A Gala Celebration

Bursting in Bloom, a celebration featuring great music, food and beverage, dancing, silent auction.

With support of the Garden Club of St. Augustine, experience the unique floral arrangement talents as sponsor and bid to take an arrangement home to enjoy at the end of the evening.

Click here – Featuring the Chris Thomas Band 

Come celebrate a 70th Anniversary, a fabulous collaboration between two St. Augustine Performing Arts Groups, and help us continue our mission of affordable, accessibly, high quality arts and culture education and entertainment.

Won’t you save the dates?

Friday March 8 for the Gala and either Saturday evening March 16th or Sunday afternoon March 17th for a joint performance.

Secure your seats with a click on ticket purchases for the Gala and the joint concert.

SAO – ST. Augustine Orchestra in its 57th Season
SACC – The St. Augustine Community Chorus in its 70th Season.

SAVE the DATE: Friday, March 8th at 6 p.m. – for a blooming spring evening of music, buffet dinner and dancing to the Chris Thomas Band. A special chamber string ensemble from the Orchestra will do a musical performance in the 6-7 p.m. hour.


Location: The Riverview Club in St. Augustine Shores, 790 Christina Drive. 

From St. Augustine/King Street Philips Highway intersection: Travel SOUTH on US-1 S. approx. 5.4 mi.  Turn LEFT onto Shores Blvd. THIS IS THE NORTH ENTRANCE TO SHORES BLVD. Travel approx. 1.7 mi. on Shores Blvd.  Turn LEFT onto Christina Dr. Travel approx. 0.2 mi to turn LEFT into The Club parking area.



What to wear? Wear your most interesting floral ensemble whether it’s a hat, dress, tie, boutonniere, or shirt with cocktail attire! 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

These two cultural institutions have been perennial favorites in this historic city.

SACC is celebrating 70 years of choral presentations and has asked SAO to share its talent on the concert stage AND at the party. 

St Johns County is blessed with talented, generous and hard-working musicians.
This gala helps fund and sustain our missions to entertain, educate and inform audiences and members alike.Each organization provides a musical and social ‘home’ for talented area musicians to learn and grow, perform and delight audiences, while also donating time and talent in music outreach programs for youth and all ages. Click here to reserve your place and help us make St. Augustine and St. John’s County a very special musical community.

Click here to reserve your seat to the Gala dinner party celebration, and also to secure tickets to the joint concert which follows the Gala by 1 week. Reservations to the Gala event may close by February 1st for planning purposes, so don’t be caught short in supporting the sustainability needs of these two perennial favorites.