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., July 20, 2019

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Dolphin Paddle on Salt Run

Two Saturdays in July 2019: July 6 and 20. | See below for times
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn more about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Event

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

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

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

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Sing Out Loud Session IPA Release Party

Saturday, July 20, 2019 | 5:00 p.m.
Free Event

The Sing Out Loud Festival and Intuition Ale Works co-host a Session IPA Release Party with the Wobbly Toms, Sugarbeats, Wild Shiners, and Bedsweater!

Don McLean

Saturday, July 20, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Folk singer and iconic American troubadour Don McLean will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy: Surf Fishing

Select Sundays June – November 2019 | 6 – 10 a.m.
(904) 471-2555

Learn surf fishing from one of the pros at the Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy.

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

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

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Peace & Love Tour: Tribute to Woodstock

Sunday, July 21, 2019, 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
(941) 504-4597

This tribute to Woodstock, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic rock festival, will feature two hours of music from the '60s by the national touring Paisley Craze Band.

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

6 - 9 p.m. on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from March thru October 2019
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

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

Anastasia Beach Mouse Talk

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2035

Learn all about the endangered Anastasia Beach mouse while taking a walk through its natural habitat on the beach.

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Music by the Sea 2019

Wednesdays from May 15 to Sept. 11, 2019 | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

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

Ripley's Free Summer Movies

Wednesdays from June 12 to July 31, 2019 | 8:30 p.m.
(904) 824-1606
33 St. George Street
Free Event

The whole family will enjoy this free movie series every Wednesday at Colonial Oak Music Park in downtown St. Augustine.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Ancient Dunes Trail Hike

Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

This guided hike explores the dunes and maritime hammocks of Anastasia State Park.

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Sublime with Rome

Thursday and Friday, July 25 and 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.

Sublime with Rome returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for two live concerts with special guests Michael Franti & Spearhead and Common Kings.

Lightner After Hours

The last Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

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

UkeFest 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Free Event

This is the third year that Narrow Magazine will present the UkeFest at Colonial Oak Music Park in St. Augustine.