Events

First Friday Artwalk

Every month, Art Galleries of St. Augustine brings the art community together for the First Friday Art Walk. On this very special night, gallery owners open their doors and invite you in to meet the Artist’s view their work enjoy a little food, drink, and conversation. The walk winds around the historic downtown area, highlighting the Art Galleries of St. Augustine Member Galleries. www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.org

Uptown Saturday Night

Last Saturday of each month on San Marco Avenue combines a festive party atmosphere with hospitality & special deals in the unique shops. https://www.facebook.com/UptownStAugustine

Sunset Moonrise Lighthouse Tour

Once a month, guests are treated to a spectacular view of Mother Nature’s nightly changing of the guard. From your vantage point on top of the lighthouse tower, you can watch the sun disappear behind historic St. Augustine while the full moon ascends from the Atlantic horizon. http://www.staugustinelighthouse.org/events/sunsetmoon.html

Music by The Sea Concert Series (Mid May through September)

At the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion The series features 17 bands, our house DJ playing a wide variety of music including jazz, blues, classic rock, pop, reggae, disco and country and we showcase a local restaurant serving an optional dinner each week www.thecivicassociation.org

Nights of Lights (11/30 – 01/31)

During the Nights of Lights, St. Augustine glows with holiday magic – lit form the ground to the rooftops with over 3 million white lights www.nightsoflights.com

Luminary Night at the St. Augustine Lighthouse.

Ring in the holiday season with us on the first Wednesday of December at Luminary Night. It’s a great evening event featuring thousands of candlelit luminaries, live music, children’s crafts, and of course, Santa! www.staugustinelighthouse.com

New Year’s Eve

The Saint Augustine Beach Civic Association is again a proud sponsor of the Southeast’s biggest and best New Year’s Eve celebration! Join thousands of friends at the Saint John’s County Pier Park for Beach Blast Off on December 31st. Food, fireworks, live music, a Kids Zone, beer, wine and soft drinks! It’s a great evening of family friendly fun. www.sabca.org

St. Augustine Film Festival (1/18 – 1/21)

We are excited each year to bring a diverse array of films to an ever-growing audience who comes to The Saint Augustine Film Festival from as far away as Canada, to neighboring states and across Florida. www.staugfilmfest.com

Arts & Crafts Festival at St. Augustine Beach Pier (2/17 & 2/18/ 3/17 & 3/18)

Located directly on the Atlantic Ocean, just steps away from the Beach. The St. Augustine Art and Craft Festival is a laid-back venue filled with some of the nation’s best Artist and Crafters, including jewelry, ceramics, stained glass, photography, handmade soaps and much more. All crafts are made in the USA! This Festival will offer something for everyone. www.tnteventsinc.com

Searles Sack of St. Augustine (3/2-3/4)

Located at the Fountain of Youth, this is an authentic re-enactment of Captain Robert Searle’s 1668 attack on St. Augustine. www.searlesbucs.com

Celtic Music & Heritage Festival (3/9-3/11)

The sounds of the ancient Celtic peoples of Scotland & Ireland come alive with an event culminating with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade www.celticstaugustine.com

St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival (3/16-3/18)

Features tons of delicious food, outstanding entertainment and affordable arts & crafts. Visit the Kid Zone, Arts & Crafts show, Spanish Landing and Pirate Village. Make a pit-stop in the Winn Dixie Tent to try some of their Seafood specialties. Friday night is Jazz night, Saturday and Sunday will feature Country and Americana music. Families will enjoy the Kiddie Rides, Magic Shows, Pirate Fun, Super Heroes & Princesses, the Clown Adventure and Interactive Drum Show. www.lionsfestival.com

Old Town Art Show (3/24 & 3/25)

Is juried art and craft show consisting of outstanding artists and craftsmen from Northeast Florida and around the country. The jury committee carefully selects only the best work submitted in each category assuring well-rounded quality art and craft show. You’ll find everything from exquisite jewelry to funky and functional pottery, abstract sculpture to glistening glass, hand-woven fashions to stunning photography, extraordinary paintings to wonderful wood carvings; this is a show you won’t want to miss! www.oldtownartshow.com

St. Augustine Race Week Regatta (4/5 – 4/8)

Three Days of Spectator-friendly races along the city’s bay-front and free entertainment for everyone in the Big Event Tent. Join us on Land, in the Bay, or on the High Seas! www.staugustineraceweek.com

St. Augustine Easter Parade of Horses & Carriages (4/6 – 4/8)

Experience the famous Easter parade featuring horse-drawn carriages, marching bands, floats & St. Augustine’s Royal Family. www.oldcityeaster.com/events

Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest (4/18 – 4/22)

Experience Northeast Florida’s abundant bird life & photogenic natural beauty at more than 100 exciting birding & outdoor photography events www.floridasbirdingandphotofest.com

A Taste of St. Augustine (4/29)

This signature food festival at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre serves up the “tasted” from St. Augustine’s famous restaurants. www.epicbh.org

The Players Championship (5/10 – 5/13)

The game’s greatest players compete at TPC Sawgrass www.pgatour.com

Drake’s Raid (6/1 – 6/3)

At the Fountain of Youth, the English corsair, Sir Francis Drake, & his raiders return to St. Augustine for an authentic re-creation of the 1586 sack of the city. www.fountainofyouthflorida.com

Fireworks Over the Matanzas (7/4)

The 4th of July Concert & Fireworks in St. Augustine bursts above the ancient Castillo de San Marcos www.fireworksoverthematanzas.com

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge (7/7 – 7/9)

Is a three-day tournament based in historic downtown www.acgfa.com

Guy Harvey Outpost PUPS & SUPS Dog Surfing Competition (7/21)

Calling all dog lovers! Join us at the Guy Harvey Resort where we will host our Dog Surfing Competition. Entry is $40 / Participant. All are welcome to watch and support their favorite dog who will hang 20! No experience necessary, boards will be provided by the Surf Station and proceeds are to benefit K-9 for Warriors! Register Here

St. Augustine Greek Festival (10/12 – 10/14)

Enjoy Greek food, live Greek music, traditionally costumed Greek folk dances & more. www.stauggreekfest.com

Taste of The Beach (November 2018)

Over a dozen local restaurants will again compete for bragging rights for the best entree, appetizer and desert on the Island. www.sabca.org