May & June Festivals and Events in St. Augustine & St. Johns County

Madness + Malice True Crime Tour

ALL SUMMER: The Madness + Malice True Crime Tour begins April 20 and continues through this summer! This new tour for mature audiences was developed with the help of a retired law enforcement professional — giving a gripping, gritty, and accurate insight into some of St. Augustine’s chilling crimes and murders! Book your adventure at
May 18-21 at 8 PM
May 25-28 at 8 PM

St. Augustine Scavenger Hunts

Thursday-Sunday each week:  Search for clues and solve puzzles with your very own group of family and/or friends on a St. Augustine Scavenger Hunt with The 13 Keys Scavenger and Mystery — and find 13 locations throughout the nation’s oldest city. Choose from a History Hunt, Haunted Hunt, or a Lovely Hunt and have a blast learning more about St. Augustine while exploring. Details at

Candle-Making at WhichCraft Candle Parlor

Thursday-Sunday each week: The WhichCraft Candle Parlor, located at 76 Spanish Street in downtown St. Augustine, offers soy wax candle-making sessions, complete with participants creating their own custom-fragranced candles, and learning to wick and pour the wax. Book online at

Ghost Walks & Paranormal Investigations

Thursday-Sunday each week: Real haunts. Real history. Real paranormal.  A Night Among Ghosts is a fully investigative experience combining a captivating mix of deep rooted, researched histories and amazing haunted locations in St. Augustine, Florida. Group will reach beyond the history, as they attempt to communicate with those on the other side — utilizing intuitive techniques, Victorian Spiritualism practices, and modern paranormal equipment. Details at

Old Town Cycle Cruise

Thursday-Sunday each week: See St. Augustine from the water on this boat cruise that allows passengers to cycle their way from Vilano Beach to the historic downtown bayfront and beyond. For those who don’t want to cycle, just choose your favorite songs and BYOB! This cycle cruise becomes for adults only at night and is the perfect way to see Nights of Lights. Details at

St. Augustine History Festival

May 11-15, 2022: The St. Augustine History Festival was created and conceived by the University of Florida Historic St. Augustine, Inc. and the Lastinger Family Foundation for the purpose of generating excitement about the history of America’s oldest city. The goal is to showcase every era of St. Augustine’s long and storied past, from our founding in 1565 to the most advanced technology available in 2022 to research and study every year in-between. American history began here. Details at 

Tour 20+ historic properties in St. Augustine, Florida from May 11-15, 2022 — many of which will showcase special events.
Participating venues:
  • Castillo de San Marcos
  • Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine / Mission Nombre de Dios
  • City of St. Augustine
  • The Colonial Quarter
  • Flagler College (Ponce de Leon Hotel)
  • Fort Mose State Park and Museum
  • Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park
  • Governor’s House
  • St. Augustine Historical Society / Oldest House Museum Complex
  • St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum
  • Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center
  • Peña-Peck House
  • Spanish Military Hospital
  • Florida National Guard Museum and National Cemetery
  • Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Little Women at Limelight Theatre

May 12-June 12: Based on Louisa May Alcott’s American classic, this Civil War story of love and family stands the test of time. Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women, has been praised by critics for its ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. Tickets:

The Immigrant by A Classic Theatre

May 13-15: This is the true story of the playwright’s grandfather’s experiences in his new home, written by Mark Harelik. The setting is rural Texas in 1909 when Haskell Harelik, a nineteen year-old Russian emigre, arrives at the port of Galveston. Far from his native land and struggling with an alien language, Haskell becomes a penny-a-piece fruit peddler in and around the small town of Hamilton and eventually attains success as a merchant and community leader. Religion meets religion, culture meets culture, fear meets fear, and love meets love. Directed by Margaret Kaler with Dexter McDaniel, Harolyn Sharpe, Bill White, and Mary Schubert. Tickets:

Coconut Barrel Farmers Market

May 19: Coconut Barrel hold a Farmers Market from 5 to 8 PM Thursday, May 19 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.

Sounds of Sunset by Music Matters Remixed

May 20: Music Matters Remixed will host Sounds of Sunset from 6-10:30 p.m. Friday, May 20 on the outdoor sidewalk area of St. Augustine oldest music store, located at 196 State Road 312. Local musicians include Shayla Nelson, Cameron James (Gentleman’s Crow), Pat Murphy, Raichyl Sinversa, Charlie Hanneman, Cori & Cowboys, and Cody Boulos. The event will also include local vendors, the Green Turtle Kava Bar, food trucks, and discounts in the music shop! Donations will go to St. Gerard Campus. Free admission and parking. 

Finger Mullet Film Festival

May 20-21: The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum (CEAM) and Flagler College will hold the inaugural Finger Mullet Film Festival (FMFF) — dedicated to nurturing an experimental art and film culture in St Augustine by providing an inspired platform for the best national and international short films alongside a burgeoning local and regional culture of time-based creators and storytellers. The goal is to discover, cultivate and screen new local narratives as a means of generating critical discussion and empowering community collaboration. The festival brings together film and video shorts by regional, national, and international artists and filmmakers, including an under-18 screening block and an exhibition of time-based art.

The exhibition Undercurrents, organized by Flagler College Curatorial Studies students, will kick off events on Friday, May 20 from 5 to 7 pm and will be on view through June 17.

On Saturday, May 21, screening blocks are scheduled as follows, 18 and under films from 4 to 4:45 pm; local filmmakers and Flagler College Alumni from 5 to 5:45 pm, and National and International films curated by the festival’s organizers from 6 to 7:30 pm. Kevin Mahoney has organized special performances by local musicians to play alongside a selection of silent films by American filmmaker Maya Deren (1917-1961) from 8 to 10 pm.

A full list of participants is listed below, as well as at and

Vilano Beach Market Walk

May 21: The Vilano Beach Market Walk will talk place from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, May 21 in Vilano Beach along the sidewalks near the Vilano Beach Pier. Area vendors and food trucks will line both sides of the street with artisan-made items, plants, home decor, datil pepper sauces, and so much more. Upcoming market dates are June 18, July 16, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17. Email with vendor questions. Free parking and admission.

Peter & The Wolf and Don Quixote Suite by Saint Augustine Ballet

May 21, 2022: Saint Augustine Ballet presents Peter and the Wolf and Don Quixote Suite on Saturday, May 21 with two performances at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. TICKETS:

ACT 1: 30 minutes — Peter and the Wolf:Subtitled a “symphonic fairy tale” by the composer Sergei Prokofiev, Peter and The Wolf the ballet features a narrator and a young boy named Peter who lives with his grandfather in a small country house surrounded by meadows, a pond and the woods. Peter’s three best friends are a little bird who has a nest near Peter’s home, a duck who likes to splash in the nearby pond at the edge of the woods, and a playful cat who is forever chasing his own tail! This is the perfect ballet for all ages.
ACT 2: 30 minutes — Don Quixote Suite – The Dream: Don Quixote is a ballet based on episodes taken from the famous novel Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes. We will be performing Act II, Scene 2: The Dream: Don Quixote has an enchanted dream about beautiful maidens in which the image of Kitri symbolizes his Dulcinea.

As If 90s Fest

May 21, 2022: As If! 90s Fest is back for its second year! The event will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Francis Field in St. Augustine. The full-day concert lineup featuring national headliners and regional musicians drops January 20. Prior to the big reveal, take advantage of Early Birdticket pricing now through January 18th with general admission only $15, kids 10 and under $5, and VIP only $50. VIP sold out last year and we’re selling 200 fewer tickets than last year, so get ‘em while you can. TICKETS & DETAILS:

St. Augustine Music Festival


June 18-19, June 23-25, and June 20-July 2: The St. Augustine Music Festival features FREE concerts in several locations, including Juneteenth Celebrations at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at  St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 135 N Rodriquez St, St. Augustine; and at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 19 in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, 38 Cathedral Place, downtown St. Augustine. More concerts will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 23-25 and June 30-July 2 in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. See the schedule below. Find more details at


Cathedral Basilica Schedule


Thursday, June 23 @ 7:30pm | Virtuosity and Beauty
Friday, June 24 @ 7:30pm | Postcards from Austria
Saturday, June 25 @ 7:30pm | Danses and Spells


Thursday, June 30 @ 7:30pm | Mozart and More
Friday, July 1 @ 7:30pm | Rare Musical Gems
Saturday, July 2 @ 7:30pm | Baroque to Romanticism



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 or the Facebook page

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

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.  Click here to follow the Facebook page.

Coconut Barrel Farmers Market

Select Thursdays: Coconut Barrel hold a Farmers Market from 5 to 8 PM every Thursday 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.

Nocatee Market

Third Saturday of the month: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 for details.

County Line Produce

Seasonal hours:Produce straight from local farms is available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days each week at County Line Produce, 848 State Road 207, in Hastings. The market is located next to fields which grow produce such as cabbage, broccoli, potatoes, green beans, corn, cauliflower, squash, and other vegetables on St. Johns County farmland. Stay updated on the Facebook page:


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