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., December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 19, 2017 - January 12, 2018 | Nightly except Saturdays
(904) 325-0547
6 Cordova St.

Gold Tours offers another option for viewing St. Augustine's Nights of Lights - up close and personal, with no waiting.

Florida Water Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 18, 2017, to Jan. 31, 2018
(904) 827-7728

View St. Augustine's breathtaking festival of lights from the bay with Florida Water Tours.

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova Street

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage or an old-fashioned roadster with The Tasting Tours.

Native Sun Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly form November 21, 2017, to January 31, 2018

Be dazzled by St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights on this relaxing one-hour boat tour.

Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Enjoy the convenience and personal perspective offered by Explore Tours Nights of Lights Tours.

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

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly from November 19, 2017, to January 31, 2018
(904) 335-3155
10 West Castillo Dr.

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour is an entertaining and family-friendly way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Take a ride on Ripley's Big Red Christmas Train for a "lightseeing" tour of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 19, 2017 - January 12, 2018 | Nightly except Saturdays
(904) 325-0547
6 Cordova St.

Gold Tours offers another option for viewing St. Augustine's Nights of Lights - up close and personal, with no waiting.

Florida Water Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 18, 2017, to Jan. 31, 2018
(904) 827-7728

View St. Augustine's breathtaking festival of lights from the bay with Florida Water Tours.

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova Street

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage or an old-fashioned roadster with The Tasting Tours.

Native Sun Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly form November 21, 2017, to January 31, 2018

Be dazzled by St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights on this relaxing one-hour boat tour.

Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Enjoy the convenience and personal perspective offered by Explore Tours Nights of Lights Tours.

GTM Research Reserve/Marineland Lecture

The third Tuesday of each month, 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Marineland Dolphin Adventure and GTM Research Reserve host monthly free lectures on the third Tuesday of each month.

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly from November 19, 2017, to January 31, 2018
(904) 335-3155
10 West Castillo Dr.

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour is an entertaining and family-friendly way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Take a ride on Ripley's Big Red Christmas Train for a "lightseeing" tour of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Horton's Holiday Hayride

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. 6:30 p.m.

Horton’s Holiday Hayride will feature rockabilly stars Reverend Horton Heat and guests Junior Brown, the Blasters, and Big Sandy.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Annual Candlelight Tours at Villa Zorayda

On select dates from Nov. 25, 2017, to Jan. 6, 2018
(904) 829-9887

Special Candlelight Tours of the exotic Villa Zorayda are available on select evenings throughout the holidays.

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 19, 2017 - January 12, 2018 | Nightly except Saturdays
(904) 325-0547
6 Cordova St.

Gold Tours offers another option for viewing St. Augustine's Nights of Lights - up close and personal, with no waiting.

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

Florida Water Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 18, 2017, to Jan. 31, 2018
(904) 827-7728

View St. Augustine's breathtaking festival of lights from the bay with Florida Water Tours.

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova Street

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage or an old-fashioned roadster with The Tasting Tours.

Native Sun Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly form November 21, 2017, to January 31, 2018

Be dazzled by St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights on this relaxing one-hour boat tour.