Arts & Culture

Arts and culture are big in St. Augustine. The arts scene boasts a vibrant community of art galleries, theatres, orchestras, ballets and more. The oldest city shines under the lights of the stage! Popular performers from all over the world come to St. Augustine. Local, national and international artists fill the walls of St. Augustine’s art galleries and exceptional regional actors perform hit shows at the Limelight Theatre. Local history is a large component of St. Augustine’s culture as well, and these heritage events include exciting live re-enactments, living history interpretations, celebratory parades and more. The local culture is comprised of a dynamic combination of music, plays, art, food, and history.

E.g., April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

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

Annual Honors Show

Opening reception on April 7, with exhibit running thru April 30, 2017
Free Event

Enjoy a variety of art in all sorts of shapes and sizes at the St. Augustine Arts Association's Annual Honors Show.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

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

Annual Honors Show

Opening reception on April 7, with exhibit running thru April 30, 2017
Free Event

Enjoy a variety of art in all sorts of shapes and sizes at the St. Augustine Arts Association's Annual Honors Show.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

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

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Uptown Saturday Night

Last Saturday of every month
Free Event

Visitors can shop and socialize along San Marco Avenue as the stores remain open for the monthly Uptown Saturday Night event.

Annual Honors Show

Opening reception on April 7, with exhibit running thru April 30, 2017
Free Event

Enjoy a variety of art in all sorts of shapes and sizes at the St. Augustine Arts Association's Annual Honors Show.

A Great Gatsby Affair

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
(904) 495-7070
3235 US Hwy 1

Step back into the Roaring '20s at this speakeasy-themed fundraiser for the St. Johns County Cultural Council.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

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

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Annual Honors Show

Opening reception on April 7, with exhibit running thru April 30, 2017
Free Event

Enjoy a variety of art in all sorts of shapes and sizes at the St. Augustine Arts Association's Annual Honors Show.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Romanza Day 1

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Romanza Festivale is ten days of art, music, dance and living history in St. Augustine.

Gilded: Impressions of the Flagler Era

Opening Friday, May 5, 2017, 5 – 9 p.m. | Exhibit runs thru May 28, 2017
Free Event

This juried show will celebrate the legacy of the Gilded Age in St. Augustine as part of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts.

Go Figure Art Exhibit

Opens May 5, 2017, 5 - 9 p.m. | Exhibit runs thru May 28, 2017
Free Event

This annual art exhibit features interpretations of the human form in a variety of mediums.

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month
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.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Romanza Day 2

Saturday, May 6, 2017

The Romanza Festivale is ten days of art, music, dance and living history in St. Augustine.

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

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

Gilded: Impressions of the Flagler Era

Opening Friday, May 5, 2017, 5 – 9 p.m. | Exhibit runs thru May 28, 2017
Free Event

This juried show will celebrate the legacy of the Gilded Age in St. Augustine as part of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts.

Go Figure Art Exhibit

Opens May 5, 2017, 5 - 9 p.m. | Exhibit runs thru May 28, 2017
Free Event

This annual art exhibit features interpretations of the human form in a variety of mediums.

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Romanza Festivale: Art on Aviles Street

Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, 2017
Free Event

This two-day festival features live music, delicious food, and artists creating works of art outdoors.

Romanza Festivale Procession

Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 2:00 pm
10 West Castillo Dr.
Free Event

Vacationers and locals can join the Romanza Procession and come in period dress to celebrate the heritage of St. Augustine!

Ponte Vedra Food Wine and Spirits Festival

Saturday, May 6 - Sunday, May 7, 2017 | See details.

Browse and sample a delectable assortment of fine food, wine, beer and spirits at this festival in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Romanza Day 3

Sunday, May 7, 2017

The Romanza Festivale is ten days of art, music, dance and living history in St. Augustine.