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 17, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 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 Wednesdays throughout the year.

Farmers Market at the Pier

Every Wednesday
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.

SJC Exploration Summer Camp

July 23 – 27 and July 30 – August 3, 2018.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Two week-long sessions of this popular day camp will feature field trips to parks throughout St. Johns County.

Boating & Fishing Camp

Monday – Friday, July 23 - 27, 2018
(904) 209-0335
6795 Collier Rd.

St. Johns County Parks Dept. teams up with the Florida Wildlife Commission to offer this day camp on boating and fishing skills for middle schoolers.

Let's Talk Turtle

Thurs., July 12, and Wed., July 25, 2018, 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Guests can learn all about sea turtles, from species specifics and behavior to the dangers they encounter in our oceans, at this presentation at Anastasia State Park.

Promenade the Alcazar Exhibit

Wednesday – Monday, July 25 - 30, 2018 | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

This free exhibit showcases artwork capturing the style and mood of the Gilded Age in the former Alcazar Hotel.

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying fresh food from local restaurants at this annual summer event.

Ripley's Free Summer Movies

Every Wednesday, June 6 – Aug. 1, 2018 | 8:30 p.m.
(904) 824-1606
27 St. George Street
Free Event

The whole family will enjoy this free movie series every Wednesday at Colonial Oak Music Park on St. Augustine's bayfront.

Thursday, July 26, 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.

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!

SJC Exploration Summer Camp

July 23 – 27 and July 30 – August 3, 2018.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Two week-long sessions of this popular day camp will feature field trips to parks throughout St. Johns County.

Boating & Fishing Camp

Monday – Friday, July 23 - 27, 2018
(904) 209-0335
6795 Collier Rd.

St. Johns County Parks Dept. teams up with the Florida Wildlife Commission to offer this day camp on boating and fishing skills for middle schoolers.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Adults

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

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

Promenade the Alcazar Exhibit

Wednesday – Monday, July 25 - 30, 2018 | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

This free exhibit showcases artwork capturing the style and mood of the Gilded Age in the former Alcazar Hotel.

Lightner After Hours

The 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and art at this monthly event.

Concerts in the Plaza 2018

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from May 31 to August 30, 2018
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day through the end of August.

Friday, July 27, 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.

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 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!

SJC Exploration Summer Camp

July 23 – 27 and July 30 – August 3, 2018.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Two week-long sessions of this popular day camp will feature field trips to parks throughout St. Johns County.

Boating & Fishing Camp

Monday – Friday, July 23 - 27, 2018
(904) 209-0335
6795 Collier Rd.

St. Johns County Parks Dept. teams up with the Florida Wildlife Commission to offer this day camp on boating and fishing skills for middle schoolers.

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.