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., February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Houghton College Singers

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Free Event

The Houghton College Singers will perform a free concert at the St. Augustine Art Association.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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

Lightner Museum Curator's Tour

First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum Curator Tours give visitors a chance to see behind-the-scenes at this unique museum.

Improv Playground at Limelight Theatre

Every first Sunday thru April 2, 2017 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to enjoy some of the community's best improv players in action, and to participate if they choose.

An Evening with Marc Cohn

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 8 p.m.
(904) 209-0399

Singer and songwriter Marc Cohn will perform his self-titled, Grammy-award-winning debut album live on stage.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Enjoy spectacular seafood, live music, arts and crafts, and much more at the St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival.

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

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries and enjoy an evening of refreshments and live entertainment at this festive monthly event.

Miniature Marks Exhibition

Opening March 3, 2017 | Exhibit runs thru April 2, 2017
Free Event

Enjoy miniature works of art at this challenging exhibit featuring works of art no larger than 12 inches.

Art Walk Off the Beaten Path

First Friday of each month (except May) thru Sept. 1, 2017

The Weight in Concert

Friday, March 3, 2017, at 8:00 p.m.

Featuring former members of The Band, the Levon Helm Band, and the Rick Danko Group will perform as The Weight.

Sam Killed the Bear at Planet Sarbez

Friday, March 3, 2017 | 8 to 11 p.m.
(904) 342-0632

Sam Killed the Bear will play with guests as part of their EP Release Tour.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, 2017
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

Witness the thrilling reenactment of legendary pirate Robert Searle's attack on St. Augustine and how the town defended itself.

Florida Azalea Festival

Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5, 2017
(386) 328-0909
900 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

Join this celebration of early spring with a hometown parade, live music, food and drink, arts and crafts, and azaleas in bloom.

Enjoy spectacular seafood, live music, arts and crafts, and much more at the St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival.

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

Drum Runners Series

First Saturday of the month Feb. 4 – Nov. 4, 2017
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

Bog Brewing Anniversary Party

Saturday, March 4, 2017 | Party begins at noon.
(904) 679-3146
Free Event

Bog Brewing Company will celebrate their first year of operation with an anniversary party.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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.

First Saturday: Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose

The first Saturday of most months, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

Living History at Fort Matanzas: Spanish Colonial Kitchen

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(904) 471-0116
Free Event

Period re-enactors demonstrate how the Spanish Colonial kitchen was influenced by the many cultures that created St. Augustine.

Minorcan Heritage Celebration

Saturday, March 4, 2017
(904) 540-3067
Free Event

A celebration of the rich Minorcan culture in St. Augustine, with food, live entertainment, history, and more.

Tea Party with a Princess

Saturday, March 4, 2017 | Noon to 2 p.m.