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 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Florida's Birding and Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 18 – 22, 2018

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

Vilano Fest

Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2018
(904) 540-0402

Vilano Beach celebrates its history and unique quality of life with their 2nd Annual Vilano Fest.

Limelight Theatre: Bad Jews

Thursdays – Sundays, April 20 – May 13, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents "Bad Jews," an award-winning Off-Broadway dark comedy.

Woman's Exchange Spring Luncheons

Tuesdays and Fridays from April 3 – April 20, 2018
(904) 829-5064

Enjoy a St. Augustine tradition and attend one of the Woman’s Exchange Spring Luncheons at the Peña-Peck House Museum.

Arbor Day St. Augustine Beach

Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Free Event

There are activities for the whole family at this free celebration of Arbor Day hosted by the City of St. Augustine Beach.

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Friday, April 20, 2017, at 8:00 p.m.

Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder will take the stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

The Flower and Garden Expo

Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2018

The Garden Club of St. Augustine presents a two-day exposition of flowers, arts and crafts, and gardening tips and designs.

Florida's Birding and Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 18 – 22, 2018

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

Vilano Fest

Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2018
(904) 540-0402

Vilano Beach celebrates its history and unique quality of life with their 2nd Annual Vilano Fest.

Limelight Theatre: Bad Jews

Thursdays – Sundays, April 20 – May 13, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents "Bad Jews," an award-winning Off-Broadway dark comedy.

Pups and Sups Surfing Contest

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

Please note, this event has been rescheduled for April 21, 2018.

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.

GTM North Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of each month, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
1255 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

The whole family can enjoy a guided beachside walk along the Guana Research Reserve's North Beach.

National Park Week at Castillo

National Park Week April 21–29, 2018 | FREE Admission Saturday, April 21
Free Event

The Castillo de San Marcos offers FREE admission on the first day of National Park Service Week.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
1600 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

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

Ponte Vedra Beach Home & Art Tour

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(904) 280-0614

The Ponte Vedra Beach Home & Art Tour returns in 2018, providing up-close views of some of the area's most disctinctive homes.

Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(386) 446-6783

Celebrate Earth Day, learn more about the environment, and enjoy the natural beauty of Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

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.

Music in the Park

Select Saturdays from April to August 2018 | 5 – 8 p.m.
(904) 461-2035

Enjoy this free concert series on select Saturdays during the summer of 2018 at beautiful Anastasia State Park.

Changing of the Guard

Select Saturdays through May 19, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.
42 St. George Street

The St. Augustine Garrison of Historic Florida Militia reenacts a Changing of the Guard ceremony from the 1740s on St. George Street.

Castillo by Candlelight: Your National Parks

Saturday, April 21, 2017, 6 – 8:00 p.m.
(904) 829-6506 x232
Free Event

The Castillo de San Marcos celebrates National Park Week with this evening event.

Modest Mouse

Saturday, April 21, 2018 | Doors 5:30 p.m.

Due to Hurricane Irma, the originally scheduled September 7, 2017 concert date was postponed. Tickets for the September 7, 2017 Modest Mouse concert will be honored for the new April 21, 2018 date.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

The Flower and Garden Expo

Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2018

The Garden Club of St. Augustine presents a two-day exposition of flowers, arts and crafts, and gardening tips and designs.

Florida's Birding and Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 18 – 22, 2018

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

Sunday, April 22 – Sunday, April 29, 2018

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.