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 18, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

NF "Perceptioin Tour"

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

Rap/alternative artist NF will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Thursday, October 25, 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.

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

Friday, October 26, 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 Fridays throughout the year.

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.

George Orwell's 1984

Friday – Sunday, Oct. 26 - 28 & Nov. 2 - 4, 2018. | See details below for show times.

The nightmare of the Big Brother Society comes to life in A Classic Theatre’s stage production of George Orwell’s 1984.

Boos and Brewz 5K & 1-Mile Walk

Friday, October 26, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.
(904) 429-9654

Come in costume to start your Halloween weekend with this 5K race and 1-Mile Walk.

Saltwater Fishing 102

Friday, October 26, 2018, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents an intermediate saltwater fishing workshop that includes basic cast netting and tips for targeting redfish.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

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.

Creatures of the Night

Oct. 26, 27, & 28, 2018, 5:30 – 7:00pm

This Halloween, do your trick-or-treating at the zoo during the Alligator Farm’s Creatures of the Night event.

EstuScary Festival & Haunted Forest at GTM Research Reserve

Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27, 2018 | 6 – 9 p.m.

Celebrate Halloween with candy, popcorn, and kid-friendly activities at this Festival, and enter the Haunted Forest Trails if you dare.

HOLLER-Ween Fest 2018

Friday & Saturday, October 19 & 20 and 26 & 27, 2018 | 6:30 p.m.
(386) 986-8107

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

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!

Alice in Chains

Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Alt-metal band Alice in Chains will be live on stage at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Max Weinberg's Jukebox

Friday, October 26, 2018, at 8 p.m.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Max Weinberg will perform in a new, interactive format designed for smaller venues, “Max Weinberg’s Jukebox.”

Saturday, October 27, 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 Saturdays throughout the year.

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

Thurs.–Sun., October 11–14 & 25–28, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek on Fort Mose.