Light Up the Beach – St. Augustine Beach

Light Up the BEACH! Holiday Season 2020

Please join in the celebration and help the City of St. Augustine Beach and our local businesses Light Up the BEACH! this 2020 holiday season!  The season runs from November 14, 2020 through January 17, 2021 and features several fun events for visitors and locals to enjoy!

The events will be set against a backdrop of fabulous, colorful light displays mainly down A1A Beach Boulevard as well as throughout Pier Park. The light displays are a collaborative effort between the City and local businesses to celebrate all that the beach has to offer this holiday season.

January 2020 – Annual Meeting

The Friends of A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway will host their annual meeting to elect the new Executive Committee for the Board of Directors between 2-4 pm.



4th Annual Golden Ticket Party

Join us for the 4th Annual Golden Ticket Party at the Hammock Wine & Cheese from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Food and beverages by subscription with live music and plenty of fun as we close out an outstanding year!

For more information, call Friends of A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway Vice President Marge Rooyakkers at 386-246-3767.

November Monthly Meeting

The Friends of A1A November Board of Directors Meeting.
Topics include the A1A Vilano to Mickler’s Multi Use Trail and Golden Ticket Event updates.

Review of 8th Annual Spoonbills & Sprockets Cycling Tour and the 11th Annual Super Scenic Garage Sale (150 Miles) successes and challenges.

Executive Committee 1-2, Board of Directors 2-4 pm.

11th Annual Super Scenic Garage Sale


The Friends of A1A are promoting the longest Garage Sale in Northeast Florida for the eleventh year and it’s bigger and better than ever!
We are thrilled to collaborate with other Florida Scenic Highways to bring this fun event to our local communities! Spanning the A1A Ocean Islands Trail (Nassau and Duval), A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway (St. Johns and Flagler), Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail (Volusia) and Halifax Heritage Byway (Candidate, Volusia) shoppers can experience five Florida counties with a delightful mix of locations to stop and shop, while exploring our coastal communities along the way!
There are many participating locations and increasing weekly, offering major community sites to shop, homes and local businesses.
Buyers and Sellers are invited to participate from 8 am to 2 pm. Pre-registration allows Friends of A1A to limit the number of participants in small areas. At larger areas, the host property owner decides set up and location.
Be sure to download our free A1A Scenic Byway Mobi Tour App in your Play Store or App Store powered by TravelStorys and let your adventure this fall begin!
To register or find out more, visit
If you have any questions, please contact A1A Super Scenic Garage Sale Coordinator Danielle Anderson at (904) 425-8055.
                                                                                                         ~Frequently Asked Questions~ 
When does the map come out? Friday, November 15th at 2 pm. 
Where does the route start/end? The Super Scenic Garage Sale spans State Road A1A from Atlantic Beach south to Daytona Beach. 
What does the A1A Pop Up! Restaurant Extravaganza mean? We have participating restaurants along A1A offering special deals            and promotions for shoppers throughout the weekend to make your experience in our A1A Byway communities extra special! 
I’m a vendor/seller. When can I pick up a sign for my home or business? 
    – North: (Ponte Vedra to Marineland) – A1A Office on Friday, November 15th from 10 am to noon. (2175 Mizell Road, St. Augustine, FL) Captain: Bob Samuels 
    – South: (Marineland to Daytona) – Bings Landing/Captain’s BBQ on Friday, November 15th from 10 am to noon. 
      Captain: Danielle Anderson
I’m a vendor at a community site. Do I need a sign? NO. Signs are ONLY for officially registered homes and businesses. Site Captains will have signage at the community sites.
How do I know if I’m registered? You will receive an email after registration closes on Wednesday at 5 PM confirming your Site and  Site Captain no later than Thursday morning. 
When can I set up? Community Site Captains will be on site by 7 AM. Check in with them first and they will assist you. We reserve the right to remove any vendors/sellers exhibiting belligerent or disruptive behavior from the community site. Be respectful. 
Some of the *Community Sites & Great Places to Stop and Shop Include:
– Atlantic Beach Arts Market – 1805 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach
– *Ponte Vedra Concert Hall – Ponte Vedra – Site Captain Diana Morris
-Tides End Subdivision – Ponte Vedra
– South Ponte Vedra Civic Association
– Vilano Oaks Subdivision – South Ponte Vedra
– *Vilano Beach Publix on Poplar Road – Vilano Beach – Site Captain Sallie O’Hara
– *Watson Realty – St. Augustine Beach – Site Captain Bob Samuels 
– *Coastal Policy Center – Marineland -Site Captain Danielle Anderson
– *First Baptist Church – The Hammock – Site Captain Ruth Anne Tuttle
– Uncaged on Ocean Shore – Flagler Beach/Hammock- A1A Pop Up! Restaurant Extravaganza & Saturday Market Sale – Site Captain Tammy Kelly
Blue Heron Beachfront Bistro- Flagler Beach – A1A Pop Up! Restaurant Extravaganza
– *Veteran’s Park – Flagler Beach – Site Captain Gail Wadsworth
– *Vincent de Paul Thrift Store – Ormond Beach – Site Captain Sue Masselle 
– Steve’s Famous Diner – Daytona Beach – A1A Pop Up! Restaurant Extravaganza
– *Lillian Place Heritage Center – Daytona Beach – Site Captain Nancy Long 

8th Annual Spoonbills & Sprockets Cycling Tour

Are you ready to ride in our best Spoonbills & Sprockets ever? It’s our 8th event and this year we’re going Crazy 8’s!

Not only will you ride along the nation’s most scenic & historic coastline on A1A, you’ll have a ton of fun along the Crazy 8 route! Remember to order your signature jersey early this year and be sure to check out our super finisher medal!

We’re kicking off the event at Genungs Fish Camp and the fun rolls on through the weekend! We can’t wait to see you!

This year’s event is featuring TWO incredible opportunities to earn one or both of our signature medals.
First, get a medal for riding the scenic byway route. This one’s easy! Sign up for 15, 36, 72 or 100 miles and earn your finisher medal. We even have medals for kids who do the “Tiny Tour” at the Coastal Policy Center!

Second, get our one-of-a-kind custom medal for your pix! This IS after all, Crazy 8’s, so take and submit eight photos of your adventure during the Spoonbills weekend – of you and/or your friends at our local restaurants, hotels, businesses and along the A1A Byway before, during or after the event, and you’ll be entered into the contest for the most super special medal of 2019! We’re creating two, so you have two chances to win!

We’ll see you on November 3rd!

Register at


October Monthly Meeting

The Friends of A1A October Board of Directors Meeting.
Topics include the A1A Vilano to Mickler’s Multi Use Trail, 8th Annual Spoonbills & Sprockets Cycling Tour, the 11th Annual Super Scenic Garage Sale (150 Miles) and the Golden Ticket event.

Final preparation for Spoonbills & Sprockets Cycling Tour and the Super Scenic Garage Sale.

2020 Work Plan – Session III – Final Review and Approval.


Executive Committee 1-2, Board of Directors 2-4 pm.



A1A Pop Up! Biz Social – Faro

Experience the tastes of Italy right here in Flagler Beach at Faro!

We’re hosting this A1A Pop Up! Biz Social at one of the city’s newest hot spots. With a fantastic view of the Atlantic Ocean, you can enjoy fresh Roman style pizzas, fast casual Italian dishes made from scratch that will have you raving to friends! Why not invite them along so they don’t have to be jealous!

Hosted by the Friends of A1A, Flagler Beach All Stars, Flagler Beach Historical Museum, HT Productions, Flagler Broadcasting and CurleyTail Design, you’re among friends when you join us for an A1A Pop Up! Biz Social!



A1A Pop Up! Biz Social – Back to Eden

We’re making a stop in to Back to Eden to experience fresh options at this Flagler Beach Business! Join us for dinner or pop in during the day and see what they have to offer!

With vegan, vegetarian and other options, try something new or share your favorite with your friends!

A1A Pop Up! Biz Social – Tortugas & Trivia!

Check this out!

We’re hosting the A1A Pop Up! Biz Social at Tortugas Florida Kitchen and Bar in Flagler Beach and this event promises to be one to remember!

It’s trivia night with Thomas Media Solutions, so in addition to amazing food, drinks and friends, we’re inviting you to come play trivia with us!
It’s the perfect way to unwind after a busy day at work or kick off your Monday night football adventures!

Tortugas’ Florida Kitchen and Bar

608 S Oceanshore Blvd, Flagler Beach, Florida 32136