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., October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

SurfQuest Beach Day

Monday, October 22, 2018 | 1:00 p.m.
Mary Street
Free Event

Volunteers make the beach and surf accessible to people with disabilities at this monthly event sponsored by the Arc of St. Johns.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Woman's Exchange Christmas in October Luncheons

October 23, 26, & 30, and November 1, 6, 9, & 13, 2018
(904) 829-5064

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

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

The second and fourth Tuesday of each month | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

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

Wednesday, October 24, 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 Tours 2018

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.

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.

Saltwater Fishing Clinics 101

5 Wednesdays Oct. 17 – Nov. 14, 9 - 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

Five lessons are offered over five weeks in this series of free clinics on saltwater fishing.

Sunset and Full Moon Paddle on Salt Run

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and enjoy the view as the sun sets and the full moon rises.

NF "Perceptioin Tour"

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

Rap/alternative artist NF will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Sykes Family Farms Crop Maze

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 6 – November 4, 2018

Explore the truly "amaizing" crop maze at Sykes Family Farms and enjoy lots of other fun fall activities.

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

George Orwell's 1984

Friday – Sunday, Oct. 26 - 28 & Nov. 2 - 4, 2018. | See details below for show times.

The nightmare of the Big Brother Society comes to life in A Classic Theatre’s stage production of George Orwell’s 1984.

Boos and Brewz 5K & 1-Mile Walk

Friday, October 26, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.
(904) 429-9654

Come in costume to start your Halloween weekend with this 5K race and 1-Mile Walk.

Saltwater Fishing 102

Friday, October 26, 2018, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents an intermediate saltwater fishing workshop that includes basic cast netting and tips for targeting redfish.

Woman's Exchange Christmas in October Luncheons

October 23, 26, & 30, and November 1, 6, 9, & 13, 2018
(904) 829-5064

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

Creatures of the Night

Oct. 26, 27, & 28, 2018, 5:30 – 7:00pm

This Halloween, do your trick-or-treating at the zoo during the Alligator Farm’s Creatures of the Night event.

EstuScary Festival & Haunted Forest at GTM Research Reserve

Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27, 2018 | 6 – 9 p.m.

Celebrate Halloween with candy, popcorn, and kid-friendly activities at this Festival, and enter the Haunted Forest Trails if you dare.

HOLLER-Ween Fest 2018

Friday & Saturday, October 19 & 20 and 26 & 27, 2018 | 6:30 p.m.
(386) 986-8107

The whole family will enjoy the Halloween activities at the HOLLER-Ween Fest at the Florida Agricultural Museum.

Haunted Barn 2018

Fridays & Saturdays from October 5 – 28, 2018

Visitors can get spooked at this Haunted House that will be set up at Rype & Readi's Downtown Farm Market!

Alice in Chains

Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Alt-metal band Alice in Chains will be live on stage at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Max Weinberg's Jukebox

Friday, October 26, 2018, at 8 p.m.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Max Weinberg will perform in a new, interactive format designed for smaller venues, “Max Weinberg’s Jukebox.”

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Sykes Family Farms Crop Maze

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 6 – November 4, 2018

Explore the truly "amaizing" crop maze at Sykes Family Farms and enjoy lots of other fun fall activities.

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

George Orwell's 1984

Friday – Sunday, Oct. 26 - 28 & Nov. 2 - 4, 2018. | See details below for show times.

The nightmare of the Big Brother Society comes to life in A Classic Theatre’s stage production of George Orwell’s 1984.