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 26, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 16 – Sept. 12, 2018
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, May 24, 2018

Great Chefs of St. Augustine

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

This culinary competition, featuring some of St. Augustine's top chefs, will raise funds for Catholic Charities.

Lightner After Hours

The 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and art at this monthly event.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Blue Crab Festival

May 25 – May 28, 2018
(386) 983-9772
210 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

The 30th Annual Blue Crab Festival has been cancelled as of April 5, 2018. Festival should return in 2019.

National Beach POP Tennis Championship

Friday, May 25, to Sunday, May 27, 2018 | See details below.
8202 A1A South
Free Event

Top players compete in the 46th Annual National Beach POP Tennis Championship.

MattyB featuring The Haschak Sisters

Friday, May 25, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Teen pop singer/rapper MattyB will perform live in concert with fellow Internet sensations The Haschak Sisters.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Blue Crab Festival

May 25 – May 28, 2018
(386) 983-9772
210 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

The 30th Annual Blue Crab Festival has been cancelled as of April 5, 2018. Festival should return in 2019.

National Beach POP Tennis Championship

Friday, May 25, to Sunday, May 27, 2018 | See details below.
8202 A1A South
Free Event

Top players compete in the 46th Annual National Beach POP Tennis Championship.

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.

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.

Fallen Spanish Soldiers Commemoration

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Free Event

This heritage event honors the Spanish soldiers who fell in defense of the Castillo during the British siege of 1740.

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.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Blue Crab Festival

May 25 – May 28, 2018
(386) 983-9772
210 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

The 30th Annual Blue Crab Festival has been cancelled as of April 5, 2018. Festival should return in 2019.

National Beach POP Tennis Championship

Friday, May 25, to Sunday, May 27, 2018 | See details below.
8202 A1A South
Free Event

Top players compete in the 46th Annual National Beach POP Tennis Championship.

Salt Air Farmer's 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.

X106.5's BBQ will feature Dirty Heads and Awolnation, along with guests Judah & The Lion, The Front Bottoms, and AJR.

Limelight Theatre: Music in the Box

6 - 8 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month
(904) 825-1164

This series of live acoustic performances on the last Sunday of each month features local musicians in an intimate setting.

An Evening with David Crosby and Friends

Sunday, May 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Rock and roll icon David Crosby returns to Ponte Vedra on his spring and summer tour featuring music from his new album, "Sky Trails."

Monday, May 28, 2018

Blue Crab Festival

May 25 – May 28, 2018
(386) 983-9772
210 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

The 30th Annual Blue Crab Festival has been cancelled as of April 5, 2018. Festival should return in 2019.

Tuesday, May 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.

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.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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.

Florida Fishing 101

Select Wednesdays in April and May, 2018 | See details below
(904) 209-0355
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

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

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 16 – Sept. 12, 2018
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, May 31, 2018

The all-female fan club of James Dean meets on the 20th anniversary of the actor's death in this play that was also made into a movie.