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., July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Limelight Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, July 20 – August 20, 2017

This musical comedy, an original Broadway production, is the story of the eccentric students and adults involved in a local spelling bee.

Wednesday, July 26, 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.

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 24 – Sept. 13, 2017
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.

Movies by the Bay

Every Wednesday June 7 – Aug. 9, 2017 | 8:30 p.m.
(904) 824-1606
27 St. George Street
Free Event

The whole family will enjoy this free movie series every Wednesday at Colonial Oak Music Park on St. Augustine's bayfront.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Limelight Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, July 20 – August 20, 2017

This musical comedy, an original Broadway production, is the story of the eccentric students and adults involved in a local spelling bee.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Adults

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for adults on four consecutive Thursdays in July.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Kids

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for kids on four consecutive Fridays in July.

Lightner After Hours

The 4th Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and art at this monthly event.

Lightner Museum Summer Mixology Series

July 27 and August 31, 2017 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum presents the Summer Mixology series as a complement to the upcoming Dressing Downton exhibit.

Concerts in the Plaza

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from June 1 to August 31, 2017
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Limelight Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, July 20 – August 20, 2017

This musical comedy, an original Broadway production, is the story of the eccentric students and adults involved in a local spelling bee.

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2017

Schooner Freedom and Marineland present this unique, dolphin adventure on select Fridays in the spring and summer.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Limelight Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, July 20 – August 20, 2017

This musical comedy, an original Broadway production, is the story of the eccentric students and adults involved in a local spelling bee.

Visitors can meet Spiderman, Thor, or the Hulk at St. Augustine's Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum.

Fort Matanzas Cannon Firings and Boat Tours

Saturday, July 29, 2017 | Hourly 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Watch the cannons fire and learn about the Fort's history on a free boat tour at Fort Matanzas.

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.

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.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Limelight Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, July 20 – August 20, 2017

This musical comedy, an original Broadway production, is the story of the eccentric students and adults involved in a local spelling bee.

Pups and Sups Surfing Contest

Sunday, July 30, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Participants and their pups can catch waves for a great cause at this surfing contest.

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.

Rebelution "Good Vibes Summer Tour 2017"

Sunday, July 30, 2017, 5:20 p.m.

Roots reggae band Rebelution brings their "Good Vibes Summer Tour 2017" to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Wednesday, August 2, 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.

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 24 – Sept. 13, 2017
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.

Multi-platinum alternative rockers 311 return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre with special guests New Politics and Passafire.