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

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Seminole War Commemoration

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Reenactors commemorate the end of the 2nd Seminole War with a parade and ceremony at the National Cemetery.

2019 Jacksonville Tattoo Convention

Friday – Sunday, August 16 – 18, 2019

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

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.

Umphrey's McGee with guest Magic City Hippies

Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 6 p.m.

Progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee will appear live with special guest Magic City Hippies.

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.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy: Surf Fishing

Select Sundays June – November 2019 | 6 – 10 a.m.
(904) 471-2555

Learn surf fishing from one of the pros at the Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy.

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!

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.

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 20, 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.

Wednesday, August 21, 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.

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.

Sunset Dolphin Beach Walk

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

Enjoy a guided beach walk at sunset with naturalists from Marineland Dolphin Adventure and the St. Johns County Parks Department.

Thursday, August 22, 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.

Palmo Sunset Kayak Trip

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 22, 23, and 24, 2019 | 6 – 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
8600 Palm Fish Camp Rd.

Explore Palmo Cove with St. Johns County naturalists in a sunset kayak on the St. Johns River.

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.

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.

Friday, August 23, 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.

Palmo Sunset Kayak Trip

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 22, 23, and 24, 2019 | 6 – 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
8600 Palm Fish Camp Rd.

Explore Palmo Cove with St. Johns County naturalists in a sunset kayak on the St. Johns River.