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Events in St. Augustine, Florida

Festivals, Concerts, Parades and Beyond

Discover the most popular events in St. Augustine, Florida, and find something going on at any time of year. You can plan your stay so that you'll experience the beauty of downtown St. Augustine during the holiday season, or when some of the country's most beloved street festivals come to town. Excitement and enrichment are always part of the scene here; browse our calendar and see just how much goes on in our Florida city.  

Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

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Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

From Friday, March 8, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019 March 8, 2019 March 10, 2019 St. George Inn

Visitors are invited to come to the 2019 Celtic Music and Heritage Festival that will be held at Francis Field in St. Augustine from Friday through Sunday, March 8 through 10, 2019. The Celtic Festival celebrates St. Patrick's Day and the sights, sounds and tastes of the ancient peoples of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and other parts of Europe. Celtic clans from around the world come to show their ancestral pride, athletes demonstrate their strength at the Highland Games, and Celtic folk music and rock rings out throughout the weekend. Vendors and local downtown restaurants offer up Celtic cuisine and handmade crafts, and the St. Patrick's Day Parade marches through the streets of the nation's oldest city.

The information below reflects the 2018 Celtic Music and Heritage Festival, and will be updated as additional information becomes available.

Friday, March 9, 2018: Whiskey Tasting at 7:00 p.m. in the VIP Tent at Francis Field. The tasting event is $45 per person and features seven premium brands of Irish and Scotch whiskeys for visitors to sample.

Saturday, March 10, 2018: The St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Saturday at 10:00 am. The St. Augustine St. Patrick's Day Parade is an annual celebration of the Emerald Isle's most revered saint. Festival gates at Francis Field open at 11:00 am and live entertainment begins at 12:00 pm. Entertainment will be held on two stages.

Sunday, March 11, 2018: Gates open at 10:00 am and the festival ends at 7:00 pm. Throughout the day, live entertainment will be on the main stage at Francis Field as well as on a secondary stage.

Celtic Clans: Clans from throughout Scotland and Ireland will show off their family pride and represent their ancient heritage. That family's music, colors, language and stories will educate and entertain visitors.