Kid-friendly Events

Family friendly events in St. Augustine include fun festivals, plays, concerts, seasonal events and more. Parents can browse the Calendar of Events to find fun activities for the whole family to enjoy! Summer acting camps or other local events like Ancient City Kids Day, living history events at various attractions and others offer entertaining things to do for both parents and children. Visiting families as well as residents can take advantage of the huge variety of educational and fun things to do for kids in St. Augustine. Kids can get involved in the local community through various events and meet other children in St. Augustine.

E.g., February 28, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Enjoy spectacular seafood, live music, arts and crafts, and much more at the St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 2017
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

Witness the thrilling reenactment of legendary pirate Robert Searle's attack on St. Augustine and how the town defended itself.

Florida Azalea Festival

Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5, 2017
(386) 328-0909
900 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

Join this celebration of early spring with a hometown parade, live music, food and drink, arts and crafts, and azaleas in bloom.

Enjoy spectacular seafood, live music, arts and crafts, and much more at the St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival.

Drum Runners Series

First Saturday of the month Feb. 4 – Nov. 4, 2017
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

First Saturday: Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose

The first Saturday of most months, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

Tea Party with a Princess

Saturday, March 4, 2017 | Noon to 2 p.m.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 2017
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

Witness the thrilling reenactment of legendary pirate Robert Searle's attack on St. Augustine and how the town defended itself.

Florida Azalea Festival

Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5, 2017
(386) 328-0909
900 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

Join this celebration of early spring with a hometown parade, live music, food and drink, arts and crafts, and azaleas in bloom.

Enjoy spectacular seafood, live music, arts and crafts, and much more at the St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Coquina Rock Beach Walk at Washington Oaks

March 9 and 23, 2017 | See times below
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Second Saturday GTM Family Seining

8:30 - 10:30 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2017

Schooner Freedom and Marineland present this unique, dolphin adventure on select Fridays in the spring and summer.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Vilano 5K Run

Saturday, March 18, 2017, 8:00 a.m.
(770) 597-4904
120 Meadow Ave.

Runners can enjoy the views of St. Augustine and the Intracoastal Waterway as they run across the Vilano Bridge in this annual 5K and Fun Run.

Spring-4-A-Cause 5K: A Run for ReAnna

Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 8 a.m.
(904) 501-9578
790 Christina Drive

5K run to raise funds for nursing school scholarships at Pedro Menendez High School and to end domestic violence.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Coquina Rock Beach Walk at Washington Oaks

March 9 and 23, 2017 | See times below
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Fourth Saturday GTM Family Seining

8:30 - 10:30 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

St. Augustine Spring Record Fair

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free Event

The St. Augustine Spring Record Fair features family-friendly activities, live music, food and drinks, and an array of music-related vendors.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Drum Runners Series

First Saturday of the month Feb. 4 – Nov. 4, 2017
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

First Saturday: Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose

The first Saturday of most months, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

St. Ambrose Spring Fair

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 12 noon to 4 p.m.
(904) 692-1366
Free Event

This is the 136th Annual Spring Fair at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, offering good food, live music, family-friendly activities and much more.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Betty Griffin Center Run for Peace

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
(904) 808-8544

Visitors can enjoy a scenic run at St. Augustine Beach while also supporting a great cause at this 5K.

Second Saturday GTM Family Seining

8:30 - 10:30 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.