New Year's Eve in St. Augustine | News
ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. -- St. Augustine Beach started its New Year's celebration early.
The St. Augustine Beach Blast Off started Monday and will continue Tuesday at the St. Augustine Beach Pier.
A chili cook-off at the Blast Off is a qualifier for the World Chili Championship.
There are live bands Monday and Tuesday, plenty of games for the family and lots of food.
Vendors come from across the southeast to the Beach Blast Off.
The event runs Monday and Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fireworks will be at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Two thousand people were expected Monday. Fifteen thousand people are expected Tuesday, according to event organizers.
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