2021 Festivals, Music Events & Markets in St. Augustine & St. Johns County

Festivals, outdoor events and markets in St. Augustine & St. Johns County. To submit an event, please email totallystaugustine@gmail.com

Vilano Beach Artisans Market

March 20: The Vilano Beach Artisan Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 20 at Vilano Beach Airstream Row, 190 Vilano Road, on the right just before Beaches at Vilano. Artisans and vendors will be spread out on the grounds. Vendors include Merry Tate’s (airstream shop featuring fashions and accessories), Ginger and Herbs (soaps, bath bombs, etc.), Fae’s BBQ (food truck), Crochet with Passion (crocheted items such as purses, clothing, etc.), Datil Bloody Mary Mix, Kristen’s Cupcake Cafe, Island Soul Designs (jewelry), Noelle Alexandra Home (handcrafted home decor), The Plant Moms, Mindful Eyes Artistry (natural artwork), Off Her Head Hat Shop, and many other vendors. Admission is FREE. Other market dates are March 20, April 17, and May 15. Details at www.facebook.com/VilanoBeachMainStreet

Biz Kids Pop Up Market at Coconut Barrel

March 13: STA City Market presents a Kids Pop Up Market at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 13 at Coconut Barrel, 3175 US 1 South, St. Augustine. Support our young entrepreneurs! Coconut Barrel is the largest artisan market in Northeast Florida, with more than 200 storefronts that make up “The Artisan Market.” 

St. Augustine Spring Fling at the Fairgrounds

March 20-21: The St. Augustine Spring Fling will be held March 20-21, 2021 at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 State Road 207. This event has something for everyone, featuring food, vendors, live music, biergarten, classic cars, and a kid’s zone with a petting zoo. Admission is $10.00 per car load. More details at www.staugustinespringfling.com

Hop Into Spring Fest

March 27: Join Jacksonville Business Connections for the 3rd Annual Hop Into Spring Event on Saturday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at World Golf Hall of Fame. Details here:  www.facebook.com/events/930781991003813/

Flower & Garden Expo

March 27-28: The 25th Annual Flower & Garden Expo will take place at a new location this year —at Sykes Family Farms, 5995 Brough Road in Elkton, off State Road 207, approximately 12 miles fro St. Augustine. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 27; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 28. Growers, nurseries and vendors from throughout Florida will offer a variety of flowering plants and gardening accessories. Unique and beautiful arts & crafts, a special children’s area and more! See website for more details. Tickets are $5 and are good for both days (children under 12 admitted free). Free parking. Call 904-829-3295, or visit www.epicbh.org/flower-garden-expo

Old Town Art Show

March 27-28: The Old Town Art Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  March 27-28 at Francis Field in downtown St. Augustine. This juried art and craft show consistsof outstanding artists and craftsmen from Northeast Florida and around the country. The jury committee carefully selects only the best work submitted in each category assuring well-rounded quality art and craft show. You’ll find everything from exquisite jewelry to funky and functional pottery, abstract sculpture to glistening glass, hand-woven fashions to stunning photography, extraordinary paintings to wonderful wood carvings; this is a show you won’t want to miss! The Old Town Art Show makes “buying American” easy. You’ll have an opportunity to meet and support the artisans who created the work they are exhibiting. Admission is FREE!  

First Coast Opera: An Evening of Arias —music of Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy

April 10: First Coast Opera hosts An Evening of Arias: Gala Fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 10 at Marsh Creek Country Club. Tickets are $75. RESERVE YOUR SPOT: app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=4&p=19

This annual fundraiser features heavy hors d’oeuvres prepared by the Marsh Creek Country Club chef, a silent auction, and performances by First Coast Opera guest artists. First Coast Opera, northeast Florida’s professional opera company, continues its ongoing series of artist tributes, celebrating the careers of soprano Jeanette MacDonald and baritone Nelson Eddy. The pair starred in tuneful movies from the 1930s including Naughty Marietta, Rose Marie, and The New Moon, which featured popular music by Victor Herbert, Rudolf Friml, and Sigmund Romberg. MacDonald and Eddy also enjoyed successful careers in opera and musical theater, as well as radio and early television.

Vilano Beach Artisans Market

April 17: The Vilano Beach Artisan Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at Vilano Beach Airstream Row, 190 Vilano Road, on the right just before Beaches at Vilano. Artisans and vendors will be spread out on the grounds. Vendors include Merry Tate’s (airstream shop featuring fashions and accessories), Ginger and Herbs (soaps, bath bombs, etc.), Fae’s BBQ (food truck), Crochet with Passion (crocheted items such as purses, clothing, etc.), Datil Bloody Mary Mix, Kristen’s Cupcake Cafe, Island Soul Designs (jewelry), Noelle Alexandra Home (handcrafted home decor), The Plant Moms, Mindful Eyes Artistry (natural artwork), Off Her Head Hat Shop, and many other vendors. Admission is FREE. Other market dates are March 20, April 17, and May 15. Details at www.facebook.com/VilanoBeachMainStreet

Roscolusa Songwriters Festival

April 24: The 2021 Roscolusa Songwriters Festival will take place Saturday, April 24 in the Nocatee Community, 245 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte Vedra Beach. Roscolusa is a songwriters festival that brings hit singer-songwriters from Nashville to the Florida. Hear the story behind the hit songs. Food trucks and vendors are part of the event. More details and tickets: roscolusa.ticketspice.com/2021

A Taste of St. Augustine

April 25: The 24th Annual A Taste of St. Augustine will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 25 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Thirty of St. Augustine’s finest restaurants will offer samples of their signature dishes. The event includes live music as well as a Children’s Area.  Admission is $5. Taste tickets are $1 each, with restaurants charging between 1-5 tickets for the samples. Call 904-829-3295 or visit www.epicbh.org.

Race to the Taste 5K Run/Walk

April 25: The annual Race to the Taste 5K Run/Walk will begin with a 10:30 a.m. start on Sunday April 25 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Run a scenic 3.1-mile road race through Anastasia State Park, nearby neighborhoods and finish during the 24th Annual A Taste of St. Augustine inside the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Runners will enjoy free admission for 2 to A Taste of St. Augustine and the exclusive Runners Village! Call 904.-829-3295, or visit www.racetothetaste.org

Gamble Rogers Music Festival

April 30-May 2: The annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival will take place April 30-May 2 at the Colonial Oak Music Park, 33 Saint George Street, in historic St. Augustine, Florida. The festival keeps alive the spirit of Gamble Rogers, a local folk singer and storyteller who passes away in 1991 trying to save a drowning swimmer. More details at gamblerogersfest.org

Romanza Festivale of the Arts

May 1-16: Concerts and arts events will take place over three weeks in different venues throughout St. Augustin — May 1-16, 2021. Romanza St. Augustine hosts the event and helps promote area arts nonprofits. Details at www.romanzafestivale.com

St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival

May 6-9: A world-class culinary and beverage celebration will take place on Florida’s Historic Coast, May 6-9, 2021 at the World Golf Hall of Fame. The St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival will be a showcase of culinary, beverage and culture that highlights celebrity guest chefs, local chefs, celebrity winemakers/proprietors, artisans, farmers, local craft spirits and beers, along with renowned wine, spirits and beer brands from around the globe. The inaugural festival offers a wide variety of events for all tastebuds and budgets, from wine dinners and tasting events, to master classes and more. More details at www.staugustinefoodandwinefestival.com

STA Brewers Fest

May 8: The beautiful Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park in St. Augustine will be the host venue for the second annual St. Augustine Craft Brewers’ Festival from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2021. This event will feature more than 20 local and regional craft breweries, including St. Augustine’s own BOG Brewing Company, Dog Rose Brewing Co., Old Coast Ales, and Ancient City Brewing. Food trucks, and live music will be part of the event. Tickets will go on sale March 1, 2021. For more information about the St. Augustine Craft Brewers Fest, visit www.stabrewersfest.com

St. Augustine Community Chorus — How Did We Keep from Singing?

May 11: The St. Augustine Community Chorus will perform a concert from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 11 in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., downtown St. Augustine. Details and tickets here.  

AS IF! The 90s Fest

May 15: On Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Francis Field in downtown St. Augustine, AS IF! The 90’s Fest will raise funds for ACE Alliance, the nonprofit chapter of Ancient City Entertainment committed to supporting St. Johns and Putnam County’s “movers and shakers” who dedicate their craft and livelihood to the culture of tourism, entertainment, and hospitality. ACE Alliance provides fellow artists and industry members disaster relief and wellness impact.

Headliner Eve 6, who rocked the 1990s with hit singles like “Inside Out,” “Here’s to the Night,” and “Promise,” will take the stage as well as bands like Spider Monkey, Ramona + the Riot, The Space Heaters, NKO Nerd Kill Overdrive, Bad Dog Mama, Chillula, The Swell Acoustics, and Salt and Pine.

AS IF! The 90’s Fest will be held on Saturday, May 15, from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Francis Field, 25 West Castillo Drive in downtown St. Augustine. This action-packed, family-oriented, one-day event will feature live music, games, slime zone, a Lisa Frank selfie station, a 27-foot water slide, food trucks, and more. General Admission tickets are $15. Children under 5 are free and children ages 5-13 are $5. VIP tickets are available for $30 and include a lounge area and VIP bar access. Sponsor and vendor opportunities are still available! Contact Monika Bernthal at asif90sfest@gmail.com for more information. Buy your tickets here: www.asifthe90sfest.com

Vilano Beach Artisans Market

May 15: The Vilano Beach Artisan Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 15 at Vilano Beach Airstream Row, 190 Vilano Road, on the right just before Beaches at Vilano. Artisans and vendors will be spread out on the grounds. Vendors include Merry Tate’s (airstream shop featuring fashions and accessories), Ginger and Herbs (soaps, bath bombs, etc.), Fae’s BBQ (food truck), Crochet with Passion (crocheted items such as purses, clothing, etc.), Datil Bloody Mary Mix, Kristen’s Cupcake Cafe, Island Soul Designs (jewelry), Noelle Alexandra Home (handcrafted home decor), The Plant Moms, Mindful Eyes Artistry (natural artwork), Off Her Head Hat Shop, and many other vendors. Admission is FREE. Other market dates are March 20, April 17, and May 15. Details at www.facebook.com/VilanoBeachMainStreet

Rhythm & Ribs Festival

Oct. 15-17: The Rhythm & Ribs Festival will take place October 15-17, 2021 at Francis Field in downtown St. Augustine, Florida. Live music, award-winning BBQ pit masters, artisans, a kids zone, and other activities will be part of this event, hosted by the St Augustine Sunrise Rotary. Proceeds benefit local charitable organizations. More details at rhythmandribs.net

AREA MARKETS

Wednesday Market at the St. Augustine Beach Pier

Every Wednesday: Fresh produce, arts and crafts, and prepared food from local vendors is available from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. More than 40 vendors offer a variety of items including paintings, photography and jewelry. Facebook page

St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday: Find fresh produce, plants, bread, cheese, handmade products, fine art and crafts from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South, just south of the lighthouse. Also at the market, art classes and live music. Free parking and admission. Facebook page

Salt Air Farmers Market

Every Sunday: The Salt Air Farmers Market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday year-round at the Marineland Marina, 101 Tolstoy Lane, from A1A South, across the street from Marineland Dolphin Adventure. The market features locally grown produce, seafood, bread, fruit, honey, soaps, tide clocks, art and more. Free admission and parking. Go to www.saltairfarmersmarket.com or the Facebook page

Nocatee Market

Third Saturday: The Nocatee Farmers Market features more than 70 vendors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every third Saturday of the month in the Nocatee community. Free admission and parking in the Nocatee community in Ponte Vedra Beach. Go to www.nocatee.com for details.

STA City Market 

Select Saturdays: STA City Market runs 10 an. to 3 p.m. select Saturday at Eddie Vickers Park, 399 Riberia St., in the Lincolnville area of downtown St. Augustine. Food trucks, live music, organic produce, coffee, locally made soaps, artists offering paintings and photography, hot sauces and more are offered. More details at stafarmersmarket.com or on the Facebook page 

Coconut Barrel Farmers Market

Select Dates: Coconut Barrel will hold a Farmers Market on select dates at 3175 US 1, Saint Augustine, FL 32086. This artisan market opens its parking lot each week for produce vendors, food trucks, artists and artisans. Stay updated on the Facebook page

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