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., June 22, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

6 - 9 p.m. on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from March thru October 2019
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

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.

Music by the Sea 2019

Wednesdays from May 15 to Sept. 11, 2019 | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying fresh food from local restaurants at this annual summer event.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Limelight Theatre: Calendar Girls

May 17 – June 9, 2019 | See below for details

This comedy tells the tale of a group of eleven Women's Institute members who pose nude for an "alternative" calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund.

Lightner After Hours

The last Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and art at this monthly event.

Concerts in the Plaza 2019

Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m., from May 30 to August 29, 2019
Free Event

This free summer concert series in the Plaza features local and regional bands every Thursday night from Memorial Day through the end of August.

Art Garfunkel

Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Contemporary pop mogul Art Garfunkel returns to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Limelight Theatre: Calendar Girls

May 17 – June 9, 2019 | See below for details

This comedy tells the tale of a group of eleven Women's Institute members who pose nude for an "alternative" calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Winehoused: The Amy Celebration

Rescheduled to Friday, May 31, 2019

Winehoused: The Amy Celebration has been rescheduled to Friday, May 31, 2019.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Drake's Raid Reenactment

Saturday, June 1, 2019
(904) 824-9823

This exciting historical re-enactment at the Colonial Quarter and in the evening along St. George Street brings to life the siege of San Agustín by Sir Francis Drake in 1586.

Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing

First Saturday of the month Feb. 2 – Nov. 2, 2019
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Limelight Theatre: Calendar Girls

May 17 – June 9, 2019 | See below for details

This comedy tells the tale of a group of eleven Women's Institute members who pose nude for an "alternative" calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund.

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.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

The first Saturday of the month | 9 - 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Limelight Theatre: Calendar Girls

May 17 – June 9, 2019 | See below for details

This comedy tells the tale of a group of eleven Women's Institute members who pose nude for an "alternative" calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund.

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.