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., September 21, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

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.

OceanWise Fundraiser 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 6 – 9 p.m.

The 9th annual OceanWise fundraiser benefits environmental education and scientific research projects at the GTM Research Reserve.

Rickie Lee Jones with special guest Anders Osborne

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Confessional folk/rock/jazz artist Rickie Lee Jones will perform with special guest Anders Osborne.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Cabaret

September 21 – October 21, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This provocative musical tells the story of a fictional nightclub in pre-World War II Berlin.

Scarecrow Building Contest

Saturdays & Sundays from September 22 to October 14, 2018

Everyone is invited to come build their own scarecrow and enter the finished creation in Rype & Readi Downtown Farm Market’s Scarecrow Building Contest.

Salt Air Farmers Market

Every Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

Visitors can shop for local eats and treats at this farmers market at Marineland.

Florida Chamber Music Project: Turina & Brahms

Sunday, September 30, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.

The Florida Chamber Music Project celebrates its sixth season (2018-2019) with its opening concert, "Turina & Brahms: Tragedy of Passion."

Music in the Box at the Limelight

6 - 8 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.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Sunset Moonrise Tours 2018

Select dates throughout 2018 (see details below)

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

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Jaws of the Sea

October 2, 4, 16, and 30, 2018 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Everything you ever wanted to know about sharks, and an opportunity to find some shark teeth for your collection!

Flagler Forum: The Internet Turns 50 – What's Next?

Tuseday, October 2, 2018, at 7 p.m.
(904) 826-8582
Free Event

As part of Flagler College's Forum on Government and Public Policy, Lee Rainie, Director of Internet and Technology, will speak on what to expect as the internet turns 50.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Farmers Market at the Pier

Every Wednesday
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

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

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Oldest City Red Trout Classic Tournament 2018

Thursday – Saturday, October 4 - 6, 2018

The 17th Annual Oldest City Red Trout Classic Competition benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Limelight Theatre: Cabaret

September 21 – October 21, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This provocative musical tells the story of a fictional nightclub in pre-World War II Berlin.

Jaws of the Sea

October 2, 4, 16, and 30, 2018 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Everything you ever wanted to know about sharks, and an opportunity to find some shark teeth for your collection!

GTM Everyone Can Conserve Lecture: Reptiles

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Free Event

The whole family can participate in a hands-on experience focusing on Florida's reptiles at this free program.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Oldest City Red Trout Classic Tournament 2018

Thursday – Saturday, October 4 - 6, 2018

The 17th Annual Oldest City Red Trout Classic Competition benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Limelight Theatre: Cabaret

September 21 – October 21, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This provocative musical tells the story of a fictional nightclub in pre-World War II Berlin.

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.

First Friday Art Walk Recital

First Friday of each month, 6 - 8 p.m.
Free Event

This organ recital at the Cathedral Basilica in downtown St. Augustine is free and open to the public on the first Friday of the month.

Haunted Barn 2018

Fridays & Saturdays from October 5 – 28, 2018

Visitors can get spooked at this Haunted House that will be set up at Rype & Readi's Downtown Farm Market!

Delbert McClinton

Friday, October 5, 2018, at 8:00 p..m.

Grammmy award-winning roots musician Delbert McClinton returns to St. Augustine for a live conert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Datil Pepper Festival 2018

Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7, 2018
Free Event

Celebrate St. Augustine's own datil pepper and vote for the best datil pepper dishes presented by some of the finest restaurants in town.

Sykes Family Farms Crop Maze

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 6 – November 4, 2018

Explore the truly "amaizing" crop maze at Sykes Family Farms and enjoy lots of other fun fall activities.