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 20, 2019

Saturday, August 24, 2019

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!

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.

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.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Free entrance to the Castillo de San Marcos for visitors and residents on the birthday of the National Parks Service.

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!

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.

Vampire Weekend

Sunday, August 25, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.

Grammy award-winning indie rock group Vampire Weekend will appear with guest Christone "Kingfish" Ingram.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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 28, 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.

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.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Lightner After Hours

The last Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
(904) 824-2874
Free Event

Everyone is invited to enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, wine, and art at this monthly event.

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.

Johnnyswim

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Husband and wife duo Johnnyswim bring their soulful sound to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD)

Friday, August 30, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.

Synth-pop pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) will come to Ponte Vedra on their 40th Anniversary Tour.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

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.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Sunday, September 1, 2019

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!