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 13, 2022

Saturday, March 4, 2023

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.

Searle's Sack and Encampment

Friday & Saturday, March 3 & 4, 2023 | Times Vary
271 Charlotte Street
Free Event
Reenactors marching to commemorate Searle's Sack in St. Augustine.

Witness the thrilling reenactment of legendary pirate Robert Searle's attack on St. Augustine and how the town defended itself.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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.

Friday, March 10, 2023

Celtic Music and Heritage Festival

Friday, March 10 through Sunday, March 12, 2023 | Times vary

This three-day festival, which features the world's oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade, celebrates Celtic music, cuisine, culture and heritage.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

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.

2023 St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 11, 2023 | 10 a.m.
(904) 347-6982
Free Event
The St. Patrick's Day parade celebrates St. Augustine's Celtic heritage with parade floats, marching bands, horses and dance troupes.

The St. Patrick's Day parade celebrates St. Augustine's Celtic heritage with parade floats, marching bands, horses and dance troupes.

Celtic Music and Heritage Festival

Friday, March 10 through Sunday, March 12, 2023 | Times vary

This three-day festival, which features the world's oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade, celebrates Celtic music, cuisine, culture and heritage.

Joe Bonamassa

Saturday, March 11, 2023 | 8:00 p.m.
Joe Bonamassa on stage.

Joe Bonamassa wraps up his 2023 Spring Tour in St. Augustine on March 11, 2023.

Sunday, March 12, 2023

Celtic Music and Heritage Festival

Friday, March 10 through Sunday, March 12, 2023 | Times vary

This three-day festival, which features the world's oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade, celebrates Celtic music, cuisine, culture and heritage.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

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.

Saturday, March 18, 2023

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.

GTM Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the Month | 9 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
505 Guana River Rd
The GTM Research Reserve will host a guided beach hike on the third Saturday of each month.

The GTM Research Reserve will host a guided beach hike on the third Saturday of each month.

Vilano Beach Artisan Market

Monthly on the Third Saturdays from 4:00 to 8:00 PM
260 Vilano Road
Free Event
Folks enjoying the Artisan's Market the 3rd Saturday of each month in Vilano.

Vilano Beach Main Street hosts this market, featuring local vendors, on the third Saturday of each month.

Cruisers Car Club Cruise-IN

Third Saturday of the Month | 5 to 7 p.m.
Free Event
The St. Augustine Cruise-in is held the third Saturday of each month at the Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine.

Enjoy classic cars, music, and door prizes each month at the St. Augustine Classic Car Cruise-IN.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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.

Saturday, March 25, 2023

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.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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.

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Cars & Coffee

4th Saturday of every month, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
(904) 806-4625
4730 Dixie Highway
Free Event

View some of the best cars in the area and sip on a cup of coffee with fellow car fans.

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.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

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.

Saturday, April 8, 2023

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.

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

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.

Friday, April 14, 2023

23nd Annual Riding Into History Motorcycle Show

Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15, 2023 | See Below for Times
(904) 827-7379
Vintage motorcycles at the Riding Into History Concours d'Elegance in World Golf Village

The 22nd Annual Riding Into History Concours d’Elegance will bring world-class, globally acclaimed vintage motorcycles to World Golf Village.