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., April 21, 2021

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free Event

This weekly farmers market is back, offering fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, flowers, and a variety of arts and crafts.

I Lived Here as Well

Fridays and Saturdays, April 23, 2021 - June 19, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Actor James Bullock will share stories about how slaves and freed men and women lived and worked at Ximenex-Fatio House in St. Augustine.

"I Lived Here As Well" takes visitors inside the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum for a look at how the black servants and slaves lived and worked.

5th Annual Plein Air Paint Out

Thursday, April 22, to Sunday, April 25, 2021 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Painters of all mediums will capture St. Augustine's beauty in the 5th Annual St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out April 22–25, 2021.

Artists from around the country capture St. Augustine’s stunning architecture and romantic landscapes in this outdoor painting event.

Weekend Cannon Firing

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
(904) 829-6506

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

The St. Augustine Yacht Club hosts a series of races for youth and adults from April 17 to April 24, 2021.

Lullaby of the Rivers Music Festival

Saturday, April 24, 2021 – noon to 10 p.m.
(904) 810-8601

The inaugural Lullaby of the Rivers Festival will bring singers/songwriters to Vilano Beach.

Roscolusa Songwriters Festival

Saturday, April 24, 2021, 5:00 – 10:30 p.m.
(904) 412-3077
245 Nocatee Center Way
Roscolusa brings thousands of fans to Ponte Vedra Beach each year.

Featuring Nashville singers and songwriters, Roscolusa is an annual outdoor festival in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

'Contemporary Impressions' Art Exhibit

Friday, April 2 through Sunday, May 23, 2021
(904) 824-2874
Rainbow Harbor, painting by Antwan Ramar

Art by Orlando-based Antwan Ramar will be on display during the Lightner Museum’s inaugural Lightner Local exhibit.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)
(904) 829-0745

The St. Augustine Lighthouse after dark explores the history and the tales of ghosts as guests tour armed only with a glowstick.

Limelight Theatre: Popcorn Falls

April 24, 2021 - 7:30pm
(904) 825-1164
Theater Masks, created by Christian Born of Pixabay.

Limelight Theatre presents "Popcorn Falls" a comedy written in 2017, that sets out to prove art can change the world.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Live Music on Sundays

Every Sunday

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

Apryle Showers 10K Run 2021

Sunday, April 25, at 7:30 a.m.
(904) 631-2134
245 Nocatee Center Way

This “Florida’s Fastest 10K Run,” hosted by the Nocatee community to benefit the Apryle Showers Foundation, has been postponed until April 25, 2021.

Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy: Surf Fishing

Once Sunday a month, March - May, 2021, 8:00 a.m. to noon
(904) 471-2555

Learn surf fishing from one of the pros at the Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy.

5th Annual Plein Air Paint Out

Thursday, April 22, to Sunday, April 25, 2021 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Painters of all mediums will capture St. Augustine's beauty in the 5th Annual St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out April 22–25, 2021.

Artists from around the country capture St. Augustine’s stunning architecture and romantic landscapes in this outdoor painting event.

Weekend Cannon Firing

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
(904) 829-6506

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

A Taste of St. Augustine 2021

Sunday, April 25, 2021, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Vacationers and locals can sample the wide variety of St. Augustine cuisine at this popular annual food festival.

Race to the Taste 5K Run & Walk

Sunday, April 25, 2021, 11:00 a.m.

Race to the Taste 5K is an annual fundraising event open to runners of all experience levels.

Limelight Theatre: Popcorn Falls

April 25, 2021 - 2:00pm
(904) 825-1164
Theater Masks, created by Christian Born of Pixabay.

Limelight Theatre presents "Popcorn Falls" a comedy written in 2017, that sets out to prove art can change the world.

Last Sunday Open Mic Poetry - VIRTUAL

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on the last Sunday of the month
(904) 679-5736
Free Event

Share your own poems or read some favorites at this Open Mic session on the last Sunday or each month.

Florida Chamber Music Project Concert

Sunday, April 25, 2021 | 3 p.m.
(904) 209-0399
The Florida Chamber Music Project will perform April 25, 2021, at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Florida Chamber Music Project will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall April 25, 2021.

'Contemporary Impressions' Art Exhibit

Friday, April 2 through Sunday, May 23, 2021
(904) 824-2874
Rainbow Harbor, painting by Antwan Ramar

Art by Orlando-based Antwan Ramar will be on display during the Lightner Museum’s inaugural Lightner Local exhibit.

Beach & Beyond Art Show

Sunday, April 25, 2021 | 5 to 9 p.m.
(904) 907-1270
Free Event
Artwork from more than 50 local artists will be on display at the Beach & Beyond Art Show April 25, 2021.

Artwork from 50 local artists will be on display during the W.B. Tatter Gallery's Beach & Beyond Art Show April 25, 2021.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)
(904) 829-0745

The St. Augustine Lighthouse after dark explores the history and the tales of ghosts as guests tour armed only with a glowstick.

Monday, April 26, 2021

Live Music on Mondays

Every Monday

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

'Contemporary Impressions' Art Exhibit

Friday, April 2 through Sunday, May 23, 2021
(904) 824-2874
Rainbow Harbor, painting by Antwan Ramar

Art by Orlando-based Antwan Ramar will be on display during the Lightner Museum’s inaugural Lightner Local exhibit.