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., June 22, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Hands-on-History Day Camps at Castillo and Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas camps June 3–7 & June 10-14; Castillo camps: June 17–21 & June 24–28, 2019
(904) 829-6506 x227

The Castillo de San Marcos hosts two week-long summer day camps sessions in June 2017.

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.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

Hands-on-History Day Camps at Castillo and Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas camps June 3–7 & June 10-14; Castillo camps: June 17–21 & June 24–28, 2019
(904) 829-6506 x227

The Castillo de San Marcos hosts two week-long summer day camps sessions in June 2017.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Community First Night Owl Cinema

Select dates in June, July, and August, 2019
Free Event

Catch a free movie at The Amp this summer!

Steel Pulse

Friday, June 14, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Roots reggae music pioneers Steel Pulse return to the stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

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.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

Battle of Bloody Mose

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Witness this exciting re-enactment of one of the most pivotal battles in St. Augustine's history at Fort Mose.

Vettes at the Village 2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(904) 940-4123
Free Event

This annual car show will delight visitors and locals just in time for Father's Day.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Sunset Moonrise Tours 2019

Select dates throughout 2019 (see details below)

Watch the sun set and the moon rise from atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and enjoy complimentary champagne and snacks.

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist

April 12 through June 16, 2019
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum will host a special exhibition that offers a rare look at over 100 original works on paper by Edgar Degas and his friends..

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!

Monday, June 17, 2019

Schooner Freedom Full Moon Sail

On the night of the full moon each month, February thru December 2019 | See details below.

Take a moonlight sail on Matanzas Bay aboard St. Augustine's premier tall ship.

Hands-on-History Day Camps at Castillo and Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas camps June 3–7 & June 10-14; Castillo camps: June 17–21 & June 24–28, 2019
(904) 829-6506 x227

The Castillo de San Marcos hosts two week-long summer day camps sessions in June 2017.

Hippo Campus

Monday, June 17, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Indie pop alternative band Hippo Campus will perform live at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Hands-on-History Day Camps at Castillo and Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas camps June 3–7 & June 10-14; Castillo camps: June 17–21 & June 24–28, 2019
(904) 829-6506 x227

The Castillo de San Marcos hosts two week-long summer day camps sessions in June 2017.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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.

Hands-on-History Day Camps at Castillo and Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas camps June 3–7 & June 10-14; Castillo camps: June 17–21 & June 24–28, 2019
(904) 829-6506 x227

The Castillo de San Marcos hosts two week-long summer day camps sessions in June 2017.

Music by the Sea 2019

Wednesdays from May 15 to Sept. 11, 2019 | 6 – 9 p.m.
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying fresh food from local restaurants at this annual summer event.