Find the biggest events in the oldest city

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., December 4, 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free Event

This weekly farmers market is back, offering fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, flowers, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Christmas Parade 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 | 9 to 10 .a.m.
Free Event

The Christmas Parade is a time-honored tradition in St. Augustine, designed to get everyone into the holiday spirit!

Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

First Saturday of the month except July | 9 to 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

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

Colonial Night Watch

Saturday, December 4, 2021 | 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
(732) 309-2332
Free Event

Experience St. Augustine history and join the parade of the Colonial Night Watch in the nation's oldest city.

Surf Illumination 2021

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 | 4 to 7 p.m.
Free Event

St. Augustine Beach's Surf Illumination lighting festival kick off the holiday season.

Villa Zorayda Candlelight Tours

Select dates from Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, to Thursday, December 30, 2021 | 5:30 p.m.
Villa Zorayda entrance, lit up for Christmas 2021 in St. Augustine.

Guests can tour the Museum and enjoy the spectacle of the red-and-gold Christmas tree as it lights up, floor by floor.

Tours for Nights of Lights 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2022

Here are some delightful tours that transport guests around St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Nights of Lights 2021-22

Every Night from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
(904) 829-1711
Free Event
The Lightner Museum under a blue evening sky during Nights of Lights.

The 2021-22 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Elkton's Bright Nights of Drive Thru Lights

Thursday–Sunday, Nov. 27, 2021, to Jan. 2, 2022 | 6 to 9 p.m.
(904) 692-1370
A tractor and trailer lit for the holidays at Elkton's Bright Nights of Drive-thru Lights in Elkton, just west of St. Augustine.

Sykes Family Farm in Elkton presents a festive drive through fields and equipment decorated for the holidays.

Winter Spectacular 2021

Saturday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 | See Times Below
(904) 471-4946
14 Granada St.
Presented by the Dance Company, this popular holiday production features a variety of dance styles and stage effects.

Presented by the Dance Company, this popular holiday production features a variety of dance styles and stage effects.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)
(904) 829-0745

The St. Augustine Lighthouse after dark explores the history and the tales of ghosts as guests tour armed only with a glowstick.

Under the Streetlamp Holiday Concert

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 | 8 p.m.
(904) 209-0399
The four-piece vocal sensation Under the Streetlamp comes to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall with a holiday concert Dec. 4, 2021.

The four-piece vocal sensation Under the Streetlamp comes to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall with a holiday concert Dec. 4, 2021.

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Tours for Nights of Lights 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2022

Here are some delightful tours that transport guests around St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Nights of Lights 2021-22

Every Night from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
(904) 829-1711
Free Event
The Lightner Museum under a blue evening sky during Nights of Lights.

The 2021-22 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Elkton's Bright Nights of Drive Thru Lights

Thursday–Sunday, Nov. 27, 2021, to Jan. 2, 2022 | 6 to 9 p.m.
(904) 692-1370
A tractor and trailer lit for the holidays at Elkton's Bright Nights of Drive-thru Lights in Elkton, just west of St. Augustine.

Sykes Family Farm in Elkton presents a festive drive through fields and equipment decorated for the holidays.

Winter Spectacular 2021

Saturday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 | See Times Below
(904) 471-4946
14 Granada St.
Presented by the Dance Company, this popular holiday production features a variety of dance styles and stage effects.

Presented by the Dance Company, this popular holiday production features a variety of dance styles and stage effects.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)
(904) 829-0745

The St. Augustine Lighthouse after dark explores the history and the tales of ghosts as guests tour armed only with a glowstick.

Monday, December 6, 2021

Tours for Nights of Lights 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2022

Here are some delightful tours that transport guests around St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Nights of Lights 2021-22

Every Night from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
(904) 829-1711
Free Event
The Lightner Museum under a blue evening sky during Nights of Lights.

The 2021-22 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tours for Nights of Lights 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2022

Here are some delightful tours that transport guests around St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Nights of Lights 2021-22

Every Night from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
(904) 829-1711
Free Event
The Lightner Museum under a blue evening sky during Nights of Lights.

The 2021-22 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Tours for Nights of Lights 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2022

Here are some delightful tours that transport guests around St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Nights of Lights 2021-22

Every Night from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
(904) 829-1711
Free Event
The Lightner Museum under a blue evening sky during Nights of Lights.

The 2021-22 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

A Peter White Christmas

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 | 8 p.m.
(904) 209-0399
Jazz guitarist Peter White will perform a Christmas concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Dec. 8, 2021.

Jazz guitarist Peter White will return to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall for a Christmas concert on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Lightner Museum After Hours & Holiday Market

Thursday, December 9, 2021 | 5:30 to 8 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Enjoy some holiday cheer along with live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine and local handcrafted gift items for sale.