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., September 18, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument offers free admission in honor of National Public Lands Day.

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.

Scarecrow Building Contest

Saturdays & Sundays from September 22 to October 14, 2018

Everyone is invited to come build their own scarecrow and enter the finished creation in Rype & Readi Downtown Farm Market’s Scarecrow Building Contest.

National Public Lands Day at State Parks

Saturday, September 22, 2018
(904) 461-2035

Nature lovers can celebrate National Public Lands day with several programs at Anastasia State Park and Fort Mose.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

A Look Into the Historical Old Spanish Quarry

Saturday, September 22, 2018 | 4 – 5 p.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

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

Sing Out Loud Festival 2018

4 weekends in September 2018 | See details below
(904) 209-3746
Free Event

St. Augustine's Sing Out Loud Music Festival returns with four full weekends of free concerts at multiple venues in September 2018.

Sing Out Loud Music Festival: Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sunday, September 23, 2018
(904) 209-3746
Free Event

The complete lineup of free live entertainment scheduled for the Sing Out Loud Festival on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

Limelight Theatre: Cabaret

September 21 – October 21, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This provocative musical tells the story of a fictional nightclub in pre-World War II Berlin.

Bird Walk at Anastasia State Park

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 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.

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.

Scarecrow Building Contest

Saturdays & Sundays from September 22 to October 14, 2018

Everyone is invited to come build their own scarecrow and enter the finished creation in Rype & Readi Downtown Farm Market’s Scarecrow Building Contest.

Salt Air Farmers Market

Every Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

Visitors can shop for local eats and treats at this farmers market at Marineland.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Taste of the Beach 2018

Sunday, September 23, 2018 | 12 – 5 p.m.
(904) 347-8007

Where culinary excellence, culture, music and a good cause all combine to create a great beachside event.

Premier Bride Expo

Sunday, September 23, 2018
(904) 551-2713

This bride expo features wedding professionals in the North Florida and St. Augustine area.

EMMA Concert: Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
(904) 797-2800

As part of Flagler College's 50th Anniversary commemoration, the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will perform a selection of great movie music by John Williams.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Schooner Freedom Full Moon Sail

On the night of the full moon each month, March 1 – December 22, 2018

Take a moonlight sail on Matanzas Bay aboard St. Augustine's premier tall ship.

Sunset Moonrise Tours 2018

Select dates throughout 2018 (see details below)

Watch the sun set and the moon rise from atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and enjoy complimentary champagne and snacks.

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

Sunset and Full Moon Paddle on Salt Run

Monday, September 24, 2018, 6:15 – 7:45 p.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and enjoy the view as the sun sets and the full moon rises.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Limelight Theatre: Cabaret

September 21 – October 21, 2018 | Thursdays thru Sundays

This provocative musical tells the story of a fictional nightclub in pre-World War II Berlin.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

The second and fourth Tuesday of each month | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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