St. Augustine Events

As the longest European-occupied settlement in the U.S., St. Augustine is recognized as the nation’s oldest city. Annual events in St. Augustine reflect this rich heritage and culture as well as bring out the exciting and unforgettable aspects unique to St. Augustine! Visitors and residents alike pack the cobblestone streets of historic downtown to participate in events and absorb the Colonial history. Our Calendar of Events lists all the exciting things to do in St. Augustine. There are authentic Colonial re-enactments, exciting attractions, local festivals and fairs, classical and modern concerts, historic guided tours, and so much more to experience in the nation’s oldest city.

E.g., January 24, 2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Matanzas 5K and Fun Run

January 24, 2015
Francis Field
(904) 945-6911

Run in the 5K, Fun Run, or check out the Expo for this St. Augustine running event to benefit St. Johns County Schools.

Nights of Lights Wine and Carriage Tour

January 24, 2015
Tasting Tours
(904) 325-3911
59 Cuna St.

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage, and enjoy some delicious wine and great company along the way.

See outstanding film talent at this St. Augustine festival featuring independent film projects!

Live Music at Mill Top

January 24, 2015
Mill Top
(904) 829-2329

Live Music at the Mill Top Tavern every night of the week.

The San Sebastian Winery's roof-top wine and jazz bar provides breathtaking views and live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Holly Jolly Nights of Lights Trolley

(904) 829-3800
10 West Castillo Dr.

The Holly Jolly Trolley is an entertaining, convenient way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

This Nights of Lights water tour takes guests on the Matanzas River for a picturesque view of the holiday display in downtown St. Augustine.

Nights of Lights Lovers' Carriage Tour

January 24, 2015
Tasting Tours
(904) 325-3911
59 Cuna St.

Experience the romance of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights in a private tour for two aboard an old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage.

Experience a bird's-eye view of St. Augustine's Nights of Lights from a biplane.

This Nights of Lights carriage tour explores St. Augustine's ghostly history while enjoying the downtown lights.

Sweet Bird of Youth at the Limelight Theatre

January 24, 2015
Limelight Theatre
(904) 825-1164
11 Old Mission Ave.

The Limelight Theatre presents Tennessee Williams’ “Sweet Bird of Youth.”

Re-Riding History Exhibit

January 24, 2015
Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
(904) 826-8530
Free Event

"Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay" explores the heartbreaking history of assimilation and imprisonment of Native Americans as expressed through the eyes of contemporary artists.

Old City Farmers' Market

January 24, 2015 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
St. Augustine Amphitheatre
(904) 209-0367
Free Event

Local farmers market offering visitors fresh produce, baked goods, seafood, hand-crafted wares and more.

St. Augustine Flea Market

January 24, 2015 - 9:00am
St. Augustine Marketplace
(904) 824-4210

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

El Galeon Tall Ship

January 24, 2015 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
St. Augustine Municipal Marina
(904) 825-1026

El Galeon, a replica of a 16th-century Spanish ship, is back in St. Augustine and open for tours.

Cannon Firing

January 24, 2015 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Castillo de San Marcos
(904) 829-6506

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Live Music at Cafe Alcazar

January 24, 2015 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Cafe Alcazar
(904) 825-9948

Live music every week, Monday - Saturdays from 11 am - 3 pm.

Living History at Fort Matanzas

January 24, 2015 - 12:30pm
(904) 471-0116
Free Event

Period re-enactors will demonstrate colonial defense tactics at this historic fort.

Live Music at The Starving Artist

January 24, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
The Starving Artist
(904) 814-7178
28 Cuna Street

Listen to live music at The Starving Artist Friday and Saturday afternoons.

Live Music at Tradewinds

January 24, 2015 - 1:00pm
Tradewinds Lounge
(904) 829-9336

Come to Tradewinds Lounge for a musical celebration every day of the week

Live Music at Creekside Dinery

January 24, 2015 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Creekside Dinery
(904) 829-6113

Enjoy live, local music at Creekside Dinery nearly every night of the week.

Alligator Farm Zip Line at Night

January 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
(904) 824-3337

See the Dark Side of the Zoo at this zip-lining adventure!

Live Music at Harry's Seafood Restaurant

January 24, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Harry's Seafood Restaurant
(904) 824-7765
46 Avenida Menendez

Enjoy a delicious dinner out on Harry's charming patio while listening to local music.

Live Music at Hurricane Patty's

January 24, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Hurricane Patty's
(904) 827-1822
69 Lewis Blvd.

Enjoy live bands at this waterfront restaurant in St. Augustine nearly every night of the week.

Cocktails 201

January 24, 2015 - 6:15pm
St. Augustine Distillery Company
(904) 825-4962

Visitors and locals can take this class to learn about the next level of cocktail creation.