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., December 13, 2018

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Limelight Theatre: Foxfire

November 30 to December 23, 2018 | See below for details

This Broadway classic tells the story of 79-year-old widow Annie Nations, who lives alone on her hardscabble mountain farm in Southern Appalachia.

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 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.

Brunch with Santa 2018

Sunday, December 16, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
(904) 273-3238

TPC Sawgrass invites families to enjoy brunch and a visit with Santa.

Steven Wilson

Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

British prog rock musician Steven Wilson will appear live on stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Villa Zorayda Candlelight Tours Nights of Lights 2018-19

On select dates from Nov. 23, 2018, to Jan. 5, 2019
(904) 829-9887

Special Candlelight Tours of the exotic Villa Zorayda are available on select evenings throughout the holidays.

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 2019
Free Event

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

Spirit of the Holidays Concert

Monday, December 17, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.
(904) 662-0607

The award-winning Bartram Trail HS Concert, Symphonic, and Wind Symphony Bands will present the 2nd Annual Spirit of the Holidays Concert, featuring favorite holiday songs.

The Byrds' Co-Founders Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman

Monday, December 17, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Byrds co-founders Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman join Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives for the 50th anniversary of the Byrds' iconic album, Sweetheart of the Rodeo.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 2019
Free Event

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

GTM Research Reserve/Marineland Lecture

The third Tuesday of each month, 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Marineland Dolphin Adventure and GTM Research Reserve host monthly free lectures on the third Tuesday of each month.

Asleep at the Wheel

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | 8 p.m.

Country Western Swing band Asleep at the Wheel will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Villa Zorayda Candlelight Tours Nights of Lights 2018-19

On select dates from Nov. 23, 2018, to Jan. 5, 2019
(904) 829-9887

Special Candlelight Tours of the exotic Villa Zorayda are available on select evenings throughout the holidays.

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Venardos Circus

Wednesdays thru Sundays, Dec. 19, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019 | Details below

This family-friendly, musical circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre for 50 performances from mid-December 2018 through the end of January 2019.

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 2019
Free Event

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

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.

GTM Marineland River-to-Sea Trail Walk

Wednesdays, December 19, 2018 |9 – 11 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Visitors can take a scenic walk through ancient Florida coastal woodlands and learn about native flora and fauna.

Let's Talk Turtle

Wed., Nov. 28; Mon., Dec. 3, and Wed., Dec. 19, 2018 | 1 – 2 p.m.
(904) 461-2033

Guests can learn all about sea turtles, from species specifics and behavior to the dangers they encounter in our oceans, at this presentation at Anastasia State Park.

EMMA Holiday Traditions Concert with the Gainesville Orchestra

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
(904) 797-2800

The EMMA Concert Series presents their annual Holiday Traditions concert and sing-along.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Venardos Circus

Wednesdays thru Sundays, Dec. 19, 2018 – Jan. 27, 2019 | Details below

This family-friendly, musical circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre for 50 performances from mid-December 2018 through the end of January 2019.