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., July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

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

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

Apex Theatre: Newsies

Fri., Sat., & Sun., July 20, 21, & 22, 2018 | See below for times.

Apex Theatre Studio presents four performances of the Disney hit musical "Newsies" at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Kids

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on consecutive Fridays in July 2018
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for kids on four consecutive Fridays in July.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2018

Schooner Freedom and Marineland present this unique, dolphin adventure on select Fridays in the spring and summer.

VIP Gallery Art Stroll/Tasting Tour

4:30 p.m. on the third Friday of each month in 2018
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.

Enjoy an exclusive look at St. Augustine's art galleries while sampling culinary delights on this St. Augustine walking tour.

Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton

Friday, July 20, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

Two titans of rock, Steve Miller and Steve Frampton, will appear in concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Exhibit runs July 21 through August 26, 2018
Free Event

The 9th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association celebrates the natural world through original artwork.

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

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!

Apex Theatre: Newsies

Fri., Sat., & Sun., July 20, 21, & 22, 2018 | See below for times.

Apex Theatre Studio presents four performances of the Disney hit musical "Newsies" at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Pups & Sups Surfing Contest

Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Participants can surf with their dogs at this fun competition.

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.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

First Coast Arts & Crafts Summer Show 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the unique vendors at this annual arts and crafts show.

Summer Craft/Vendor Event

Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(904) 708-0315
Free Event

The 5th Annual Summer Craft/Vendor Event will feature 150 vendors, with food, raffles and prizes, and meet and greets with favorite characters.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

SurfQuest Beach Days

Monthly on select Saturdays in 2018 | Details below
Mary Street
Free Event

Volunteers make the beach and surf accessible to people with disabilities at this monthly event sponsored by the Arc of St. Johns.

Black Heritage Walking Tour

4 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month, June 16 – Oct. 20, 2018
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.

This walking tour focuses on St. Augustine's role in African-American history and culture.

Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Alternative music pioneers Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen bring their co-headline tour to St. Augustine.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Exhibit runs July 21 through August 26, 2018
Free Event

The 9th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association celebrates the natural world through original artwork.

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

Limelight Theatre: Heathers The Musical

July 19 – August 19, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This darkly comic musical based on the 1988 cult film will make you laugh until you're horrified!