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

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Historic Lecture, Tour, Concert & Book Signing

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 2 to 3:30 p.m.
(912) 484-0628
16 May St.
St. Augustine's "pink castle" was the former home of noted Florida sculptor Charles Adrian Pillars .

Owners of St. Augustine's "Pink Castle" will host a history lecture, tour, music recital and book signing April 27, 2021.

Art Association Spring Members Show 2021

Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.; show runs through April 30, 2021.
(904) 824-2310
Free Event

Some of the best work of St. Augustine artists is on display at this bi-annual Art Association members show.

'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.

Gainesville Orchestra

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
The Gainesville Orchestra will perform in concert at the St Augustine Amphitheatre.

EMMA Concert Association and Romanza Festivale present The Gainesville Orchestra in a Sonic Symphonic Spectacular.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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
(904) 315-0952
Free Event

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

Guided Exploration Hike

Wednesdays, April 14 to May 26, 2021 | 10 to 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event
Participants can explore the natural biodiversity of the GTM Research Reserve during guided hikes every other Wednesday from April 14 to My 26, 2021.

Guided Exploration Hikes return to the GTM Research Reserve April 14, 2021.

Art Association Spring Members Show 2021

Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.; show runs through April 30, 2021.
(904) 824-2310
Free Event

Some of the best work of St. Augustine artists is on display at this bi-annual Art Association members show.

'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.

Tower of Power

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 8 p.m.
(904) 209-0399

With more than 50 years of performances under its belt, Tower of Power still delivers its unique rhythms and grooves for fans all over the world.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Art Association Spring Members Show 2021

Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.; show runs through April 30, 2021.
(904) 824-2310
Free Event

Some of the best work of St. Augustine artists is on display at this bi-annual Art Association members show.

'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.

Farmers Market

Every Thursday | 5 to 8 p.m.
Free Event
Local produce and handmade items are available at the Coconut Barrel Farmers Market every Thursday.

Local produce and handmade crafts are available at the Coconut Barrel Farmers Market every Thursday.

The Music of Cream: Disraeli Gears CANCELLED

The concert has been cancelled.
(904) 209-0399

The concert has been cancelled.

Friday, April 30, 2021

Live Music on Fridays

Every Friday

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

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.

Weekend Cannon Firing

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
(904) 829-6506

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

Gamble Rogers Music Festival: 2021 CANCELLED

Friday – Sunday, April 30 – May 2, 2021
(904) 794-4163, (904) 377-4163

The Gamble Rogers Festival for 2021 has been CANCELLED

Art Association Spring Members Show 2021

Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.; show runs through April 30, 2021.
(904) 824-2310
Free Event

Some of the best work of St. Augustine artists is on display at this bi-annual Art Association members show.

'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.

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Live Music on Saturdays

Every Saturday

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

Cruisers Car & Truck Show 2021

Saturday, May 1, 2021 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of cars and trucks on display at the St. Augustine Cruisers' Annual Car & Truck Show.

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.

Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

First Saturday of the month except July | 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

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