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.

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Saturday, July 9, 2022

Bridge of Lions 5K

Saturday, July 9, 2022, 7:30 a.m.
1 South Castillo Drive

The course will take runners past the Castillo de San Marcos, over the historic Bridge of Lions, and through Davis Shores located on Anastasia Island.

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.

Family Seining - GTM Reserve

Second Saturday of the Month | 9 to 11 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
505 Guana River Rd.
Free Event
The GTM Research Reserve hosts a family seining event on the second Saturday of each month.

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

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

May 9, 2022 - Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

This late19th early 20th century collection gives visitors an appreciation, through paintings and sculptures, of the natural wonders of St. Augustine.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Bouke de Vries War and Pieces

Friday, April 1 - Dec. 31, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

Lightner Museum showcases artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021 - March 7, 2022.

Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing

Monthly, usually on the 1st Saturday at 2 p.m.
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

Hallowes Cove Sunset Kayaking

Thursday – Sunday, July 7 – 10, 2022 | 6 - 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
4065 S.R. 13
Hallowes Cove Sunset Kayaking in St. Augustine, FL.

Enjoy the sunset along the St. Johns River on one of these kayak trips from Hallowes Cove.

Dancing Stars of St. Johns County

Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
(904) 824-0664

Enjoy an evening of dancing and friendly competition at this St. Johns County version of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)

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

Limelight Theatre: "Dial M for Murder"

June 23 - July 17, 2022 | Times Vary
(904) 825-1164
A scene from Limelight Theater's "Dial M for Murder."

The Limelight Theatre will stage the thriller, "Dial M for Murder." in June and July of 2022.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Live Music on Sundays

Every Sunday

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

Surf Fishing Academy

On select Sundays through November 6, 2022 | Times Vary
(904) 471-2555

Learn surf fishing from one of the pros at the Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy during a 4-hour morning lesson.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

May 9, 2022 - Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

This late19th early 20th century collection gives visitors an appreciation, through paintings and sculptures, of the natural wonders of St. Augustine.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Bouke de Vries War and Pieces

Friday, April 1 - Dec. 31, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

Lightner Museum showcases artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021 - March 7, 2022.

Hallowes Cove Sunset Kayaking

Thursday – Sunday, July 7 – 10, 2022 | 6 - 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
4065 S.R. 13
Hallowes Cove Sunset Kayaking in St. Augustine, FL.

Enjoy the sunset along the St. Johns River on one of these kayak trips from Hallowes Cove.

Dark of the Moon Tour at the Lighthouse

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, After Dark (Times will vary)

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

Limelight Theatre: "Dial M for Murder"

June 23 - July 17, 2022 | Times Vary
(904) 825-1164
A scene from Limelight Theater's "Dial M for Murder."

The Limelight Theatre will stage the thriller, "Dial M for Murder." in June and July of 2022.

Monday, July 11, 2022

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

May 9, 2022 - Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

This late19th early 20th century collection gives visitors an appreciation, through paintings and sculptures, of the natural wonders of St. Augustine.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Bouke de Vries War and Pieces

Friday, April 1 - Dec. 31, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

Lightner Museum showcases artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021 - March 7, 2022.

Live Music on Mondays

Every Monday

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

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

May 9, 2022 - Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

This late19th early 20th century collection gives visitors an appreciation, through paintings and sculptures, of the natural wonders of St. Augustine.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Bouke de Vries War and Pieces

Friday, April 1 - Dec. 31, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

Lightner Museum showcases artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021 - March 7, 2022.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Live Music on Wednesdays

Every Wednesday

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

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

Every Wednesday
Free Event

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs, and much more at this beachfront farmers market.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

May 9, 2022 - Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

This late19th early 20th century collection gives visitors an appreciation, through paintings and sculptures, of the natural wonders of St. Augustine.