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 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Sunset Dolphin Beach Walk

Wednesday & Saturday, July 18 & 21, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Enjoy a guided beach walk at sunset with naturalists from Marineland Dolphin Adventure and the St. Johns County Parks Department.

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.

Ripley's Free Summer Movies

Every Wednesday, June 6 – Aug. 1, 2018 | 8:30 p.m.
(904) 824-1606
27 St. George Street
Free Event

The whole family will enjoy this free movie series every Wednesday at Colonial Oak Music Park on St. Augustine's bayfront.

Thursday, July 19, 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!

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Adults

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on four Thursdays in July 2018
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for adults on four consecutive Thursdays in July.

Ancient Dunes Trail Hike

Thursday, July 19, 2018 | 9 –10 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

This guided hike explores the dunes and maritime hammocks of Anastasia State Park.

Slightly Stoopid Schools Out for Summer Tour

Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.

Slightly Stoopid returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on their "Schools Out for Summer" tour with special guests Stick Figure and Pepper.

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, July 20, 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!

Apex Theatre: Newsies

Fri., Sat., & Sun., July 20, 21, & 22, 2018 | See below for times.

Apex Theatre Studio presents four performances of the Disney hit musical "Newsies" at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Kids

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on consecutive Fridays in July 2018
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for kids on four consecutive Fridays in July.

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.

Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton

Friday, July 20, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

Two titans of rock, Steve Miller and Steve Frampton, will appear in concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Saturday, July 21, 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!

Apex Theatre: Newsies

Fri., Sat., & Sun., July 20, 21, & 22, 2018 | See below for times.

Apex Theatre Studio presents four performances of the Disney hit musical "Newsies" at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Pups & Sups Surfing Contest

Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Participants can surf with their dogs at this fun competition.

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.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

First Coast Arts & Crafts Summer Show 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the unique vendors at this annual arts and crafts show.

Summer Craft/Vendor Event

Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(904) 708-0315
Free Event

The 5th Annual Summer Craft/Vendor Event will feature 150 vendors, with food, raffles and prizes, and meet and greets with favorite characters.

Tolomato Cemetery Tour

The third Saturday of each month from 11 am - 3 pm
Free Event

The Tolomato Cemetery is open to the public only on the third Saturday of each month.

Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Alternative music pioneers Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen bring their co-headline tour to St. Augustine.

Sunday, July 22, 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!

Apex Theatre: Newsies

Fri., Sat., & Sun., July 20, 21, & 22, 2018 | See below for times.

Apex Theatre Studio presents four performances of the Disney hit musical "Newsies" at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.