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

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Apex Theatre Studio: Chicago

Thursday – Sunday, June 20 - 23 & 27 - 30, 2019 | See details below for times

Apex Theatre Studio presents nine performances of the classic Broadway musical "Chicago" at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

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!

Adam Sandler

Sunday, June 30, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Comedy King Adam Sandler brings his national "100% Fresher" tour to The Amp in St. Augustine.

Wednesday, July 3, 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.

Lightner Museum Curator's Tour

First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
(904) 824-2874

The Lightner Museum Curator Tours give visitors a chance to see behind-the-scenes at this unique museum.

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, July 4, 2019

Fourth of July Fireworks 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019, 6 - 10 p.m.
Free Event

View the colorful and exciting Fireworks Over the Matanzas on July 4th in St. Augustine. A free two-hour concert will precede the fireworks show.

Friday, July 5, 2019

First Friday Garden Walk

First Friday of every month, 10 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

Take a guided walk through beautiful Washington Oaks and learn about the history of the park's formal gardens.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month, 5 - 9 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries and enjoy an evening of refreshments and live entertainment at this festive monthly event.

Leela James

Friday, July 5, 2019, at 8 p.m.

Soulful R&B singer-songwriter Leela James will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing

First Saturday of the month Feb. 2 – Nov. 2, 2019
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

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.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Free Event

Visitors are welcome to participate in this scenic walk through the Guana Peninsula in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Sunday, July 7, 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!

Tuesday, July 9, 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, July 10, 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.

Ripley's Free Summer Movies

Wednesdays from June 12 to July 31, 2019 | 8:30 p.m.
(904) 824-1606
33 St. George Street
Free Event

The whole family will enjoy this free movie series every Wednesday at Colonial Oak Music Park in downtown St. Augustine.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

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, July 12, 2019

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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