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 18, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

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.

Sunset and Full Moon Paddle on Salt Run

Friday, July 27, 2018, 7:15 – 8:45 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.

Don McLean

Friday, July 27, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Folk singer and iconic American troubadour Don McLean will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, July 28, 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 Saturdays 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!

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Event

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

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.

Fourth Saturdays Family Seining

9:00 - 11:00 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

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.

Uptown Saturday Night

Last Saturday of every month
Free Event

Visitors can shop and socialize along San Marco Avenue as the stores remain open for the monthly Uptown Saturday Night event.

Music in the Park Summer Concert Series

Select dates from April to August 2018 | 5 – 8 p.m.
(904) 461-2035

Enjoy this free concert series on select Saturdays (and one Sunday in August) during the summer of 2018 at beautiful Anastasia State Park.

Paul Reiser

Saturday, July 28, 2018 | 8:00 p.m.

Acclaimed comedian and actor Paul Reiser comes to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on his national comedy tour

Sunday, July 29, 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 Sundays 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!

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.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

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.

Last Sunday Open Mic Poetry

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month
Free Event

Share your own poems or read some favorites at this Open Mic session on the last Sunday or each month.

Indie roots band Dispatch will perform live in concert at the Amphitheatre with special guests Nahko & Medicine for the People and Raye Zaragoza.

Monday, July 30, 2018

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.

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.