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., January 19, 2020

Sunday, January 19, 2020

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

Nights of Pints 2019-20

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 22, 2019 – February 3, 2020
(904) 217-3278

Celebrate Nights of Lights with Nights of Pints featuring local craft beers!

St. Augustine Sailing Nights of Lights Charters

November 23, 2019 to January 31, 2020 | See details.
(904) 829-0648

Lightseers can take in the Nights of Lights holiday displays from the water aboard a private charter.

Bird Walk at Anastasia State Park

Select dates in January, February, & March 2020 | 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
(904) 461-2035

Bird watchers and nature lovers are invited to join this guided bird walk at Anastasia State Park.

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.

A Walk on the Wild Side

Select dates January – April 2020 | See below for dates and times
(904) 461-2035

Discover more about the shoreline, maritime hammocks, and other diverse ecosystems throughout Anastasia State Park.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

The St. Augustine Film Festival

Thursday to Sunday, January 16 – 19, 2020
(904) 461-3993

See outstanding film talent at the 10th Annual St. Augustine Film Festival, showcasing independent film projects.

Limelight Theatre: The Young Man from Atlanta

January 16 – February 9, 2020 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre presents Horton Foote's 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "The Young Man from Atlanta."

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly from Sunday, November 24, 2019, to Sunday, February 2, 2020
(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.

Ripley's Red Trains Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly Nov. 24, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

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

Florida Water Tours: Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 23, 2019, to Jan. 31, 2020
(904) 827-7728

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

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Holiday Tours

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova St

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

St. Augustine Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly form November 23, 2019, to January 31, 2020

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

Explore Tours Nights of Lights

Sunday, November 24, 2019, to January 31, 2020 | See details.

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

Summer Breeze Nights of Lights Tours 2019-20

Select Dates from Nov. 23, 2019 thru Jan. 30, 2020

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020

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

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 24, 2019 - February 2, 2020 | See below for dates
(904) 325-0547

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

Robert Cray

Sunday, January 19, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.

Rootsy, rocking Blues Hall of Famer Robert Cray will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Nights of Pints 2019-20

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 22, 2019 – February 3, 2020
(904) 217-3278

Celebrate Nights of Lights with Nights of Pints featuring local craft beers!

St. Augustine Sailing Nights of Lights Charters

November 23, 2019 to January 31, 2020 | See details.
(904) 829-0648

Lightseers can take in the Nights of Lights holiday displays from the water aboard a private charter.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast & March

Monday, January 20, 2020 | Breakfast 7:30 a.m., Remembrance March at noon
(904) 669-8863

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated with a Commemorative Breakfast and silent Remembrance March in historic downtown St. Augustine.

Coquina Beach Walks

Select dates in spring 2020 | See below for dates and times
(386) 446-6783

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

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

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly from Sunday, November 24, 2019, to Sunday, February 2, 2020
(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.