Area residents and visitors from far and wide celebrated the New Year at St. Augustine’s Beach Blast Off event Sunday, Dec. 31 at the St. Johns County Pier.
A fireworks show highlighted the evening, with event attendees watching from the beach and the pier parking lot. Leading up to the show, people enjoyed live music from local bands, food and drinks from several local vendors and a kids’ zone, which featured inflatables and activities like face painting.
Event attendees also enjoyed carnival rides, a climbing wall, photo booth and more. Free shuttles provided transportation to and from the event.