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., March 24, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

St. Augustine Concert Band: "Those Magnificent Movies"

Friday, March 29, 2019 | 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
(508) 345-0261
245 Meadowlark Lane

Shawn Colvin

Friday, March 29, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

GRAMMY winning contemporary folk artist Shawn Colvin returns to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall for a live concert.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Flower and Garden Expo 2019

Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31, 2019

The Garden Club of St. Augustine presents a two-day exposition of flowers, arts and crafts, and gardening tips and designs.

Sunset Paddle

3 Saturdays in March: March 2, 16, & 30, 2019 | See below for times
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn all about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

Free Park and Ride Shuttle for Spring Festival Season

Saturdays (and one Sunday) from March 9 to April 20, 2019
(904) 209-4211

Take advantage of this easy and free park and ride shuttle service on select weekends during St. Augustine's busy spring festival season.

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.

Tim Tebow Celebrity Golf Classic

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:00 am. – 4:00 p.m.
(904) 380-8499
5387 Palm Valley Rd.

Tim Tebow Foundation brings together celebrities for a fun golf classic to benefit children's charities.

GTM Reserve Beach Cleanup

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free Event

The Guana Tolomato Matanzas Research Reserve will host a beach cleanup as the sea turtle nesting season begins.

A Historical Look Into the Old Spanish Quarries

Fri., March 15, and Sat., March 30, 2019 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday, March 30, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.
(904) 797-2800

The Grammy Award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will perform with pianist Fabio Bidini in this EMMA concert.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Flower and Garden Expo 2019

Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31, 2019

The Garden Club of St. Augustine presents a two-day exposition of flowers, arts and crafts, and gardening tips and designs.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Woman's Exchange Spring Luncheons

Select dates: March 26 and 29, April 2, 4, 9, and 12, 2019. See below for details.
(904) 829-5064

Enjoy a St. Augustine tradition and attend one of the Woman’s Exchange Spring Luncheons at the Peña-Peck House Museum.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

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

Florida Humanities Speakers Series 2019

Select dates in February, March, April and May 2019 | 5:30 p.m.
Free Event

The Lightner Museum will host the Florida Humanities Speaker Series, with four presentations that focus on the history and culture of the state of Florida.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Coquina Rock Beach Walks

3 dates in Spring 2019: March 16 & 29 and April 15 | See below for times
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Woman's Exchange Spring Luncheons

Select dates: March 26 and 29, April 2, 4, 9, and 12, 2019. See below for details.
(904) 829-5064

Enjoy a St. Augustine tradition and attend one of the Woman’s Exchange Spring Luncheons at the Peña-Peck House Museum.

Owl Prowl at Alpine Groves Park

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy the sunset along the St. Johns River and learn all about the creatures of the night, including resident owls.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Rhythm & Ribs Festival 2019

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 5, 6, and 7, 2019

The 24th Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival in St. Augustine features amazing BBQ, outstanding live music, and fun activities for the whole family.

A Classic Theatre: Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

Fri., Sat. and Sun., April 5, 6, and 7, 2019 | See show times below.

This delightful play traces the relationship between a retired woman and her acerbic dance instructor over a period of six weeks.

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month, 5 - 9 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries and enjoy an evening of refreshments and live entertainment at this festive monthly event.

Owl and Sunset Symphony

Friday, April 5, 2019 | 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy nature's symphony at sunset along the St. Johns River at Beluthahatchee Park.

Earls of Leicester

Friday, April 5, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Grammy Award-winning bluegrass sextet The Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas will perform in a live concert.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Rhythm & Ribs Festival 2019

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 5, 6, and 7, 2019

The 24th Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival in St. Augustine features amazing BBQ, outstanding live music, and fun activities for the whole family.