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., July 19, 2019

Sunday, August 11, 2019

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Night Market at the Amphitheatre

6 - 9 p.m. on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from March thru October 2019
Free Event

This twice-a-month nighttime farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

Wednesday, August 14, 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.

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

World Golf Village Night Market

The second Wednesday of each month | 4 – 7 p.m.
Free Event

Shop farm fresh, homemade and handmade goods at the Night Market at the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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.

Rebelution "Good Vibes Summer Tour 2019"

Wednesday and Thursday, August 14 and 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.

Roots reggae band Rebelution returns to St. Augustine on their "Good Vibes Summer Tour" with guests Protoje and Collie Buddz.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

Nature Photography

Thursdays, August 15, 22, & 29, 2019 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0035 x5
Free Event

John local photographer Nicholle Goodnight in this three-class workshop to learn how to capture stunning nature shots with your digital camera.

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.

West African Drum Circles

Third Thursday of the month, March – October 2019| 7 – 10 p.m.
(904) 392-4707
Free Event

Join the West African Drum Circles of St. Augustine on the pier for an evening event filled with music and celebration of community.

Rebelution "Good Vibes Summer Tour 2019"

Wednesday and Thursday, August 14 and 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.

Roots reggae band Rebelution returns to St. Augustine on their "Good Vibes Summer Tour" with guests Protoje and Collie Buddz.

Limelight Theatre: Fun Home

July 26 – August 25, 2019 | See below for performance times

Adapted from an award-winning graphic memoir, this musical won five Tony Awards on Broadway, including Best Musical.

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.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

From Asia to the Americas: The Art of Jean Wagner Troemel

Opens July 20, 2019 | Exhibit runs through August 25, 2019
(904) 824-2310
22 Marine Street
Free Event

Experience the art and travels of Jean Wagner Troemel, an Honored Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the prime mover behind St. Augustine's First Friday Art Walk.

2019 Jacksonville Tattoo Convention

Friday – Sunday, August 16 – 18, 2019

Renowned tattoo artists and vendors gather for the 15th Annual Jacksonville Tattoo Convention.

Limelight Theatre: Fun Home

July 26 – August 25, 2019 | See below for performance times

Adapted from an award-winning graphic memoir, this musical won five Tony Awards on Broadway, including Best Musical.

Full Moon Stand Up Paddle

On the nights of the full moon from July to October 2019 | Times vary
(912) 441-2391

Enjoy a stand-up paddle from the Lighthouse Boat Ramp to the Conch House Marina and back.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Alex's Capes & Tiaras 5K

Saturday, August 17, 2019
(904) 814-6668
790 Christina Drive

This 5K honors the life and legacy of Alex Landis, who worked to raise awareness of neuromuscular diseases.

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.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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