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 17, 2018

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Last Sunday Open Mic Poetry

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month
Free Event

Share your own poems or read some favorites at this Open Mic session on the last Sunday or each month.

Music in the Box at the Limelight

6 - 8 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month
(904) 825-1164

This series of live acoustic performances on the last Sunday of each month features local musicians in an intimate setting.

Moonlight Kayak Tours

Thursday – Sunday, August 23 - 26, 2018 | 6 - 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
6795 Collier Road

Experience Trout Creek by moonlight on one of these kayak tours led by county naturalists.

Sunset and Full Moon Paddle on Salt Run

Sunday, August 26, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and enjoy the view as the sun sets and the full moon rises.

Monday, August 27, 2018

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

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

The fourth Tuesday of each month | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

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

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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

Farmers Market at the Pier

Every Wednesday
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying fresh food from local restaurants at this annual summer event.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

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

Lightner After Hours

The 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and art at this monthly event.

Concerts in the Plaza 2018

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from May 31 to August 30, 2018
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day through the end of August.

Friday, August 31, 2018

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

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2018

Schooner Freedom and Marineland present this unique, dolphin adventure on select Fridays in the spring and summer.

Mini KISS Concert

Friday, August 31, 2018 | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Free Event

Ripley's will host a free end-of-summer event featuring a free concert by Mini KISS and lots of activities for the whole family.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

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

Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing

First Saturday of the month Feb. 3 – Nov. 3, 2018
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

Sing Out Loud Festival 2018

4 weekends in September 2018 | See details below
(904) 209-3746
Free Event

St. Augustine's Sing Out Loud Music Festival returns with four full weekends of free concerts at multiple venues in September 2018.

Sing Out Loud Music Festival: Saturday, September 1, 2018

Saturday, September 1, 2018
(904) 209-3746
Free Event

Here's the lineup for the Sing Out Loud Music Festival concerts on Saturday, September 1, 2018.

Veteran's Agent 5K and Fun Run

Saturday, September 1, 2018, begining at 8 a.m.
(904) 460-8501
245 Nocatee Center Way

Compete in the 5K or 1-Mile Fun Run, or just watch the action at this race to benefit K9s for Warriors.

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.

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.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.