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, 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Chocolate and Beyond

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2 - 4 p.m.

Explore the delightful world of delicious chocolate and various culinary treats in St. Augustine at this fun event.

Blackwater Sol Revue

Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 3:30 p.m.

This special revue brings together local favorites JJ Grey & Mofro, Los Lobos, North Mississippi Allstars, The Marcus King Band and more.

Uptown Saturday Night

Last Saturday of every month
Free Event

Visitors can shop and socialize along San Marco Avenue as the stores remain open for the monthly Uptown Saturday Night event.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Cathedral Festival

Friday – Sunday, February 23 - 25, 2018

The 33rd Annual Cathedral Festival offers exciting midway rides, games, raffles, bingo, great food, live music, and more.

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

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Ancient City Cat Club Cat Show

Saturday - Sunday, February 24 - 25, 2018 | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Ancient City Cat Club's 3rd Annual Cat Show will feature over 125 pedigreed and household pets.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Mavis Staples

Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Gospel and soul icon Mavis Staples performs at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Monday, February 26, 2018

International Symposium on Cognitive Research & Disorders

February 26, 2018 to February 27, 2018
(877) 717-6543

A conference for professionals, teachers, and students in the area of cognitive research and disorders.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Farmers & Crafts Market

Every Wednesday
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

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

Friday, March 2, 2018

Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, 2018
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

Witness the thrilling reenactment of legendary pirate Robert Searle's attack on St. Augustine and how the town defended itself.

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries and enjoy an evening of refreshments and live entertainment at this festive monthly event.

Tower of Power

Friday, March 2, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.

Tower of Power come to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall to celebrate 50 years of soul legends.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Searle's Sack of St. Augustine

Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, 2018
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

Witness the thrilling reenactment of legendary pirate Robert Searle's attack on St. Augustine and how the town defended itself.

Florida Azalea Festival

Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, 2018
(386) 328-0909
900 St. Johns Avenue
Free Event

Join this celebration of early spring with a hometown parade, live music, food and drink, arts and crafts, and azaleas in bloom.

Drum Runners Series

First Saturday of the month Feb. 4 – Nov. 4, 2018
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

St. Augustine Fashion Week

March 3-10, 2018 | Details below.
(904) 669-9245
1 News Place

This event brings together the best in St. Augustine's fashion scene in an artful, historic setting.

Old City Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning
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, 9am - 4pm
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Minorcan Heritage Celebration

Saturday, March 3, 2018
(904) 540-3067
Free Event

A celebration of the rich Minorcan culture in St. Augustine, with food, live entertainment, history, and more.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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