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., December 14, 2019

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Limelight Theatre: Every Christmas Story Ever Told

November 21 – December 22, 2019 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre celebrates the holiday season with "Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... and then some!"

A Rockapella Holiday

Thursday, December 19, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.

The a capella supergroup Rockapella brings its holiday spectacle to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Venardos Circus

Daily Dec. 18, 2019, thru Jan. 5, 2020 | See below for show times

This family-friendly, nostalgic circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre with a brand new cast and show for 32 performances over three weeks.

St. Augustine Concert Band Holiday Concerts

December 13, 15, and 20, 2019 | See below for venues and times
(508) 345-0261
245 Meadowlark Lane

Bring the entire family to an evening of festive holiday classics played by the St. Augustine Concert Band.

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Feb 2, 2020
Free Event

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

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020

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

Horton's Holiday Hayride

Friday, December 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Horton’s Holiday Hayride returns to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, featuring rockabilly stars Reverend Horton Heat and guests The 5.6.7.8's and Voodoo Glow Skulls.

Limelight Theatre: Every Christmas Story Ever Told

November 21 – December 22, 2019 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre celebrates the holiday season with "Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... and then some!"

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Winter Solstice Celebration 2019

Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 7 – 8 a.m.

Celebrate the winter solstice with this gathering at beautiful Washington Oaks Gardens State Park beachside.

Free Park and Ride Shuttle for Nights of Lights 2019-20

On select dates from November 23 to December 29, 2019
(904) 209-4211
Free Event

Take advantage of this easy and free park and ride shuttle service on select dates from November 23 through December 29 during Nights of Lights 2019-20.

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.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

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

A Historical Look Into the Old Spanish Quarries

Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 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.

Tolomato Cemetery Tour

The third Saturday of each month: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(904) 257-3273
Free Event

The Tolomato Cemetery is open to the public only on the third Saturday of each month.

The Nutcracker Ballet 2019

Sat. & Sun., Dec. 21 & 22, 2019 | 1:30 & 7 p.m. each day
(904) 824-1746

The St. Augustine Ballet presents their 11th Annual production of the holiday favorite, "The Nutcracker," with four performances over two days.

Venardos Circus

Daily Dec. 18, 2019, thru Jan. 5, 2020 | See below for show times

This family-friendly, nostalgic circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre with a brand new cast and show for 32 performances over three weeks.

Villa Zorayda Candlelight Tours Nights of Lights 2018-19

On select dates from Nov. 30, 2019, to Jan. 4, 2020
(904) 829-9887

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

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Feb 2, 2020
Free Event

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

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020

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

Limelight Theatre: Every Christmas Story Ever Told

November 21 – December 22, 2019 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre celebrates the holiday season with "Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... and then some!"

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Bird Walk at Anastasia State Park

Sunday, December 22, 2019 | 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Bird watchers and nature lovers are invited to join this guided bird walk at Anastasia State Park.

The Nutcracker Ballet 2019

Sat. & Sun., Dec. 21 & 22, 2019 | 1:30 & 7 p.m. each day
(904) 824-1746

The St. Augustine Ballet presents their 11th Annual production of the holiday favorite, "The Nutcracker," with four performances over two days.

Venardos Circus

Daily Dec. 18, 2019, thru Jan. 5, 2020 | See below for show times

This family-friendly, nostalgic circus brings its Big Top back to the Amphitheatre with a brand new cast and show for 32 performances over three weeks.

Limelight Theatre: Every Christmas Story Ever Told

November 21 – December 22, 2019 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre celebrates the holiday season with "Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... and then some!"

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Feb 2, 2020
Free Event

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