St. Augustine Events

As the longest European-occupied settlement in the U.S., St. Augustine is recognized as the nation’s oldest city and host for a multitude of upcoming events. Annual celebrations in St. Augustine reflect this rich heritage and culture, where visitors and locals alike pack the cobblestone streets of historic downtown to participate in events. Our Calendar of Events lists all the exciting things to do in St. Augustine. There are authentic historical re-enactments, exciting attractions, local festivals and fairs, live music concerts, historic guided tours, and so much more to experience in the nation’s oldest city.

E.g., August 18, 2018

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Exhibit runs July 21 through August 26, 2018
Free Event

The 9th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit celebrates the natural world through original artwork and will include a special storytelling session about three historic North Florida naturalists.

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Saturdays throughout the year.

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

Creating Touchable Art Workshgop

Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Participants can explore techniques and materials for creating works of art that engage the blind through touch.

Over 400 lighthouses all over the globe participate in International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, as they communicate over three days via amateur radio.

Alex's Capes & Tiaras 5K

Saturday, August 18, 2018
(904) 814-6668
790 Christina Drive

This 5K honors the life and legacy of Alex Landis, who worked to raise awareness of neuromuscular diseases.

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Event

This weekly farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

ACA Kayak Quickstart Course

Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
6795 Collier Road

Led by two ACA-certified instructors, this all-day course teaches the fundamentals of kayaking.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Seminole War Commemoration

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Reenactors commemorate the end of the 2nd Seminole War with a parade and ceremony at the National Cemetery.

Tolomato Cemetery Tour

The third Saturday of each month from 11 am - 3 pm
Free Event

The Tolomato Cemetery is open to the public only on the third Saturday of each month.

SurfQuest Beach Days

Monthly on select Saturdays in 2018 | Details below
Mary Street
Free Event

Volunteers make the beach and surf accessible to people with disabilities at this monthly event sponsored by the Arc of St. Johns.

Black Heritage Walking Tour

4 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month, June 16 – Oct. 20, 2018
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.

This walking tour focuses on St. Augustine's role in African-American history and culture.

Umphrey's McGee with guest Spafford

Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

Progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee will appear live with special guest Spafford.

Movie in the Park

Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 8 – 10 p.m.
(904) 669-6612
1332 Veterans Parkway
Free Event

The whole family can enjoy this free showing of "Moana" at Veterans Park.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Exhibit runs July 21 through August 26, 2018
Free Event

The 9th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit celebrates the natural world through original artwork and will include a special storytelling session about three historic North Florida naturalists.

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Sundays throughout the year.

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

Over 400 lighthouses all over the globe participate in International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, as they communicate over three days via amateur radio.

Bird Walk at Anastasia State Park

Sunday, August 19, 2018, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Bird watchers and nature lovers are invited to join this guided bird walk at Anastasia State Park.

Dolphin Paddle on Salt Run

Sunday, August 19, 2018, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn more about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Salt Air Farmers Market

Every Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

Visitors can shop for local eats and treats at this farmers market at Marineland.