The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum celebrates 145 years of maritime history in the current historic, lighthouse tower. The second lighthouse at St. Augustine was built from 1871 to 1874 and topped by the first-order Fresnel lens from Paris, France. The first lighting was by Keeper William Russell on October 15, 1874.
Oct. 11-13: The annual St. Augustine Greek Festival celebrates all things Greek — food, music, dancing and heritage. The annual event is held at Francis Field, 29 W. Castillo Drive, downtown St. Augustine.
Nights of Lights has been listed among the top ten holiday light displays in the world by National Geographic. And for a good reason. During Nights of Lights, St. Augustine glows with holiday magic – from the ground to the rooftops. St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation’s Oldest City.
Celebrating 25 years of music, songwriting, and storytelling, the Gamble Rogers Music Festival announces the lineup for the 2019-2020 concert series. Fundraising concerts featuring regional and national musicians will lead up to the 25th Annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival in 2020. Kicking off the concerts series, The Lubben Brothers perform on Saturday, Oct. 26, an up-and-coming acoustic folk band and musical theatre playwrights.
City Gate Spirits, Northeast Florida’s newest craft distillery, is hosting a grand opening celebration on Saturday, October 12th. The all-day event will celebrate the spirit of St. Augustine with free tastings, giveaways, games, live music and local cuisine.
The St. Augustine Orchestra opens its 58th season celebrating the melodious sounds of brass and woodwind instruments with classic pieces from the mid-1800s to a contemporary concerto for tuba written by a distinguished, Emmy Award-winning composer. The Masterworks Concert is on Friday, October 18th at 8:00 pm.
A Classic Theatre’s first show of the 2019-2020 season is the paranormal romantic comedy classic “Blithe Spirit” by the legendary Noel Coward.
It’s Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! St. Johns County Center of the Arts (SJCCA) presents Mary Poppins, on stage October 3-5 at St. Augustine High School, 3205 Varella Ave., St. Augustine. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for students. The 6 p.m. performance on Friday, Oct. 4 features $5 tickets for all students in grades k-12.
Pumpkin patches are popping up at area churches and other locations this fall in St. Augustine and St. Johns County. Here’s a list to start out the 2019 fall season.
On Thursday, October 24, roots reggae artist Matisyahu will make a stop in St. Augustine at the Backyard Stage at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre.