Historical Events

History is the backbone of St. Augustine and is ever present in many of the local events. Living history takes visitors back in time to imagine what life was like in the colonial days of St. Augustine. Historic re-enactments take place often to re-create the significant events in St. Augustine’s past. Annual re-enactments like the Founder’s Day event in St. Augustine or the Spanish Colonial Grand Muster both commemorate notable events during the Spanish colonial period. It is the history in St. Augustine that ties each visitor and resident together and is common in all of us since St. Augustine’s successful port helped shape the country.

E.g., February 21, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Art & Architecture Walking Tour

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street

This 90-minute guided tour explores the historic streets of old St. Augustine, highlighting iconic art, architecture, stained glass, and more.

Free Historic Walking Tour

4:00 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month in 2017
(904) 825-0087
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to learn all about the history of the nation's oldest city in this monthly free historic walking tour, courtesy of Tour St. Augustine.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Lightner Museum Curator's Tour

First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum Curator Tours give visitors a chance to see behind-the-scenes at this unique museum.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 2017
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

Witness the thrilling reenactment of legendary pirate Robert Searle's attack on St. Augustine and how the town defended itself.

First Saturday: Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose

The first Saturday of most months, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

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

Living History at Fort Matanzas: Spanish Colonial Kitchen

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(904) 471-0116
Free Event

Period re-enactors demonstrate how the Spanish Colonial kitchen was influenced by the many cultures that created St. Augustine.

Minorcan Heritage Celebration

Saturday, March 4, 2017
(904) 540-3067
Free Event

A celebration of the rich Minorcan culture in St. Augustine, with food, live entertainment, history, and more.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 2017
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

Witness the thrilling reenactment of legendary pirate Robert Searle's attack on St. Augustine and how the town defended itself.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Free Pup Crawl

10 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month in 2017
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.
Free Event

Enjoy a free guided tour with your pet, courtesy of City Walks Food & Wine Tours.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Pirate and Treasure Book Signings

March 16-18, 2017 | See details.

The St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum will host several authors for book signings.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Pirate and Treasure Book Signings

March 16-18, 2017 | See details.

The St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum will host several authors for book signings.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Founding of Fort Mose

Saturday, March 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

This living history program commemorates the founding of Fort Mose in 1738.

Pirate and Treasure Book Signings

March 16-18, 2017 | See details.

The St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum will host several authors for book signings.

Black Heritage Walking Tour

4 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month in 2017.
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.
Free Event

This free walking tour focuses on St. Augustine's role in African-American history and culture.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Flagler College: Ideas and Images Lecture Series

Select dates from Oct. 12, 2016, to March 22, 2017
(904) 819-6400
Free Event

Flagler College presents its Ideas & Images lecture series for 2016–17, discussing our global future in science, heritage, business, technology and education.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Free Historic Walking Tour

4:00 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month in 2017
(904) 825-0087
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to learn all about the history of the nation's oldest city in this monthly free historic walking tour, courtesy of Tour St. Augustine.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

First Saturday: Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose

The first Saturday of most months, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

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

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Lightner Museum Curator's Tour

First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum Curator Tours give visitors a chance to see behind-the-scenes at this unique museum.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Free Pup Crawl

10 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month in 2017
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.
Free Event

Enjoy a free guided tour with your pet, courtesy of City Walks Food & Wine Tours.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Black Heritage Walking Tour

4 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month in 2017.
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.
Free Event

This free walking tour focuses on St. Augustine's role in African-American history and culture.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this ten-day "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this ten-day "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Free Historic Walking Tour

4:00 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month in 2017
(904) 825-0087
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to learn all about the history of the nation's oldest city in this monthly free historic walking tour, courtesy of Tour St. Augustine.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this ten-day "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Plein Air Paint Out

April 21 – 30, 2017 | Awards presented on Sat., May 6, 2017

Artists are invited to participate and guests are welcome to watch the magic of creation in this ten-day "plein air" painting event in St. Augustine.