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., March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Woman's Exchange Spring Luncheons

Select dates: March 26 and 29, April 2, 4, 9, and 12, 2019. See below for details.
(904) 829-5064

Enjoy a St. Augustine tradition and attend one of the Woman’s Exchange Spring Luncheons at the Peña-Peck House Museum.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

6 - 9 p.m. on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from March thru October 2019
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

The Messthetics

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.
Free Event

Experimental rock trio The Messthetics will perform with guest Mary Lattimore in a free concert at the Ampthitheatre's Front Porch.

Flagler College: Ideas & Images Lecture Series

Select dates from February 18 through March 26, 2019
(904) 819-6400
Free Event

Flagler College presents its Ideas & Images lecture series for 2018–19, with a range of topics that will showcase the College's 50th Anniversary this year.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Let's Talk Turtle

Wednesday, March 13 and 27, 2019 | See below for times
(904) 461-2033

Guests can learn all about sea turtles, from species specifics and behavior to the dangers they encounter in our oceans, at this presentation at Anastasia State Park.

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

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

Bird Walk at Anastasia State Park

Sun., March 17, and Wed., March 27, 2019 | 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

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

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Coquina Rock Beach Walks

3 dates in Spring 2019: March 16 & 29 and April 15 | See below for times
(386) 446-6783

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

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Matanzas Inlet and Beach Walk

March 14 and 18, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Free Event

Explore the Matanzas Inlet and beach on this guided interpretive hike.

Lightner After Hours

The last Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and art at this monthly event.

Keller Williams' PettyGrass

Thursday, March 28, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Keller Williams brings his bluegrass versions of Tom Petty songs to the Backyard Stage at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Coquina Rock Beach Walks

3 dates in Spring 2019: March 16 & 29 and April 15 | See below for times
(386) 446-6783

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

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Woman's Exchange Spring Luncheons

Select dates: March 26 and 29, April 2, 4, 9, and 12, 2019. See below for details.
(904) 829-5064

Enjoy a St. Augustine tradition and attend one of the Woman’s Exchange Spring Luncheons at the Peña-Peck House Museum.

Dark Star Orchestra

Friday, March 29, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.

Preeminent Grateful Dead tribute act, Dark Star Orchestra, will perform in a live concert at the Amphitheatre.

Bare Your Soul Story Night

The last Friday of each month
(904) 494-8375

This monthly storytelling session offers tale tellers from all over the community to share their stories in the relaxed atmosphere of the Bokeh Bar Gallery.

St. Augustine Concert Band: "Those Magnificent Movies"

Friday, March 29, 2019 | 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
(508) 345-0261
245 Meadowlark Lane

Saturday, March 30, 2019

St. Augustine Race Week 2019

March 23 – 30, 2019

This annual boat race takes place in St. Augustine around Vilano Beach, St. Augustine Beach, and the bayfront.

Flower and Garden Expo 2019

Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31, 2019

The Garden Club of St. Augustine presents a two-day exposition of flowers, arts and crafts, and gardening tips and designs.

Sunset Paddle

3 Saturdays in March: March 2, 16, & 30, 2019 | See below for times
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn all about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

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.