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 17, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Haunted Masquerade Art Show

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7 – 10 p.m.

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

Haunted Barn 2018

Fridays & Saturdays from October 5 – 28, 2018

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

(Unscripted) Comedy Show

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

St. Augustine's own improv troupe presents "(Unscripted) Comedy from the Corazon."

Death Cab for Cutie

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

Indie rockers Death Cab for Cutie return to St. Augustine for a live concert with special guest Charly Bliss.

The Breeders

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

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes indie rock group The Breeders on their "All Nerve" tour.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Sykes Family Farms Crop Maze

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 6 – November 4, 2018

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

17th Annual Tactile Art Show

October 5 - 28, 2018
Free Event

The 17th Annual Tactile Art Show features a variety of touchable art, including pottery, sculpture, fiber art and more.

Pumpkin Patches in St. Augustine

Throughout the month of October in 2018

Pumpkins and fall festivals abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

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

St. Augustine Restaurant Week

Monday – Sunday, October 15 – 21, 2018
(904) 540-3129

Participating local restaurants offer a full week of fine cuisine at affordable prices in St. Augustine, Florida.

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, October 21, 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.

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.

Bouquets & Boutonnieres Bridal Show

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(904) 468-7659
600 Palencia Club Drive

Get a head start on your wedding planning at this comprehensive bridal show at the Palencia Club.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Fall Record Fair

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free Event

The St. Augustine Fall Record Fair features family-friendly activities, live music, food and drinks, and an array of music-related vendors.

Howl-O-Ween Walk

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 2 – 4 p.m.
(904) 669-6612

Humans and canines are invited to wear their best costumes to win a prize at this annual Halloween event.

St. Augustine Songwriters Festival

Friday – Sunday, October 19 – 21, 2018
Free Event

Celebrate the art of songwriting and enjoy the free concerts at the 3rd Annual St. Augustine Songwriters Festival.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Pumpkin Patches in St. Augustine

Throughout the month of October in 2018

Pumpkins and fall festivals abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

SurfQuest Beach Day

Monday, October 22, 2018 | 1:00 p.m.
Mary Street
Free Event

Volunteers make the beach and surf accessible to people with disabilities at this monthly event sponsored by the Arc of St. Johns.

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

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

17th Annual Tactile Art Show

October 5 - 28, 2018
Free Event

The 17th Annual Tactile Art Show features a variety of touchable art, including pottery, sculpture, fiber art and more.

Pumpkin Patches in St. Augustine

Throughout the month of October in 2018

Pumpkins and fall festivals abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

Woman's Exchange Christmas in October Luncheons

October 23, 26, & 30, and November 1, 6, 9, & 13, 2018
(904) 829-5064

Enjoy a St. Augustine tradition and attend one of the Woman’s Exchange Christmas in October Luncheons at the Peña-Peck House Museum.