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SCROLL DOWN A BIT TO GET TO THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS … (scroll down for Calendar events and activities – by date)  But first … here are some helpful links …

Click here for links to recent emails! To get my weekly email updates, email me at carnicel@bellsouth.net  Try to find the NextDoor blog for our area … very helpful info from neighbors. www.nextdoor.com  

ALL  EVENT DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE … I AM NOT ALWAYS NOTIFIED OF THE CHANGES … WHEN IN DOUBT CLICK ON THE LINK OR FIND THEM ON FACEBOOK (especially when there is inclement weather).

ParkNow UPDATE – new program details for the ParkNow Program.  Click here for frequently asked questions.  If you haven’t already signed up or you are, you will need to know about the updated program news — click here now to read the details on the City website.  Why should you sign up … for starters:  The St. Johns County resident discount remains the same. It is $0.50 per hour in City-metered parking areas and $3.00 per entry at the parking garage.  A big savings on parking.

IMAX WGVthey will remain open until at least the end of this year, 2024! (Note: pending update – may be open until March 2025)  The documentary films will continue to run on a rotating basis from noon – 5pm Fridays through Sundays. Concessions are limited and they will not be showing any Hollywood movies. Be sure to check the IMAX WGV website as schedules are subject to change. Click here for show times and to purchase tickets. Will be in 2D only (correction from my post on the Calendar as 3D!).

WGV / Kelly Lake. So happy that IMAX WGV is with us through May 2024. Yes, Hall of Fame has moved to North Carolina and the county and the commissioners will need to make a decision on what will go into that building. BUT … be sure to come by and enjoy a stroll around Kelly Lake and visit some of your favorites who will continue to be with us for a long time: Murray Bros. Caddyshack; Trilogy Day Spa; Renaissance Resort WGV & Villagio Bar & Grill; Slammer & Squire (public golf and restaurant); Reverb Church … This is a nice place to sit in one of the gazebos, read a book, just have some quiet time!    

CaddyShack – Specials …

  • Tuesday – Half price all day, wine, drafts, liquor – 1$ off bottled beers and cans
  • Wednesday – Trivia 6:30pm, $3 ultra and Bud light drafts, $1 wings during trivia, $4 high noons $3.50 well drinks $5 house wine
  • Thursday – Onion Ring appetizer and $5 Tito’s all day
  • Friday – Flatbreads
  • Saturday – Flatbreads and Live Music from 7-9pm
  • Sunday – Flatbreads and $5 Mimosas and $5 Bloody Mary’s all day long
  • Happy Hour Wednesday thru Sunday 3-6pm – $4 Well drinks $2.50 domestic drafts $1off all other drafts, $5 house wine $1 off all other wine by the glass

 And … Attention Golfers! Bring in a Scorecard and receive 10% off your food (excluding Alcohol)    Do you have a special occasion to celebrate — Christmas Party? Wedding Rehearsal dinner?  Business Meetings? — Reserve the Looper Room for your Holiday parties and gatherings! Questions? Give us a call! (904) 940-3673  Flexible seating up to 40.  CaddyShack Rosemont –  If you are in the Rosemont (Chicago) area … you can also get your CaddyShack fix there!   Golfers … if you are into some fun with your golf attire, Bill Murray’s golf apparel line is available … click here to go to the William Murray Golf website.  

A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway events … click here.

Alhambra Dinner Theater – Jacksonville – this is great fun … food … entertainment! Their impersonator shows are also so good — tribute shows. They are located on Beach Blvd. just off of I-95 so you don’t have to go into the city for these great shows.   And click here to see their full list.  

Tickets sell out fast — especially the After Dark series (tribute shows – are fabulous!).

Alhambra 2024 Season click here for tickets:            Coming soon — ABBA experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Florida Agricultural Museum – Palm Coast   http://www.oldfloridamuseum.com/  386-446-7630  Admission, exhibits, wedding events  Farm N Flea on Thursdays 8am to noon

Alligator Farm  Website – click here.   

Ancient City website … If you would like to keep up with news from the Ancient City, go to their website: https://www.citystaug.com/

Art Galleries of St Augustine (AGOSA) – click here for a brochure with a map of the art galleries and information for the monthly First Friday Art Walk free shuttles.

Beach access in St Johns County – if you plan to head to the beach, here is a link from the St Johns County Government website … click here.    This site has great info, including maps, for the beaches in St Johns County.  There is also a Reach the Beach Mobile App or website link, interactive map or PDF map of the beach access points and beach access updates.  Download the “Reach the Beach” app  For more information on the “Reach the Beach” mobile app, please visit www.sjcfl.us/Beaches, call 904.209.0331, and download the app here. (also see St Johns County … below)

bestbet St Augustineclick here.

Cinemark Durbin Park and XD –   click here for general movie info  

City of St Augustine Beach Events … click here.

City of St Augustine events … click here.   Click here for recent newsletters.

Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine – 3rd Saturday of the Month – 5-7pm  Enjoy classic cars, music and door prizes each month at the St. Augustine Classic Car Cruise-in.

A Classic Theatre click here for upcoming shows 2023/2024 Season – updated

COA (Council on Aging) St. Johns County – click here (so many programs offered) Volunteering at COA and other info  Click here

Coconut Barrelclick here for details, events, dates and times.  Artisan vendors, certain dates for other special fun events and dates.  New location:  We have over 200+ Vendors spanning over 9,000 indoor square feet located inside Mall 2121, formerly known as the Ponce De Leon Mall / Belk store is there.  Open six days a week (closed Mondays): Tues-Sat 10-6; Sunday 12-4.   (San Marco Ave is closed) Click here to see all the classes available to sign up for.  

Colonial Oak Music Park … click here …  off St George Street – country shows, comedy shows, all kinds of music and events … there’s something for everyone.  Thursday Nights are country nights.  For events calendar click here and for descriptions of events click here.      Click here  – City of St. Aug – If there is inclement weather and a possible cancellation of the concert(s).  Most events are free; the Improv Comedy Nights show “Pay-What-You-Will”.

CONCERTS – St Augustine – 2024 Announced

Music and Art by the Sea … Wednesday Concerts for 2024 have been updated on their website, click here (near the St Augustine Pier)  Free concerts.  Food Trucks TBA.  For concerts and attendee guidelines, click here(Note: There will be no concerts in July and then resume with another list starting sometime in August.) First concert of the season begins 5/22.

Concerts in the Plaza … Thursday Concerts for 2024  The concerts take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday evenings. View details on parking and rain delay/cancellation policy.  Concerts in the Plaza is produced by the City of St. Augustine. Click here for more details and the complete 2024 Concert Lineup!  First concert of the season begins 5/30.

Costco select your location … https://www.costco.com/    (St Augustine 32092)

Daytona Bandshell – free concerts / tribute bands   Click here   (about 63 miles from WGV)  General admission is FREE, personal chairs are welcome in the general admission area. Chairs will also be available to rent. Reserved VIP tickets are $15.  More Daytona events, click here. Concerts over until next year – 2024. 

EMMA Concerts – 2024 Concert Season is now available. Click here to see the complete list and ticket information. Concerts are housed in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College.  PARKING DETAILS – Parking is not available at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. Tickets include FREE parking at the St. Johns County Council on Aging, 180 Marine St., St. Augustine FL 32084. Guests will then be transported to and from the concert venue by shuttle service.  And info on special Waterworks performances.

EMMA 45th Season Subscriptions are on sale now!  Tickets and the lineup are available online here or by calling 904-797-2800.  Individual show tickets are now on sale.  2023 – 2024

EMMA Guild – Interested in becoming involved with EMMA?  Click here for more information about the different ways you can get involved.  There are many volunteer positions – ushering, assistance on concert day and more!  Join us!

Epic Theatres of St Augustine Click here to find out what’s playing, dates and showtimes!

First Coast Cultural Center (was known as The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach) exhibits, contests, events and more.  Virtual Art & Music Classes and more!  … adult and children. Click here then select the program you may be interested in to see the details.

First Coast Opera see what’s on the 2023 – 2024 schedule … click here.   Roaring ’20s Gala 2/14/24; The Pirates of Penzance 3/15 & 3/17/24

First Friday Art Walk –  Click here for the brochure provided by the Art Galleries of St. Augustine (AGoSA) that includes a map of the art galleries and information for the free Art Walk shuttle service (6-9pm).

The First Tee ... WGV … what’s happening … click here.   Purchase your Tour Card here – click here.

Flagler Auditorium – They have some wonderful shows coming up!     Click here to see the full list. Location: 5500 East Hwy 100, Palm Coast, FL 32164 (about 43 mi.)   (Tickets show as $44-$54) 

Florida’s Historic Coastclick here to see the 42 Free & Budget-Friendly Things To Do In St Augustine.   This website will not only provide the list but a brief description of each.  This is a great bucket list for locals and tourist visiting the Ancient City! Click here to see all these St. Johns County resident discounts (for September, some year round) listed by Florida’s Historic Coast website. They also have a wonderful link to Things To Do & Attractions … so many! Click here for this great resource.   Click here for their Travel Planner and Events and other guides.

Florida Dept of TransportationClick here.  And click here for a map of road work projects.

FSCJ / Artist Series … lots of great events coming up … check it out … lots of great shows!   The Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street Jacksonville, FL 32202    There are more shows that have been added … see the full list, click here.  2024/2025 Season.   Newest subscription group, click here

DISNEY’S FROZEN: April 24-May 4, 2024

Dean Z – The Ultimate Elvis:  7/12/2024 7:30pm

2024/2025 Season – New Subscriptions Starting May 1st / click here for the Wait List

Florida’s Sales Tax Holidays 2022-2024Here’s The List  Click here to see all. Click on each for more specific details.  Be sure to check the end dates.

Fort Mose Museumclick here for info, events, etc.

Historic Coast Culture – find St Augustine itineraries and travel guides and more. Click here.  And main page, click here.    Click here for their email full of Spooky St. Augustine fun!   America’s Cultural VIP guide, so informative about the Ancient City – St. Augustine – Ponte Vedra – click here.  You can download a pdf of it also. And click here to see the many itineraries the Historic Coast Culture website has posted – places to see, i.e., African-American Heritage; Gilded Age of Glory, Visual Arts and more.

Jax Business Connections – bringing wonderful fun events to the WGV … click here to see them all.  Note:  Many are being cancelled as we get closer to the dates … so be aware.  Lots of fun events

Jumbo Shrimpcheck here for specials at the baseball field updated on their Facebook page!  121 Financial Ballpark.

K9s For Warriors organization – This is the website … https://www.k9sforwarriors.org/

Lightner Museum  – click here for visitor times and special events at the beautiful Lightner Museum.  Cafe Alcazar – a must for lunch in the Lightner.  Lightner Museum  “Lightner After Hours”  For more information on Lightner After Hours, visit www.lightnermuseum.org.   Free on Sundays for St Johns County Residents.   Lightner Museum – $25 annual membership pass for St Johns County – the Membership page shows all levels, click here.  11/17 – 3/15 The Triumph of Nature: Art Nouveau from the Chrysler Museum of Art

Limelight Theatre — The 2023-2024 schedule for the Limelight Theatre click here for Season 32 shows, dates, times, tickets, etc.  Box office: 825-1164

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The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center – The Road to Black History Runs Through Lincolnville — click here for details, exhibits, events, etc.

MOSH – Museum of Science and History (Jacksonville) (website)  Click here for their blog/news page.   Click here for Cosmic Concerts … some interesting events coming up … click here to see what’s on their calendar.

Old Town Trolley – Home Pass info, click here.  Each Hometown pass holder receives free admission to some of our tours and attractions for FREE when accompanied by a guest who has purchased A FULL FARE adult ticket.

Peabody Theater – Daytona Beach: Their 4/29 email, click here. Located in Dayton Beach. 2024-2025 Season has been announced. There are other shows also listed in this email, i.e., Happy Together Tour 6/5 8pm (Starring The Turtles, Jay & The Americans, The Association, Badfinger, The Vogues, and The Cowsills).  Click here for their general website with other shows. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pirate & Treasure MuseumClick here for the museum website.

PGA Tour  Learn more and contact on website – https://www.worldgolfvillage.com/pga-tour-academy/  

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall:   check here for concert events http://www.pvconcerthall.com/

Pop Up Market at Vilano Beach The third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Prime Osboarn Convention Center … Click here to see events at the Prime Osborn Convention Center)

Premium Outlets – Click here for a listing of stores, links, etc. Map.  Located at 2700 State Road 16 in St. Augustine, FL   

Sea Love Fishing Charters … have some family fun, fishing and a great boat ride … here is their website:  https://sealovefishing.com/

Snake help Brian Garofalo – he lives in St Johns Forest 904 834 1084 text or call and he will be out the door withinn 5 min and on his way to help both you and the snake to protect wildlife and help his neighbors.  Popular on NextDoor helping neighbors, he said I could post his contact info.  There are others also noted on NextDoor.

St. Augustine Amphitheatrewebsite   Now being branded as The AMP.    Farmers MarketEvery Saturday From 8:30am – 12:30pm!   Free and Open to the Public! And …    The Night Market is on a special schedule – will post dates.  Click here for current list as of 4/28/24. 

St. Augustine Beach Civic Association – recent email with lots of holiday news.  Click here.

St. Augustine Aquarium … Located at 2045 State Rd 16, zip 32084.  Phone: 904-429-9777   Click here.

St. Augustine Art AssociationClick here to see their upcoming exhibits.

St. Augustine Experiences … Tours and more … there are many links to help you navigate St. Augustine through their tours, click here.  There are blogs listed with top 10 live music venues, where to drink cocktails, and some favorite restaurants … coffee, breweries and where to “break your score-not your bank”.  

St. Augustine History … this website, click here, has many links to places in St. Augustine, i.e., Historic Sites; Houses of Worship; Gardens; Cemeteries; and a PBS documentary: Secrets of the Dead: The Secrets of Spanish Florida. What a find this website is!

St. Augustine Yacht Clubwww.staugustineyachtclub.com/

St. Augustine Wild Reserve –  www.staugustinewildreserve.org

St. Johns County Govthttp://www.co.st-johns.fl.us/    FB page: https://www.facebook.com/SJCFL/

St. Johns County — Main page for a list of department contacts; click here.

St. Johns County Beaches  Visit the Reach the Beach Mobile App or click here for current beach access updates and beach driving conditions.  2022 St. Johns County Beach

St. Johns County Annual Beach Driving Passes on Sale – as of  December 6, 2023 – 2024  St. Johns County annual beach driving passes for 2024 are on sale now. St. Johns County resident passes are $50, non-resident passes are $100, and ADA-accessible passes are $40. Beach Driving Passes on Sale

St. Johns County – Listing of all the Beaches

With over 40 miles of scenic coastline, St. Johns County beaches offer some of the best recreational and wildlife viewing opportunities in the beautiful State of Florida. Learn about our many beachfront parks that provide easy access to our beaches here. To get on the mailing list from St Johns County Parks and Recreation …. email to … sjcparksandrec@sjcfl.us

St. Johns County – Connect with SJC (newsletters, etc.) click here.   Also listed at this link are Facebook pages, Nextdoor, Twitter, You Tube, Instagram and more.

St. Johns County – E-Newsletters – Stay Informed website (click here) – E-Newsletters, Parks & Recreation; Explore; Public Library, Golf Club and MORE.

St. Johns County Facebook page for updates … click here.

St. Johns County Fairgrounds (Elkton) calendar; click here.

St. Johns County Golf Course – at 207 off I-95 – click here to see rates, events, about the club in general.

St. Johns County Government Linksclick here.  Agencies/Authorities, Health Services, Community, Govt, Education and more.

St. Johns County Hurricane Preparedness Guide click here.  If you are not sure of your Evacuation Zone you can click here on the SJC “My Evacuation Zone Locator”.

St. Johns County Libraries Extend Hours and Open Meeting Rooms to the Public   For more information on the extended hours, or to find the meeting room policy and application packet, please visit www.sjcpls.org.    And click here to see all the special events at the St Johns County Public Library System … and there are lots!  Click here to see many of the upcoming events. Click here for news and past newsletters.  Click here for the book mobile info.  Click here for their news page.

St. Johns County Park & Recreation info, i.e., beach pavilions, youth programs, workshops, adult activities, beach passes, etc. click hereAnd sigh up here to get on their newsletter.   Click here for their Facebook page.  List of parks, click here 12/1 December Newsletter, click here. Veterans Activities (i.e., Archery); Outdoor Activities (i.e. Family Bird Walk, Night Under the Stars); and More Upcoming Programs. Treecycling info.

St. Johns County School has posted their Winter/Spring Session — give the gift of lifelong learning … click here to see their schedule. 

St. Johns County – TrafficClick here for traffic concern contacts.

St. Johns Cultural Council website … Click here.  Auditions, Grant opportunities, Join the Arts & Organizations Directory, Events – EMMA concerts, Storytellers and Tale Tellers, Artist Directory and more.

The Tasting Toursclick here to see all the rides by The Tasting Tours for this holiday season in St. Augustine and beyond.  (click here to see the FB video – Grinchmas Golf Cart Ride!)

The Waterworks … Community Center; Historic Building/Landmark; Meeting Space; Performing Arts Center; Theater  184 San Marco Avenue, zip 32084  click here for all their events.  Read about The Waterworks, click here.

The Jacksonville / Time’s Union Center for the Performing Arts has so many shows, click here to see the list and all details.

Stratton Rd Transfer Station  – drop off for household hazardous waste, obsolete electronics and more.  Click here.

Vietnam Veterans of America – Donations / Pickup  Click here to schedule a pickup.  Wide range of acceptable donations — click here for more info and a helpful list of what they can use / pickup – so many items.  Not large items, i.e., TVs, appliances, large furniture, at this time (will be noted on this link as well).

Vilano Beach events … click here.

Vystar Veterans Memorial Arenaclick here for the website for a list of upcoming events / shows.

Water Shuttle – Vilano Beach Pier / St Augustine Marina – click here for info.

The Waterworks – Here is what’s happening at The Waterworks click here for the email with the list for July/August 2023 from St. Johns Cultural Council.  Music, Educational, Fun events for students K-5 (bees – free) and a two day camp ($) for ages 9-12, and so much more. Most events are free but click on the event to see for sure.  184 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084 

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience (across from Marineland)  Check on what’s new for Evenings at Whitney (attend or zoom) …    www.whitney.ufl.edu/      Fall lecture series 7-8pm — 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14

World Golf Village Alliance:  To get involved, questions, or for future mailings, email us at WorldGolfVillageAlliance@outlook.com A link to the intro and updates are available on my website, click here.

Womans Exchange … website:  https://penapeckhouse.com/

Ximenez-Fatio Museumhttps://www.ximenezfatiohouse.org/

YMCA at Murabella website https://fcymca.org/     

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Now – 8/2024 Fun & Sun Summer Special! King & Bear / Slammer & Squire

Get ready to tee it up with our Fun & Sun Summer Special!  $79 — tee times now starting at 2pm

$79 Per Person Includes:- One (1) greens fee & cart fee
– Range balls prior to your round
– One (1) dozen Callaway SuperSoft golf balls

*Tee times after 3:00 pm  NOW STARTING AT 2pm; *Promotion available May 20th through August, 2024; *Price plus tax and resort fee

Swing into an unforgettable summer with our Fun & Sun Summer Special! Click here. Tee off the excitement for just $79 per person. Gather your golf buddies and soak up the sunshine. Don’t miss out on this opportunity – book your tee time now!  Click here to learn more and book your tee time.

6/26 Wednesday Pier Farmers Market – 8am-12noon

Located at the St. Johns County Ocean and Fishing Pier parking lot, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., open 8am to 12noon on Wednesdays; click here for their website. 

6/26  Music and Art by the Sea – Wednesday Free Concerts

** Event Hours & Activities **   Click here for the 6/11 email.

3 PM – Local Art on display at The Art Studio; 4 PM – Pavilion Seating Opens; 5 PM Food Truck Service; 5:30 – DJ Dan from V.I.P. Entertainment spins the hits; 7 – 9 PM Concert & Dance Party  (Note: There will be no concerts in July and then resume with another list starting sometime in August.)  Here is the lineup:  

6/26  Paul Lundgren Band ** Southern & Yacht Rock

6/27, 7/4  Annual Concerts in the Plaza de la Constitucion – Thursdays – 6-8pm    6/27 Dewey via Band

2024 Concert Lineup!  Concerts in the Plaza will again bring a wide variety of musical entertainment to St. Augustine’s historic downtown all summer long. The concerts take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday evenings. View details on parking and rain delay/cancellation policy.  Concerts in the Plaza is produced by the City of St. Augustine. Click here for more details and the complete 2024 Concert Lineup!  Here are a few for the next few weeks – will post more as weeks get closer (last concert will be 8/31):

6/28 Library Book Mobile at Shoppes at Murabella 1-2:30pm – Every Friday

The Bookmobile will be visiting the Publix at the Shoppes at Murabella, 1:00 – 2:30pm. Find us at 84 Tuscan Way, St. Augustine, FL 32092    for the St Johns County Library, main branch/St Augustine website. for the book mobile info.  Pick up requested holds, apply for a library card, and browse our mobile collection!

6/28 Evenings at the Renaissance – Friday Nights – 7-9pm

Our popular “Friday Night Live” is now “Evenings at the Renaissance”! Come by and join us this week at The Bar at Villagio and check our new menu.  FREE Music every Friday! Open to the public! Upcoming performers TBA   

6/28 Next – Daytona Beach Bandshell – FREE Sounds of Summer Concert Series

2024 FREE concerts.       Concerts continue through 8/30.  6/28 Tribute to Bruce Springstean    Click here to read the latest email 6/11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6/29 St Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market – Saturdays 8:30am-12:30pm

Join us every Saturday under the oaks for local, fresh food, produce straight from the farm, handmade arts and crafts, and live entertainment! Special events and features take place each week, click here to check the individual event listings to see what’s coming up!

6/29 Live Music at the CaddyShack WGV – 7-9pm – Saturdays

Introducing Live Music on Saturdays at the Murray Bros. Caddyshack in World Golf Village.Come on out and enjoy! The line up below. It’s what’s happening on Saturday nights! Performers: JUNE: 6/29-Avenue D

6/29 Live Entertainment – AJ’s at King & Bear – Saturdays 5:30-8:30pm (Open to the Public)

Dinner is from 5-9pm and we have live music starting at 5:30pm and goes until 8:30pm. Performers: June schedule: June 29 – Aaron Esposito

6/29 Daytona Beach Bandshell – FREE Star Spangled Summer  Concerts continue through 9/28

2024 Free concerts. The Saturday concerts are usually with fireworks!  for email   Next dates coming up: 6/29 Tribute to Boston and Styx

 
7/2 St Augustine Orchid Society Meeting – First Tuesday Monthly – 6:30-9pm

Visit our website (click here) to learn about each month’s topic and to find other events of interest. Plants will be available on the sales and raffle tables. Friends and guests are always welcome! Where: Memorial Lutheran Church 3375 US 1 South, St. Aug 32086   No fee to attend the meetings.

 7/3 – 7/7 OakFest 2024 – Colonial Oak Music Park – 8 Year Anniversary – Free Concert Series   

Join us under the Oak for our 8th Annual OakFest Celebration of the Colonial Oak Music Park! This concert series is free to the public and all ages are welcome. Click here for their website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7/4 Fourth of July Fireworks – 6-10pm – On the Bayfront – St. Augustine

“Fireworks Over the Matanzas” Concert at 6pm in the Plaza de la Constitución. Fireworks at 9:30pm. Click here for the City of St. Augustine website for all the events on 7/4. Street closures, shuttle service, arriving by water and more, including map of public restrooms and parking, etc.  

Schedule of Events:
6:00pm – The All-Star Orchestra will provide two hours of Big Band Music with a Patriotic Flair in the Plaza de la Constitución Gazebo, in the heart of downtown.

9:30pm – Fireworks Over the Matanzas, a stunning fireworks display with a stirring soundtrack. See it all from the downtown Bayfront, the Bridge of Lions, Vilano Beach, and more!

7/5 First Friday Artwalk – First Friday of the month – 6-9pm

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine’s fine art galleries at this festive monthly event. The website includes info about free parking and free shuttles for the First Friday Art Walk 6-9pm. Meter parking free after 5pm. Click here for a list of galleries and more information.  Click here for a map.

First Friday Art Walk – Trolley Service. The Old Town Trolley Tours provide free transportation during First Friday Art Walk from 6-9pm. Art Walk Shuttle Stickers are required to ride and can be picked up at participating galleries. The shuttles run every 20-30 minutes on a continuous loop. They may be boarded at any of the following stops: in front of Butterfield Garage and ArtBox, the Lightner Museum, Aviles Street, as well as in front of Bold ArtGallery near Hypolita St.

7/5  Cathedral Basilica – Free First Friday Concert – 6pm

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine is proud to host free first Friday monthly concerts. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The performance begins at 6 p.m. and is open to all, free of charge. There will be a free-will offering. 38 Cathedral Place, St. Augustine 904-824-2806 for all dates-Florida Historic Coast. As Music Director, David organizes the First Friday Art Walk Concerts, which begin at 6:00 PM at the Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Place. Click here for more info.

7/6 Community Market – Your Farmers Market – First Saturday – 9am-1pm

(Note previously known as Beachwalk Market) New name, time and location: Community Market relating to Faith Community Church located at 3450 CR 210  St. Johns Fl 32259)

The Community Market is the place to be on Saturday mornings! Every first Saturday of the month from 9am-1pm, join them for food, music, fun and more. Dogs are more than welcome and they have water available for our 4-legged friends.

This is a wonderful way to start each first Saturday of the month. The market is full of fantastic vendors bringing to the table real treats! Some you eat like Pierogis, artisan breads and pastries, fresh produce, local seafood, empanadas, dips, kettle corn, nuts, local honey, Italian ice, food trucks and more. Then there is the talented artists, seamstress, jewelers, metal art, solar lights, and much more. Please join us for a fun filled start to the day as we can’t wait to see you. Grab the family & pups for a wonderful time. 

7/17  West King Wednesday – 10am-9pm — 3rd Wednesday

You’re invited to come out to West King Wednesday! Celebrate the West King Shopping District and all it has to offer on the third Wednesday of the month! This monthly event is a collaboration of community, culture and small businesses of West Augustine. Click here Food * Specials * Art * Music * Beer * Wine. for more details.  Every third Wednesday of the month small businesses in West Augustine showcase their community, products, and culture.  Click here for their FB page. 

7/20 Nocatee Farmers Market – 10am-1pm – Monthly Farmers Market – 3rd Saturday

Come shop local at our monthly Farmers Market happening on the third Saturday monthly, from 10:00am-1:00pm at Nocatee Station Field! There will be live music by local band and shopping from over 80 local vendors offering items such as organic produce, herbs, spices, delicious unique foods, crafts, jewelry and more! Plus, Blue Water Bar will be open so you can purchase a beverage while shopping the market. This event is weather permitting, please follow along on our Nocatee Community Facebook page for event weather updates. Thank you to our Primary Sponsor for this event, Lazzara Orthodontics. 400 Nocatee Center Way zip 32081. Click here for their FB page.  

7/20  Artisan’s Market – Vilano Beach Main Street – 4-8pm – Third Saturday

Artisan’s Market hosted by Vilano Beach Main Street From 4 pm to 8 pm always the Third Saturday each month, with over 20 vendors exhibiting their products in booths and tables on the sidewalk from the junction of A1A and Vilano Road to the Holiday Inn. A cash bar offering wine and beer & live local musicians will create a beach party atmosphere. A Free Event. In the shopping district of Vilano Beach, along Vilano Road. St. Augustine, FL. 32084

 8/8 – 8/11 Game & Party Con – Renaissance WGV

Come play games, paint minis, win prizes, Roll Play in an RPG, Cosplay and have fun at out many events. Click here for dates and times, submit events, apply to sponsor, buy badges. Click here to go to their official website and purchase Game & Party 2024 badges, on sale now.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8/16 – 8/18 FL Skimboarding Pro/Am – Vilano Beach

The Fl Pro/Am is the only Amateur event in the World that allows each athlete two chances to advance before being eliminated. This tournament runs more divisional heats than any other Skimboarding Tournament in the World, spanning three full days and over hour 30 hours of individual heats . Skimboarding athletes come from more than 75 different beaches from all over Florida, the USA, and the World. Click here for all the details.

8/18 Kids Expo – Learn, Shop & Have Fun! Renaissance WGV – 11am-4pm

The Kids Expo returns to the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort on Sunday, August 18th from 11:00-4:00 pm! As a parent trying to get ready for a new school year, sometimes planning can be overwhelming. This event is loaded with important information from family-friendly resources and fun afterschool & year-round programs to help with that process!

Kids can get a cool temp tattoo, grab a balloon animal, meet popular characters, make a craft, have fun in the obstacle course, watch stage demos and participate in hands-on activities that vendors will offer. All free!  Click here for their FB page.

9/17, 12/10 Seasonal Night Market – St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 5-9pm

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Summer Night Market will be back on Tuesday, June 18 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm! The Seasonal Night markets feature some of our favorite local vendors, along with a variety of food trucks, full bars, and live music on The Front Porch from One Good Ring! The Summer Night Market is free and open to all ages! Select Tuesdays.

Upcoming 2024 Night Market Dates:
Tuesday, June 18: live music with One Good Ring
Tuesday, September 17: singing & square dancing with Skin & Bonz
Tuesday, December 10

 

 

 

 

9/21 – 9/22  Sing Out Loud Festival – Francis Field

Click  here for more details.  Click here for the Sing Out Loud FB page for details on other events during SOL.  

 

9/27 – 9/29 St. Augustine Songwriters Festival – Multiple Venues

From heartwarming anecdotes to unexpected twists, this festival is a treasure trove of secrets that will leave you enchanted and craving for more. Join us at the St. Augustine Songwriters Festival (Sept. 27th-29th. 2024) and let the magic of music transport you to a world where every note and lyric comes alive with tales of triumph, love, and everything in between. Click here for details. Multiple venues throughout St. Augustine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/28 Holistic Living & Healing Expo – Renaissance WGV – 10am-2pm

Experience the latest in natural approaches to nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth, sustainable living, and so much more. Vendors – Raffles – Demonstrations – Swag Bags to first 30 guests    Click here for their FB page.

 

9/28 2nd Annual Handmade in the South – Renaissance WGV -10am-2pm

Bringing together local artisans, crafters, and creators to showcase their unique talents. Discover a wide variety of handmade goods, including jewelry, artwork, home, clothing, and much more. Click here for their FB page.

10/5 5th Annual WGV Halloween Community Event & Trunk & Treat – 10am-3pm

Get ready for a haunting good time at the WGV Halloween Community Event! Whether you’re a trick-or-treater, a costume enthusiast, or just someone who loves all things fun, this event has something for everyone. Location: Good News Church World Golf Village, 573 W Twincourt Trail zip 32095 Click here for their FB page.

10/12 – 10/13 26th Annual Greek Festival

Immerse yourself in authentic Greek culture and heritage October 12-13, 2024 during the 26th Annual Greek Festival! 7 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. Take out or eat in and enjoy the festivities… or better yet, eat in AND take out to enjoy later. Click here for more details. Note: there will be no parking at the church or on CR 214 but there will be a free shuttle from Old Town Trolley – check back at the site where they will be posting updates. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 2940 County Road 214 St. Augustine, FL 32084

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/9 11th Annual Holiday Market in the South – Renaissance Resort WGV – 10am-3pm

Get ready for the ultimate holiday shopping experience. Explore unique gifts, decorations, and treats from 150+ local vendors. Free event open to all. For all the fun details of this annual event, click here for their FB page. 

 

10/19 – 10/20 NAS Jax Air Show – Free Event – Open to the Public

The NAS Jax Air Show, Birthplace of the Blue Angels, will be held October 19 & 20, 2024 aboard NAS Jacksonville. This event has free admission and parking, no tickets are required to attend. The gates open at 9 am and the show will begin at 11 am. Click here for their website. Click here for their FB page. 6799 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32244

10/19 – 10/20 Clay County Community Halloween Bash – Clay Count Fairgrounds

Free event. See the flyer below for details and click here for the FB page to stay current.

11/16 16th Annual A1A Super Scenic Garage Sale – 8am – 2pm

Friends of A1A and our fellow Florida Scenic Highway partners are promoting the longest Garage Sale in Northeast Florida for the 16th year! There will be many locations along the 150 mile route to stop and shop. Some are residences along the A1A Byway and others are community centers or businesses. This is the official registration form for the 2024 sale. Click here for their FB page with more details. 150 Mile Garage Sale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/23/24 – 1/26/25 – Nights of Lights in the Ancient City  

This year’s Nights of Lights kickoff celebration, Light-Up! Night, will take place on Saturday, November 23. The last day of the 2024-2025 Nights of Lights season will be Sunday, January 26, 2025.

3/1/2025 Florida Man Games – St. Johns Fairgrounds – 9am-9pm Tickets on Sale

The Florida Man Games will return in 2025 to the St. Augustine, Florida area with a new venue — the St. Johns County Fairgrounds. Save the Date: March 1, 2025 EARLY BIRD tickets for The Florida Man Games go on sale Monday, May 13. General admission tickets are $25, VIP tickets are $99, and RV tailgating spaces are $550. For more info, to purchase tickets, or to be a sponsor or vendor, visit thefloridamangames.com. What is it? Click on the Tickets tab on their website to learn more and some guidelines for attendees.  The “wildest competition sporting event on Earth”.  Want to compete? — get your team together! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3/29 – 3/30 2025 42nd St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival – Francis Field

Francis Field is at 29 W/ Castillo Drive in downtown St. Augustine. Saturday,10am to 9pm, and Sunday 11am to 6pm. Click here for the festival website.  The Arts & Crafts village closes at sundown. Click here to see PARKING page for shuttle info. No pets allowed except certified service animals. Great Food, Live Music, Entertainment and Activities, Arts & Crafts, Kids Zone Click here to read more about the St. Augustine Lions who raise funds to support community and individual needs.

 

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For Jax events / Time-Union Performing  Arts and more go to this website:  (Look for the Broadway in  Jacksonville lineup – http://www.jaxevents.com/timesunion.php New  Events posted to their calendar:  http://www.jaxevents.com/events-calendar/

St. Augustine Activities – TO FIND A LIST OF NEARLY 50 FREE and BUDGET-FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO …  – from Florida’s Historic Coastclick here.

Residents of St. John’s County Save 50% OFF on day time Historic Red Train Tour Tickets! Just bring your local St. Johns ID and get the discount at the door! This applies only to the day time Red Trains, Ripley’s Museum and Bayfront Mini Golf. Each adult just needs to show a local photo ID. On November 19th, we start our night time Nights of Lights tours. The discount is only for the day time Historic tour.