San Sebastian Fall Festival 2013
By: Raphael Cosme
The 35th Annual San Sebastian Fall Festival, a tradition for the San Sebastian Parish and the entire community, will be held Saturday, November 9th and Sunday, November 10th on the Parish Grounds located at 1112 SR-16 in St Augustine.
Festival activities will begin on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. with the National Anthem; sung by Chris King of St Augustine.
There will be delicious food including Minorcan chowder, Hispanic food, pork pilau, meatball subs and delicious pastries and desserts for sale. Families will enjoy music and dancers both days. The feature entertainment for Saturday is Randy “Elvis” Walker; an Elvis Impersonator at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday’s feature entertainment is the Luis Mario Peral Jazz Band, at 2:00 p.m.
Festival games and rides will include a giant inflatable slide, bounce houses, rock climbing, carnival games and kiddie world. There will also be a bake shop, face painting, and a huge rummage sale, furniture mart, silent auction, country store, clothing boutique, baskets and “cash raffles.”
Admission and parking is free. For more information about the festival, to become a sponsor, or, if you want to buy pre-sale ride tickets, contact the church office by calling 904-824-6625.