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., August 23, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

First Coast Opera: Pasta & Puccini

Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.

Join First Coast Opera as it celebrates the opening of its 2019-20 season with an evening of dinner theater.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

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

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.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

St. Augustine Songwriters Festival

Friday – Sunday, October 25 – 27, 2019
Free Event

Celebrate the art of songwriting and enjoy the free concerts at the 3rd Annual St. Augustine Songwriters Festival.

Creatures of the Night

Oct. 25, 26, & 27, 2019, 5:30 – 7:00pm

This Halloween, do your trick-or-treating at the zoo during the Alligator Farm’s Creatures of the Night event.

Wynonna & The Big Noise

Sunday, October 27, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.

Country music icon Wynonna and her band The Big Noise will perform live at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Monday, October 28, 2019

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

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Woman's Exchange Christmas in October Luncheons

Select dates from October 22 thru November 12, 2019
(904) 829-5064

Enjoy a St. Augustine tradition and attend one of the Woman’s Exchange Christmas in October Luncheons at the Peña-Peck House Museum.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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

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.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Woman's Exchange Christmas in October Luncheons

Select dates from October 22 thru November 12, 2019
(904) 829-5064

Enjoy a St. Augustine tradition and attend one of the Woman’s Exchange Christmas in October Luncheons at the Peña-Peck House Museum.

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.

Acoustic Alchemy

Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0399

English smooth jazz band Acoustic Alchemy will return to St. Augustine for a live concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, November 1, 2019

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

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.

Weekend 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, 5 - 9 p.m.
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.

Sammy Hagar and the Circle

Friday, November 1, 2019

Rock and roll supergroup Sammy Hagar and The Circle return to the Amp St. Augustine with guest Night Ranger.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

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

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.

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.