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., January 20, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Fool for Love

Thursdays thru Sundays, Jan. 18 – Feb. 11, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents Fool For Love, a 1983 play written by Sam Shepard.

Venardos Circus

January 24 – February 10, 2018

A family-friendly, musical circus under an authentic big top tent!

Dressing Downton Exhibition

October 4, 2017, to February 4, 2018
(904) 824-2874

Downton Abbey fans will love this exhibition of the series' period costumes.

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
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.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Drum Runners Series

First Saturday of the month Feb. 4 – Nov. 4, 2018
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

Limelight Theatre: Fool for Love

Thursdays thru Sundays, Jan. 18 – Feb. 11, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents Fool For Love, a 1983 play written by Sam Shepard.

Venardos Circus

January 24 – February 10, 2018

A family-friendly, musical circus under an authentic big top tent!

Old City Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning
Free Event

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

School of the 16th Century

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(904) 829-3168

This annual event features interactive and historic demonstrations of all facets of colonial life in the 16th century in St. Augustine.

Dressing Downton Exhibition

October 4, 2017, to February 4, 2018
(904) 824-2874

Downton Abbey fans will love this exhibition of the series' period costumes.

EMMA Concert Series: Mozart Orchestra of New York

Saturday, February 3, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
(904) 797-2800

The celebrated Mozart Orchestra of New York will perform as part of the EMMA Concert Series.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Fool for Love

Thursdays thru Sundays, Jan. 18 – Feb. 11, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents Fool For Love, a 1983 play written by Sam Shepard.

Venardos Circus

January 24 – February 10, 2018

A family-friendly, musical circus under an authentic big top tent!

Dressing Downton Exhibition

October 4, 2017, to February 4, 2018
(904) 824-2874

Downton Abbey fans will love this exhibition of the series' period costumes.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Venardos Circus

January 24 – February 10, 2018

A family-friendly, musical circus under an authentic big top tent!

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Venardos Circus

January 24 – February 10, 2018

A family-friendly, musical circus under an authentic big top tent!

Jake Shimabukuro Concert

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Armed with his ukulele, artist Jake Shimabukuro will play at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Venardos Circus

January 24 – February 10, 2018

A family-friendly, musical circus under an authentic big top tent!

Farmers & Crafts Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

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

Lightner Museum Curator's Tour

First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum Curator Tours give visitors a chance to see behind-the-scenes at this unique museum.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Fool for Love

Thursdays thru Sundays, Jan. 18 – Feb. 11, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents Fool For Love, a 1983 play written by Sam Shepard.

Venardos Circus

January 24 – February 10, 2018

A family-friendly, musical circus under an authentic big top tent!

Flight to Freedom

February 8 – 10, 2018, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

This annual event showcases St. Augustine's Fort Mose and its significance in African-American history.

John McCutcheon

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 8 p.m.

Acclaimed folk singer and multi-instrumentalist John McCutcheon will appear live in concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.