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., June 24, 2019

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Wildwood Inshore Fishing Tournament

Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, 2019

The 20th Annual Wildwood Inshore Fishing Tournament benefits St. Augustine Youth Services.

Apex Theatre Studio: Chicago

Thursday – Sunday, June 20 - 23 & 27 - 30, 2019 | See details below for times

Apex Theatre Studio presents nine performances of the classic Broadway musical "Chicago" at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Limelight: Smoke on the Mountain

Select dates from June 13 to June 29, 2019 | See below for details

Set in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains in 1938, the Sanders Family leads a Saturday night sing-along, complete with heart-warming stories and dozens of bluegrass songs and hymns.

Nocatee Sunset Kayak Trips

Thursday – Saturday, June 27 – 29, 2019 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
Tolomato Road

Explore the marshes of the Tolomato River at sunset on one of these kayak tours led by a St. Johns County Naturalist.

St. Augustine Music Festival

Thursday – Saturday, June 20 - 22 and 27 - 29, 2019, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

This series of six free classical music concerts features renowned musicians, many of them from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Apex Theatre Studio: Chicago

Thursday – Sunday, June 20 - 23 & 27 - 30, 2019 | See details below for times

Apex Theatre Studio presents nine performances of the classic Broadway musical "Chicago" at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

Thursday – Sunday, June 27 – 30, 2019

This popular fishing event will include a Kingfish Tournament, a Backwater Challenge, a Junior Kingish Tournament, and a Kayak Challenge.

Adam Sandler

Sunday, June 30, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Comedy King Adam Sandler brings his national "100% Fresher" tour to The Amp in St. Augustine.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.

Music by the Sea 2019

Wednesdays from May 15 to Sept. 11, 2019 | 6 – 9 p.m.
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.

Oak Fest IV

Wed. – Sat., July 3 – 6, 2019 | Hours vary; see details below
Free Event

Popular local musicians perform in this four-day free concert series celebrating the Indepedence Day holiday under the live oak in St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Oak Fest IV

Wed. – Sat., July 3 – 6, 2019 | Hours vary; see details below
Free Event

Popular local musicians perform in this four-day free concert series celebrating the Indepedence Day holiday under the live oak in St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

Fourth of July Fireworks 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 6 - 10 p.m.
Free Event

View the colorful and exciting Fireworks Over the Matanzas on July 4th in St. Augustine. A free two-hour concert will precede the fireworks show.

Concerts in the Plaza 2019

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from May 30 to August 29, 2019
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.

4th of July Fireworks at Lighthouse

Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 9:00 p.m.
(904) 829-0745

Visitors to St. Augustine can enjoy the city's spectacular July 4th fireworks show from the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse.

Friday, July 5, 2019

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.

Oak Fest IV

Wed. – Sat., July 3 – 6, 2019 | Hours vary; see details below
Free Event

Popular local musicians perform in this four-day free concert series celebrating the Indepedence Day holiday under the live oak in St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

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.

Leela James — CANCELLED

Friday, July 5, 2019, at 8 p.m.

This concert has been CANCELLED.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

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.

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.

Oak Fest IV

Wed. – Sat., July 3 – 6, 2019 | Hours vary; see details below
Free Event

Popular local musicians perform in this four-day free concert series celebrating the Indepedence Day holiday under the live oak in St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

Dancing Stars of St. Johns County

Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.
(904) 824-0664

Enjoy an evening of dancing and friendly competition at this St. Johns County version of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

6 - 9 p.m. on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from March thru October 2019
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.