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., July 22, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

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.

Christmas Parade 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 9 a.m.
Free Event

The Christmas Parade is a time-honored tradition in St. Augustine, designed to get everyone into the holiday spirit!

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

Salt Air Farmers 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.

Christmas Tour of Homes 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
(904) 686-9320

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a popular annual tradition, hosted by the Garden Club of St. Augustine since 1968.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

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.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

Friday, December 7, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month, 5 - 9 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries and enjoy an evening of refreshments and live entertainment at this festive monthly event.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 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.

Second Saturday Plant Sale

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(386) 302-5590

Guests can visit the magnificent gardens, browse rare and beautiful plants for sale, and attend a cultivation workshop.

First Coast Arts and Crafts Holiday Show

Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Free Event

Visitors can select unique handmade gifts for the holiday season at the First Coast Arts and Crafts Show.

Iris DeMent

Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Celebrated folk artist and singer/songwriter Iris DeMent returns to St. Augustine for a live concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

Salt Air Farmers 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.

Second Sundays at Stetson's

2 – 4 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month in 2018
(904) 209-0348

Enjoy a concert at the former home of writer, activist, and conservationist Stetson Kennedy at Beluthahatchee Park.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2019
Free Event

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

This special Christmas concert features three outstanding smooth jazz artists playing a selection of Christmas favorites.