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., June 16, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Music by the Sea 2019

Wednesdays from May 15 to Sept. 11, 2019 | 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, July 4, 2019

Fourth of July Fireworks 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 6 - 10 p.m.
Free Event

View the colorful and exciting Fireworks Over the Matanzas on July 4th in St. Augustine. A free two-hour concert will precede the fireworks show.

Concerts in the Plaza 2019

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from May 30 to August 29, 2019
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.

4th of July Fireworks at Lighthouse

Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 9:00 p.m.
(904) 829-0745

Visitors to St. Augustine can enjoy the city's spectacular July 4th fireworks show from the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse.

Friday, July 5, 2019

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month, 5 - 9 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries and enjoy an evening of refreshments and live entertainment at this festive monthly event.

Leela James

Friday, July 5, 2019, at 8 p.m.

Soulful R&B singer-songwriter Leela James will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing

First Saturday of the month Feb. 2 – Nov. 2, 2019
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

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.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Dancing Stars of St. Johns County

Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.
(904) 824-0664

Enjoy an evening of dancing and friendly competition at this St. Johns County version of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Sunday, July 7, 2019

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.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Tuesday, July 9, 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, July 10, 2019

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.

Music by the Sea 2019

Wednesdays from May 15 to Sept. 11, 2019 | 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.

Ripley's Free Summer Movies

Wednesdays from June 12 to July 31, 2019 | 8:30 p.m.
(904) 824-1606
33 St. George Street
Free Event

The whole family will enjoy this free movie series every Wednesday at Colonial Oak Music Park in downtown St. Augustine.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Sunset Dolphin Beach Walk

June 7, 20, & 25, and July 23 & 25, 2019 | 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Enjoy a guided beach walk at sunset with naturalists from Marineland Dolphin Adventure and the St. Johns County Parks Department.

Concerts in the Plaza 2019

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from May 30 to August 29, 2019
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, July 12, 2019

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Community First Night Owl Cinema

Select dates in June, July, and August, 2019
Free Event

Catch a free movie at The Amp this summer!

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Bridge of Lions 5K

Saturday, July 13, 2019, 7:30 a.m.

Race along the scenic bayfront and over the Bridge of Lions in this annual 5K in St. Augustine.