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., January 17, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Arbor Day St. Augustine

January 19, 2018 - 11:00am
Free Event

A tree planting ceremony put on by the city featuring Smokey the Bear.

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly from November 19, 2017, to January 31, 2018
(904) 335-3155
10 West Castillo Dr.

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour is an entertaining and family-friendly way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Giver's Gala

January 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

A night to honor the inspiring stories of hope happening through United Way of St. Johns County.

VIP Nights of Lights Walking Tour

Friday & Saturday nights, Nov. 24, 2017, – Jan. 27, 2018 | 6:30 p.m.
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.

See the very best of St. Augustine's Nights of Lights on this guided walking tour offered by Tour St. Augustine.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

The St. Augustine Film Festival

Thursday to Sunday, January 18 to 21, 2018
(904) 461-3993

See outstanding film talent at this St. Augustine festival of independent film projects.

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

Florida Water Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 18, 2017, to Jan. 31, 2018
(904) 827-7728

View St. Augustine's breathtaking festival of lights from the bay with Florida Water Tours.

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova Street

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage or an old-fashioned roadster with The Tasting Tours.

Native Sun Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly form November 21, 2017, to January 31, 2018

Be dazzled by St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights on this relaxing one-hour boat tour.

Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Limelight Theatre: Fool for Love

Thursdays thru Sundays, Jan. 18 – Feb. 11, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents Fool For Love, a 1983 play written by Sam Shepard.

Old City Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning
Free Event

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

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

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Free Event

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

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly from November 19, 2017, to January 31, 2018
(904) 335-3155
10 West Castillo Dr.

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour is an entertaining and family-friendly way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Scenic Cruise Nights of Lights Tours

Saturdays from November 18, 2017, thru January 31, 2018
(904) 824-1806

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water aboard the Victory III.

VIP Nights of Lights Walking Tour

Friday & Saturday nights, Nov. 24, 2017, – Jan. 27, 2018 | 6:30 p.m.
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.

See the very best of St. Augustine's Nights of Lights on this guided walking tour offered by Tour St. Augustine.

The Travelin' McCourys

Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

The Travelin' McCourys come to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall to play their bluegrass jams.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

The St. Augustine Film Festival

Thursday to Sunday, January 18 to 21, 2018
(904) 461-3993

See outstanding film talent at this St. Augustine festival of independent film projects.

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

Florida Water Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 18, 2017, to Jan. 31, 2018
(904) 827-7728

View St. Augustine's breathtaking festival of lights from the bay with Florida Water Tours.

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova Street

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage or an old-fashioned roadster with The Tasting Tours.

Native Sun Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly form November 21, 2017, to January 31, 2018

Be dazzled by St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights on this relaxing one-hour boat tour.

Nights of Lights Tours

November 18, 2017 – January 31, 2018

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.