Summer is in full swing on Florida’s Historic Coast. There are lots of exciting events and celebrations taking place this week and throughout the month June. Here is a list of events featuring great music, historic reenactments and fun celebrations this week, and a preview of even more events taking place this month!

Please check to make sure events are on schedule and the attractions you plan to visit are open and tickets are available before traveling long distances. While participating in events, please be safe and follow CDC guidelines. Wear a face mask in crowded areas, wash your hands frequently and practice safe distancing.

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Picturing a Nation: American Art from the Lightner Museum

Picturing a Nation is a major installation of American paintings and sculpture from the Lightner Museum’s permanent collection. From America’s great vistas and natural wonders, to intimate scenes of St. Augustine, Picturing a Nation presents a vibrant vision of America on a local and national scale through late-19th and early 20th century American art. The exhibition runs through September 30, 2022. Lightner Museum is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily and tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 ages 12-17, under 11 are free. Lightner Museum, 75 King St., St. Augustine.

Bouke de Vries: War & Pieces at Lightner Museum

This exhibition of London-based Dutch artist Bouke De Vries’ War & Pieces has been described as a “masterwork” by art critics. The monumental artwork, crafted from thousands of fragments of porcelain, reimagines the decorative centerpieces that adorned seventeenth- and eighteenth-century banquet tables. Lightner Museum is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily and tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 ages 12-17, under 11 are free. Lightner Museum, 75 King St., St. Augustine.

Martha Ferguson: Beyond the Crowds at Lightner Museum

Inspired by her experiences strolling the streets of St. Augustine and crossing paths with locals along the way, Beyond the Crowds presents Martha Ferguson’s intimate vision of the Ancient City. Lightner Museum is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily and tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 ages 12-17, under 11 are free. Lightner Museum, 75 King St., St. Augustine.

Self-Guided St. Augustine’s Secrets Historical Scavenger Hunt

This scavenger hunt will guide you to secret sights in St. Augustine that millions of people never knew about or looked for. Each Packet is for 2 Adults and their children. 1 prize awarded per packet. Purchase additional packets so you can compete with others in your group for even more fun. The packets are $25 each and there are 15 different quests to choose from. Ancient City Tours, 12 St. George St., St. Augustine

Monday – Friday, June 13 – 17

Undercurrents Exhibition at Crisp-Ellert Museum Gallery

This exhibition brings together the work of ten international artists that explore the human condition in the midst of climate change. The featured artworks shift from photographs of disrupted, flooded landscapes to films exploring our ties to the natural world. The exhibit is open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday noon to 4 p.m., through June 17. Admission is free. Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, 48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine.–culture/crisp-ellert-art-museum

Monday – Sunday, June 13 – 19

Jurassic World: Dominion is at IMAX!

Showing through June 23: Four years after the destruction of Isla Nublar, dinosaurs now live–and hunt–alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s most fearsome creatures in a new Era. Visit the website for showtimes. Tickets are $14 Adults; $13 Students/Seniors/Military; and $11 Children 3-12. World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater – One World Golf Place, St. Augustine.

Tuesday – Sunday, June 14 – 19

Annual Honors Show at St. Augustine Art Association

New works by the “best of the best” make up this exhibit featuring St. Augustine Art Association’s award-winning artists from the past three years. Annual Honors Show is on display both in-gallery and online June 3 – 26, 2022. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Free admission. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine

Tuesday, June 14

Full Moon Sail aboard the Schooner Freedom

Enjoy a moonlit evening aboard the Schooner Freedom as it sails through St. Augustine’s Matanzas Bay. This sailing excursion departs at varying times from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina, visit the website for departure times. Complimentary beer, soda and wine are included in the $55 ticket. Call for reservations. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 904-810-1010

Taco Tuesday Fiesta Tour (Chauffeured)

Elevate your Tuesdays this summer on the ultimate Mexican Street Food Taco Tour. Features Latin inspired dishes, margaritas, sangria and more on a chauffeured tour through the historic streets of St. Augustine. The tour is 1:30-4:30 p.m. Reservations required. Tickets are $125 per person. Tour departs from 24 Cathedral Place, St. Augustine

Wednesday, June 15

Celebrating 50 Years of St. Johns County Parks – Popsicles & Playground

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of St. Johns County Parks & Recreation at a community-wide free event at 10 a.m. This family friendly Popsicles & Playground events will take place at Aberdeen Park, 1401 Shetland Dr., St. Johns 904-209-0333

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

The Wednesday Pier Farmers Market offers oceanfront shopping at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park from 8 a.m.-noon. Approximately 60-80 vendors sell locally grown produce, baked goods, prepared foods, arts, crafts and more. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 904-315-0952

Improv Night @ Colonial Oak Music Park

First Coast Comedy veteran professionals have no plan and willingly dive headfirst into almost any challenge the audience will throw at them, resulting in unforgettably hilarious moments. This show is for everyone so bring the whole family because these improvisers ensure the show is always clean and never mean. Pay what you will, all seating is general admission. 21 St. George St., St. Augustine

Music by the Sea

This free weekly concert series at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier returns for the season. This week’s concert features Ain’t Too Proud for a 7-9 p.m. performance. Bring a beach chair or blanket along with a favorite beverage and get ready to dance. Starting at 6 p.m., a local food truck will be on-site. Concert goers are encouraged to car pool. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007

West King Wednesdays

Every third Wednesday of the month, small businesses of West Augustine collaborate to share the community and culture of West King Street businesses. Live music, artists, and more are showcased from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. West King Street, St. Augustine. West King Wednesdays

She is Fierce Women’s Wednesdays

Get inspired by the stories of women who have been through it all and came out the other side triumphant. Speakers share their personal stories of struggle, triumph and all the little moments to cherish in between. Each speaker has her own unique story and brings her own fierce energy and enthusiasm for life to her talk. The talks take place at The Treasury on the Plaza at 6:15 p.m. Cocktails and connections begin at 5:30 p.m. This month’s speaker is Anita Cominsky, Changemaker, Legacy Builder and Founder of Amelia Toffee. Admission ranges from $25-$45. 24 Cathedral Place, Suite 111, St. Augustine

Thursday, June 16

Country Music Night at the Colonial Oak Music Park

Watch local and regional country music live at The Colonial Oak. The performance takes place at 7 p.m. at Colonial Oak Music Park, 21 St. George St., St. Augustine.

St. Augustine Concerts in the Plaza

Returning for its 31st season, this popular weekly event falls into a tradition shared by many communities: enjoying a concert in the town square on a summer night. Free and open to the public, residents and visitors alike can enjoy great entertainment in a great place together every Thursday from June 2 through Labor Day from 7-9 p.m. The Driftwoods are the seasons’ first performance.

Celebrating 50 Years of St. Johns County Parks – Porch Talk

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of St. Johns County Parks & Recreation at a community-wide free event at 9 a.m. This family friendly Porch Talk event will take place at Alpine Groves Park, 2060 SR 13, Switzerland 904-209-0333

Night Market at Coconut Barrel

From 5-8 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month, come enjoy fresh food, live music, craft shopping & fun at the Coconut Barrel Artisan Market. 3175 U.S. Highway 1 South, St. Augustine.

Friday, June 17

Start Music at Colonial Oak Music Park

Enjoy live music from 7-10 p.m. under the shade of a 300 year old oak tree at the Colonial Oak Music Park is conveniently located in the backyard of the St. Augustine Seafood Company Admission is free and the event is family and pet friendly. 21 St. George St., St. Augustine.

Saturday, June 18

St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market

From 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. shoppers stroll up and down the vendor-lined pathways of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market, browsing more than 100 tents loaded with local produce, flowers, baked goods, handmade arts and crafts and more. Admission into the market is free. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine


Beach Exploration at GTM Reserve

Join GTM Research Reserve docents from 9-11 a.m. for a beach walk! You will learn about the animals that call the beach their home, as well as seashells and other interesting facts. This is a “Beaches 101” experience that the entire family will enjoy. The hike will begin at the Visitor Center where you will learn about the different habitats on our beautiful seashore. The group will then walk across the street to the beach for this salty adventure! Parking for this event is located in front of the visitor center. There is no fee for this lot, but registration is required.

Nocatee Farmers Market

Enjoy a traditional market with a unique theme every third Saturday from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the Nocatee Farmers Market. Enjoy a traditional market with a new and unique theme. The market offers a wide variety of selections including the freshest locally grown produce and herbs as well as homemade jams, jellies, home-baked goods, hand-stitched quilts, plants, art, and pottery items. Nocatee Station Field, 400 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte Vedra.

Shopping in the South at World Golf Village Renaissance Resort

More than 60 creatives and retailers will be on hand with crafts and goods at the Renaissance Resort in World Golf Village from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to the great deals, the first 30 guests will receive a FREE swag bag. 500 Legacy Trail, St. Augustine 904-708-0315

Vettes at the Village

The 21st Anniversary Vettes at the Village takes place at World Golf Village from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This annual Father’s Day People’s Choice All Corvette Show is sponsored by Murry Bros. Caddy Shack.

1 World Golf Place, St. AugustineMore Information

Guided Tours of Tolomato Cemetery

Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials from the First Spanish Period, 1565-1763. Admission is free, and donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 14 Cordova St., St. Augustine 904-257-3273

Guided Tours of Huguenot Cemetery

Tour the first cemetery in St. Augustine dedicated for Anglo-American civilians. The Huguenot Cemetery was a Protestant burial ground from 1821-1884. Admission is free, and donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 3 Cordova St., St. Augustine 904-829-6451

Vilano Beach Artisan Market Walk

The Vilano Beach Market Walk takes place from 4-8 p.m. along the sidewalks near the Vilano Beach Pier. Local artisan-made items, plants, home décor, datil pepper sauces, and much more. Free parking and admission. Vilano Beach Pier, 259 Vilano Rd., St. Augustine

Cruise In – St. Augustine Cruisers

Cruise in and check out the classics during St. Augustine Cruisers Car Club Cruise-In. Held every 3rd Saturday of the month from 5-7 p.m. There will be music, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing! Cruise in and check it out! The Cruisers promote interest in various types of special auto activities, create good fellowship and sportsmanship among the members, and support charities! Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine, 4370 Dixie Hwy South, St. Augustine.

Baba Caiman at Colonial Oak Music Park

Enjoy the Latin Fusion sounds of Baba Caiman from 7-10 p.m. under the shade of a 300 year old oak tree at the Colonial Oak Music Park is conveniently located in the backyard of the St. Augustine Seafood Company Admission is free and the event is family and pet friendly. 21 St. George St., St. Augustine.

Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center Dedication and Luncheon

Join The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center (LMCC) in commemoration of the pursuit of freedom and celebration of Juneteenth 2022 as a new national holiday.

The Woolworth counter was the site of a sit-in protest against segregation, in which a number of young students participated and were arrested. The counter was recently added to the Lincolnville Museum’s exhibits and will be on view at the dedication ceremony from 10-11 a.m. 102 Martin Luther King Ave., St. Augustine This event is free and open to the public. The Heritage Luncheon takes place at 11:30 a.m. at the Casa Monica Resort & Spa (95 Cordova St., St. Augustine). Civil Rights activist Mr. J.T. Johnson will be the featured speaker. The program will include a plated lunch. Tables seating eight are available along with individual tickets. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased here. Parking at the Casa Monica is reduced to $5 for luncheon guests. The luncheon is co-sponsored by Wells Fargo and the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center.

Saturday & Sunday, June 18 & 19

Juneteenth Presented by St. Augustine Music Festival

The St. Augustine Music Festival, a united multi-community choir performs an inspiring selection of Negro Spirituals and classical works all rejoicing in the triumphs of the Civil Rights movement. Performances are on Saturday at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 135 N. Rodriguez St. at 2:30 p.m. and on Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, 38 Cathedral Place at 7:30 p.m.

June 20 & Beyond!

Highlights of Happenings on Florida’s Historic Coast in June/July:

June 20: American Aquarium at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

June 21: Marineland Beach Walk

June 21: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Zach Bryan at The AMP

June 23-25: Intermediate Kayak Excursions

June 23-25 & June 30- July 2: St. Augustine Music Festival

June 25: Battle of Bloody Mose

July 1-4: Oak Fest at Colonial Oak Music Park

July 4: Fireworks Over the Matanzas

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