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 21, 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017

The 2017 Spanish Wine Festival celebrates St. Augustine's Spanish heritage through food and wine events presented by experts from around the world and benefitting local charities.

Sykes and Cooper Farms Corn Maze

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 7- 29, 2017

Explore the truly "amaizing" corn maze at Sykes and Cooper Farms and enjoy lots of other fun fall activities.

The Blues Fest at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church is all about great blues performances and great BBQ.

The 16th Annual Oldest City Red Trout Classic Competition benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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

Steven Dean Anderson Art Exhibit

Opening August 26, 2017 | Exhibit runs thru Oct. 29, 2017

Steven Dean Anderson's impressionistic paintings of St. Augustine are on display at the Villa Zorayda Museum through the end of October 2017.

Limelight Theatre: The Full Monty

Thursdays thru Sundays, Sept. 21 – Oct. 22, 2017

The Limelight Theatre presents the acclaimed musical "The Full Monty," based on the 1997 British film.

This weekly farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

A run and walk to benefit the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office Victim's Advocacy.

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Pumpkin Painting

Saturdays and Sundays in October, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Pick out a pumpkin to paint at this local St. Augustine farm market.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Cochinillo Asado

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

This traditional Spanish suckling pig roast is a favorite part of the Spanish Wine Festival.

Florida's Haunted Trails

Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21 and 27 & 28, 2017 | 6:30 p.m.

The whole family will enjoy the Halloween activities at the HOLLER-Ween Fest at the Florida Agricultural Museum.

Batalla de Vino

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 6:30 - 7:00 p.m.

The Batalla de Vino is an outrageous wine fight that is fast becoming a St. Augustine tradition.

Haunted Mansion

Fridays & Saturdays, Oct. 6–21, 6–9pm

Visitors can get spooked at this Haunted House that will be set up at Rype & Readi's Downtown Farm Market!

This semi-formal Halloween masquerade features the worki of local artists and live entertainment.

The Avett Brothers return to St. Augustine for a live concert at the Amphitheatre.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

The 2017 Spanish Wine Festival celebrates St. Augustine's Spanish heritage through food and wine events presented by experts from around the world and benefitting local charities.

Sykes and Cooper Farms Corn Maze

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 7- 29, 2017

Explore the truly "amaizing" corn maze at Sykes and Cooper Farms and enjoy lots of other fun fall activities.

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

Steven Dean Anderson Art Exhibit

Opening August 26, 2017 | Exhibit runs thru Oct. 29, 2017

Steven Dean Anderson's impressionistic paintings of St. Augustine are on display at the Villa Zorayda Museum through the end of October 2017.

Limelight Theatre: The Full Monty

Thursdays thru Sundays, Sept. 21 – Oct. 22, 2017

The Limelight Theatre presents the acclaimed musical "The Full Monty," based on the 1997 British film.

This special exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association features works created in response to last year's Hurricane Matthew.

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.