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, May 1, 2021

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

Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing

Monthly, usually on the 1st Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

'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.

Cody Johnson

RESCHEDULED to Saturday May 1, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.

Breakout country music star Cody Johnson will perform live on the main stage at The Amp.

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.

Duo Beaux Arts Piano Concert

May 1, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:15pm
Free Event
Duo Beaux Arts will headline during the Romanza Festivale May 1, 2021 at Ancient City Baptist Church.

Duo Beaux Arts will perform works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Poulenc and Bizet during Romanza Festivale.

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Live Music on Sundays

Every Sunday

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

3K Raptor Run

Sunday, May 2, 2021 | 8:00 a.m.

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm will present the their 3K Raptor Run.

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

'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.

St. Anastasia Catholic Church will host the Jacksonville University Symphony Orchestra May 2, 2021.

The Jacksonville University Symphony Orchestra will close out St. Anastasia Catholic Church's concert series May 2, 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, May 3, 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.

Tuesday, May 4, 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.

Wednesday, May 5, 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.

'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.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Flight to Freedom Re-Enactment

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, May 6, 7, 8, 2021 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event
Historic re-enactors demonstrate life at Fort Mose in the mid-1700s.

This annual living-history event tells the story of Fort Mose’s significance in African-American history.

Deep Creek Kayak Trips

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - Saturday, May 8, 2021
(904) 209-0335
7975 SR 207

Explore the history and diverse wildlife of the Deep Creek Conservation area on a guided kayak trip.

'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.