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 16, 2018

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Arts and Crafts Festival at the Pier

Saturday and Sunday, February 17 and 18, 2018
(352) 344-0657
Free Event

Hand-crafted items, fine artwork, live music, delicious food, and more at this outdoor festival on St. Augustine Beach.

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.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Willie Nelson and Family

Sunday, February 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

Country music legend Willie Nelson and Family will perform with special guest Los Lonely Boys.

Colin Quinn

Sunday, February 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.

Comedian Colin Quinn performs his One in Every Crowd show featuring his stand-up routine.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

GTM Research Reserve/Marineland Lecture

The third Tuesday of each month, 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

Marineland Dolphin Adventure and GTM Research Reserve host monthly free lectures on the third Tuesday of each month.

Eric Johnson

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 8 p.m.

“One of the most respected guitarists on the planet,” according to Guitar Player Magazine, Eric Johnson will take the stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Wednesday, February 21, 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.

Robert Cray Band

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 8:00 pm

Five-time Grammy-award-winning group the Robert Cray Band will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, February 23, 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.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

The Expendables

Friday, February 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of ska, reggae and surf rock with The Expendales and guests Through the Roots and Pacific Dub.

An Evening with George Winston

Friday, February 23, 2018

Acclaimed folk pianist George Winston comes to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, February 24, 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.

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.

Fourth Saturday GTM Family Seining

8:30 - 10:30 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

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.

YMCA Mardi Gras 5K and Fun Run

February 24, 2018 - 9:00am
(904) 471-9622

Support the local YMCA by competing or walking in the Mardi Gras 5K at Anastasia State Park.

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!

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.