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., December 13, 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019

St. Augustine Concert Band Holiday Concerts

December 13, 15, and 20, 2019 | See below for venues and times
245 Meadowlark Lane

Bring the entire family to an evening of festive holiday classics played by the St. Augustine Concert Band.

Old City Helicopters Nights of Lights Tours

November 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020
(904) 824-5506
4900 U.S. 1 North, Suite 400

Experience St. Augustine Nights of Lights from the air with Old City Helicopters.

Summer Breeze Nights of Lights Tours 2019-20

Select Dates from Nov. 23, 2019 thru Jan. 30, 2020

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water.

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 24, 2019 - February 2, 2020 | See below for dates
(904) 325-0547

Gold Tours offers another option for viewing St. Augustine's Nights of Lights — up close and personal, with no waiting.

Horton's Holiday Hayride

Friday, December 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Horton’s Holiday Hayride returns to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, featuring rockabilly stars Reverend Horton Heat and guests The 5.6.7.8's and Voodoo Glow Skulls.

Limelight Theatre: Every Christmas Story Ever Told

November 21 – December 22, 2019 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre celebrates the holiday season with "Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... and then some!"

Christmas Comedy Extravaganza

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 8 – 10 p.m.

Acclaimed comedian Jeff Bradley will perform his Christmas Comedy Extravaganza show.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Schooner Freedom Nights of Lights Sails

November 23, 2019 – January 4, 2020
(904) 810-1010

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water aboard the tall ship Schooner Freedom.

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

Nights of Pints 2019-20

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 22, 2019 – February 3, 2020
(904) 217-3278

Celebrate Nights of Lights with Nights of Pints featuring local craft beers!

St. Augustine Sailing Nights of Lights Charters

November 23, 2019 to January 31, 2020 | See details.
(904) 829-0648

Lightseers can take in the Nights of Lights holiday displays from the water aboard a private charter.

Winter Solstice Celebration 2019

Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 7 – 8 a.m.

Celebrate the winter solstice with this gathering at beautiful Washington Oaks Gardens State Park beachside.

Free Park and Ride Shuttle for Nights of Lights 2019-20

On select dates from November 23 to December 29, 2019
(904) 209-4211
Free Event

Take advantage of this easy and free park and ride shuttle service on select dates from November 23 through December 29 during Nights of Lights 2019-20.

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.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

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

Saturday, December 21, 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.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Tolomato Cemetery Tour

The third Saturday of each month: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(904) 257-3273
Free Event

The Tolomato Cemetery is open to the public only on the third Saturday of each month.

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Opening reception Friday, Nov. 1. Exhibit runs thru December 29, 2019.
Free Event

The 10th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit celebrates the natural world through original artwork by local artists.

Tiny Town: St. Augustine Miniature Holiday Village

November 26 thru December 29, 2019 | See below for times
(904) 824-2310

This handcrafted miniature village of St. Augustine historic buildings will delight visitors with its Christmas themed decorations, including a tiny Santa!

The Nutcracker Ballet 2019

Sat. & Sun., Dec. 21 & 22, 2019 | 1:30 & 7 p.m. each day
(904) 824-1746

The St. Augustine Ballet presents their 11th Annual production of the holiday favorite, "The Nutcracker," with four performances over two days.

Venardos Circus

Daily Dec. 18, 2019, thru Jan. 5, 2020 | See below for show times

This family-friendly, nostalgic circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre with a brand new cast and show for 32 performances over three weeks.

Luminaria Night at Treasure Beach

Saturday, December 21, 2019, at dusk (around 5 p.m.)
(904) 460-4915
6433 A1A S
Free Event

The Treasure Beach community welcomes visitors and residents alike to enjoy the 1st Annual Luminaria Night in their neighborhood.

Villa Zorayda Candlelight Tours Nights of Lights 2018-19

On select dates from Nov. 30, 2019, to Jan. 4, 2020
(904) 829-9887

Special Candlelight Tours of the exotic Villa Zorayda are available on select evenings throughout the holidays.