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 12, 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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

Anastasia Marsh Discovery Walk

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 1 – 2 p.m.

Discover more about the maritime hammocks and estuarine ecosystem along the Anastasia Marsh Trail.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Feb 2, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Feb 2, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Schooner Freedom Full Moon Sail

On the night of the full moon each month, February thru December 2019 | See details below.

Take a moonlight sail on Matanzas Bay aboard St. Augustine's premier tall ship.

The Limelight Theatre celebrates the holiday season with "Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... and then some!"

Colter Wall

Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Rising Americana songwriter and singer Colter Wall will play live in concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Intermediate Saltwater Fishing

RESCHEDULED to Friday, December 13, 2019, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents an intermediate saltwater fishing workshop that includes basic cast netting and tips for targeting redfish.

Owl Prowl at Vaill Point

Friday, December 13, 2019 | 5:15 – 7:45 p.m.
Free Event

Learn all about the resident owls and other creatures of the nights on this free guided walk with the St. Johns County Naturalist.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Feb 2, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

St. Augustine Concert Band Holiday Concerts

December 13, 15, and 20, 2019 | See below for venues and times
245 Meadowlark Lane

Bring the entire family to an evening of festive holiday classics played by the St. Augustine Concert Band.

The Limelight Theatre celebrates the holiday season with "Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... and then some!"

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Community Chorus Holiday Concert 2019

Saturday & Sunday, December 14 & 15, 2019 | See below for times

The St. Augustine Community Chorus presents "This Christmastide" in its annual holiday concert at the Cathedral Basilica.

Santa Suits on the Loose 5K

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 8 – 10 a.m.

This annual holiday run in St. Augustine Beach features runners in Santa suits.

Free Park and Ride Shuttle for Nights of Lights 2019-20

On select dates from November 23 to December 29, 2019
Free Event

Take advantage of this easy and free park and ride shuttle service on select dates from November 23 through December 29 during Nights of Lights 2019-20.

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Event

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

SEA Rails to Trails Festival 2019

Saturday, December 14, 2019 | Bike ride at 8 a.m., festival from 12 – 9 p.m.
4950 Harvey Ave.
Free Event

Enjoy outdoor activities, plenty of food, arts and crafts, and live music at SEA’s 8th Annual Rails to Trails Festival and Gullah Geechee heritage celebration.

Holiday Open House to Benefit K9s for Warriors

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, 12 noon – 7 p.m.
740 S Heritage Creek Way
Free Event

Let the Willis Family holiday open house get you into the Christmas spirit, while benefitting K9s for Warriors.

Bed & Breakfast Holiday Tour

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15, 2019, bonus day on Monday, Dec. 16

This popular holiday tour of beautifully decorated bed and breakfasts in downtown St. Augustine is celebrating their 26th year in 2019.

Regatta of Lights 2019

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 6 p.m.
Free Event

In this traditional Night of Lights parade, all kinds of boats with all kinds of holiday decorations glide by along St. Augustine's bayfront.

Castillo Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Free Event

Experience 300 years of history by lantern light at this free Castillo event.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Feb 2, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.