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., August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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.

Sing Out Loud Music Festival: Wednesday, August 31

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
(904) 209-3460
Free Event

The complete lineup of free live entertainment scheduled for the Sing Out Loud Festival on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

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.

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 11 – October 12, 2016
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.

Goo Goo Dolls

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

Multi-platinum band Goo Goo Dolls will appear with special guests Collective Soul and Tribe Society.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Summer Improv Theatre Series

Select dates throughout the summer of 2016

Join the fun at one of the Limelight Theatre's improvisational theater events this summer.

Concerts in the Plaza

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from June 2 to Sept. 1, 2016
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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.

Friday, September 2, 2016

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.

Sing Out Loud Music Festival: Friday, September 2

Friday, September 2, 2016
(904) 209-3460
Free Event

The complete lineup of free live entertainment scheduled for the Sing Out Loud Festival on Friday, September 2, 2016.

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.

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.

Tony Joe White in Concert

Friday, September 2, 2016, 8:00 p.m.

Swamp rock legend Tony Joe White will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

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.

Sing Out Loud Music Festival: Saturday, September 3

Saturday, September 3, 2016
(904) 209-3460
Free Event

The complete lineup of free live entertainment scheduled for the Sing Out Loud Festival on Saturday, September 3, 2016.

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.

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.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Saltwater Fishing Clinics

Sunday, September 4, 2016, 9 a.m. 12 noon
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents a Saltwater Fishing Clinic for the whole family.

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.

Florida Chamber Music Project: Beethoven & Glazunov

Sunday, September 4, 2016, at 3 p.m.

The Florida Chamber Music Projects opens its 2016 - 2017 season with the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and Alexander Glazunov.

Colonial Oak Stage: Labor Day Concerts

Sunday & Monday, September 4 & 5, 2016, 7 p.m.
Free Event

Trapdoor Social will perform in two free Labor Day concerts under the colonial oak in St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Colonial Oak Stage: Labor Day Concerts

Sunday & Monday, September 4 & 5, 2016, 7 p.m.
Free Event

Trapdoor Social will perform in two free Labor Day concerts under the colonial oak in St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

St. Augustine Archaeological Association Fall Programs

First Tuesday of September, October, & November, 2016
(904) 823-1720
Free Event

The St. Augustine Archaeological Association will present several free lectures this fall.