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!

E.g., September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

Limelight Theatre: Oklahoma!

Thurs., Fri., Sat. & Sun., Sept. 23 – Oct. 23, 2016

Iconic musical Oklahoma! will open the Limelight Theatre’s 2016 - 2017 season.

Sarah Jarosz and Parker Millsap

Friday, September 30, 2016, at 8:00 p.m.

Two rising stars in the Americana music scene will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Prophets of Rage

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Datil Pepper Festival Cook-Off

Saturday – Sunday, October 1 – 2, 2016
Free Event

Celebrate St. Augustine's own datil pepper and vote for the best datil pepper dishes presented by some of the finest restaurants in town.

Limelight Theatre: Oklahoma!

Thurs., Fri., Sat. & Sun., Sept. 23 – Oct. 23, 2016

Iconic musical Oklahoma! will open the Limelight Theatre’s 2016 - 2017 season.

This charity 5K raises funds for cancer treatment and raises awareness about early detection of the disease.

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, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
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 most months, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

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

Art & Architecture Walking Tour

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10 - 11:30 .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.

Living History at Fort Matanzas

The first Saturday of each month, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(904) 471-0116
Free Event

Period re-enactors demonstrate colonial defense tactics at this historic fort on the first Saturday of the month, weather and staff permitting.

Sunset Moonrise at the St. Augustine Lighthouse

Select dates throughout the year (see details below)

Watch the sun set and the moon rise from atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and enjoy complimentary champagne and snacks.

EMMA Concert: Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
(904) 797-2800

Enjoy the sounds of authentic ragtime music at this EMMA concert.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Datil Pepper Festival Cook-Off

Saturday – Sunday, October 1 – 2, 2016
Free Event

Celebrate St. Augustine's own datil pepper and vote for the best datil pepper dishes presented by some of the finest restaurants in town.

Limelight Theatre: Oklahoma!

Thurs., Fri., Sat. & Sun., Sept. 23 – Oct. 23, 2016

Iconic musical Oklahoma! will open the Limelight Theatre’s 2016 - 2017 season.

Improv Hangout at Limelight Theatre

First Sunday of each month, October– December 2016

Join the fun at an Improv Hangout held monthly at the Limelight Theatre.

Founding of the Castillo

Sunday, October 2, 2016 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Free Event

This heritage event will feature historical demonstrations and reenactments to commemorate the founding of the Castillo de San Marcos 344 years ago.

Salt Air Farmer's Market

Every Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

Visitors can shop for local eats and treats at this farmers market at Marineland.

St. Ambrose Fall Festival

Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12 noon to 4 p.m.
(904) 692-1366
Free Event

The St. Ambrose's Annual Fall Festival features live music, food, a yard sale, raffles, and games for the entire family.

SAiRA Food & Wine Festival

Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
(904) 540-3129

The 7th Annual SAiRA Food and Wine Festival showcases local independent restaurants in St. Augustine to benefit a local charity.

Junie B. Jones, The Musical

Saturdays from October 1 – 22 at 2 p.m.
(904) 825-1164

The whole family will enjoy this stage adaptation of Barbara Park's best-selling books about Junie B. Jones.

Monday, October 3, 2016

St. Augustine Restaurant Week

Monday – Sunday, October 3 – 9, 2016
(904) 540-3129

Participating local restaurants offer a full week of fine cuisine at affordable prices in St. Augustine, Florida.

Washington Oaks Yoga in the Gardens

Mondays in October 2016, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Join this gentle yoga class in the beautiful surroundings of Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

St. Augustine Restaurant Week

Monday – Sunday, October 3 – 9, 2016
(904) 540-3129

Participating local restaurants offer a full week of fine cuisine at affordable prices in St. Augustine, Florida.

National Night Out

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 5 – 8 p.m.
(904) 669-5670
Free Event

National Night Out invites the community to be part of a national awareness initiative to promote police-community partnerships.