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 23, 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Riding Into History Concours d'Elegance Motorcycle Show

Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19, 2018
(904) 677-9452

The 19th Annual Riding Into History Concours d’Elegance brings world-class, globally acclaimed vintage motorcycles to World Golf Village.

Fort Mose Kayak Trip

Thurs.–Sun., May 3–6 and May 17–20, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

5 for the 50 5K Run Walk

Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 8 a.m.

This 5K race will raise awareness and funds for Americans living with autoimmune diseases.

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.

GTM North Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of each month, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
1255 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

The whole family can enjoy a guided beachside walk along the Guana Research Reserve's North Beach.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
1600 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

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.

Music in the Park

Select Saturdays from April to August 2018 | 5 – 8 p.m.
(904) 461-2035

Enjoy this free concert series on select Saturdays during the summer of 2018 at beautiful Anastasia State Park.

Changing of the Guard

Select Saturdays through May 19, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.
42 St. George Street

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

Steve Earle and The Dukes will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Earle's third studio album, "Copperhead Road," in a live concert with special guest The Mastersons.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Fort Mose Kayak Trip

Thurs.–Sun., May 3–6 and May 17–20, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

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.

Tuesday, May 22, 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, May 23, 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.

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, May 24, 2018

Great Chefs of St. Augustine

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

This culinary competition, featuring some of St. Augustine's top chefs, will raise funds for Catholic Charities.

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.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Blue Crab Festival

May 25 – May 28, 2018
(386) 983-9772
210 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

The 30th Annual Blue Crab Festival has been cancelled as of April 5, 2018. Festival should return in 2019.

National Beach POP Tennis Championship

Friday, May 25, to Sunday, May 27, 2018 | See details below.
8202 A1A South
Free Event

Top players compete in the 46th Annual National Beach POP Tennis Championship.

MattyB featuring The Haschak Sisters

Friday, May 25, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Teen pop singer/rapper MattyB will perform live in concert with fellow Internet sensations The Haschak Sisters.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Blue Crab Festival

May 25 – May 28, 2018
(386) 983-9772
210 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

The 30th Annual Blue Crab Festival has been cancelled as of April 5, 2018. Festival should return in 2019.

National Beach POP Tennis Championship

Friday, May 25, to Sunday, May 27, 2018 | See details below.
8202 A1A South
Free Event

Top players compete in the 46th Annual National Beach POP Tennis Championship.

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.

Fallen Spanish Soldiers Commemoration

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Free Event

This heritage event honors the Spanish soldiers who fell in defense of the Castillo during the British siege of 1740.