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, October 6, 2018

Creekside Festival 2018

Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7, 2018
(386) 437-0106
2500 Princess Place

This popular annual bluegrass festival at Princess Place Preserve is a treat for residents and visitors alike.

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.

This charity 5K raises funds for cancer treatment and raises awareness about early detection of the disease.

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.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

The first Saturday of the month | 9 - 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

Founding of the Castillo

Saturday, October 6, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This annual heritage event features historical demonstrations and reenactments to commemorate the founding of the Castillo de San Marcos in 1672.

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.

EMMA Opening Night Gala

Saturday, October 6, 2018, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
(904) 806-4308
102 King St.

The EMMA Concert Series kicks off its 2018-19 season with this "Sinatra to Soul Gala" at the Solarium at Flagler College.

Junior Service League Gala 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018, 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.
(904) 910-0845

St. Augustine's Junior Service League presents its 36th annual gala, "Bow Ties and Starry Skies."

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!

EMMA Concert: The Chris Thomas Band

Saturday, October 6, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.
(904) 797-2800

Florida favorite Chris Thomas brings his unique style and showmanship to the stage as he performs with his band in this EMMA concert.

Sunday, October 7, 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.

Creekside Festival 2018

Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7, 2018
(386) 437-0106
2500 Princess Place

This popular annual bluegrass festival at Princess Place Preserve is a treat for residents and visitors alike.

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.

Music and Wine in the Gardens

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
(386) 446-6783

Enjoy some wine and Spanish guitar music in the historic formal gardens at Washington Oaks.

Wu-Tang Clan 25th Anniversary

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 7 p.m.

All eight original members of groundbreaking hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan will perform live on stage in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their debut album.

Gary Gulman "Must Be Nice" Tour

Sunday, October 7, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Comedian Gary Gulman brings his "Must Be Nice" tour to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

The second and fourth Tuesday of each month | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, October 10, 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.

Farmers Market

Oct. 10, Nov. 14, and Dec. 12, 2018 |
(904) 460-2729

Through December 2018, a farmers market will be held on the second Wednesday of the month at World Golf Village.