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., June 25, 2017

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The raucous world of burlesque's heyday is brought to life in this Tony-award-winning Broadway play.

Kayak Tours on St. Johns River

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Fri., Sat., & Sun., June 23, 24, & 25, 2017
Free Event

The St. Johns County Parks Department offers three free guided kayak tours on the St. Johns River in June 2017.

Washington Oaks Photo Adventure

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 5 – 8 p.m.

Sharpen your photographic skills with this in-depth workshop at beautiful Washington Oaks Gardens.

Limelight Theatre: Music in the Box

6 - 9 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month

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

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo will perform with The Burn Something Beautiful Band.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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
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 at 8:30 p.m. from June 7 to August 9, 2017
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, June 29, 2017

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, June 30, 2017

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 1, 2017

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

Drum Runners Series

First Saturday of the month Feb. 4 – Nov. 4, 2017
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

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

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

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Explore the decadent delights of the nation's oldest city on this indulgent tour of St. Augustine's finest chocolate creations.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Independence Day Savory Faire Food & Wine Tasting Tour

Monday and Tuesday, July 3 and 4, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with this delightful tour of delicious food and wine on Independence Day weekend.

Celebrate Independence Day one day early at World Golf Village and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Independence Day Savory Faire Food & Wine Tasting Tour

Monday and Tuesday, July 3 and 4, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with this delightful tour of delicious food and wine on Independence Day weekend.

View the colorful and exciting Fireworks Over the Matanzas on July 4th in St. Augustine. A free two-hour concert will precede the fireworks show.

Visitors can watch St. Augustine's annual Fourth of July fireworks show from out on the water.

Visitors to St. Augustine can enjoy the city's spectacular fireworks show from the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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.

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
Free Event

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