-day festival, from April 20-24, is jam-packed with daily activities, hands-on workshops, nature tours and photography clinics. Classes range from beginners to professional techniques in photography, and lecturers will present specialist knowledge in many areas.

Festival headquarters are located at Celebration Hall, St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 4205 A1A S., St. Augustine Beach. For more information and a list of events, activities and times, visit floridasbirdingandphotofest.com.

Three Days Grace will headline the Planet Band Camp Concert on Thursday.

Planet Band Camp Concert

End the week with a concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheater on Thursday, as Planet Radio features rockers Three Days Grace, Black Veil Brides and Ice Nine Kills. All three bands are “hardcore rockers,” with chart-topping heavy metal sounds and unique take on pop culture.

The concert begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 21. The St. Augustine Amphitheater is at 1340C A1A S. For more information or tickets, go to theamp.com.

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