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 23, 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020

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.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

School of the 16th Century

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

This annual event features interactive and historic demonstrations of all facets of colonial life in the 16th century in St. Augustine.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

The Jacksonville Children's Chorus celebrates their 25th anniversary Mardi Gras Party fundraiser at the Concert Hall.

Valentine Dance

Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 7 – 10 p.m.
(609) 506-9489
2820 Lewis Speedway

This Valentine's Dance fundraiser encourages everyone to love themselves, while raising money for breast cancer research.

Willie Nelson and Family

Saturday, Februarty 15, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.

Country music legend Willie Nelson and Family return to St. Augustine for a live concert at the Amphitheatre.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

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

Bird Walk at Anastasia State Park

Select dates in January, February, & March 2020 | 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
(904) 461-2035

Bird watchers and nature lovers are invited to join this guided bird walk at Anastasia State Park.

YMCA Mardi Gras 5K 2020

Sunday, February 16, 2020 | 8:30 a.m.
(904) 471-9622

Support the local YMCA by competing or walking in the Mardi Gras 5K at Anastasia 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!

Monday, February 17, 2020

Matanzas Inlet Guided Hike

January 3, 17, and February 2, 17, 2020 | 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Free Event

Explore the beautiful Matanzas Inlet on this guided interpreted hike.

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

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Coquina Beach Walks

Select dates in spring 2020 | See below for dates and times
(386) 446-6783

Learn all about coquina rock while exploring the beach with a naturalist guide at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Jim Messina

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.

Singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer Jim Messina will perform live at the Concert Hall.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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

A Walk on the Wild Side

Select dates January – April 2020 | See below for dates and times
(904) 461-2035

Discover more about the shoreline, maritime hammocks, and other diverse ecosystems throughout Anastasia State Park.

Family Fishing Clinic

4 Wednesdays in February 2020 | 4 - 5:30 p.m.
(904) 823-4500
Free Event

This free fishing clinic is four weekly sessions on successive Wednesdays in February for kids ages 5 to 15 along with their parents.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Nature Photography

Thursdays, February 20, 27, and March 5, 2020 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

John local photographer Nicholle Goodnight in this three-class workshop to learn how to capture stunning nature shots with your digital camera.

Limelight Theatre: The Roommate

February 20 – March 8, 2020 | See below for times

The Limelight Theatre presents "The Roommate," a dark comedy about the power of secrets and life transformations.

Tom Papa in Concert

Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 8:00 p.m.

Film, TV and radio comedian Tom Papa brings his stand-up act to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Friday, February 21, 2020

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

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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

Astronomy Program at Faver-Dykes State Park

Friday, February 21, 2020, 7:00 p.m..

Experience the mystery of the stars, and learn about their mythology and the most recent scientific discoveries.