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., January 19, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Saltwater Fishing Clinics 101

5 Wednesdays Jan. 23 – Feb. 20, 2019 | 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.

Let's Talk Turtle

Sat., Jan. 12, and Wed., Jan. 23, 2019 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Guests can learn all about sea turtles, from species specifics and behavior to the dangers they encounter in our oceans, at this presentation at Anastasia State Park.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Venardos Circus

Wednesdays thru Sundays, Dec. 19, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019 | Details below

This family-friendly, musical circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre for 50 performances from mid-December 2018 through the end of January 2019.

Limelight: An Enemy of the People

January 11 to February 3, 2019 | See below for details

This play investigates the conflicts that arise when a local physician discovers contamination in the waters of a newly famous spa resort.

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 2019
Free Event

The 2018-19 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Lightner After Hours

The last 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.

Flagler Forum on Government and Public Policy 2018-19

Select dates from September 11, 2018, to March 12, 2019
(904) 826-8582
Free Event

Flagler College's Forum on Government and Public Policy offers a number of free talks that focus on cultural and political ideas.

Reckless Kelly and Nikki Lane

Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.

Rising Americaana stars Reckless Kelly and Nikki Lane will co-headline this live concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Old City Pirate Fest

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, January 25, 26, and 27, 2019
(904) 377-8331

Join the St. Augustine Swashbucklers as they present the 3rd Annual Old City Pirate Fest.

Venardos Circus

Wednesdays thru Sundays, Dec. 19, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019 | Details below

This family-friendly, musical circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre for 50 performances from mid-December 2018 through the end of January 2019.

Limelight: An Enemy of the People

January 11 to February 3, 2019 | See below for details

This play investigates the conflicts that arise when a local physician discovers contamination in the waters of a newly famous spa resort.

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 2019
Free Event

The 2018-19 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Bare Your Soul Story Night

The last Friday of each month
(904) 494-8375

This monthly storytelling session offers tale tellers from all over the community to share their stories in the relaxed atmosphere of the Bokeh Bar Gallery.

The Outlaws

Friday, January 25, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.

Southern country rock legends The Outlaws will perform live at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Matanzas 5K 2019

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019
(904) 945-6811

Compete in the 5K, enjoy the Fun Run, or just watch the action at this classic St. Augustine race event, now in its 39th year.

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Old City Pirate Fest

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, January 25, 26, and 27, 2019
(904) 377-8331

Join the St. Augustine Swashbucklers as they present the 3rd Annual Old City Pirate Fest.

Venardos Circus

Wednesdays thru Sundays, Dec. 19, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019 | Details below

This family-friendly, musical circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre for 50 performances from mid-December 2018 through the end of January 2019.

Limelight: An Enemy of the People

January 11 to February 3, 2019 | See below for details

This play investigates the conflicts that arise when a local physician discovers contamination in the waters of a newly famous spa resort.

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 2019
Free Event

The 2018-19 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

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.

A Historical Look Into the Old Spanish Quarries

Wed., Jan. 9, and Sat., Jan. 26, 2019 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

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.