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., April 21, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Hallowes Cove Historical Guided Kayak Tour

Friday – Sunday, April 27 – 29, 2018
(904) 209-0335
4065 S.R. 13

History buffs as well as nature lovers will enjoy these guided kayak tours on the historic St. Johns River.

Apex Theatre Studio presents High School Musical

Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, 2018

Fans of musical theater will enjoy these performances presented by Apex Theatre.

National Park Week at Castillo

National Park Week April 21–29, 2018 | FREE Admission Saturday, April 21
Free Event

The Castillo de San Marcos offers FREE admission on the first day of National Park Service Week.

Legendary composer and performer Yanni will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of “Live at the Acropolis” in a live performance at the Amphitheatre.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Annual Bluewater Tournament

Thursday – Sunday, April 26 – 29, 2018

The prestigious Bluewater Tournament is hosted annually by the Northeast Florida Marlin Association at Camachee Cove.

Plein Air Paint Out

Sunday, April 22 – Sunday, April 29, 2018

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this week-long "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Family Fun Fest

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
(904) 823-8588

Family Fun Fest offers a whole field full of fun, ranging from jumperamas to crafts activities, costumed characters, and a team obstacle challenge course.

Limelight Theatre: Bad Jews

Thursdays – Sundays, April 20 – May 13, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents "Bad Jews," an award-winning Off-Broadway dark comedy.

Hallowes Cove Historical Guided Kayak Tour

Friday – Sunday, April 27 – 29, 2018
(904) 209-0335
4065 S.R. 13

History buffs as well as nature lovers will enjoy these guided kayak tours on the historic St. Johns River.

Apex Theatre Studio presents High School Musical

Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, 2018

Fans of musical theater will enjoy these performances presented by Apex Theatre.

Paws For Our Vets 5K and Fun Run

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 7:00 a.m.
(904) 318-8104
895 Palm Valley Road

This 5K and Fun Run will benefit K9s for Warriors.

Old City 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.

National Park Week at Castillo

National Park Week April 21–29, 2018 | FREE Admission Saturday, April 21
Free Event

The Castillo de San Marcos offers FREE admission on the first day of National Park Service Week.

Fourth Saturday GTM Family Seining

9:00 - 11:00 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.

Feel the Wheels Kids Day

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(904) 826-1052

Kids can have fun getting up close to some awesome vehicles at Feel the Wheels at the St. Augustine Outlets.

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.

Roscolusa Songwriters Festival

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 5:00 – 10:30 p.m.
(904) 412-3077
245 Nocatee Center Way

Featuring Nashville singers and songwriters, Roscolusa is an annual outdoor festival in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

A Great Gatsby Affair

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
(904) 495-7070
3235 US Hwy 1

Step back into the Roaring '20s at this speakeasy-themed fundraiser for the St. Johns County Cultural Council.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Schooner Freedom Full Moon Sail

On the night of the full moon each month, March 1 – December 22, 2018

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

Annual Bluewater Tournament

Thursday – Sunday, April 26 – 29, 2018

The prestigious Bluewater Tournament is hosted annually by the Northeast Florida Marlin Association at Camachee Cove.

Sunset Moonrise at the St. Augustine Lighthouse

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.

Plein Air Paint Out

Sunday, April 22 – Sunday, April 29, 2018

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this week-long "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Limelight Theatre: Bad Jews

Thursdays – Sundays, April 20 – May 13, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents "Bad Jews," an award-winning Off-Broadway dark comedy.

Hallowes Cove Historical Guided Kayak Tour

Friday – Sunday, April 27 – 29, 2018
(904) 209-0335
4065 S.R. 13

History buffs as well as nature lovers will enjoy these guided kayak tours on the historic St. Johns River.

Tour de Forts Classic

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Join local bicyclists on this annual Tour de Forts with five different routes through scenic and historic areas of St. Johns County.