St. Augustine's Top Events

Find the biggest events in the oldest city!

St. Augustine is a venue for all types of events; large and small, historical and modern, educational and entertaining. Featured events in St. Augustine include annual headliners at the Amphitheatre, exciting new art exhibits, local festivals, seasonal celebrations for holidays, and many other major occasions and festivals in the city. St. Augustine welcomes thousands of visitors every year for the many events it hosts, from the celebrated Nights of Lights to popular weekend events like the Celtic Festival, the Lions Seafood Festival, and Rhythm & Ribs.

Featured events include all the biggest concerts and artists to make their way through the nation's oldest city. Find information on the biggest celebrations, like the 4th of July, the Beach Blast Off on New Year's Eve, and the Easter Parade, and start planning a vacation around the events. Check the calendar to see what's happening here at any time of the year!

E.g., April 29, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Annual Bluewater Tournament

Thursday – Sunday, April 27 – 30, 2017

The prestigious Bluewater Tournament is hosted annually by the Northeast Florida Marlin Association at Camachee Cove.

Apex Theatre Studio presents Disney's The Lion King Jr.

Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, 2017

Fans of musical theater will enjoy these performances presented by Apex Theatre.

Florida's Birding and Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 26 – 30, 2017

Over a hundred workshops, outdoor excursions, classes and seminars make this annual event a must-do for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.

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.

Limelight Theatre: I Ought to Be in Pictures

Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun., April 21 through May 14, 2017

This heartwarming play by Neil Simon was the Limelight Theatre's first production in St. Augustine.

Fort Matanzas Marsh Hikes and Cannon Firings

Saturday, April 29, 2017, every hour from 10 a.m. thru 3 p.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Explore the grounds of Fort Matanzas on a ranger-led nature walk and enjoy a cannon firing demonstration after the walk.

Old City Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning
Free Event

This weekly farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Bird Walk at Fort Matanzas

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
(904) 471-0116
Free Event

Visitors can learn about the coastal ecology and species of birds in the Matanzas Inlet area on a free Bird Walk offered by Fort Matanzas.

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.

Umphrey's McGee with guest Big Something

Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

Progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee will appear live with special guest Big Something.

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

Annual Bluewater Tournament

Thursday – Sunday, April 27 – 30, 2017

The prestigious Bluewater Tournament is hosted annually by the Northeast Florida Marlin Association at Camachee Cove.

Florida's Birding and Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 26 – 30, 2017

Over a hundred workshops, outdoor excursions, classes and seminars make this annual event a must-do for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.

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.

Limelight Theatre: I Ought to Be in Pictures

Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun., April 21 through May 14, 2017

This heartwarming play by Neil Simon was the Limelight Theatre's first production in St. Augustine.

Tour de Forts Classic

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Join local bicyclists on this annual Tour de Forts with five different routes through scenic and historic areas of St. Johns County.

Limelight Theatre: Music in the Box

6 - 9 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month
(904) 825-1164

This series of live acoustic performances on the last Sunday of each month features local musicians in an intimate setting.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Sunset Moonrise at the St. Augustine Lighthouse

Select dates throughout the year (see details below)

Watch the sun set and the moon rise from atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and enjoy complimentary champagne and snacks.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Farmers & Crafts Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.

Lightner Museum Curator's Tour

First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum Curator Tours give visitors a chance to see behind-the-scenes at this unique museum.

Christopher Cross

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

Award-winning singer/songwriter Christopher Cross will perform live at at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Limelight Theatre: I Ought to Be in Pictures

Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun., April 21 through May 14, 2017

This heartwarming play by Neil Simon was the Limelight Theatre's first production in St. Augustine.

Weezer

Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.

Weezer will play with special guests The Pauses at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

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.

Limelight Theatre: I Ought to Be in Pictures

Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun., April 21 through May 14, 2017

This heartwarming play by Neil Simon was the Limelight Theatre's first production in St. Augustine.