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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., October 26, 2020

Monday, October 26, 2020

Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

Submissions accepted thru October | Winners announced online on October 31, 2020.
(904) 827-0807
11 St. George St.
Free Event

This popular annual Halloween event is going virtual for 2020!

Pumpkin Patches

Throughout the month of October in 2020

Pumpkin patches and fall activities abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

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

"GTM Talks:" Virtual Webinars

Every other Monday, Aug. 24 – Oct. 26, 2020
(904) 823-4500
Free Event
The GTM Research Reserve is offering a series of virtual talks about resource management.

The GTM Research Reserve is offering a series of virutal "GTM Talks" about resource management, featuring rangers and naturalists from local agencies.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

Submissions accepted thru October | Winners announced online on October 31, 2020.
(904) 827-0807
11 St. George St.
Free Event

This popular annual Halloween event is going virtual for 2020!

Pumpkin Patches

Throughout the month of October in 2020

Pumpkin patches and fall activities abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Free Event

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

Submissions accepted thru October | Winners announced online on October 31, 2020.
(904) 827-0807
11 St. George St.
Free Event

This popular annual Halloween event is going virtual for 2020!

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.

Pumpkin Patches

Throughout the month of October in 2020

Pumpkin patches and fall activities abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

Submissions accepted thru October | Winners announced online on October 31, 2020.
(904) 827-0807
11 St. George St.
Free Event

This popular annual Halloween event is going virtual for 2020!

Pumpkin Patches

Throughout the month of October in 2020

Pumpkin patches and fall activities abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

SAiRA Mystery Wine and Dine

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 6 – 9 p.m.
(904) 396-4435

The St. Augustine Independent Restaurants Association is offering this intimate small-group format event instead of their usual Food and Wine Festival this year.

Owl Prowl at Vaill Point

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 6:30 – 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Learn all about the resident owls and other creatures of the nights on this free guided walk with the St. Johns County Naturalist.

Friday, October 30, 2020

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

Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

Submissions accepted thru October | Winners announced online on October 31, 2020.
(904) 827-0807
11 St. George St.
Free Event

This popular annual Halloween event is going virtual for 2020!

Pumpkin Patches

Throughout the month of October in 2020

Pumpkin patches and fall activities abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

Weekend Cannon Firing

CANCELLED UNTIL CASTILLO REOPENS

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

Howl-o-ween Virtual Costume Contest

Online from October 30 to November 2, 2020 (see times below)
(904) 209-0381
Free Event
Post a photo of your pooch in costume to enter this Facebook Halloween contest.

Post a photo of your pooch in costume to enter this Facebook Halloween contest online.

Owl Prowl at Alpine Groves Park

Friday, October 30, 2020 | 6:30 – 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy the sunset along the St. Johns River and learn all about the creatures of the night, including resident owls.

Twilight Halloween Tours

Every Friday and Saturday night in October 2020

Take a walk through a spooky old house and hear some of the stories of its long history on this special tour for Halloween.

Haunted Waters — Spirits on the Schooner Sail

Friday and Saturday, October 30 and 31, 2020 | 8:15 p.m.

Join this moonlit Halloween sail that focuses on the dark side of St. Augustine's maritime history.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

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

Howl-o-ween Virtual Costume Contest

Online from October 30 to November 2, 2020 (see times below)
(904) 209-0381
Free Event
Post a photo of your pooch in costume to enter this Facebook Halloween contest.

Post a photo of your pooch in costume to enter this Facebook Halloween contest online.