Sports & Outdoors

The St. Augustine landscape is a mixture of beautiful marsh land, scenic and sandy beaches, wild inlets, and coastal forests. The great outdoors serves as a natural backdrop for visitors and residents to go kayaking, play sports, fish, and explore. Our Calendar of Events lists the many outdoor sports and recreation options too, including numerous marathons, golf tournaments, fishing charters, paddle boarding excursions, and more. Exploring and enjoying sports and outdoors in St. Augustine is easy from the Municipal Marina and the many beaches, state parks, and golf courses in St. Augustine.

E.g., June 26, 2018

Saturday, May 26, 2018

National Beach POP Tennis Championship 2018

Friday – Sunday, May 25 – 27, 2018 | See details below.
8202 A1A South
Free Event

Top players compete in the 46th Annual National Beach POP Tennis Championship.

Fourth Saturdays Family Seining

9:00 - 11:00 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.
Free Event

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

Sunday, May 27, 2018

National Beach POP Tennis Championship 2018

Friday – Sunday, May 25 – 27, 2018 | See details below.
8202 A1A South
Free Event

Top players compete in the 46th Annual National Beach POP Tennis Championship.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Florida Fishing 101

Select Wednesdays in April and May, 2018 | See details below
(904) 209-0355
603 Euclid Ave.
Free Event

Join just one or all five of this series of free fishing clinics to learn the basics of Florida fishing.

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 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.

Friday, June 1, 2018

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.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

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.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Ancient Dunes Trail Hike

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

This guided hike explores the dunes and maritime hammocks of Anastasia State Park.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 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.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2018

Schooner Freedom and Marineland present this unique, dolphin adventure on select Fridays in the spring and summer.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Second Saturdays Family Seining

9 – 11 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays 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.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 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.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

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.

Dolphin Paddle on Salt Run

Saturday, June 16, 2018, 9 - 11 a.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and learn more about the flora and fauna of the estuary.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 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.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Fourth Saturdays Family Seining

9:00 - 11:00 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.
Free Event

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

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Music by the Sea 2018

Wednesdays from May 16 to Sept. 12, 2018 | 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, June 28, 2018

Sunset and Full Moon Paddle on Salt Run

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
(904) 460-9111

Take a paddle along Anastasia State Park's Salt Run and enjoy the view as the sun sets and the full moon rises.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2018

Schooner Freedom and Marineland present this unique, dolphin adventure on select Fridays in the spring and summer.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

A Look Into the Historical Old Spanish Quarry

Saturday, June 30, 2018 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

Thursday – Sunday, July 5 - 8, 2018

This popular fishing event will include a Kingfish Tournament, a Backwater Challenge, and a Junior Kingish Tournament.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

Thursday – Sunday, July 5 - 8, 2018

This popular fishing event will include a Kingfish Tournament, a Backwater Challenge, and a Junior Kingish Tournament.

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.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

Thursday – Sunday, July 5 - 8, 2018

This popular fishing event will include a Kingfish Tournament, a Backwater Challenge, and a Junior Kingish Tournament.