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 22, 2018

Sunday, August 5, 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!

Steel Pulse

Sunday, August 5, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Roots reggae music pioneers Steel Pulse will perform live on stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Monday, August 6, 2018

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

Tuesday, August 7, 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.

Fishing Clinic 101

Tuesday mornings from August 7 through September 4, 2018
(904) 209-0320
Shands Pier Road
Free Event

The St. Johns County Parks Department hosts free Fishing Clinics 101 on consecutive Tuesdays from August 7 to September 4, 2018.

Upstairs Downstairs Tours 2018

From 7 to 9 p.m. on June 9, July 5, and August 7, 2018
(904) 824-2874

Get a glimpse into what life was like for guests and staff at the grand Alcazar Hotel during the Gilded Age in St. Augustine.

Wednesday, August 8, 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.

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.

Thursday, August 9, 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!

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, August 10, 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 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!

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2018

Schooner Freedom and Marineland present this unique, dolphin adventure on select Fridays in the spring and summer.

Saturday, August 11, 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.