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., April 18, 2019

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Plein Air Paint Out

Tuesday, April 23 – Sunday, May 1, 2019

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this week-long "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Apex Studio: Freaky Friday

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 26, 27, and 28, 2019

Fans of musical theater will enjoy these performances presented by Apex Theatre.

Limelight Theatre: Father of the Bride

April 4 – 28, 2019 | See below for details

In this comedy, a father has a difficult time letting go of both his dauaghter and his money as her wedding approaches.

Join local bicyclists on this annual Tour de Forts with five different routes through scenic and historic areas of St. Johns County.

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.

A Historical Look Into the Old Spanish Quarries

Wednesday, April 10, and Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 23 – May 5, 2019

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 23 through May 5, 2019.

Kayak Trips at McCullough Creek

Daily April 25 – 28, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
2310 CR-13 South

Explore the history and diverse wildlife of McCullough Creek on a guided kayak trip.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

A Taste of St. Augustine 2019

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Vacationers and locals can sample the wide variety of St. Augustine cuisine at this popular annual food festival.

Race to the Taste 5K Run & Walk

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

Race to the Taste 5K is an annual fundraising event open to runners of all experience levels.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Plein Air Paint Out

Tuesday, April 23 – Sunday, May 1, 2019

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this week-long "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 23 – May 5, 2019

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 23 through May 5, 2019.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Plein Air Paint Out

Tuesday, April 23 – Sunday, May 1, 2019

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this week-long "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Jaws of the Sea

Select dates in April and May 2019 (4/30, 5/6, 5/7, 5/15, 5/17)
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Everything you ever wanted to know about sharks, and an opportunity to find some shark teeth for your collection!

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 23 – May 5, 2019

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 23 through May 5, 2019.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

6 - 9 p.m. on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from March thru October 2019
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Plein Air Paint Out

Tuesday, April 23 – Sunday, May 1, 2019

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this week-long "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Jaws of the Sea

Select dates in April and May 2019 (4/30, 5/6, 5/7, 5/15, 5/17)
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Everything you ever wanted to know about sharks, and an opportunity to find some shark teeth for your collection!

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

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

Florida Freshwater Fishing 101

Select Wednesdays in April and May 2019 | 9 – 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0355
99 34 Shands Pier Road
Free Event

Join just one or all five of this series of free fishing clinics to learn the basics of Florida freshwater fishing.