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

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.

Concerts in the Plaza

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, June 1, 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.

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.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Drake's Raid Re-Enactment

Saturday, June 2, 2018
(904) 824-9823

This exciting historical re-enactment brings to life the siege of San Agustín by Sir Francis Drake in 1586.

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.

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.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Free Event

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

First Saturday: Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose

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.

Dance Gavin Dance

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Post-hardcore band Dance Gavin Dance will appear with guests I See Stars, ERRA, and Sianvar.

Sunday, June 3, 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.

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.

Tuesday, June 5, 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.

Legendary rock musicians and cultural icons John Fogerty and ZZ Top will perform at the Amphitheatre on their “Blues and Bayou Tour.”

Wednesday, June 6, 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.

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, June 7, 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.

Concerts in the Plaza

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, June 8, 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.

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.

Award-winning singer, musician, and actor Harry Connick, Jr. returns to his roots in his “A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration” tour.

Saturday, June 9, 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.

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.

Second 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.