Find the biggest events in the oldest city

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., August 26, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

Castillo by Candlelight: Enemy at the Gates

Friday, December 6, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

This special candlelight tour at the Castillo de San Marcos reenacts the preparations for Oglethorpe's 1740 siege.

Saturday, December 7, 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.

St. Augustine Pal Day 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Pal Day is an annual tradition in St. Augustine where local attractions offer free admission to active-duty servicemen and their families.

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.

Enjoy an afternoon of holiday songs as the UNF Chorale and Chamber Singers perform favorites from the "Messiah" and selected Christmas carols.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

A Peter White Christmas

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at 8 p.m.

This special Christmas concert features smooth jazz guitarist Peter White with saxophonist Euge Groove, multi-instrumentalist Vincent Ingala, and vocalist Lindsey Webster.

Wednesday, December 11, 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.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Schooner Freedom Full Moon Sail

On the night of the full moon each month, February thru December 2019 | See details below.

Take a moonlight sail on Matanzas Bay aboard St. Augustine's premier tall ship.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Santa Suits on the Loose 5K

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 8 – 10 a.m.
(904) 829-1770

This annual holiday run in St. Augustine Beach features runners in Santa suits.

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.

Bed & Breakfast Holiday Tour

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15, 2019, bonus day on Monday, Dec. 16
(386) 405-3779

This popular holiday tour of beautifully decorated bed and breakfasts in downtown St. Augustine is celebrating their 26th year in 2019.

Castillo Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Free Event

Experience 300 years of history by lantern light at this free Castillo event.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Bed & Breakfast Holiday Tour

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15, 2019, bonus day on Monday, Dec. 16
(386) 405-3779

This popular holiday tour of beautifully decorated bed and breakfasts in downtown St. Augustine is celebrating their 26th year in 2019.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Bed & Breakfast Holiday Tour

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15, 2019, bonus day on Monday, Dec. 16
(386) 405-3779

This popular holiday tour of beautifully decorated bed and breakfasts in downtown St. Augustine is celebrating their 26th year in 2019.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.