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 26, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The all-female fan club of James Dean meets on the 20th anniversary of the actor's death in this play that was also made into a movie.

Concerts in the Plaza

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.

St. Augustine Music Festival

June 21 - 23 & 28 - 30, 2018, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

This series of six free classical musical concerts features renowned musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Friday, June 22, 2018

The all-female fan club of James Dean meets on the 20th anniversary of the actor's death in this play that was also made into a movie.

St. Augustine Music Festival

June 21 - 23 & 28 - 30, 2018, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

This series of six free classical musical concerts features renowned musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

The all-female fan club of James Dean meets on the 20th anniversary of the actor's death in this play that was also made into a movie.

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.

Fourth Saturday GTM Family Seining

9:00 - 11:00 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

St. Augustine Music Festival

June 21 - 23 & 28 - 30, 2018, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

This series of six free classical musical concerts features renowned musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

The all-female fan club of James Dean meets on the 20th anniversary of the actor's death in this play that was also made into a movie.

Salt Air Farmer's Market

Every Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

Visitors can shop for local eats and treats at this farmers market at Marineland.

California reggae band Rebelution will perform with guests Stephen Marley, Common Kings, Zion I, and DJ Mackle.

Limelight Theatre: Music in the Box

6 - 8 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month
(904) 825-1164

This series of live acoustic performances on the last Sunday of each month features local musicians in an intimate setting.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

St. Augustine Amphitheatre Night Market

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

This weekly farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Sunset Moonrise at the St. Augustine Lighthouse

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 & Crafts Market

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

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 16 – Sept. 12, 2018
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.

Thursday, June 28, 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.

Lightner After Hours

The 4th 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.

Concerts in the Plaza

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.

St. Augustine Music Festival

June 21 - 23 & 28 - 30, 2018, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

This series of six free classical musical concerts features renowned musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Friday, June 29, 2018

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.

The Life Tour: Boy George and Culture Club with The B-52s

Friday, June 29, 2018, 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:00 p.m.

Pop legends Boy George and Culture Club, along with The B-52s and The Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey will open their 2018 tour, “The Life Tour,” in St. Augustine.

St. Augustine Music Festival

June 21 - 23 & 28 - 30, 2018, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

This series of six free classical musical concerts features renowned musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Saturday, June 30, 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.