There's so much to do in and around St. Augustine Beach in addition to all the fun in the sun, sand, and surf! Plan time during your visit to discover some of the diverse happenings this amazing vacation spot has to offer.

Explore many different places and ways to enjoy the ocean, a variety of water sports, fabulous interactions with nature, terrific attractions and parks, notable landmarks, and lots of great events all year. There are adventures for young and old, experiences for relaxation and exhilaration.

Link to the attractions, recreation areas and parks listed below for more info on each and scroll down this page for a guide to recurring events, special celebrations, and water rentals & activities. Have a wonderful visit!

Washington Oaks State Gardens
Marineland Dolphin Adventure
Alligator Farm Zoological Park
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
Fishing on beach
St. Augustine Amphitheater

Recurring Events

Use this handy guide for weekly and seasonal events, annual happenings, and year-round offerings:

The Wednesday Market - weekly on Wednesdays
St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd in St Augustine Beach, FL
Wednesdays, 8am-12:30pm.
With 60 to 80 vendors offering produce, prepared foods, local seafood, art, crafts, jewelry and fair trade goods. Emphasis is on home-grown, hand-picked, hand-crafted unique items.

Old City Farmers Market - weekly on Saturdays
St. Augustine Amphitheater, 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, FL
Saturdays 8:30am - 12:30pm.
Fresh vegetables, plants, hand-crafted items, fresh seafood in season, clothing, organic eggs, live music, local artists, and fun for the whole family. Free admission.

Salt Air Farmers Market - weekly on Sundays
At Marineland, 101 Tolstoy Ln, St. Augustine FL
Sundays 10am to 2pm
Waterfront market with farm-fresh vegetables, gourmet foods, baked goods art and craft items by local artists.

Night Fest - first Saturday in March
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, 81 Lighthouse Avenue, St. Augustine, FL
A family celebration held on the first Saturday in March.

St. Augustine Beach Surf Illumination - late November
St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd, St Augustine Beach, FL
Held on the evening before the kick-off of Nights of Lights in late November. Mayor lights the Christmas Tree, visits with Santa, local vendors, kids activities, music, food, holiday singalong.

Luminary Night - first Wednesday of December
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, 81 Lighthouse Avenue, St. Augustine
Thousands of candlelit luminaries, live music, children's crafts, Santa visits. Held on the first Wednesday of December.

Beach Blast Off - New Year's Eve
St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd, St Augustine Beach, FL
Great family event on December 31st at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Park, to 10pm on December 31st. Fireworks at 8:30pm, live music, food vendors, kids zone, beer & wine & soft drinks, carnival rides, photo booth, and more. Shuttle service from area parking lots due to limited onsite parking.

St. Augustine Amphitheater - year 'round entertainment and happenings
1340C A1A S, St Augustine Beach, FL
St. Augustine Amphitheater is a state-of-the-art performing arts venue for audiences of 4000+. A year-round schedule of concerts, fairs, festivals, movie nights, and other cultural events is presented. The theatre is open-air, with a giant tented roof. There are four concession stands, a large plaza, and an elaborate arboretum of walking trails on its 16-acre section of Anastasia State Park. Site of the Saturday morning Old City Farmer's Market and the Sing Out Loud Series.

Water Activities and Equipment Rentals

Aqua East Surf Shop
1850 A1A S, St. Augustine Beach, FL
Rent or buy all things boards - surfboards and skateboards. Fully stocked with gear, clothing, footwear, wetsuits, accessories and more.

Endless Summer Surf School
St. Augustine Beach, FL
Surf lesson packages, from 1-on-1 to large groups, from two hours to multiple days. Learn technique, safety, and how to read and understand the water. We will come to you, wherever you are renting or staying at the beach! Instructor will provide your board and gear, beverages and healthy snacks.

Knot Tied Down Charters
57 Comares Ave, St. Augustine, Florida
An offshore charter fishing experience for some of the best fishing in Northeast Florida. Join Captain Jerry Butler on the 41-foot Sportfisher, for a fun, comfortable and safe adventure.

LuckyBird Charters
St. Augustine, FL
Customized fishing trips for skilled and beginners, inshore, nearshore and offshore with Captain Stephen. Custom trips, groups, sightseeing tours.

Ocean Extreme Sports
3930 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, FL
Rentals, lessons, tours, sales. Kiteboarding, Stand Up Paddle, Surfboards. Learn the basics of paddle-boarding, kitesurfing and more. Equipment rentals and sales. Sunset, yoga, and full moon paddle tours.

Old City Guide Service
Flyfishing in the shallow coastal flats of Northeast Florida with Captain Tim Boothe. Year 'round charters for seasonal species and gamefish with saltwater fly and light tackle fishing on an 18' Ankona Shadowcast shallow draft boat. All skill levels welcome.

Pit Surf Shop
18 A St., St. Augustine Beach, FL
Surf Camps, Private, Semi-Private and Group Lessons for beginner, intermediate, advanced with equipment provided. Rent or own all types of beach specialty items: surfboards, beach bikes, bodyboards, kayaks, umbrellas/chairs, and more.

Sea Love Charters
220 Nix Boat Yard Road, St. Augustine, FL
Full and half day deep sea fishing trips, private charters for offshore and inshore fishing. It's fishing fun for the whole family. Tackle, bait and fishing license under the vessel's are provided.

Walker Fishing Charters
Inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing with Brian Walker, for salt water fishing year 'round. All skill levels, from kids to old salts. Target fish species based on season and weather conditions.