Local Things to Do

Visitors can search this section for all the up and coming hotspots, new events, local happenings and things to do. Find out where the locals go in St. Augustine and why. The area’s family-friendly events are listed as well as local ongoing events for adults. While on a trip to the nation’s oldest city visitors can experience the town from a resident’s point of view and enjoy the variety of things to do in the downtown district, at the beaches, on Anastasia Island and beyond. Local farmers markets, guided tours, special events, outdoor activities and more await visitors in this small coastal town.

E.g., August 20, 2017

Sunday, August 20, 2017

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Sundays throughout the year.

Limelight Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, July 20 – August 20, 2017

This musical comedy, an original Broadway production, is the story of the eccentric students and adults involved in a local spelling bee.

Experience the Solar Eclipse at Fort Matanzas

Activities Fri. – Mon., Aug. 18 – 21, 2017 | Eclipse Mon., Aug. 21, 1 – 4 p.m.
(904) 471-0116
Free Event

Experience the partial solar eclipse at Fort Matanzas, where rangers will provide vieweing glasses and information about this once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event.

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Monday, August 21, 2017

Experience the Solar Eclipse at Fort Matanzas

Activities Fri. – Mon., Aug. 18 – 21, 2017 | Eclipse Mon., Aug. 21, 1 – 4 p.m.
(904) 471-0116
Free Event

Experience the partial solar eclipse at Fort Matanzas, where rangers will provide vieweing glasses and information about this once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event.

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Mondays throughout the year.

Florida Water Tours offers a unique way to view the partial solar eclipse (including the necessary protective eyewear!) on a special two-hour boat tour.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Wednesdays throughout the year.

Farmers & Crafts Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 24 – Sept. 13, 2017
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.

jazz guitarist Peter White and saxophonist Euge Groove present White Hot Summer Grooves live in concert.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Lightner After Hours

The 4th Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and art at this monthly event.

Concerts in the Plaza

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from June 1 to August 31, 2017
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Free Admission Castillo: National Parks Birthday

Friday, August 25, 2017
Free Event

Free entrance to the Castillo de San Marcos for visitors and residents on the birthday of the National Parks Service.

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Fridays throughout the year.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Saturdays throughout the year.

Old City Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning
Free Event

This weekly farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

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.

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Uptown Saturday Night

Last Saturday of every month
Free Event

Visitors can shop and socialize along San Marco Avenue as the stores remain open for the monthly Uptown Saturday Night event.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Sundays throughout the year.

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.