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., April 23, 2018

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Gilded Age Historic Walking Tour

First Saturday of the month in 2018
(904) 825-0087

Enjoy the spectacle of the Gilded Age in St. Augustine, when Henry Flagler and the nation's wealthiest families called the destination "America's Riviera."

Apex Theatre Spring Arts Showcase

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

This will be the first annual Spring Art Showcase for Apex Theatre Studio, whose students come from all over Northeast Florida.

Cinco de Mayo at Sea

Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 4:15 – 5:45 p.m.

Enjoy the debut of Black Raven's bilingual pirate adventure on this Cinco de Mayo!

The National with Guest Big Thief

Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 8:00 p.m.

Alternative rock band The National will appear live in concert with special guest Big Thief.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

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

Gamble Rogers Music Festival

Friday – Sunday, May 4 – 6, 2018
(904) 794-4163, (904) 377-4163

This celebration of Americana folk music, now in its 23rd year, takes place on the opening weekend of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Limelight Theatre: Bad Jews

Thursdays – Sundays, April 20 – May 13, 2018

The Limelight Theatre presents "Bad Jews," an award-winning Off-Broadway dark comedy.

Where Art Meets History

Opening Friday, May 4, 2018, 5 – 9 p.m. | Exhibit runs thru May 27, 2018
Free Event

First Coast Opera will provide the entertainment at the opening reception for this art exhibit as part of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Fort Mose Kayak Trip

Thurs.–Sun., May 3–6 and May 17–20, 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.

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 Farmer's 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!

Hot Hot Harmony!

Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 2 - 4 p.m.
Free Event

Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts presents two award-winning a capella groups in this free concert.

The Florida Chamber Music Project wraps up its 2017 - 2018 season with selections from the music of Mozart and Smetana.

The Gipsy Kings bring their multi-cultural international sounds to the stage at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Romanza Day 4

Monday, May 7, 2018

The Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts is ten days of art, music, dance, and living history in St. Augustine.

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

A Little Night Music: Chillula

Monday, May 7, 2018 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Free Event

The Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts begins its 2018 A Little Night Music free concert series with hometown band Chillula.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Players Championship

Tuesday – Sunday, May 8 – 13, 2018
(904) 543-7446

The best field in golf and the world-class venue of THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass make this one of the most popular tournaments of the year.

Romanza Day 5

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts is ten days of art, music, dance and living history in St. Augustine.

Country music favorite Luke Combs will highlight 2018 Military Appreciation Day activities at THE PLAYERS Championship.

Where Art Meets History

Opening Friday, May 4, 2018, 5 – 9 p.m. | Exhibit runs thru May 27, 2018
Free Event

First Coast Opera will provide the entertainment at the opening reception for this art exhibit as part of the Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts.

Romanza: St. Augustine Maritime 450th Legacy Vessel

Tuesday - Thursday, May 8 - 10, 2018 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
(904) 829-3168

Visitors can learn all about the 450th Legacy vessel from St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation boatbuilders.

A Little Night Music: Ghost Tropic

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Free Event

The Romanza Festivale of Music and the Arts continues its 2018 A Little Night Music free concert series with St. Augustine band Ghost Tropic.

Vance Joy

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

Australian indie folk singer-songwriter Vance Joy will appear at the Amphitheatre on his "Nation of Two World Tour."