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

Sunday, May 5, 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.

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.

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.

The Gainesville Brass Quintet will perform at Grace United Methodist Church as part of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Florida Chamber Music Project: "Introspection"

Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 3:00 p.m.

The Florida Chamber Music Project concludes its sixth season with a concert entitled "Introspection," featuring music by Beethoven and Philip Glass.

Romanza: Cinco de Mayo Concert

Sunday, May 5, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Free Event

Caribeño Tropical and Mariachi Garibaldi will perform in a free Cinco de Mayo concert as part of the Romanza Festivale.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Jaws of the Sea

Select dates in April and May 2019 (4/30, 5/6, 5/7, 5/15, 5/17)
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Everything you ever wanted to know about sharks, and an opportunity to find some shark teeth for your collection!

Romanza Chamber Music: Verandah Jazz

Monday, May 6, 2019, 12 noon – 1 p.m.
Free Event

A group of musicians from The St. Augustine Orchestra, Verandah Jazz will perform as part of Romanza's Chamber Music Series.

Tame Impala

Monday, May 6, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.
(904) 209-3742
1340 A1A South

Australian psychedelic indie rock artist Tame Impala will play at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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.

Jaws of the Sea

Select dates in April and May 2019 (4/30, 5/6, 5/7, 5/15, 5/17)
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Everything you ever wanted to know about sharks, and an opportunity to find some shark teeth for your collection!

Romanza: 450th Legacy Vessel

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
(904) 829-3168

Visitors can learn all about the 450th Legacy vessel from St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation boatbuilders.

This free Romanza Chamber Music concert features Anna Smith and Rodolfo Diaz playing Debussy's suite for four hands, followed by Soprano Kandie Smith and Baritone Noah Peacock.

Romanza: Young Performers Music Series

Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7 and 8, 2019, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Free Event

The Romanza Festivale continues their Young Performers Music Series, with three free concerts featuring student performers.

Lincolnville Live! Concerts at St. Cyprian's

Tuesday and Thurday,, May 7 and 9, 2019 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
37 Lovett St.
Free Event

The Romanza Festivale presents a series of Lincolnville Live! free concerts at "The Commons," the beautiful courtyard at St. Cyprian's Church in Lincolnville.

Tyler Childers at Backyard Stage

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.

Alt-country rising star Tyler Childers will perform live at the Amphitheatre's Backyard Stage.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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.

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.

Florida Freshwater Fishing 101

Select Wednesdays in April and May 2019 | 9 – 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0355
99 34 Shands Pier Road
Free Event

Join just one or all five of this series of free fishing clinics to learn the basics of Florida freshwater fishing.

Kayak Fishing Saltwater at Nocatee

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Palm Valley Boat Ramp

Enjoy an afternoon of saltwater kayak fishing and exploring the waters of Nocatee.

Romanza's Chamber Music Series continues with Robert Burns playing the hammered dulcimer and a performance by Dulcinea Early Music Consort.

St. Augustine Visitors and Victims

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

The Three Tellers will share tales about some of the best-known visitors and victims in St. Augustine history.

Romanza: Young Performers Music Series

Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7 and 8, 2019, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Free Event

The Romanza Festivale continues their Young Performers Music Series, with three free concerts featuring student performers.

Music by the Sea 2019

Wednesdays from May 8 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.