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., January 21, 2019

Sunday, February 3, 2019

St. Augustine Sailing Private Nights of Lights Charters

November 17, 2018 to February 3, 2019 | See details.
(904) 829-0648

Lightseers can take in the Nights of Lights holiday displays from the water aboard a private charter.

Limelight: An Enemy of the People

January 11 to February 3, 2019 | See below for details

This play investigates the conflicts that arise when a local physician discovers contamination in the waters of a newly famous spa resort.

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.

Deep Creek Kayak Trips

Thursday – Sunday, January 31 – February 3, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
7975 S.R. 207

These guided kayak trips explore the beautiful blackwater creek that runs into the St. Johns River near Hastings.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly from November 18, 2018, to February 3, 2019
(904) 335-3155
10 West Castillo Dr.

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour is an entertaining and family-friendly way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Monday, February 4, 2019

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

Designer Thomas Jayne at the Lightner Museum

Monday, February 4, 2019 | 4 – 6 p.m.
(904) 824-2874

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Flagler Forum on Government and Public Policy 2018-19

Select dates from September 11, 2018, to March 12, 2019
(904) 826-8582
Free Event

Flagler College's Forum on Government and Public Policy offers a number of free talks that focus on cultural and political ideas.

Gaelic Storm

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 8 pm.
(904) 209-3744
1050 A1A North

Gaelic Storm brings its unique blend of Irish music and Celtic rock to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.

GTM Marineland River-to-Sea Trail Walk

Wednesdays, February 6 and 27, 2019 | 9 – 11 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Visitors can take a scenic walk through ancient Florida coastal woodlands and learn about native flora and fauna.

Saltwater Fishing Clinics 101

5 Wednesdays Jan. 23 – Feb. 20, 2019 | 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.

Lightner Museum Curator's Tour

First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum Curator Tours give visitors a chance to see behind-the-scenes at this unique museum.

David Bromberg Quintet

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Virtuoso guitarist and Americana godfather David Bromberg brings his Quintet to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The Magpie Salute

Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.

Psychedelic rock band The Magpie Salute will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, February 8, 2019

All American Air Table Tennis Classic and Youth Championship

Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2019
(904) 669-1228

Support the local community by participating in the 10th Annual All American Air Table Tennis Classic.

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

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

EMMA Concert Association's Big Band Dinner Dance

Friday, February 8, 2019 | 6 – 10 p.m.
(904) 671-4940
690 Christina Drive

Help celebrate EMMA Concerts' 40th anniversary with their 1940s Big Band Dinner Dance, featuring the Chris Thomas Band.

G. Love & Special Sauce 25th Anniversary Tour

Friday, February 8, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Alternative hip-hop and blues band G. Love & Special Sauce will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a live concert at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Lincolnville Jazz at the Excelsior

Select dates from December 2018 through April 2019

This series of nine jazz concerts over four months will feature several of the finest musical artists in the region.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

All American Air Table Tennis Classic and Youth Championship

Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2019
(904) 669-1228

Support the local community by participating in the 10th Annual All American Air Table Tennis Classic.

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.