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., March 25, 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Kayak Trips at McCullough Creek

Daily April 25 – 28, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
2310 CR-13 South

Explore the history and diverse wildlife of McCullough Creek on a guided kayak trip.

Full Circle Festival

Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m.
(904) 814-2172
399 Riberia Street

The Keepers of the Coast's annual Full Circle Festival offers a full afternoon of fun and learning for the whole family.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

17th Annual Birding & Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 24 – 28, 2019
(904) 209-4422
5205 A1A South

Over a hundred workshops, outdoor excursions, classes and seminars make this annual event a must-do for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.

Plein Air Paint Out

Tuesday, April 23 – Sunday, May 1, 2019

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.

Apex Studio: Freaky Friday

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 26, 27, and 28, 2019

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

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

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 16 – May 5, 2019
(954) 608-2128

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 16 through May 5, 2019.

Kayak Trips at McCullough Creek

Daily April 25 – 28, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
2310 CR-13 South

Explore the history and diverse wildlife of McCullough Creek on a guided kayak trip.

A Taste of St. Augustine 2019

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Vacationers and locals can sample the wide variety of St. Augustine cuisine at this popular annual food festival.

Race to the Taste 5K Run & Walk

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

Race to the Taste 5K is an annual fundraising event open to runners of all experience levels.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Plein Air Paint Out

Tuesday, April 23 – Sunday, May 1, 2019

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.

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 16 – May 5, 2019
(954) 608-2128

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 16 through May 5, 2019.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Plein Air Paint Out

Tuesday, April 23 – Sunday, May 1, 2019

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.

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 16 – May 5, 2019
(954) 608-2128

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 16 through May 5, 2019.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

6 - 9 p.m. on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from March thru October 2019
Free Event

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

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Plein Air Paint Out

Tuesday, April 23 – Sunday, May 1, 2019

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.

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

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

Florida Freshwater Fishing 101

Select Wednesdays in April and May 2019 | 9 – 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0355
99 34 Shands Pier Road
Free Event

Join just one or all five of this series of free fishing clinics to learn the basics of Florida freshwater fishing.

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 16 – May 5, 2019
(954) 608-2128

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 16 through May 5, 2019.

Florida Humanities Speakers Series 2019

Select dates in February, March, April and May 2019 | 5:30 p.m.
Free Event

The Lightner Museum will host the Florida Humanities Speaker Series, with four presentations that focus on the history and culture of the state of Florida.

The Milk Carton Kids

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Grammy-nominataed indie folk duo The Milk Carton Kids will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 16 – May 5, 2019
(954) 608-2128

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 16 through May 5, 2019.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Gamble Rogers Music Festival

Friday – Sunday, May 3 – 5, 2019
(904) 794-4163, (904) 377-4163

This celebration of Americana folk music, now in its 24th year, takes place on the opening weekend of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Where Art Meets History

May 3 – 26, 2019
Free Event

This showcase exhibit of the work of artists participating in St. Augustine's Plein Air Paint Out also marks the beginning of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts.

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.