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 22, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020

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

Nights of Pints 2019-20

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 22, 2019 – February 3, 2020
(904) 217-3278

Celebrate Nights of Lights with Nights of Pints featuring local craft beers!

St. Augustine Sailing Nights of Lights Charters

November 23, 2019 to January 31, 2020 | See details.
(904) 829-0648

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

Weekend 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 Sunday, November 24, 2019, to Sunday, February 2, 2020
(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.

Ripley's Red Trains Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly Nov. 24, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

Take a ride on Ripley's Big Red Christmas Train for a "lightseeing" tour of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Florida Water Tours: Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 23, 2019, to Jan. 31, 2020
(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 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova St

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

St. Augustine Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly form November 23, 2019, to January 31, 2020

Be dazzled by St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights on this relaxing one-hour boat tour.

Explore Tours Nights of Lights

Sunday, November 24, 2019, to January 31, 2020 | See details.

Enjoy the convenience and personal perspective offered by Explore Tours Nights of Lights Tours.

Summer Breeze Nights of Lights Tours 2019-20

Select Dates from Nov. 23, 2019 thru Jan. 30, 2020

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 24, 2019 - February 2, 2020 | See below for dates
(904) 325-0547

Gold Tours offers another option for viewing St. Augustine's Nights of Lights — up close and personal, with no waiting.

Lincolnville Jazz at the Excelsior

Select Fridays in January thru May 2020

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

Limelight Theatre: The Young Man from Atlanta

January 16 – February 9, 2020 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre presents Horton Foote's 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "The Young Man from Atlanta."

Indigo Girls

Friday, January 24, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.

Indie folk duo the Indigo Girls will showcase their ground-breaking new symphonic sound as they return for a live concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

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

Nights of Pints 2019-20

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 22, 2019 – February 3, 2020
(904) 217-3278

Celebrate Nights of Lights with Nights of Pints featuring local craft beers!

St. Augustine Sailing Nights of Lights Charters

November 23, 2019 to January 31, 2020 | See details.
(904) 829-0648

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

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.

Old City Pirate Fest

Saturday and Sunday, January 25 and 26, 2020
(904) 377-8331

Join the St. Augustine Swashbucklers as they present the 4th Annual Old City Pirate Fest.

A Historical Look Into the Old Spanish Quarries

Select Saturdays in January, February, and March 2020 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

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.