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

Thursday, May 6, 2021

‘Broadway Bound’ Theater Production

Thursday, May 6, 2021 – 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Free Event
Theater students from the Florida School of the Arts will deliver a special theater performance of 'Broadway Bound' during the Romanza Festivale.

Theater students from the Florida School of the Arts will treat audiences to a special performance of ‘Broadway Bound.’

Stephen Lynch

Rescheduled to Thursday, May 6, 2021
(904) 209-0399

Singer/songwriter and comedian Stephen Lynch brings his "My Old Heart" tour to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, May 7, 2021

Live Music on Fridays

Every Friday

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

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.

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!

Plein Air Pop-up Exhibit

Friday, May 7 to Friday, May 28, 2021 – 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event
The 5th Annual St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out will culminate in an art exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association May 7, 2021.

Artwork produced during the 5th Annual St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out will be on display May 7, 2021 at the St. Augustine Art Association's Plein Air Pop-up Exhibit.

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month, 5 - 9 p.m.
(904) 373-8697
Free Event
Visitors enter one of the galleries participating in First Friday in Augustine.

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries at this festive monthly event.

'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. Augustine Art Association: The Great Outdoors

Tuesday through Friday, May 7 to May 28, 2021 – 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

Artists will display their works from St. Augustine's natural landscapes at "The Great Outdoors" exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association.

‘Art of the Wine’ Wine Tasting

Friday, May 7, 2021 – 6 to 7:30 p.m.
(904) 810-1083
Carefully chosen wine selections will be featured at the Gifted Cork's 'Art of Wine' wine tasting May 7.

Gourmet cheeses will be paired with carefully chosen wine selections at The Gifted Cork's 'Art of Wine' wine tasting May 7.

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.

River City Rhythm Kings Concert

Friday, May 7, 2021 – 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Free Event
The River City Rhythm Kings will perform in St. Augustine May 7 as part of Romanza Festivale.

Jazz ensemble River City Rhythm Kings will bring a new twist to 1920s to 1940s-style small group jazz in their St. Augustine concert May 7, 2021.

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Live Music on Saturdays

Every Saturday

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

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.

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.

First Coast Color Run

Saturday, May 8, 2021 | 9 a.m.
Runners will let their colors shine in the First Coast Color Run May 8, 2021.

St. Johns County’s most colorful 5K will be May 8, 2021, at the St. Johns Golf & Country Club.

Second Saturday Plant Sale

CANCELLED through May 8, 2020
(386) 302-5590

Guests can visit the magnificent gardens, browse rare and beautiful plants for sale, and attend a cultivation workshop.

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.

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!

North Florida Women's Chorale

Saturday, May 8, 2021 – noon to 1 p.m.
Free Event
The North Florida Women's Chorale has been performing throughout Northeast Florida for more than 30 years.

The North Florida Women's Chorale performs its 2021 Romanza concert, "I Dream a World," featuring music of hope.

St. Augustine Brewers Fest 2021

Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 1 – 6 p.m.
Happy craft brew enthusiasts enjoying the Brewers' Fest at the Fountain of Youth in St. Augustine.

This beer festival will bring together St. Augustine's local craft breweries, as well as regional ones, to the Fountain of Youth.

'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.