This Weekend in St. Augustine: Events & Things to Do

Looking for something to do this weekend in St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra?

COVID-19 Update: Out of an abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus, many community events have been postponed or canceled. Please check with individual event organizers for more details.

Check out the top weekend events this April:

1. First Friday Art Walk

Date: April 2, 2021

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Join Art Galleries of St. Augustine the first Friday of every month from 5-9 p.m. for new exhibits, refreshments and live music at many participating galleries.

2. Easter Promenade

Date: April 4, 2021

Join the St. Augustine Easter Festival Committee and St. Augustine Royal Family for the Easter Promenade at 11 a.m. in the Plaza de la Constitución gazebo in downtown St. Augustine. At the event, awards will be presented in fun categories, including best-dressed couple, best hat, etc. The event is free and open to the public.

3. Popcorn Falls at Limelight Theatre

Date: April 9-25, 2021

The sleepy town of Popcorn Falls is forced into bankruptcy when a neighboring town threatens to turn them into a sewage treatment plant. Their only hope – open a theater! Two actors play over twenty roles in a world of farce, love, and desperation, proving once and for all that art can save the world.

More than 500 years ago, the cross was planted on the coast of Florida by Spanish missionaries. Follow their path during this year's Easter Week. The pilgrims leave Sanford, FL on Easter Tuesday, April 6, and via walking and canoeing, and traversing land, swamp, and ocean, will make their way to the Mission Nombre de Dios at St. Augustine.

5. St. Augustine Race Week

Date: April 17 - 24, 2021

Eight days of fast, fun and friendly sailing events. Events include performance offshore racing, river racing, a youth regatta, bayfront racing, Dragon Boats and more. For a complete schedule of racing and events or to register, visit the website.

6. Living History Saunter

Date: April 17, 2021

Join living history interpreters from the Historic Florida Militia as they present a timeline of St. Augustine's colonial history from noon-4 p.m. The interpreters answer questions related to St. Augustine's history and pose for pictures.

7. 5th Annual Plein Air Paint Out

Date: April 22 - 25, 2021

Artists and Art lovers! The St. Augustine Art Association invites artists and art lovers to participate in the community-wide 5th Annual St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out in the nation's oldest city. This event, a nod to St. Augustine’s art history, celebrates the town’s architectural and coastal beauty through the time-honored tradition of painting en plein air.

Riding Into History, one of America's premier motorcycle events, returns to World Golf Village in St. Augustine. The gates open at 10 a.m., and there will be hundreds of classic British motorcycles to view along the Village's Walk of Champions. Vendors, exhibitors and entertainment will be onsite.

9. Roscolusa Songwriters Festival

Date: April 24, 2021

At this festival, songwriters from Nashville perform and share the stories behind their songs. Enjoy an evening of popular music.

10. Taste of St. Augustine

Date: April 25, 2021

This signature food festival at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre serves up tastes from St. Augustine’s famous restaurants. From 11 a.m.-5 p.m., the area’s best restaurants will offer samples of their signature dishes. Restaurants will compete for the prestigious TOStA (Taste of St. Augustine) awards, with categories including Best Family Dining, Best Ethnic, Best Upscale and Best Dessert, as well as the ever-popular People’s Choice.

For more upcoming events in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra, check out our events calendar.