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 in the city, including the 450th commemoration. St. Augustine welcomes thousands of visitors every year for the many events it hosts, from one of the most celebrated, Nights of Lights, to more local events like the Music by the Sea concerts.

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 and the Easter parade, and start planning a vacation around the events. Check the calendar to see what's coming up for the 450th Commemoration in St. Augustine, including historic reenactments, festivals, 5Ks, and maybe even a visit from the King and Queen of Spain!

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Explore the art of living well at the Farm to Table Week event, with cooking classes and demos, delicious food, and more.

Farmers & Crafts Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.

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.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Explore the art of living well at the Farm to Table Week event, with cooking classes and demos, delicious food, and more.

Limelight Theatre: The 39 Steps

Select dates from April 13 to May 8, 2016

This spy-themed whodunit is an enjoyable blend of suspense and satire.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Romanza Day 1

Friday, May 6, 2016

The Romanza Festivale is ten days of art, music, dance and living history in St. Augustine.

Limelight Theatre: The 39 Steps

Select dates from April 13 to May 8, 2016

This spy-themed whodunit is an enjoyable blend of suspense and satire.

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

Visitors can learn about all about marine salvage and hear the story of a 1782 shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina at this interactive exhibit.

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

Romanza Festivale of the Arts presents the highlights of First Coast Opera's Paris season with this free concert.

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of every month, 5 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries and enjoy an evening of refreshments and live entertainment at this festive monthly event.

Romanza Changing of the Guard

Friday, May 6, 2016, 6:30 - 7:00 pm
Free Event

The Romanza Festivale kicks off its 2016 season with plenty of musket fire in this dramatic historical reenactment.

Romanza Opening Concert

Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:15 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

The opening free concert for Romanza features Dixieland band The River City Rhythm Kings.

A Great Gatsby Affair

Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
(904) 808-7330
3235 US Hwy 1

Step back into the Roaring '20s at this speakeasy-themed fundraiser for the St. Johns County Cultural Council.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Romanza Festivale: Art on Aviles Street

Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8, 2016
Free Event

This two-day festival features live music, delicious food, and artists creating works of art outdoors.

Romanza Day 2

Saturday, May 7, 2016

The Romanza Festivale is ten days of art, music, dance and living history in St. Augustine.

Limelight Theatre: The 39 Steps

Select dates from April 13 to May 8, 2016

This spy-themed whodunit is an enjoyable blend of suspense and satire.

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

Browse the wide variety of cars and trucks on display at the St. Augustine Cruisers' 14th Annual Car & Truck Show.

The Players 5K with Donna

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8 a.m.
(904) 355-7465

Participants in this 5K will help support the fight against breast cancer as well as get one free admission day at THE PLAYERS Championship.

Love 2 Run 5K

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8 a.m.
(904) 824-2861

This 5K run in downtown St. Augustine raises funds for the Cathedral Parish School.

Old City Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning
Free Event

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

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

First Saturday: Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose

The first Saturday of every month, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

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