(St. Augustine Beach, Fla.) – Kick off 2019 in seaside style at this special St. Augustine Beach event! Beach Blast Off has been voted the No. 1 Family New Year’s Event in Florida. You’ll have a blast with numerous food and beverage options, live music, a Kids’ Zone, a beer and wine tent benefitting the Vietnam Veterans of America, and a spectacular firework show. And it’s all FREE – free admission, free satellite parking and free transportation shuttles. There are three bus routes with numerous lots available for guests who wish to park and ride the free shuttle. The ORANGE route includes Anastasia Baptist Church, RB Hunt Elementary, and The St Augustine Amphitheatre; the YELLOW route includes Anastasia State Park and is handicapped accessible; and the PINK route includes Amici’s Shopping Center. Busses will run from 3:30 pm – 11 pm. A change in traffic pattern can be expected around 4:30 pm. Drivers will not be able to travel East onto A1A from 312. Also, only northbound traffic will be allowed on A1A Beach Blvd past Pope Road and around the bend to Old Beach Road. This traffic will utilize the northbound A1A Beach Blvd lane. The southbound lane and the center lane will be closed from 4:30 pm – 11 pm to accommodate pedestrians and bus drop offs. Beach Blast Off runs from 4-10 p.m. on Dec. 31, with the fireworks show taking place at 8:30 p.m. See you at the beach, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080. For more information, please visit www.sabevents.com. For traffic updates, please follow the St. Augustine Beach Police’s Facebook page, @SABeachPolice.