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

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Great Chowder Debate 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2018, from noon to 4 p.m.

Restaurants face off in a competition to see who has the tastiest chowder in St. Augustine.

Sing Out Loud Artist Spotlight: Peyton Lescher

Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Free Event

The winner of the 2018 Sing Out Loud "What's Hot" Fest App contest, Peyton Lescher will perform with guest Davis and The Loose Cannons at the Amphitheatre Front Porch

Monday, November 5, 2018

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

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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.

Wednesday, November 7, 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.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Moses Creek Kayak Trips

Thursday – Sunday, November 8 – 11, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
315 Coastal Drive

These guided kayak trips explore the Matanzas River around Moses Creek.

A Perfect Pairing: Pinots & Powerful Women

Thursday, November 8, 2018
(904) 829-9721

Join Women United of United Way St. Johns County for an evening of wine, friends, and fundraising.

Amy Ray and Her Band

Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Amy Ray and Her Band will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, November 9, 2018

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

Historic Lincolnville Festival

Friday – Sunday, November 9 – 11, 2018
(904) 829-3918
Free Event

The annual Lincolnville Festival returns this year with three days of live music, dancing, great food, and family activities.

Moses Creek Kayak Trips

Thursday – Sunday, November 8 – 11, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
315 Coastal Drive

These guided kayak trips explore the Matanzas River around Moses Creek.

Holiday Shoppes 2018

Friday and Saturday, November 9 and 10, 2018 | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

This annual event, presented by the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, offers one-of-a-kind items for holiday shopping.

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.

Sister Hazel

Friday, November 9, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Southern alternative rock band Sister Hazel returns to for a live concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Veterans Day Weekend at World Golf Village

Saturday & Sunday, November 10 & 11, 2018
(904) 940-4123

In honor of Veterans Day, the World Golf Hall of Fame offers free admission to active-duty military, veterans, and their dependents on Nov. 10 & 11, 2018.

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

Historic Lincolnville Festival

Friday – Sunday, November 9 – 11, 2018
(904) 829-3918
Free Event

The annual Lincolnville Festival returns this year with three days of live music, dancing, great food, and family activities.

Lincolnville Porch Fest

Saturday, November 10, 2018 | Noon to 10 p.m.
Free Event

Local musicians will perform on eight front porch stages in historic Lincolnville.

Moses Creek Kayak Trips

Thursday – Sunday, November 8 – 11, 2018 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
315 Coastal Drive

These guided kayak trips explore the Matanzas River around Moses Creek.

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.

Second Saturdays Family Seining

9 – 11 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.