24th Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival
Rhythm & Ribs Festival .Just $10 admission at the gate on Friday and Saturday and $5 on Rotary Family Day, all day Sunday. Age 15 and under free. No advance ticket sales, pay at the gate. Re-entry with hand stamp only. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITIES of Sunrise Rotary. 29 W Castillo Dr, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 email@example.com
Dare to Hire Different, Autism Fashion Show and Vendors Market
10am to 4pm Over 20 vendors and 2 food trucks. Vendors with local and handmade items. www.eventbrite.com/e/autism-fashion-show-and-vendors-market
2nd Annual Friends With Autism 5K/Walk & Autism Month Kickoff
RUN, WALK, STIM! Our 2nd annual Friends With Autism 5K/Walk is more than just a Run and a Walk - it's a fun time for the entire community to come together and raise awareness and acceptance for families and people on the autism spectrum in Northeast Florida! Join other families as we kickoff Autism Month with Northeast Florida’s LARGEST health/resource fair for the autism community, music, children's activities, speakers, and so much more!
Farmer's Market at the World Golf Village
4pm Join us the second Wed of every month from 4-7pm for the Farmer's Market at the World Golf Village! Come shop farm fresh, homemade and handmade goods. We will also feature food trucks, kid-friendly fun and local vendors. Will be seeking vendors and sponsors! Additional Details & Application - https://www.jaxbizevents.com/market-application
Wild Edibles + Medicinal Plants
Alpine Groves Park. 2060 State Road 13, Saint Augustine, Florida 3225. Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and learn about wild edibles and medicinal plants found in our parks. Bring your questions and journals to record your findings. This program is FREE and open to all ages. You must RSVP on Eventbrite to participate. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 904-209-0348.
Palencia Friday Night
5:30 to 8:30. Come out to Palencia's Market Street area on Friday nights and enjoy music, food trucks, kid's activities,Market Street businesses such as local farms, artisans and a variety of vendors .
6th Annual Betty Griffin Center Run
for Peace 5k Run & Walk
Proceeds will help Betty Griffin Center save the lives of domestic and sexual abuse survivors in St. Johns County! Novice or expert, there’s a place for you in the RUN FOR PEACE. http://runforpeace5k.org
Gatsby in the Gardens
Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. 11 Magnolia Ave, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084. Transport your mind to the romantic 1920's outside under the stars when life was magical, art and music was paramount, and anything could happen in the moonlight . Stroll the grounds of the Fountain Of Youth while listening to Ramona and the Lets Ride brass ensemble. Have a cocktail …or a few… be enticed by the sumptuous flavors from The Café Alcazar. www.gatsbyforcharity.com
Beach Clean Up
10-12 St. Johns County Beach Pier. 350 A1a Beach Blvd, Saint Augustine Beach, Florida 32080 Join us for a beach clean up to help the conservation of our beaches and wildlife! Hosted by Coastal Eco Clean Environmental Friendly housekeeping! Water will be provided! We will be selling gift sets and giving the funds to the whitney labs sea turtle hospital as well as collecting donations via an online fundraiser for them as well.
Nocatee Farmers Market: Spring Fling
10:00am-2:00pm, Nocatee Station Field. Spring has arrived and Nocatee is inviting the community to celebrate the changing of the season! This market will feature a petting zoo and live music by Firewater Tent Revival! Additionally, the Easter Bunny will be paying a special visit for photo opportunities just in time for Easter. The Farmers Market features over 70 local vendors every month, selling everything from fresh produce, to crafts, jewelry, herbs, unique foods, and more. Free face painting will also be available for little ones, along with crafts, and a bounce house! * Please note: the bounce houses, crafts, and face painting will close 15 minutes before the end time of the market. Bounce Houses are weather permitting.* Plus, the bar will be open for beer and wine purchases. Thank you to our Primary Sponsor for this event, Barnhorst Eye Associates.
Earth Day Jacksonville
Jacksonville Landing 2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32202. The Jacksonville Landing welcomes you, your friends, your family, your pets and all others to celebrate Earth Day 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at This FREE celebration will include: 50 + local businesses Interactive earth-friendly info booths, FREE Kids Play Zone, Kid's Entertainment Riverfront Dining MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT Local dance groups. Local singing groups
Easter Sunday at Long Leaf Church
The Traditional Service will be at 9:00 A.M., Sunday School for children and youth will begin at 10:00 A.M., and the Contemporary Service will be at 11:00 A.M. During the Sunday School hour there will be coffee and donut fellowship time for parents and adults. For their launch on Easter Sunday there will be an Easter Egg hunt for kids that will take place at 10:00 A.M. The Easter Egg Hunt will replace Sunday School on April 21st and families or individuals will have an opportunity to have their pictures taken by the beautiful flower-filled cross. Freedom Crossing Academy in Aberdeen off of Longleaf Pine Parkway. Visit Longleafchurch.net for details.
Home & Garden Expo
Looking to do home or garden improvements or outdoor ideas? 70+ vendors at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, 11am-3pm. Free to the public. Indoor event. First 50 guests receive FREE Swag bags www.jaxbizevents.com/home-application
HEAL Autism Walk at The Zoo
Join forces with HEAL for the HEAL Autism Walk the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Last April, over 2,200 walkers. All guests must be registered by 8:30am and must enter the zoo by 9:00am www.healautismnow.org/zoowalk
March 2 -10
St. Augustine Fashion WEek
A series of local events that increases awareness about the art of fashion, and giving small brand designers a platform to present their fashion collections and grow their brand. STAFW donates a portion of proceeds from each event to non-profit organizations in our area who serve the community by providing arts programs, education opportunities, or services to vulnerable populations. See website for details www.stafashionweek.com
Front Porch at Art Walk
2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Come hang out at Front Porch with us on the first Wednesday of every month from 5 – 9 p.m. Every month enjoy great local musicians, artists, and vendors. Plus, GREEN beer at this month's event and karaoke! Yes, that's right we will have karaoke at the Front Porch! Show the world what you got and sign up to sing your favorite song at the Front Porch. Karaoke DJ provided by Party Solution Entertainment. This month's theme: St. Patrick's Day! Make sure to wear your green!
Palencia Friday Night Events
5:30pm to 8:30pm. Come out to Palencia's Market Street area on Friday nights and enjoy music, food trucks, kid's activities,Market Street businesses such as local farms, artisans and a variety of vendors .
March 9th & 10th
3rd Annual Strawberry Fest
10-5 Clay County Fair. 2493 State Road 16 W, Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043
Family Fun & Festivities, Plant City Strawberries, Art & Crafts, Delicious Food, Free Bounce Houses, Strawberry Shortcake, Live Entertainment, Free Rock Painting, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Free Karaoke, Strawberry Fudge, Pony Rides, Free Strawberry Relay, Strawberry Wine Slush Mixes, Face Painting, Free Hula Hoop Contest, Strawberry Ice Cream, Pie Eating Contest, Free Petting Farm, Berry Cute Baby Contest, Free Sack Races, Train Rides, Free Corn Hole, Free Inside Toddler Play Area, Rock Climbing Wall, Yummy Treats & Much More!
St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival
Francis Field 10am- 10pm 25 W Castillo Dr, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084
March 9th& March 10th
Celtic MUSIC Festival 2019
10am-10pm St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival Downtown area: Across from Parking Garage, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival. “The Finest Celtic MUSIC Festival in the United States” 8 of the Top Celtic Bands in the WORLD PLUS The WORLD'S Original St. Patrick Parade! The St. Augustine Highland Games, Celtic Merchandise, Celtic (and non-Celtic) food, and much more!
1 Year Anniversary feat. Seven Nations
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub & Restaurant (Ponte Vedra) 145 Hilden Road, Ponte Vedra, Florida 32081 Join us as we celebrate one year of Fionn's at our Ponte Vedra location. Drink specials, food specials, giveaways and more! Consider this your Pre-St. Paddy's Day warmup weekend PLUS, we have THE Famous Celtic Rock Band Seven Nations playing live from 8 - 11pm. More details to follow. Mark your calendars now!
Olivia Love Run charity 5k race and 1 mile fun run
The Village Church at World Golf Village
4229 Pacetti Rd, Saint Augustine, Florida 32092
Join us the Olivia Love Run 5k race and 1 mile fun run /walk. Proceeds will go to the family of Olivia Love who was seriously injured recently when she fell from the rear of a golf cart and struck her head on the driveway of a home off State Road 16 in St. Johns County. Olivia is a junior at Nease High School, has been making progress after undergoing brain surgery and other procedures. This race starts at The Village Church at 4225 Pacetti Road in World Golf Village and will take place in the scenic King and Bear Community. . All participants will get a Florida Race Day shirt, 5k finisher medal, downloadable finisher photos. The 5k will be chip timed with an awards ceremony. Awards will be based on overall and age groups. Awards are for 5k and based on these divisions 12 and under, 13-15 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and older. The race starts at 930 am. Packet Pick up will be at race location between 8:30 and 9:15 am race morning. Thank you and please share this event for a a great cause - Olivia Love's Family.
8pm Ponte Vedra Concert Hall 1050 A1A N, Ponte Vedra, Florida 32082
10,000 Maniacs has a lot in common with Jamestown, New York, the city that spawned them back in 1981. Both are honest and hardworking, a step outside the mainstream, and both possess a bit of magic.
Books That Every Floridian Should Have on the Shelf
Lightner Museum 75 King St, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 Book lovers unite as we welcome former Tampa Bay Times reporter, Jeff Klinkenberg to get his take on what every bookcase must have.
Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road.
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. 300 A Philip Randolph Blvd, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Doors open at 7pm show at 8pm!
Nocatee Farmers Market
10am-2pm Nocatee Farmers Markets are grand events and a favorite Ponte Vedra area to-do. To set itself apart from other markets, the Nocatee Farmers Market debuts a unique theme with top notch entertainment every month. Along with fun and interactive themes, markets include over 70 local vendors offering organic produce, herbs, spices, delicious unique foods, crafts, jewelry and more! For the kids- crafts and a bounce house. For the adults, a bar serving beer and wine. Open to the public, Nocatee Farmers Markets are held the third Saturday of each month on the Nocatee Swim Club Green.
St Paddy's at Fionns
Join us for THE PARTY of the Year at Fionn's! NO COVER, FAMILY FRIENDLY, Food and Drinks Specials and plenty of fun!!!! Doors open at 11:AM - Close when the last person leaves Giveaways. SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:
11:00 – 2:00 Rathkeltair
12:00 - 3:00 Face Painting for the Kids (and adults who want to be kids again)
2:30 – 4:30 Danny Boy
3:00 - 8:00 Photo Booth to capture your St Paddy’s Day memories
5:00 – 5:45 Legacy IRISH DANCE Academy
5:45 – 7:30 Jimmy O’Solari
7:30 – 11:00 Briteside
Pipes and Drums (Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Dept) playing during the Day to celebrate.
Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts
300 Water St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
38th St Augustine Lions Seafood Festival
25 W Castillo Dr, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
Eat, Drink, Shop and Tap Your Toes. Enjoy live entertainment, Arts & Crafts show, Family Fun and Boatloads of Food. This Charity Fundraiser will make you shout "Hey, We're Havin' Fun Now!"
GastroFest is Jacksonville’s foremost food festival, showcasing the best tastes of the First Coast. This culinary celebration of the local food scene draws a wide audience from across Northeast Florida. We pride ourselves on highlighting a wide array of participants, including chefs, breweries, authors and more. Jacksonville's favorite food festival returns on March 23, 2019, at Friendship Fountain Park & MOSH! Food lovers of all ages are invited to join us on the Southbank of Jacksonville’s beautiful St. Johns River next to Friendship Fountain Park and the Museum of Science & History, Jacksonville (MOSH). https://www.facebook.com/events/414724849277429/?ti=ia
Jacksonville St Patrick's Day Street Festival
12noon to 10pm ‘Riverside Arts Market
715 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, Florida 32204 Don't miss Jacksonville's Largest St Patrick's Day Event held at the Riverside Arts Market on the St. Johns River in Riverside. The event includes live music & free concerts all day, 15+ food trucks, vendors & makers, a kid zone, games, crafts, street performers, and more! Partial proceeds from the event will benefit numerous charitable organizations including Vets on Tap, Fur Sisters, and the Jacksonville Jaycees. Complimentary tickets include a commemorative wristband & $1 off all beers all day at the festival. VIP passes include Complimentary Beer & Water All Day, Access to VIP seating & viewing area, 10% discount at all food trucks, and commemorative koozie.
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Beach Clean Up
St. Johns County Beach Pier 10am-13pm. 350 A1a Beach Blvd, Saint Augustine Beach, Florida 32080. Join us for a beach clean up to help the conservation of our beaches and wildlife! Hosted by Coastal Eco Clean Environmental Friendly housekeeping! Water and bags will be provided!
Turtles of Florida
Anastasia Island Library. 124 Sea Grove Main Street, Saint Augustine, Florida 32080 Turtles are unique reptiles that can occupy a multitude of habitats. Ever wonder about the turtles in the pond behind your house? Or the tortoise you saw walking around the park? Now is your chance to learn more. Join Park Naturalist Kelly Ussia for an engaging talk about the various turtle species that live in Florida. Seating for this event is first-come, first-served. This program is FREE and open to all ages. For more info, contact Kelly Ussia at email@example.com or 904-209-0335.
Anastasia State Park
Let's Talk Turtle
1pm. Wonderful sea turtles of Anastasia State Park! You will learn about how we identify the turtle nests, hatching, and the great journey they begin after leaving the beach and the dangers they encounter in our oceans. This is a fun filled, energetic program about these wonderful animals who have been on Earth for millions of years! This program is free with regular park admission fees.Located at the Anastasia Watersports Classroom. Please RSVP for this event on Facebook event page.
Jacksonville Manatee Festival
10am- 2pm. Live music, food, manatee education, Mad Mana-tea Party in Range of the Jaguar, games on the Great Lawn, and more! Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, 370 Zoo Pkwy, Jacksonville, Florida 32218
Nocatee Farmers Market
10am. A unique theme with top notch entertainment every month. Along with fun and interactive themes, markets include over 70 local vendors offering organic produce, herbs, spices, delicious unique foods, crafts, jewelry and more! For the kids- crafts and a bounce house. For the adults, a bar serving beer and wine.
Jacksonville Lantern Parade
5-9pm. The glowing display of color will literally shine a light on the heart of Jacksonville and everyone is invited! Participation is free to the public. All we ask is that each participant carry something that GLOWS, TWINKLES, or SHINES. Riverside Arts Market 715 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Grand Tasting - 2019 St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival
2-5pm Sample 100+ authentic Spanish wines at the St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival Grand Tasting from the regions of Rioja, Penedès, Catalonia and others of the grape varieties Tempranillo, Garnacha, Albariño and more accompanied by Spanish-inspired hors d'oeuvres. Located at the River House, 179 Marine Street. Tickets are $75 each.
Palencia Friday Nights
5:30pm. Open to the Public. Come out to Palencia's Market Street area on Friday nights and enjoy music, food trucks, kid's activities,Market Street businesses such as local farms, artisans and a variety of vendors. 701 Market St, St Augustine, FL 32095-8802
Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical
6pm -10pm.A hilarious romp with an honest humor about the trials and tribulations of the unavoidable aging process. Sketches make fun of the frustrations of mammograms, love handles, and weekend warriors. Clever songs celebrate forgetfulness, reading glasses and menopause, but also touch on the sentimental wisdom that only the later years afford us. Welcome to MID-LIFE! Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, Florida 32246
NEFL Scottish Games and Festival
Clay County Fairgrounds; 2497 Highway 16, Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043
7-10pm. Singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan topped the charts with her hits “I Will Remember You,” “Sweet Surrender,” and her iconic ballad “Angel.” The Florida Theatre. floridatheatre.ticketforce.com
January 1st - 2nd
St. Augustine Lighthouse Season Pass
St. Johns County Residents Pass St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
81 Lighthouse Avenue, Saint Augustine, Florida 3208St. Johns County Residents are able to enjoy one year of unlimited general admission to the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum for the same price as one regular priced general admission ticket. Please show ID with local address in the Visitors Center (gift shop)
St. Augustine's First Friday Artwalk
On the first Friday of each month, downtown St. Augustine comes alive with artisans and art lovers alike. Explore the historic city, where art and wine abound. For more information or maps of the artwalk visit: https://www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.com/first-friday-artwalk/
Farmer’s Market at World Golf
4 PM – 7 PM World Golf Hall of Fame, 1 World Golf Pl, Saint Augustine, Florida 32092. Farm fresh, homemade and handmade goods, food trucks, kid-friendly fun and local vendors.
Tangible Taste at the Market
St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmer’s Market
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market is proud to announce a new monthly community booth program: Tangible Taste at The Market. This educational series is hosted by Amy Rupert Secol, Holistic Nutrition Educator, Health Supportive Natural Chef and Real Food Advocate. Chef Amy has a passion for Real Food and shops every week at the Saint Augustine Farmers Market. She wants to show you how easy it is to create satisfying dishes with farm fresh market ingredients. Join her 4th Saturday of each month and watch a live cooking demonstration, enjoy samples and get the recipe to make your dish at home. Lets get cooking! Learn more about Chef Amy at: www.tangibletaste.com
January 17th - 20th
Saint Augustine Film Festival
See 40 independent and foreign films, and documentaries during this First Festival on the First Coast January 17-20th! Attend parties at night. A dozen filmmakers or their subjects will attend including Karen Allen, Robert Schwartzman, Paul Lieberstein (The Office) renown race car driver Hurley Haywood, artist Frosty Myers, Flagler College's Tracy Halcomb, and more! Passes on sale now! www.staugfilmfest.com/tickets
Discovery Marsh Walk
Anastasia State Park. 300 Anastasia Park Rd, Saint Augustine, Florida 32080. Explore the Anastasia Marsh Trail with a park ranger, and learn about the importance of estuarine systems that surround the inshore sides of barrier islands. Hikers will travel through the maritime hammock and tidal salt marsh while discovering the plant and animal life found in these natural communities. Suggested items to bring are binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, a camera, drinking water, bug spray, and sunscreen. Meet by the Anastasia Watersports Parking Lot. This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation.
Nocatee Farmer’s Market
The Nocatee Farmers Market debuts a unique theme with top notch entertainment every month. Along with fun and interactive themes, markets include over 70 local vendors offering organic produce, herbs, spices, delicious unique foods, crafts, jewelry and more! For the kids- crafts and a bounce house. For the adults, a bar serving beer and wine. Open to the public, Nocatee Farmers Markets are held the third Saturday of each month on the Nocatee Swim Club Green /Nocatee Community 245 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte Vedra, Florida 32081 @nocateeliving
Mother Nature's Medicine Chest
The Garden of Eatin’
TRADITIONAL HEALING WITH NATURE’S PLANTS! Learn about traditionally used herbs to promote wellness and health as well as how to create your own tinctures, teas, salves and more! Includes guides, yummy herbal snacks such as mocha whipped mint dip and dill basil spread with organic wheat crackers and fresh lavender lemonade, lecture, take home guides and herbalist consult. We will also enjoy and learn how to make a Medicinal Wellness Soup! Don’t miss this! Pre Registration Required phone/text-386-972-1891
January 19th & 20th
Florida Manatee Festival
Downtown Crystal River, FL, Crystal River, Florida 34428. The 32nd annual Florida Manatee Festival will return to downtown Crystal River January 19th and 20th. Featuring great food, fine art, arts & craft, kids zone, 2 beer & wine gardens, entertainment on 3 stages, a car show and more. www.gomanateefest.com/ (352) 795-3149 firstname.lastname@example.org
Women's Wave St. Augustine: 3rd Annual Women’s March
Women brought our Power To The Polls this November and elected a record number of women and the most diverse Congress in our nation's history. But we know we can’t stop there. We must demand concrete policy changes that reflect the values we first marched for two years ago. It’s time to march again. 4 Anastasia Blvd, St Augustine, FL 32080-4502
Hamilton, The Musical
Hamilton is the story of America's founding father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first treasury secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway,Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
445 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, Florida 32801 email@example.com
Bird Walk at Julington-Durbin Preserve
8-10 The Julington-Durbin preserve offers seven unique communities ranging from sandhill to flatwood to floodplain swamp and marshes. The extensive trail system is ideal for walking, biking or horseback riding. Rhonda Lovett will lead us on a walk. We might see Prothonotary Warblers, Bachman's Sparrows, and other species of warblers. 13200 Bartram Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32258-5210, @StJohnsCountyAudubonSociety
Uptown Saturday NIght
Uptown Saturday Night takes place along San Marco Ave. on the last Saturday of each month. Art galleries, antique stores, and unique shops between Ripley's Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios remain open to showcase their products and serve delicious refreshments. There's live music, artists, special showings, and much more at this popular event. 5-9 pm @uptownsanmarco
January 26th & 27th
33rd Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
Hoggetowne Medieval Faire Travel back in time and experience a world of medieval magic at the 33rd Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire where battling knights, dancing gypsies, and mystifying magicians will perform on nine stages. 3100 NE 39th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32609 @HoggetowneMedievalFaire
Annual River Blessing at Alpine Groves Park
2060 State Road 13, Switzerland, Florida 32259. 9am to 1pm. Gather at the riverfront next to the historic Bennett House for a selection of speakers from St. Johns Riverkeeper, Matanzas Riverkeeper, St Marys Riverkeeper, and various spiritual leaders followed by a silent, non-denominational ceremony of passing the bowl of water guided by a heartbeat drum by First Nations. Participants are welcome to bring their own drums for the ceremony. In addition, following the blessing, attendees are welcome to tour Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 SR 13 in Fruit Cove, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. @sjcparksandrec
Nights of Lights: St. Augustine's Most beautiful Time of the Year
The 25th Annual