May 17: Second Annual Children’s Arts Festival at St. Augustine Amphitheatre

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Friends of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre (FOSAA) invites the public to the Second Annual Gathering of  Friends: Children’s Arts Festival.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine.

This is a FREE event that will take place rain or shine. Goody bags and free T-shirts will be available for children until they run out.

Come early and stay late– there’s lots to do and concessions will be open throughout the event.

All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. See the list below for activities available.


  • Create a nature painting with Kimmy Van Kooten
  • Make a puppet with Rick Greenough, Crookshank Puppets
  • Visit The Anonymous Society of Artists for creative sandcastles to go
  • Paint a picture with artist Karyn Bunt
  • Make a collage with Jackie Rock of Rock Art Studio
  • Art on the Go: An artsy Un-birthday Party with Jaime Bernstein
  • Make seashell creations with Gwen Duvall


  • Stop by TAG Children’s Museum of St. Augustine for fun activities
  • Pirate fun with the Ancient City Privateers
  • Play musical games at the St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts (SACSPA) booth
  • PBS WJCT will be there: Meet favorite cartoon friends
  • Visit St. Johns Public Library for craft activities
  • Stop at St. Augustine Garrison for jewelry making, crafts and fun
  • Bookmobile: stop in and say “hello”
  • Hit the mat with WGV Gymnastics


  • Plant a Poem with Ancient City Poets
  • Grow a Story with the Tale Tellers
  • Play theatre games with Limelight Theatre Education Program
  • Experience Grampa’s Music Instrument petting zoo
  • Learn to play a Native American flute with Stephan Fritz
  • Learn about playing the hammered dulcimer with Robert Burns
  • Build a drum and join a drum circle with Alex Hayward


  • Skin ‘n Bones: Join in for an Old Florida Hoedown
  • St. Augustine Academy of the Arts: jump in with the super heroes
  • Watch the St. Augustine Ballet’s tapping pirates, “Noise Complaint”


  • Karl the Grateful Dog (meet Karl)
  • Masonic Child Identification Program


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