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 15, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Promenade the Alcazar Gala

Friday, October 19, 2018, 7 – 10 p.m.

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Lightner Museum and the 130th anniversary of the Alcazar Hotel at this luxurious gala at the Lightner.

Bob Dylan and His Band

Friday, October 19, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Bob Dylan and His Band return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for a live concert on Friday, October 19, 2018.

Colt Ford

Friday, October 19, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Country artist Colt Ford will perform in a live concert presented by WGNE 99.9 Gator Country.

Saturday, October 20, 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.

Saint Benedict the Moor Blues Fest 2018

Friday – Saturday, October 19 – 20, 2018

The Blues Fest at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church is all about great blues performances and great BBQ.

Castillo Candlelight Tour: Taking the Plunge

Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, and 8:00 p.m.

This special Candlelight Tour brings to life the story of a young man whe served in the Castillo in the late 17th century.

Biketoberfest 2018

Thursday–Sunday, October 18–21, 2018
Free Event

Daytona Beach hosts the 26th Annual Biketoberfest in 2018.

St. Augustine Restaurant Week

Monday – Sunday, October 15 – 21, 2018
(904) 540-3129

Participating local restaurants offer a full week of fine cuisine at affordable prices in St. Augustine, Florida.

Limelight Theatre: Cabaret

September 21 – October 21, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This provocative musical tells the story of a fictional nightclub in pre-World War II Berlin.

Cracker Day Celebration 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Enjoy a celebration of cowboy "cracker" heritage on Cracker Day.

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.

Healthy Lifestyle Expo

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 829-4502
Free Event

This free and fun event features health screenings, over 70 vendors showcasing their goods and services, and even a Pickleball session.

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.

Let's Talk Turtle

Thursday., October 20, 2018 | 1 – 2 p.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.

St. Augustine Songwriters Festival

Friday – Sunday, October 19 – 21, 2018
Free Event

Celebrate the art of songwriting and enjoy the free concerts at the 3rd Annual St. Augustine Songwriters Festival.

Sunset Paddle

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn more about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

Changing of the Guard

Select Saturday evenings throughout the year | Next is Oct. 20, 2018
42 St. George Street
Free Event

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

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.

Owl Prowl at Canopy Shores

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 6:45 to 9:15 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
800 Christina Dr.
Free Event

Learn all about the resident owls and other creatures of the nights on this free guided walk through Canopy Shores with the St. Johns County Naturalist.

Haunted Masquerade Art Show

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7 – 10 p.m.

This semi-formal Halloween masquerade features live entertainment and the work of local artists.

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!

(Unscripted) Comedy Show

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

St. Augustine's own improv troupe presents "(Unscripted) Comedy from the Corazon."

Death Cab for Cutie

Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Indie rockers Death Cab for Cutie return to St. Augustine for a live concert with special guest Charly Bliss.

The Breeders

Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes indie rock group The Breeders on their "All Nerve" tour.

Sunday, October 21, 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.