St. Augustine calendar of events

Travel to St. Augustine and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area.


First Coast Offshore Challenge
April 2 - 5, race times vary
The three boat races will start in St. Augustine and cover more than 100 miles
442 Ocean Vista Ave, St. Augustine

Annual St. Augustine Rhythm & Ribs Festival
April 4-6, hours vary
The 19th Annual St. Augustine Rhythm & Ribs Festival will be serving up scrumptious barbecue and music all weekend long
29 West Castillo Dr., St. Augustine

Jacksonville International Boat Show
April 11 - 13, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday
The hottest boats and boating accessories will be on display along with live entertainment, fresh seafood and a riverfront tiki bar.
1410 Gator Bowl Blvd, Jacksonville

Old Town Art & Craft Show
April 12 - 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The juried outdoor fair features the work of local, regional and national artists
25 West Castillo Drive, St. Augustine

19th Annual Flower & Garden Expo
April 12 - 13, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
With spring in full bloom, gardeners and growers will share their tips and tricks for the perfect sprout
3125 Agricultural Center Dr., St. Augustine

Walk to Cure Diabetes
April 12, 8 a.m.
Along with the 5K, enjoy live music and food at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds
510 Fairground Place, Jacksonville

Taste of St. Augustine
April 26, Noon - 8 p.m.
The event showcases the culinary delights and signature dishes of more than 30 area restaurants that are judged for “the best of” in numerous categories
1340 A1A South, St. Augustine

12th Annual Florida's Birding & Photo Fest
April 30 - May 4, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
There will be more than 110 birding and outdoor photography events at this annual festival
505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach


World of Nations Celebration
May 1 - 4, times vary
Celebration of rich cultural traditions and unique heritage of people from around the world
1410 Gator Bowl Blvd., Jacksonville

Gamble Rogers Folk Festival
May 2 - 4, time vary
This annual event celebrates the best in folk and Americana for three days with music, stories and dance that made Gamble Rogers famous.
1340 A1A South, St. Augustine

Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
May 2 - 4, hours vary
Includes stage performances, putt putt tournament, blessing of the fleet, best decorated boat contest and more.
102 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach

Romanza Festivale Week
May 9-18, times vary
A celebration of art and music in the Old City featuring more than 50 productions and presentations by more than 30 organizations.
Events take place at several venues

Wild Amelia Nature Festival
May 16 - 18, hours vary
Educates residents and visitors about the bioregion, and encourages stewardship of the area's natural resources.
Various locations

Jacksonville Jazz Festival
May 23 - 25, hours vary
This year it is a street festival featuring a jazz club atmosphere with multiple stages of entertainment.
117 West Duval Street, Jacksonville

Blue Crab Festival
May 23 - 26, hours vary
Includes Memorial Day Parade, seafood cook-off, live entertainment, helicopter and airboat rides, arts and crafts, antiques, and more.
St. Johns Avenue, Palatka


Drake's Raid
June 6 - 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Renactors commemorate to recreate the 1586 sack of the city.
Dowtown, St. Augustine

Living History Day at Fort Matanzas
June 7, 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Take the National Park Service's ferry to Rattlesnake Island and experience daily military life at Fort Matanza
8635 A1A South, St. Augustine

Sunset Celebration at Vilano Beach Town Center
June 7, 2 p.m. - dusk
Vendors, musicians and artists come together to celebrate the beautiful sunset across the bay.
260 Vilano Road, St. Augustine

St. Augustine Music Festival
June 19 - 28, Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. each night
See world renowned classicial musicians perform for free
38 Cathedral Place, St. Augustine

Battle of Bloody Mose
June 21 - 22, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Enjoy a day at the park watching living history demonstrations, music and two battle re-enactments.
1340-A A1A South, St. Augustine



First Friday Art Walk
First Friday, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Enjoy music, art and refreshments from 20 participating galleries.
157 King St., St. Augustine

North Atlantic Right Whales
Saturdays, December through March, 2 pm
Whales travel to northeast Florida this time of year to give birth. Learn more about them at the Ribault Club on Fort George Island Cultural State Park.
12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville

Chocolate Date night
Every Friday and Saturday 8 pm - 9 pm
Step behind the counter at  Peterbrooke Chocolatier and create your own chocolate treat
1011 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine

More Than You Wanted to Know About...
Every Saturday, 11 am - 12 pm
Join this informational session at the Environmental Education Center
505 Guana River Rd, Ponte Vedra Beach

Saturday Jam Session
Second Saturday, 2 pm
Bring your instruments and join the acoustic jam circle.
3100 S. Ocean Shore Boulevard, Flagler Beach

Nights of Lights Wine and Carriage Tour
November 17 - January 31
Tuesday through Sunday, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
St. Augustine historic district

Uptown Saturday Night
Last Saturday, 5 pm - 9 pm
Enjoy art, music, culture and more at this monthly celebration
101 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine

Second Saturday Plant Sale

Second Saturday each month, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Check out a selection of unusual and hard-to-find plants, all for sale.

6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast


Check out a selection of unusual and hard-to-find plants, all for sale.
6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast

6th Annual Winter Wonderland
November 23 - January 6
Every day, all day
St. Augustine Ampitheatre

Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour
Every third Saturday, 11 am - 3 pm
Take a guided tour of the oldest cemetery in the state
Cordova Street, St. Augustine

Monthly Marineland Lecture
Third Tuesday, 10 am - 11 am
Learn about native and non-native species in the marineland ecosystem
A1A at Ocean Shore Blvd, St. Augustine

Eco Geek
Every Wednesday, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Learn about the latest technology used in environmental research
505 Guana River Rd, South Ponte Vedra Beach

The Dark of the Moon Tour
Every Friday - Sunday, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm or 8:30 - 10:30*
Take a paranormal tour of the town's historic lighthouse
100 Red Cox Road, St. Augustine
*Tour times vary depending on the season

Guided Cultural Hike
First Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Learn about the Guana Peninsula during this guided tour
Guana Dam, Ponte Vedra Beach

St Augustine Food Tour
Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat 1:30pm
Sample the exquisite cuisine of St. Augustine on this walking tour
69 St George Street, St Augustine

Historic Pub Tour
Monday, Thursday and Saturday, 5 pm
Check out the bars and pubs locals call their favorites
69 St George Street, St Augustine

Pirate Pub Crawl
Friday and Saturday, 7 pm
A pirate will guide you through four local pubs and bars as she tells you the tales of the seas
69 St George Street, St Augustine

Spirits with Spirits - A Paranormal Pub Tour
Friday and Saturday, 8 pm 
Review the findings of paranormal investigations at local pubs and bars
69 St George Street, St Augustine

St. Augustine Beer Experience
Wednesday and Friday, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Please your inner beer lover with this one-of-a-kind tour
69 St George Street, St Augustine

Pirates, Plunder & Parlay!
Friday and Saturday, 4:30 pm
Become Captain Anne Bonny's crew and plunder the streets of St. Augustine
69 St George Street, St Augustine

St Augustine Ghosts & Legends
Friday and Saturday, 8 pm
Learn the frightening tales behind St. Augustine's history
69 St George Street, St Augustine


Every Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Alpine Groves Park, 2060 State Road 13

Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
2495 State Road 207, St. Augustine

Every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1340 A1A South, St. Augustine

Every Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
St. Johns County Ocean Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach

Third Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
245 Little River Road, Ponte Vedra

Every Sunday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
399 Riberia Street, St. Augustine


Anastasia Island Library
(904) 209-3730 124
Sea Grove Main St, St Augustine

Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library
(904) 273-0685
1340 A1a S, St. Augustine

Saint Johns County Public Library System
(904) 827-6940 1960
North Ponce De Leon Blvd, St Augustine

St Johns County Public Library System
(904) 827-6925 6670
Us Highway 1 S, St Augustine

St Augustine Historical Society
(904) 825-2333
271 Charlotte St, St Augustine

Hastings Branch Library
(904) 827-6970
6195 S Main St, Hastings

Trout Creek Community Center
(904) 522-1573
6795 Collier Rd, St Augustine

St Johns County Recreation and Parks
(904) 209-0395 1300
Duval St, St Augustine

Riverview Club
(904) 794-2000
790 Christina Dr, St Augustine

St. Augustine Historical Society
271 Charlotte St  St Augustine
(904) 825-2333

W. E. Harris Community Center
400 East. Harris Street, Hastings

THE PLAYERS Community Senior Center
175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra

Solomon Calhoun
1300 Duval Street, St. Augustine

Ketterlinus Gym
Orange Street, St. Augustine

Collier-Blocker-Puryear Community Center & Park
10 North Holmes Blvd., St. Augustine

Al Wilkie Community Center & Park
6150 South Main Street, Hastings