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., September 15, 2019

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sykes Family Farms Crop Maze

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays October 5 – 27, 2019 | See times below
The popular corn maze at Sykes Family Farms in Elkton, FL.

Explore the truly "amaizing" crop maze at Sykes Family Farms and enjoy lots of other fun fall activities.

Creekside Festival 2019

Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13, 2019
(386) 437-0106
2500 Princess Place

This popular annual bluegrass festival at Princess Place Preserve is a treat for residents and visitors alike.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

St. Augustine Greek Festival

Friday – Sunday, October 11 - 13, 2019 | See below for details on times
(904) 479-6729

This annual celebration of delicious food and traditional Greek dance and music turns Francis Field into a virtual Greek village.

St. Ambrose Fall Fair

Sunday, October 13, 2019 | 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
(904) 692-1366
6070 Church Road
Free Event

The St. Ambrose's Annual Fall Fair features live music, food, a yard sale, raffles, and games for the entire family.

Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities

Throughout the month of October in 2019

Pumpkins and fall festivals abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

St. Augustine Restaurant Week

Monday – Sunday, October 7 – 13, 2019
(904) 540-3129

Participating local restaurants offer a full week of fine cuisine at affordable prices in St. Augustine, Florida.

18th Annual Tactile Art Show

Opening reception at 5 p.m. Fri,. Oct. 4; exhibit runs thru Oct. 27, 2019
Free Event

The 18th Annual Tactile Art Show features a variety of touchable art, including pottery, sculpture, fiber art and more.

Limelight: Annie Get Your Gun

September 19 – October 20, 2019 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre kicks off its 2019-20 season with the popular Broadway musical, "Annie Get Your Gun."

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.

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.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities

Throughout the month of October in 2019

Pumpkins and fall festivals abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

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

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

18th Annual Tactile Art Show

Opening reception at 5 p.m. Fri,. Oct. 4; exhibit runs thru Oct. 27, 2019
Free Event

The 18th Annual Tactile Art Show features a variety of touchable art, including pottery, sculpture, fiber art and more.

Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities

Throughout the month of October in 2019

Pumpkins and fall festivals abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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

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.

18th Annual Tactile Art Show

Opening reception at 5 p.m. Fri,. Oct. 4; exhibit runs thru Oct. 27, 2019
Free Event

The 18th Annual Tactile Art Show features a variety of touchable art, including pottery, sculpture, fiber art and more.

Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities

Throughout the month of October in 2019

Pumpkins and fall festivals abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

ZZ Top 50th Anniversary Tour

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Iconic Texas rock band ZZ Top brings their 50th Anniversary Tour to The Amp for a live concert with guest Cheap Trick.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

18th Annual Tactile Art Show

Opening reception at 5 p.m. Fri,. Oct. 4; exhibit runs thru Oct. 27, 2019
Free Event

The 18th Annual Tactile Art Show features a variety of touchable art, including pottery, sculpture, fiber art and more.

Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities

Throughout the month of October in 2019

Pumpkins and fall festivals abound in St. Augustine during the month of October.

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.

Limelight: Annie Get Your Gun

September 19 – October 20, 2019 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre kicks off its 2019-20 season with the popular Broadway musical, "Annie Get Your Gun."

The Wood Brothers

Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 8 p.m.

Soulful folk trio The Wood Brothers return to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.