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., June 27, 2018

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Blue Crab Festival 2018 - CANCELLED

2018 Festival is CANCELLED.
210 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

The 30th Annual Blue Crab Festival has been CANCELLED as of April 5, 2018. Festival should return in 2019.

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

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.

Salt Air Farmers Market

Every Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Free Event

Visitors can shop for local eats and treats at this farmers market at Marineland.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Last Sunday Open Mic Poetry

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month
Free Event

Share your own poems or read some favorites at this Open Mic session on the last Sunday or each month.

X106.5's BBQ will feature Dirty Heads and Awolnation, along with guests Judah & The Lion, The Front Bottoms, and AJR.

Rock and roll icon David Crosby returns to Ponte Vedra on his spring and summer tour featuring music from his new album, "Sky Trails."

Monday, May 28, 2018

Blue Crab Festival 2018 - CANCELLED

2018 Festival is CANCELLED.
210 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

The 30th Annual Blue Crab Festival has been CANCELLED as of April 5, 2018. Festival should return in 2019.

Kids 12 and under can compete for the best celebrity look-alike at this free event at Ripley's in St. Augustine.

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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Schooner Freedom Full Moon Sail

On the night of the full moon each month, March 1 – December 22, 2018

Take a moonlight sail on Matanzas Bay aboard St. Augustine's premier tall ship.

Watch the sun set and the moon rise from atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and enjoy complimentary champagne and snacks.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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

Sunset Dolphin Beach Walk

Select dates from May 30 to June 22, 2018 (Details below)
Free Event

Enjoy a guided beach walk at sunset with naturalists from Marineland Dolphin Adventure and the St. Johns County Parks Department.

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

Florida Fishing 101

Select Wednesdays in April and May, 2018 | See details below
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

Join just one or all five of this series of free fishing clinics to learn the basics of Florida fishing.

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 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.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The all-female fan club of James Dean meets on the 20th anniversary of the actor's death in this play that was also made into a movie.

Moultrie Creek Kayak Trip

Select dates from May 31 – June 17, 2018
4805 Shore Drive
Free Event

The St. Johns County Parks Department offers free guided kayak tours on Moultrie Creek on select dates in June.

Concerts in the Plaza 2018

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from May 31 to August 30, 2018
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day through the end of August.

Friday, June 1, 2018

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

Sunset Dolphin Beach Walk

Select dates from May 30 to June 22, 2018 (Details below)
Free Event

Enjoy a guided beach walk at sunset with naturalists from Marineland Dolphin Adventure and the St. Johns County Parks Department.

The all-female fan club of James Dean meets on the 20th anniversary of the actor's death in this play that was also made into a movie.

Moultrie Creek Kayak Trip

Select dates from May 31 – June 17, 2018
4805 Shore Drive
Free Event

The St. Johns County Parks Department offers free guided kayak tours on Moultrie Creek on select dates in June.