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., October 14, 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019

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

Surf Illumination 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 4 - 7 p.m.
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

St. Augustine Beach's Surf Illumination lighting festival kick off the holiday season.

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 Jan. 31, 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 – January 31, 2020

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

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Christmas Tour of Homes 2019

Sunday, December 8, 2019, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
(904) 466-7827

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a popular annual tradition, hosted by the Garden Club of St. Augustine since 1969.

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.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020

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

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.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020

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

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.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020

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

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.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020

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

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.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020

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

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.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020

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

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.

Holiday Open House for Charity

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, 12 noon – 7 p.m.
(386) 566-7040
740 S Heritage Creek Way
Free Event

Let the Willis Family holiday open house get you into the Christmas spirit, while benefitting K9s for Warriors.

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.