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 23, 2021

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Live Music on Wednesdays

Every Wednesday

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

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
Free Event

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

Annual Honors Invitational Art Exhibit

June 23, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:01am
Free Event
The Annual Honors Invitational Art Exhibit, June 4–7, 2021, at the St. Augustine Art Associations showcases winners from the last three years.

The Annual Honors Invitational Art Exhibit showcases the work of exhibit winners over the last three years.

Music by the Sea 2021

Wednesdays, May–September, 2021
Free Event
Music By the Sea concerts in 2020 will be restricted to 250 people via a ticket lottery.

Music By the Sea brings local musicians to the St. Johns County Ocean Pier on Wednesdays throughout the summer.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Annual Honors Invitational Art Exhibit

June 24, 2021 - 5:00pm to June 23, 2021 - 6:01am
Free Event
The Annual Honors Invitational Art Exhibit, June 4–7, 2021, at the St. Augustine Art Associations showcases winners from the last three years.

The Annual Honors Invitational Art Exhibit showcases the work of exhibit winners over the last three years.

Farmers Market

Every Thursday | 5 to 8 p.m.
Free Event
Local produce and handmade items are available at the Coconut Barrel Farmers Market every Thursday.

Local produce and handmade crafts are available at the Coconut Barrel Farmers Market every Thursday.

Trout Creek Sunset and Moonlight Paddle

Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 6:30 to 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
6795 Collier Rd

Learn about the history and diverse wildlife of Trout Creek on one of these kayak tours led by county naturalists.

Concerts in the Plaza 2021

Thursdays from June 3 to September 2, 2021
(904) 825-1004
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day through September 3, 2021.

Patterson Hood Concert

Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 7 p.m.
Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood will play the Backyard Stage June 24, 2021.

Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood will perform at The Backyard Stage June 24, 2021.

St. Augustine Music Festival: Classical Music Concert

Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Free Event
The St. Augustine Music Festival will present an evening of Mozart on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

The St. Augustine Music Festival will present an evening of Mozart on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

Friday, June 25, 2021

Live Music on Fridays

Every Friday

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

Weekend Cannon Firing

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
(904) 829-6506

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

Full Moon Friday Luau

Friday, June 25, 2021 | 6 to 9 p.m.
Free Event
The City of St. Augustine Beach will kick off summer with a Full Moon Friday Luau June 25, 2021.

The City of St. Augustine Beach will celebrate summer with its inaugural Full Moon Friday Luau Friday, June 25, 2021.

Quackery: The Dark Side of Medicine Tour

Every Friday and Saturday Night at 7 and 8:15 p.m.
Audiences will be enthralled and appalled at the outrageous medical treatments from St. Augustine's past.

The Spanish Military Hospital enthralls audiences with tales of outrageous medical treatments in St. Augustine’s past.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)
(904) 829-0745

The St. Augustine Lighthouse after dark explores the history and the tales of ghosts as guests tour armed only with a glowstick.

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band

Friday, June 25, 2021, at 7:30 p.m.

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band will make a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on their U.S. Tour.

St. Augustine Music Festival: Classical Music Concert

Friday, June 25 2021 | 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Free Event
The St. Augustine Music Festival will present an evening of Prokofiev and Mendelssohn on Friday, June 25, 2021, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

The St. Augustine Music Festival will present an evening of Prokofiev and Mendelssohn on Friday, June 25, 2021, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

Saturday, June 26, 2021

Live Music on Saturdays

Every Saturday

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

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free Event

This weekly farmers market is back, offering fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, flowers, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Battle of Bloody Mose

Saturday, June 26, 2021 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Historic re-enactors bring the 1740 battle of Fort Mose to life during an all-day event that includes demonstrations and children's activities.

Weekend Cannon Firing

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
(904) 829-6506

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

Quackery: The Dark Side of Medicine Tour

Every Friday and Saturday Night at 7 and 8:15 p.m.
Audiences will be enthralled and appalled at the outrageous medical treatments from St. Augustine's past.

The Spanish Military Hospital enthralls audiences with tales of outrageous medical treatments in St. Augustine’s past.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)
(904) 829-0745

The St. Augustine Lighthouse after dark explores the history and the tales of ghosts as guests tour armed only with a glowstick.

St. Augustine Music Festival: Classical Music Concert

Saturday, June 26, 2021 | 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Free Event
The St. Augustine Music Festival will present an evening of Mendelssohn, Rodrigo and Beethoven Saturday, June 26, 2021, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

The St. Augustine Music Festival will present an evening of Mendelssohn, Rodrigo and Beethoven Saturday, June 26, 2021, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Live Music on Sundays

Every Sunday

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