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., September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

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

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

Fall Members Art Show 2019

September 11 – 29, 2019 | See below for hours
Free Event

This biannual exhibit showcases the finest work by St. Augustine's local and regional artists.

Ancient City Con 2019

Fri., Sat., & Sun., Sept. 20, 21, & 22, 2019

The 12th Annual Ancient City Con brings new celebrity guests and a ton of activities for all ages to St. Augustine's Renaissance Resort.

Sing Out Loud Festival 2019

4 weekends in September 2019 | See details below
Free Event

St. Augustine's Sing Out Loud Music Festival returns with four full weekends of free concerts at multiple venues in September 2019.

Here's the complete lineup of Sing Out Loud Festival concerts on Friday, September 20, 2019.

So-Cal indie rock group Local Natives will perform on their “Spiral Choir Tour.”

Bluesy hard-rock, trap artist grandson will perform live on his “The End of the Beginning Tour” with guest nothing,nowhere.

Limelight: Annie Get Your Gun

September 19 – October 20, 2019 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre kicks off its 2019-20 season with the popular Broadway musical, "Annie Get Your Gun."

Saturday, September 21, 2019

FREE admission to the Lighthouse for Smithsonian Museum Day ... just visit the Smithsonian's website to get your tickets.

Smithsonian Museum Day at World Golf Hall of Fame

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Free Event

FREE admission to the World Golf Hall of Fame for Smithsonian Museum Day ... just visit the Smithsonian's website to get your tickets.

Complimentary admission to the Peña-Peck House for Smithsonian Museum Day ... just visit the Smithsonian's website to get your tickets

FREE admission to the Lightner Museum for Smithsonian Museum Day ... just visit the Smithsonian's website to get your tickets.

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

FREE admission to the Florida Agricultural Museum for Smithsonian Museum Day. Visit the Smithsonian's website to get your tickets.

International Coastal Cleanup Day

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Free Event

Volunteers in 91 countries participate in this international effort to keep our shorelines clean.

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.

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

ACA Kayak Quickstart Course

Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Led by two ACA-certified instructors, this all-day course teaches the fundamentals of kayaking.

Peace in the Park

Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free Event
Pie in the Sky Community Alliance celebrates the International Day of Peace with a human peace sign. Photo by Walter Coker.

Join in the celebration of the International Day of Peace, hosted by local nonprofit Pie in the Sky.

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

Ancient City Con 2019

Fri., Sat., & Sun., Sept. 20, 21, & 22, 2019

The 12th Annual Ancient City Con brings new celebrity guests and a ton of activities for all ages to St. Augustine's Renaissance Resort.

Fall Members Art Show 2019

September 11 – 29, 2019 | See below for hours
Free Event

This biannual exhibit showcases the finest work by St. Augustine's local and regional artists.

Sing Out Loud Festival 2019

4 weekends in September 2019 | See details below
Free Event

St. Augustine's Sing Out Loud Music Festival returns with four full weekends of free concerts at multiple venues in September 2019.