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., January 22, 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020

An Evening with Marc Cohn

Friday, February 7, 2020, at 8 p.m.

Singer and songwriter Marc Cohn returns with his soulful hits to the stage at Ponte Vedra.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Saturdays throughout the year.

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.

Second Saturdays Family Seining

9 – 11 a.m. on the 2nd Saturday of each month
Free Event

Families can learn how to cast a seine net to collect various fish and crab species.

Second Saturday Plant Sale

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(386) 302-5590

Guests can visit the magnificent gardens, browse rare and beautiful plants for sale, and attend a cultivation workshop.

Jam 'N Pepper Festival

Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Enjoy the flavors at the First Annual Jam 'n Pepper Festival in St. Augustine, FL.

Get your flavor on at the First Annual Jam ’n Pepper Festival in downtown St. Augustine.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Casino Night: Shake, Rattle & Roll

Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 6 – 10 p.m.
(904) 325-3554
Ayla's Acres No-Kill Animal Shelter will host its "Casino Night" gala fundraiser.

Guests can enjoy a night filled with music, gambling, and a celebrity television star at this fundraiser for Ayla's Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue.

Noche de Festival: Pedro Menéndez 501st Birthday

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 6:30 to 11:00 p.m.
(732) 309-2332

Celebrate the 501st birthday of St. Augustine founder Pedro Menéndez with traditional Spanish food, wine, music, and Flamenco dancing.

Russian State Symphony

Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.
(904) 797-2800

The Russian State Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Polyansky will perform at this EMMA Concert.

Limelight Theatre: The Young Man from Atlanta

January 16 – February 9, 2020 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre presents Horton Foote's 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "The Young Man from Atlanta."

Shrink Rap

Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9, 2020 | Fri. & Sat. at 7:30 p.m., Sun. at 2:30 p.m.

This social satire explores the confusion that seems to make up the majority of daily life, with abundant humor where humor is needed most.

Delbert McClinton

Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 8:00 p..m.

Grammmy award-winning Americana treasure Delbert McClinton returns to St. Augustine for a live conert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Sundays throughout the year.

Bird Walk at Fort Mose

Select dates in January, February, and March 2020 | 8 – 10 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Enjoy a guided birdwalk through the hammocks and marshes of Fort Mose State Park.

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!

10th Annual Hot N Spicy Festival

Sunday, February 9, 2020, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Enjoy Southern-style spicy foods, craft beer, kids activities, and some great local music at this annual festival in Palm Coast.

Anastasia Marsh Discovery Walk

Jan. 7, Feb. 9, and March 3, 2020 | See below for times
(904) 461-2033

Discover more about the maritime hammocks and estuarine ecosystem along the Anastasia Marsh Trail.

Limelight Theatre: The Young Man from Atlanta

January 16 – February 9, 2020 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre presents Horton Foote's 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "The Young Man from Atlanta."

Shrink Rap

Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9, 2020 | Fri. & Sat. at 7:30 p.m., Sun. at 2:30 p.m.

This social satire explores the confusion that seems to make up the majority of daily life, with abundant humor where humor is needed most.

Los Lobos

Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.

Grammy-winning East L.A. rockers Los Lobos return to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall for a live concert.

Monday, February 10, 2020

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Mondays throughout the year.

Cold War Kids

Monday, February 10, 2020

California indie-rock group Cold War Kids will perform at the Concert Hall with special guest Overcoats.