May Events in Northeast Florida

Discover May Events in Northeast Florida: A Guide to Entertainment and Culture

Northeast Florida blossoms with a variety of events this May, offering something for everyone from food enthusiasts to history buffs and music lovers. Here’s your ultimate guide to not miss out on these exciting happenings:

Culinary Delights

  • St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival (May 8-12): Indulge in this multi-day culinary celebration, featuring an array of food and wine from local and international vendors at various locations. Learn more
  • Sunflower and Tomato Festival (May 10 & 11, 10am-5pm at 2680 Ada Arnold Rd, St Augustine): Local farm families showcase and sell their fresh produce, perfect for those who appreciate farm-to-table experiences. Details here

Historical Reenactments

  • Drake’s Raid Reenactment (May 11, 9am-5pm at 33 St. George Street, St. Augustine): Witness the 1586 siege of San Agustin, reenacted by members of the Florida Historic Militia, a must-see for history enthusiasts. Event info

Festivals and More

  • As If! The 90’s Fest (May 18, 1pm-9:30pm at 25 W. Castillo Drive, St. Augustine): Relive the iconic ’90s at this nostalgic festival complete with music, games, and pop culture memorabilia. More info
  • Green Cove Springs Riverfest (May 27, 10am-9pm at 200 Spring St., GVS): This event features food and craft vendors, a kid’s zone, live entertainment, and a fireworks show to cap off the evening. Discover more

Art and Culture

  • Art in the Garden (May 21, 5:30-7:30pm at 2143 Astor St., Orange Park): Enjoy an evening of garden creations, art displays, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction at the historic Club Continental. Event details

Music Festivals

  • Jacksonville Jazz Festival (May 23-26 at 1410 Gator Bowl Blvd, Jacksonville): Experience the rhythms of jazz performed by celebrated artists in a festive atmosphere. See the lineup

Interactive and Family-Friendly

  • Touch-A-Truck 2024 (May 11, 10am-1pm at 160 Lake Ave, Palm Coast): A wonderful opportunity for kids to explore and interact with various large vehicles in a safe setting. Learn more
  • Brick Fan Expo – A LEGO Fan Event (May 18, 10am-5pm at 1000 Water St., Jacksonville): A family-friendly event showcasing amazing Lego displays and activities. Details here

Memorial Events

  • Massing of the Colors (May 27, 10am-11am at 104 Marine Street, St. Augustine): This solemn event honors those who have served our country, featuring a memorial service on Memorial Day. Event info

Each of these events offers a unique glimpse into the local culture and spirit of Northeast Florida. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, May promises a month filled with exciting activities and memorable experiences!

Living in Northeast Florida

Machell Klee, Realtor

FBgroup Living in Northeast Florida