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., July 20, 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019

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.

Limelight Theatre: Fun Home

July 26 – August 25, 2019 | See below for performance times

Adapted from an award-winning graphic memoir, this musical won five Tony Awards on Broadway, including Best Musical.

A Night Under the Stars

Thursday and Friday, August 1 and 2, 2019 | 8 – 10 p.m.
Free Event

Experience the mystery of the stars, and learn about their mythology and the most recent scientific discoveries.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Widespread Panic: Three Concerts & Food Drive

Fri., Sat., and Sun., August 2, 3, and 4, 2019 (see below for times)

Legendary jam band Widespread Panic returns to St. Augustine for a three-night concert event and food drive.

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!

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

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.

Limelight Theatre: Fun Home

July 26 – August 25, 2019 | See below for performance times

Adapted from an award-winning graphic memoir, this musical won five Tony Awards on Broadway, including Best Musical.

A Night Under the Stars

Thursday and Friday, August 1 and 2, 2019 | 8 – 10 p.m.
Free Event

Experience the mystery of the stars, and learn about their mythology and the most recent scientific discoveries.

Saturday, August 3, 2019

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.

Widespread Panic: Three Concerts & Food Drive

Fri., Sat., and Sun., August 2, 3, and 4, 2019 (see below for times)

Legendary jam band Widespread Panic returns to St. Augustine for a three-night concert event and food drive.

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.

Morning Market at St. Augustine Outlet Mall

First Saturday of every month | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(904) 217-5399
Free Event

Shop farm fresh, homemade and handmade goods at the St. Augustine Outlet Mall.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Limelight Theatre: Fun Home

July 26 – August 25, 2019 | See below for performance times

Adapted from an award-winning graphic memoir, this musical won five Tony Awards on Broadway, including Best Musical.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Widespread Panic: Three Concerts & Food Drive

Fri., Sat., and Sun., August 2, 3, and 4, 2019 (see below for times)

Legendary jam band Widespread Panic returns to St. Augustine for a three-night concert event and food drive.

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!

Limelight Theatre: Fun Home

July 26 – August 25, 2019 | See below for performance times

Adapted from an award-winning graphic memoir, this musical won five Tony Awards on Broadway, including Best Musical.

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.