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., January 18, 2022

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

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.

Improv Night at Colonial Oak Music Park

Wednesdays through Dec. 29, 2022 | 7:30 to 9 p.m.
No two shows are the same since the audience takes the lead at Improv Night in Colonial Oak Music Park.

No two shows are the same since the audience takes the lead at Improv Night in Colonial Oak Music Park.

Thursday, March 10, 2022

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.

Friday, March 11, 2022

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.

Celtic Music and Heritage Festival

Friday, March 11 to Sunday, March 13, 2022

This three-day festival, which features the world's oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade, celebrates Celtic music, cuisine, culture and heritage.

Saturday, March 12, 2022

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.

St. Augustine Hot Air Balloon Festival

Saturday & Sunday, March 12–13, 2022 | 3 p.m.
The inaugural St. Augustine Hot Air Balloon Festival will be March 12–13, 2022 at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds.

The inaugural St. Augustine Hot Air Balloon Festival will be March 12–13, 2022 at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds.

Celtic Music and Heritage Festival

Friday, March 11 to Sunday, March 13, 2022

This three-day festival, which features the world's oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade, celebrates Celtic music, cuisine, culture and heritage.

Sunday, March 13, 2022

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.

First Look Outdoor Bougie Market

Second Sunday of Each Month | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event
First Look Artisan Market will host a Sunday Outdoor Bougie Market July 11, 2021.

Local artists and artisans offer their goods in an outdoor market environment.

St. Augustine Hot Air Balloon Festival

Saturday & Sunday, March 12–13, 2022 | 3 p.m.
The inaugural St. Augustine Hot Air Balloon Festival will be March 12–13, 2022 at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds.

The inaugural St. Augustine Hot Air Balloon Festival will be March 12–13, 2022 at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds.

Celtic Music and Heritage Festival

Friday, March 11 to Sunday, March 13, 2022

This three-day festival, which features the world's oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade, celebrates Celtic music, cuisine, culture and heritage.

Monday, March 14, 2022

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.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

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.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

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.

West King Wednesdays

Third Wednesdays through Dec. 21, 2022 | 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
233 West King St.
Free Event
Merchants on West King Street will host special events on the third Wednesday of each month to promote the neighborhood.

Merchants on West King Street will host special events on the third Wednesday of each month to promote the neighborhood.

Improv Night at Colonial Oak Music Park

Wednesdays through Dec. 29, 2022 | 7:30 to 9 p.m.
No two shows are the same since the audience takes the lead at Improv Night in Colonial Oak Music Park.

No two shows are the same since the audience takes the lead at Improv Night in Colonial Oak Music Park.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

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.

Friday, March 18, 2022

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.

Saturday, March 19, 2022

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.

Pop Up Market at Vilano Beach

The third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(904) 540-0402
190 Vilano Road
Free Event

Vilano Beach Main Street hosts a pop-up market featuring artisans and local entrepreneurs selling their wares.

Sunday, March 20, 2022

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.

Monday, March 21, 2022

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.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

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.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

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.