St. Augustine Events

As the longest European-occupied settlement in the U.S., St. Augustine is recognized as the nation’s oldest city and host for a multitude of upcoming events. Annual celebrations in St. Augustine reflect this rich heritage and culture, where visitors and locals alike pack the cobblestone streets of historic downtown to participate in events. Our Calendar of Events lists all the exciting things to do in St. Augustine. There are authentic historical re-enactments, exciting attractions, local festivals and fairs, live music concerts, historic guided tours, and so much more to experience in the nation’s oldest city.

E.g., August 27, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Exhibit runs July 23 through August 28, 2016
Free Event

The 7th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association celebrates the natural world through original artwork.

"Dugout Canoes" Exhibit

Open daily from October 2015 through January 2017
Free Event

This free exhibit presented by University of Florida Historic St. Augustine explores the historic impact of the dugout canoe on travel and life in the Americas.

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Saturdays throughout the year.

Popular local musicians will perform in this free summer concert series under the colonial oak in St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

Road to Rio Exhibit

June to August 2016 | See details below.

Celebrate the return of golf to this year's Olympics in Rio and learn about the history of Olympic golf.

National Parks Service Centennial

Thursday – Sunday, August 25 – 28, 2016
Free Event

Free entrance to the Castillo de San Marcos for visitors and residents on the birthday of the National Parks Service.

Sounds of Summer: Sing Out Loud Festival

Select dates from August 25 to September 11, 2016
Free Event

Celebrate the Sounds of Summer at the inaugural Sing Out Loud Music Festival of free concerts at multiple venues in St. Augustine.

St. Johns Family Festival

August 27 and 28, 2016 | 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
2495 S.R. 207
Free Event

This festival offers family fun and benefits local veterans charity Brave Aid.

The complete lineup of free live entertainment scheduled for the Sing Out Loud Festival on Saturday, August 27, 2016.

The St. Augustine Youth Chorus will perform patriotic songs at this celebration of the National Park Service Centennial.

This weekly farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Fourth Saturday GTM Family Seining

8:30 - 10:30 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

America's Parks Exhibition

June 10 to August 31, 2016 | See details below.
Free Event

This exhibition celebrates the centennial of America's National Parks Service.

Enjoy special film screenings in recognition of America's National Parks Centennial.

Give Kids the World Fundraiser

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

The 1th Annual Give Kids the World Fundraiser is a poolside party and BBQ hosted by the Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort.

Lighthouse Behind the Scenes Tour

Every day of the week at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm

Enhance a visit to the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum with a behind-the-scenes guided tour.

Uptown Saturday Night

Last Saturday of every month
Free Event

Visitors can shop and socialize along San Marco Avenue as the stores remain open for the monthly Uptown Saturday Night event.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Exhibit runs July 23 through August 28, 2016
Free Event

The 7th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association celebrates the natural world through original artwork.

"Dugout Canoes" Exhibit

Open daily from October 2015 through January 2017
Free Event

This free exhibit presented by University of Florida Historic St. Augustine explores the historic impact of the dugout canoe on travel and life in the Americas.

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Sundays throughout the year.

Popular local musicians will perform in this free summer concert series under the colonial oak in St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

Road to Rio Exhibit

June to August 2016 | See details below.

Celebrate the return of golf to this year's Olympics in Rio and learn about the history of Olympic golf.

National Parks Service Centennial

Thursday – Sunday, August 25 – 28, 2016
Free Event

Free entrance to the Castillo de San Marcos for visitors and residents on the birthday of the National Parks Service.