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., October 18, 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021

Quackery: The Dark Side of Medicine Tour

Every Friday and Saturday Night at 7 and 8:15 p.m.
Audiences will be enthralled and appalled at the outrageous medical treatments from St. Augustine's past.

The Spanish Military Hospital enthralls audiences with tales of outrageous medical treatments in St. Augustine’s past.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)
(904) 829-0745

The St. Augustine Lighthouse after dark explores the history and the tales of ghosts as guests tour armed only with a glowstick.

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Live Music on Saturdays

Every Saturday

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

Jail Break 5K 2021

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 | 8 a.m.

Held at the Old Jail each year, the annual Jail Break 5K benefits Investing in Kids, an organization that supports St. Johns County students and teachers.

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free Event

This weekly farmers market is back, offering fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, flowers, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

Oct. 29, 2021, to Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

The Lightner Museum is showcasing a major reinstallation of its American paintings and sculptures through Sept. 30, 2022.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Faces of Alcazar

Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

Pumpkin Patches

Throughout the month of October in 2021

Pumpkin patches and fall activities abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

Fall Members Art Show

Tuesday–Sunday, Oct. 1–31, 2021 | 1–4 p.m.
Free Event

This biannual exhibit showcases the finest work by St. Augustine's local and regional artists.

Tactile Pop-Up Art Exhibit

Tuesday–Sunday, Oct. 1–31, 2021 | 1–4 p.m.
Free Event
The St. Augustine Art Association's annual Tactile Art Show is organized through a partnership with the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind.

The St. Augustine Art Association's annual Tactile Art Show features a variety of touchable art, including pottery, sculpture and fiber art.

Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

Submissions accepted thru October | Winners announced online on October 31, 2021.
(904) 827-0807
11 St. George St.
Free Event
This popular annual Halloween event is going virtual for 2021!

This popular annual Halloween event is going virtual for 2021!

Crisp-Ellert Museum Art Exhibit: Mirages

Friday, Sept. 3, to Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021
(904) 826-8530
Mirages art exhibit will be on display at Crisp-Ellert Art Museum Sept. 3–Nov. 6, 2021.

Flagler College's Crisp-Ellert Art Museum will host an exhibit featuring the work of three artists from Sept. 3 to Nov. 6, 2021.

Boos and Brews 5K & 1-Mile Walk

Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 5 p.m.
(904) 429-9654

Come in costume to get ready for Halloween with this 5K race and 1-Mile Walk.

Music Under the Moon Festival

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 | 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Free Event
Caribe Groove will perform in the Plaza de la Constitucion during the inaugural Music Under the Moon festival.

Caribe Groove and Mariachi Primera Costa will perform in the Plaza de la Constitucion during the inaugural Music Under the Moon festival Oct. 30, 2021.

Halloween at the Aquarium

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 | 6 – 8 p.m.
The St. Augustine Aquarium will host an outdoors Halloween event Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021.

The kids can enjoy Halloween outdoors at this St. Augustine Aquarium event, with a costume contest, trick-or-treating and a haunted nature trail.

Twilight Tours at the Ximenez-Fatio House

Friday and Saturday from Oct. 8 - Nov. 6, 2021 See Below for Times
The Ximenez -Fatio house and some of the family and guests.

Take a Twilight tour of the historic Ximenex-Fatio house and learn about its Fatal Folklore.

Tale Tellers of St. Augustine: Gory Telling Ghost Tales

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 | 7 to 9 p.m.
(904) 471-0179
St. Augustine's Tale Tellers will treat audiences to gory stories as a Halloween treat on Saturday, October 30, 2021.

St. Augustine's Tale Tellers will treat audiences to gory stories as a Halloween treat on Saturday, October 30, 2021.

Quackery: The Dark Side of Medicine Tour

Every Friday and Saturday Night at 7 and 8:15 p.m.
Audiences will be enthralled and appalled at the outrageous medical treatments from St. Augustine's past.

The Spanish Military Hospital enthralls audiences with tales of outrageous medical treatments in St. Augustine’s past.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)
(904) 829-0745

The St. Augustine Lighthouse after dark explores the history and the tales of ghosts as guests tour armed only with a glowstick.

Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy returns to the Amphitheatre for a live concert with the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.

Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy returns to the Amphitheatre for a live concert with the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.

Sleep With the Spirits at Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 | 11:45 p.m. to 7 a.m. Oct. 31, 2021
Guests can conduct paranormal investigations overnight at Ripley's Haunted Castle Oct. 30, 2021.

Guests can conduct paranormal investigations overnight at Ripley's Haunted Castle Oct. 30, 2021.

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Live Music on Sundays

Every Sunday

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

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

Oct. 29, 2021, to Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

The Lightner Museum is showcasing a major reinstallation of its American paintings and sculptures through Sept. 30, 2022.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Faces of Alcazar

Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

Fall Members Art Show

Tuesday–Sunday, Oct. 1–31, 2021 | 1–4 p.m.
Free Event

This biannual exhibit showcases the finest work by St. Augustine's local and regional artists.