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 18, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Florida Humanities Speakers Series 2019

Select dates in February, March, April and May 2019 | 5:30 p.m.
Free Event

The Lightner Museum will host the Florida Humanities Speaker Series, with four presentations that focus on the history and culture of the state of Florida.

The Milk Carton Kids

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Grammy-nominataed indie folk duo The Milk Carton Kids will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 23 – May 5, 2019

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 23 through May 5, 2019.

Lightner Museum Lecture: Chasing Degas

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6 - 8 p.m.
(904) 824-2874

At this lecture, collector and curator Robert Flynn Johnson will explore the process of creating the exhibit, "Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist."

Friday, May 3, 2019

Gamble Rogers Music Festival

Friday – Sunday, May 3 – 5, 2019
(904) 794-4163, (904) 377-4163

This celebration of Americana folk music, now in its 24th year, takes place on the opening weekend of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Where Art Meets History

May 3 – 26, 2019
Free Event

This showcase exhibit of the work of artists participating in St. Augustine's Plein Air Paint Out also marks the beginning of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts.

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.

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 23 – May 5, 2019

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 23 through May 5, 2019.

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.

GRiZ

Friday, May 3, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.

Electro-sax musician and "future funk" independent artist DJ GRiZ will perform in a live concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Havana-born pianist Juana Zayas has been winning awards for her artistry on the piano since she was just 11 years old.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Change of Flags Ceremony

Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

The Castillo de San Marcos hosts two presentations that re-enact the 1763 change of flags from the Spanish to the British in St. Augustine.

Cruisers Car & Truck Show 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of cars and trucks on display at the St. Augustine Cruisers' 17th Annual Car & Truck Show.

Gamble Rogers Music Festival

Friday – Sunday, May 3 – 5, 2019
(904) 794-4163, (904) 377-4163

This celebration of Americana folk music, now in its 24th year, takes place on the opening weekend of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Where Art Meets History

May 3 – 26, 2019
Free Event

This showcase exhibit of the work of artists participating in St. Augustine's Plein Air Paint Out also marks the beginning of the Romanza Festivale of the Arts.

Fort Mose Kayak Trip

Saturday & Sunday, May 4–5 and May 18–19, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek, ending up at Fort Mose.

Spud Run & Cabbage Crawl 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019, beginning at 6:00 a.m.
(386) 747-3532

The annual Spud Run in Hastings, Florida, offers a 5K and 10K run, a 15K combined Challenge, and the popular one-mile Cabbage Crawl kids run.

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.

Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

The first Saturday of the month | 9 - 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

Unidos en la Música Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Celebrate St. Augustine's Spanish heritage at this all-day family festival featuring the art, music, dance, games, and, of course, delicious food of Latin America.

Nao Santa María in St. Augustine

Limited stay: April 23 – May 5, 2019

The tall ship Nao Santa María sails into harbor in St. Augustine for a limited engagement from April 23 through May 5, 2019.

Romanza: North Florida Women's Chorale

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 12 - 1 pm
Free Event

The North Florida Women's Chorale performs its 2019 Romanza concert, "Much Ado About Women," celebrating women's roles in society.

Geek Out Art Show Vol. 3

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 2 – 7 p.m.
(904) 460-4479

This art show for comics lovers will feature local artists, live music, and a lively comicon-style audience.

Aviles Street Art Fair

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 4 - 8 p.m.
Free Event

The Aviles Street Art Fair will feature live music, gallery art, artisan crafts, and artists creating works of art outdoors.

Magical Music of the 1960s and 1970s

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 7 – 9:30 p.m.
(904) 819-1875
2055 Wildwood Drive

Romanza presents this tribute to the golden era of rock music featuring talented musicians Joe and Lynn Goldovitz.