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., April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Annual Bluewater Tournament

Thursday – Sunday, April 27 – 30, 2017

The prestigious Bluewater Tournament is hosted annually by the Northeast Florida Marlin Association at Camachee Cove.

Florida's Birding and Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 26 – 30, 2017

Over a hundred workshops, outdoor excursions, classes and seminars make this annual event a must-do for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.

Limelight Theatre: I Ought to Be in Pictures

Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun., April 21 through May 14, 2017

This heartwarming play by Neil Simon was the Limelight Theatre's first production in St. Augustine.

THE PLAYERS Kick-Off Party

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5 - 9 p.m.
(904) 273-3238

Kick off THE PLAYERS Championship 2017 with cocktails and delightful food at TPC Sawgrass.

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.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Annual Bluewater Tournament

Thursday – Sunday, April 27 – 30, 2017

The prestigious Bluewater Tournament is hosted annually by the Northeast Florida Marlin Association at Camachee Cove.

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

Apex Theatre Studio presents Disney's The Lion King Jr.

Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, 2017

Fans of musical theater will enjoy these performances presented by Apex Theatre.

Florida's Birding and Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 26 – 30, 2017

Over a hundred workshops, outdoor excursions, classes and seminars make this annual event a must-do for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.

Limelight Theatre: I Ought to Be in Pictures

Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun., April 21 through May 14, 2017

This heartwarming play by Neil Simon was the Limelight Theatre's first production in St. Augustine.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Annual Bluewater Tournament

Thursday – Sunday, April 27 – 30, 2017

The prestigious Bluewater Tournament is hosted annually by the Northeast Florida Marlin Association at Camachee Cove.

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

Apex Theatre Studio presents Disney's The Lion King Jr.

Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, 2017

Fans of musical theater will enjoy these performances presented by Apex Theatre.

Florida's Birding and Photo Fest

Wednesday – Sunday, April 26 – 30, 2017

Over a hundred workshops, outdoor excursions, classes and seminars make this annual event a must-do for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts.

Limelight Theatre: I Ought to Be in Pictures

Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun., April 21 through May 14, 2017

This heartwarming play by Neil Simon was the Limelight Theatre's first production in St. Augustine.

Fort Matanzas Marsh Hikes and Cannon Firings

Saturday, April 29, 2017, every hour from 10 a.m. thru 3 p.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Explore the grounds of Fort Matanzas on a ranger-led nature walk and enjoy a cannon firing demonstration after the walk.

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.

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.

Bird Walk at Fort Matanzas

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
(904) 471-0116
Free Event

Visitors can learn about the coastal ecology and species of birds in the Matanzas Inlet area on a free Bird Walk offered by Fort Matanzas.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

International Tabletop Day Event

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(904) 217-0723
425 West Town Place
Free Event

Partcipate in International Tabletop Day and play lots of your favorite games at this free event.

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.

Umphrey's McGee with guest Big Something

Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

Progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee will appear live with special guest Big Something.

A Great Gatsby Affair

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
(904) 495-7070
3235 US Hwy 1

Step back into the Roaring '20s at this speakeasy-themed fundraiser for the St. Johns County Cultural Council.