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 12, 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.

A Classic Theatre: The Mother Lline Story Project

Fri., Sat. and Sun., May 10,11, and 12, 2019 | See show times below.

This unique production is written by women, produced by women, all about women, and for everyone.

The Lightner Museum offers a Mother's Day "Thé français avec maman et Degas," as part of their special exhibit, "Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist."

Tuesday, May 14, 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.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

6 - 9 p.m. on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from March thru October 2019
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, May 15, 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!

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 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.

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.

Thursday, May 16, 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.

Limelight Theatre: Calendar Girls

May 17 – June 9, 2019 | See below for details

This comedy tells the tale of a group of eleven Women's Institute members who pose nude for an "alternative" calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund.

Friday, May 17, 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!

Limelight Theatre: Calendar Girls

May 17 – June 9, 2019 | See below for details

This comedy tells the tale of a group of eleven Women's Institute members who pose nude for an "alternative" calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund.

Romanza Festivale Coda: St. Augustine Concert Band

Friday, May 17, 2019, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
(508) 345-0261
245 Meadowlark Lane

The St. Augustine Concert Band will perform the final concert of their season and the Festivale Coda for the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

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.

Sunset Moonrise Tours 2019

Select dates throughout 2019 (see details below)

Watch the sun set and the moon rise from atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and enjoy complimentary champagne and snacks.

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.

Limelight Theatre: Calendar Girls

May 17 – June 9, 2019 | See below for details

This comedy tells the tale of a group of eleven Women's Institute members who pose nude for an "alternative" calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund.

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.

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.

Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy: Kayak Fishing

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 2 – 5 p.m.
(904) 471-2555

Learn kayak fishing from one of the pros at the Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

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.