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 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 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.

Apex Theatre Studio: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged

Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, 2017 | See times below

Apex Theatre Studio presents three performances of the hilarious British comedy, "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged."

VIP Gallery Art Stroll and Tasting Tour

4:30 p.m. on the third Friday of each month in 2017
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.

Enjoy an exclusive look at St. Augustine's art galleries while sampling culinary delights on this St. Augustine walking tour.

Thrash-metal legends Slayer, Lamb of God, and Behemoth will appear in this once-in-a-lifetime heavy metal tour.

Saturday, July 22, 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.

Apex Theatre Studio: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged

Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, 2017 | See times below

Apex Theatre Studio presents three performances of the hilarious British comedy, "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged."

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.

Fourth Saturday GTM Family Seining

8:30 - 10:30 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

First Coast Arts and Crafts Summer Show

Saturday, July 22, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the unique vendors at this annual arts and crafts show.

Free Historic Walking Tour

4:00 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month in 2017
(904) 825-0087
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to learn all about the history of the nation's oldest city in this monthly free historic walking tour, courtesy of Tour St. Augustine.

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Saturday, July 22, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Americana singer-songwriterJason Isbell will perform with the 400 Unit and special guest Strand of Oaks.

Sunday, July 23, 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.

Bird Walk at Fort Mose

Sunday, July 23, 2017, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Free Event

Enjoy a guided birdwalk through the hammocks and marshes of Fort Mose State Park.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants Flower Demo

Sunday, July 23, 2017 | 4 to 6 p.m.
(904) 824-2874

Learn how to create floral arrangements and "tablescapes" reminiscent of English country manor homes like Downton Abbey.

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.