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 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 24 – Sept. 13, 2017
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2017

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

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Drum Runners Series

First Saturday of the month Feb. 4 – Nov. 4, 2017
Free Event

These monthly Drum Runners equestrian competitions are free for spectators.

Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve

First Saturday of the month, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Free Event

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

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 24 – Sept. 13, 2017
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Adults

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for adults on four consecutive Thursdays in July.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

Friday – Sunday, July 7 - 9, 2017

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

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Kids

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for kids on four consecutive Fridays in July.

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.

Fins and Freedom Sail

Select Fridays from March through September 2017

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

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

Friday – Sunday, July 7 - 9, 2017

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

BFAST Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlons

Saturday, July 8, 2017 | 7:00 a.m.
(904) 270-1771
1109 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

The BFAST Sprint and Olympic Distance Triathlons are held annually to support the Beaches Fine Arts Series in North Florida.

Second Saturday GTM Family Seining

8:30 - 10:30 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th 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) 446-6783

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

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

Friday – Sunday, July 7 - 9, 2017

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

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 24 – Sept. 13, 2017
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Adults

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for adults on four consecutive Thursdays in July.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Kids

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for kids on four consecutive Fridays in July.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Bridge of Lions 5K

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7:30 a.m.

Race along the scenic bayfront and over the Bridge of Lions in this annual 5k in St. Augustine.

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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 24 – Sept. 13, 2017
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Adults

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for adults on four consecutive Thursdays in July.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Kids

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for kids on four consecutive Fridays in July.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Fourth Saturday GTM Family Seining

8:30 - 10:30 a.m., on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
Free Event

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

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Music by the Sea

Wednesdays from 6 - 9 p.m., May 24 – Sept. 13, 2017
(904) 347-8007
Free Event

Relax by the sea this summer and listen to great local bands while enjoying delectable, fresh food at this annual summer event.