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., July 19, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

SJC Exploration Summer Camp

July 23 – 27 and July 30 – August 3, 2018.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Two week-long sessions of this popular day camp will feature field trips to parks throughout St. Johns County.

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.

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.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Cannon Firings and Boat Tours

Saturday, August 4, 2018 | Hourly 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Watch the cannons fire and learn about the Fort's history on a free boat tour at Fort Matanzas.

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

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.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

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.

Steel Pulse

Sunday, August 5, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Roots reggae music pioneers Steel Pulse will perform live on stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Upstairs Downstairs Tours 2018

From 7 to 9 p.m. on June 9, July 5, and August 7, 2018
(904) 824-2874

Get a glimpse into what life was like for guests and staff at the grand Alcazar Hotel during the Gilded Age in St. Augustine.

Wednesday, August 8, 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.

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying fresh food from local restaurants at this annual summer event.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

Concerts in the Plaza 2018

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from May 31 to August 30, 2018
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day through the end of August.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2018

Schooner Freedom and Marineland present this unique, dolphin adventure on select Fridays in the spring and summer.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

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.

Second Saturdays Family Seining

9 – 11 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

Second Saturday Plant Sale

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(386) 302-5590

Guests can visit the magnificent gardens, browse rare and beautiful plants for sale, and attend a cultivation workshop.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

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.