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., February 29, 2020

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Daytona Beach hosts their 79th Annual Bike Week event, where bike enthusiasts from all over the country come to eat, drink and ride.

Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

Friday – Sunday, March 13 - 15, 2020

This three-day festival celebrates Celtic music, cuisine, culture, and heritage, and features the world's oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Celtic Festival Highland Games

Clinic Friday, March 13. Games Saturday & Sunday, March 14 and 15, 2020

A Scottish tradition at the St. Augustine Celtic Festival featuring competitive sports that exhibit the strength of athletes.

St. Augustine Race Week 2020

March 14 – 21, 2020

This annual boat race takes place in the waters around historic St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

March 12 – 14 and 27 – 29, 2020 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the marsh at Fort Matanzas to experience Southeast Intracoastal Waterway Park.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

THE PLAYERS 2020

Tuesday – Sunday, March 10 – 15, 2020
(904) 543-5222, (855) 502-6090

The best field in golf and the world-class venue of THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass make this one of the most popular tournaments of the year.

Daytona Beach hosts their 79th Annual Bike Week event, where bike enthusiasts from all over the country come to eat, drink and ride.

Celtic Music & Heritage Festival

Friday – Sunday, March 13 - 15, 2020

This three-day festival celebrates Celtic music, cuisine, culture, and heritage, and features the world's oldest St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Celtic Festival Highland Games

Clinic Friday, March 13. Games Saturday & Sunday, March 14 and 15, 2020

A Scottish tradition at the St. Augustine Celtic Festival featuring competitive sports that exhibit the strength of athletes.

St. Augustine Race Week 2020

March 14 – 21, 2020

This annual boat race takes place in the waters around historic St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

Monday, March 16, 2020

St. Augustine Race Week 2020

March 14 – 21, 2020

This annual boat race takes place in the waters around historic St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

Tuesday, March 17, 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.

St. Augustine Race Week 2020

March 14 – 21, 2020

This annual boat race takes place in the waters around historic St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

St. Augustine Race Week 2020

March 14 – 21, 2020

This annual boat race takes place in the waters around historic St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

St. Augustine Race Week 2020

March 14 – 21, 2020

This annual boat race takes place in the waters around historic St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

Owl Prowl at Canopy Shores

Thursday and Friday, March 19 and 20, 2020 | 7:15 – 9:45 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
800 Christina Dr.
Free Event

Learn all about the resident owls and other creatures of the nights on this free guided walk through Canopy Shores with the St. Johns County Naturalist.

Friday, March 20, 2020

St. Augustine Race Week 2020

March 14 – 21, 2020

This annual boat race takes place in the waters around historic St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

Owl Prowl at Canopy Shores

Thursday and Friday, March 19 and 20, 2020 | 7:15 – 9:45 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
800 Christina Dr.
Free Event

Learn all about the resident owls and other creatures of the nights on this free guided walk through Canopy Shores with the St. Johns County Naturalist.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Vilano Bridge 5K & 10K

Saturday, March 21, 2020, 7:30 a.m.
(614) 560-1672
120 Meadow Ave.

Runners can enjoy the views of St. Augustine and the Intracoastal Waterway as they run across the Vilano Bridge in this annual 5K, 10K, and Fun Run.

GTM North Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of each month, 9:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
1255 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

The whole family can enjoy a guided beachside walk along the Guana Research Reserve's North Beach.

St. Augustine Race Week 2020

March 14 – 21, 2020

This annual boat race takes place in the waters around historic St. Augustine and Vilano Beach.

A Historical Look Into the Old Spanish Quarries

Select Saturdays in January, February, and March 2020 | 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.

Owl Prowl at Vaill Point

Saturday, March 21, 2020 | 7:15 – 9:45 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
804 Christina Dr.
Free Event

Learn all about the resident owls and other creatures of the nights on this free guided walk with the St. Johns County Naturalist.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy: Surf Fishing

Select Sundays March – November 2020 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 471-2555

Learn surf fishing from one of the pros at the Guy Harvey Outpost Angler Academy.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Fort Matanzas Kayak Trips

March 12 – 14 and 27 – 29, 2020 | Times vary (see below)
(904) 209-0335
Free Event

This intermediate-level kayak trip explores the marsh at Fort Matanzas to experience Southeast Intracoastal Waterway Park.