LOCATION: Virginia Room at Ringhaver Student Center

2nd Annual St. Augustine PoetFest

Poet Fest
  • 50 Sevilla St.
  • St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Admission: Free
April 14, 2023 to April 15, 2023

Poets and poetry lovers will gather for the 2nd annual St. Augustine PoetFest on April 14 & 15. The festival, a National Poetry Month celebration of creative writing and reciting, is presented by St. Johns Cultural Council, Flagler College English Department, and Ancient City Poets.

This free event begins with a Kick off open mic presented by the Flagler College English Department from 7-9 p.m. at Relampago Coffee Lab, located at 74 Spanish Street. Sign up sheet is out at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday festival activities start at 8 a.m. with a guided labyrinth meditation to wake up your creative spirits, followed by events running from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Events throughout the day include a storytellers panel, an open mic marathon, and book sale table, and a dramatic theater reading. The keynote presentation will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Virginia Room on the 2nd floor of the Student Center. sjcc@historiccoastculture.com