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 22, 2018

Sunday, November 11, 2018

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!

Veterans Day Free Admission Castillo de San Marcos

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Free Event

The Castillo de San Marcos offers free admission and some special activities in honor of Veterans Day.

Second Sundays at Stetson's

2 – 4 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month in 2018
(904) 209-0348

Enjoy a concert at the former home of writer, activist, and conservationist Stetson Kennedy at Beluthahatchee Park.

Veterans Day Memorial

Sunday, November 11, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
(904) 669-5670
2340 A1A South
Free Event

The City of St. Augustine Beach hosts their annual Veterans Day commemoration at Lakeside Park Veterans Memorial.

Vince Gill

Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Country music superstar Vince Gill will perform in a live concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Monday, November 12, 2018

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

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Saltwater Pier Fishing 101

Tuesdays, November 13 and 27, 2018 | 9 – 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0355
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

Join one or both of these Fishing 101 free clinics to learn the basics of saltwater pier fishing.

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.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

The second and fourth Tuesday of each month | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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.

Saltwater Fishing Clinics 101

5 Wednesdays Oct. 17 – Nov. 14, 9 - 11 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

Five lessons are offered over five weeks in this series of free clinics on saltwater fishing.

Farmers Market

Oct. 10, Nov. 14, and Dec. 12, 2018 |
(904) 460-2729

Through December 2018, a farmers market will be held on the second Wednesday of the month at World Golf Village.

Napoleon Dynamite

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy this special screening of “Napoleon Dynamite” and meet several of its biggest stars at this Community First Night Owl Cinema event.

Friday, November 16, 2018

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

Florida Tiny House Festival 2018

Friday – Sunday, November 16 - 18, 2018

The Florida Tiny House Festival features live entertainment, speakers, vendors, kids activities, and every kind of tiny house you can imagine..

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Surf Illumination 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018, 4 - 8 p.m.
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

St. Augustine Beach's Surf Illumination lighting festival kick off the holiday season.

VIP Gallery Art Stroll/Tasting Tour

4:30 p.m. on the third Friday of each month in 2018
(904) 825-0087
4 Granada St.

Enjoy an exclusive look at St. Augustine's art galleries while sampling culinary delights on this St. Augustine walking tour.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Eco Tours Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly, November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019
(904) 377-7245

Float away from the crowds and view St. Augustine's spectacular holiday lights from the water on this delightful one-hour tour.

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

Florida Water Tours: Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 17, 2018, to Feb. 3, 2019
(904) 827-7728

View St. Augustine's breathtaking festival of lights from the bay with Florida Water Tours.

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Holiday Tours

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova Street

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage or an old-fashioned roadster with The Tasting Tours.