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 19, 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019

Where Art Meets History

May 3 – 26, 2019
Free Event

This showcase exhibit of the work of artists participating in St. Augustine's Plein Air Paint Out also marks the beginning of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts.

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..

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.

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.

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.

GRiZ

Friday, May 3, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.

Electro-sax musician and "future funk" independent artist DJ GRiZ will perform in a live concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Havana-born pianist Juana Zayas has been winning awards for her artistry on the piano since she was just 11 years old.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Change of Flags Ceremony

Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

The Castillo de San Marcos hosts two presentations that re-enact the 1763 change of flags from the Spanish to the British in St. Augustine.

Gamble Rogers Music Festival

Friday – Sunday, May 3 – 5, 2019
(904) 794-4163, (904) 377-4163

This celebration of Americana folk music, now in its 24th year, takes place on the opening weekend of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Cruisers Car & Truck Show 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of cars and trucks on display at the St. Augustine Cruisers' 17th Annual Car & Truck Show.

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.

Where Art Meets History

May 3 – 26, 2019
Free Event

This showcase exhibit of the work of artists participating in St. Augustine's Plein Air Paint Out also marks the beginning of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts.

Fort Mose Kayak Trip

Saturday & Sunday, May 4–5 and May 18–19, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek, ending up at Fort Mose.

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..

Spud Run & Cabbage Crawl 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019, beginning at 6:00 a.m.
(386) 747-3532

The annual Spud Run in Hastings, Florida, offers a 5K and 10K run, a 15K combined Challenge, and the popular one-mile Cabbage Crawl kids run.

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.

Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

The first Saturday of the month | 9 - 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

Unidos en la Música Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Celebrate St. Augustine's Spanish heritage at this all-day family festival featuring the art, music, dance, games, and, of course, delicious food of Latin America.

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.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Romanza: North Florida Women's Chorale

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 12 - 1 pm
Free Event

The North Florida Women's Chorale performs its 2019 Romanza concert, "Much Ado About Women," celebrating women's roles in society.

Geek Out Art Show Vol. 3

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 2 – 7 p.m.
(904) 460-4479

This art show for comics lovers will feature local artists, live music, and a lively comicon-style audience.

Aviles Street Art Fair

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 4 - 8 p.m.
Free Event

The Aviles Street Art Fair will feature live music, gallery art, artisan crafts, and artists creating works of art outdoors.