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., March 24, 2018

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Rhythm & Ribs Festival

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 6, 7, and 8, 2018

The Rhythm & Ribs Festival in St. Augustine features amazing BBQ, outstanding live music, and fun activities for the whole family.

St. Augustine Race Week

Thursday – Sunday, April 5 – 8, 2018

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

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.

Art & Architecture Walking Tour

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street

This 90-minute guided tour explores the historic streets of old St. Augustine, highlighting iconic art, architecture, stained glass, and more.

The Florida Chamber Music Project continues its 2017 - 2018 season with selections from the music of Franz Schubert.

The Florida Chamber Music Project wraps up its 2017 - 2018 season with selections from the music of Mozart and Smetana.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Woman's Exchange Spring Luncheons

Tuesdays and Fridays from April 3 – April 20, 2018
(904) 829-5064

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

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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.

A Look Into the Historical Old Spanish Quarry

Wed., April 11, and Sat., April 21, 2018 | 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.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Florida Humanities Speaker Series

2nd Thursday of the month, February - May 2018, 6:30 p.m.

The Lightner Museum will host the Florida Humanities Speaker Series, with four presentations focusing on Florida's colonial history, culture, and people.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Woman's Exchange Spring Luncheons

Tuesdays and Fridays from April 3 – April 20, 2018
(904) 829-5064

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

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.

Styx and Don Felder

Friday, April 13, 2018, at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.)

The iconic rock band Styx will perform with legendary guitarist Don Felder.

Amanda Shires and Her Band with guest Cory Branan

Friday, April 13, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Americana singer-songwriter Amanda Shires and Her Band will perform with special guest Cory Branan.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Betty Griffin Center Run for Peace

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 8:00 a.m.
(904) 808-8544

Visitors can enjoy a scenic run at St. Augustine Beach while also supporting a great cause at this 5K.

Bartram Bash

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Celebrate the birthday of American naturalist William Bartram at Alpine Groves Park.

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.

Second 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.

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.

Free Pup Crawl

10 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month in 2018
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.
Free Event

Enjoy a free guided tour with your pet, courtesy of City Walks Food & Wine Tours.

Family Farm Days

Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Spend a day on the farm and enjoy live music, historic demonstrations, and activities for the whole family.

Ancient Dunes Trail Hike

Sunday, March 18, and Saturday, April 14, 2018
(904) 461-2033

This guided hike explores the dunes and maritime hammocks of Anastasia State Park and is offered twice in March

Blueberry Festival and Farm Lunch

Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Celebrate spring at the Rype & Readi Farm Market's Blueberry Festival and Family Farm Lunch.

Indie psychedelic garage rock groups The Black Angels wtih special guests the Black Lips will perform on The Backyard Stage at the Amphitheatre.

The Wailers

Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Legendary reggae band The Wailers returns to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall for a live concert.