Local Area Attractions
Castillo De San Marcos National Monument
The fort is the oldest & largest stone fort in the continental US. It was built by the Spanish during 1672 - 1695 with blocks of coquina. Castillo de San Marcos is located on the waterfront in downtown St. Augustine. Open daily except Christmas Day. The hours are 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Flagler College Tours
Tour the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a luxury resort for the rich and famous, built by Henry Flagler in 1887. This resort was famous for Tiffany Windows, artwork and architecture, and is now home of Flagler College. Guided tours run daily.
Fort Matanzas National Monument
This Spanish outpost fort was built in 1740 - 1742 to guard the Matanzas Inlet and to warn St. Augustine of British or other enemies approaching from the south. The monument is located 14 miles south of St. Augustine on A1A.
Fountain of Youth
It was here on the site of the ancient Indian village of Seloy that on April 3, 1513, Ponce de Leon came ashore to record the first moment of our nation's history, the discovery of the continent of North America. Explore 15 acres and 500 years of history among the oaks and magnolias.
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Dark Of The Moon Tour
This is the only paranormal tour that gets you in the Lighthouse and Keepers' House at night! Guides share paranormal history and experiences of people who have visited, lived, or worked at the Lighthouse. Then you are given time to investigate on your own, with only a glow stick lighting your way. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Limited space available. Please visit our website to book your experience! (Check in 15 minutes prior to the tour. Start time varies seasonally.)
El Galeon Spanish Tall Ship Tour
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The El Galeon is docked in St. Augustine! Come aboard and tour this breathtaking replica of a 16th Century Spanish galleon. The El Galeon tour is a self-guided walking tour of the ship where you are free to roam above and below decks (5 total). There is no time limit for your tour, and photos are welcome.
Hours of visitation are:
Daily: 10am - 6:00pm
Visit our website for additional information, including tour prices, and to order your tour tickets. Save 25% by booking online.
Old City Farmers Market
Come visit the Old City Farmers Market for fresh produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and plants directly from the producers. There's even fresh seafood in season. Enjoy the music of local performers; bring your instrument if you have one and join in.
The Farmers market is always a lot of fun for the whole family with live entertainment and much more. Every Saturday.
Wednesday Market At The Pier
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Every Wednesday, rain or shine, come to the Market at the Beach for fresh produce, baked goods, jewelry, and other quality hand-made gift and home decorating products. Our vendors & artists provide a wide variety of goods with a heavy emphasis on home grown, hand picked, and hand crafted items that are unique. It's shopping in the most beautiful setting in the world. Join the fun and shop local... shop Florida.
2015 Music Concert By The Sea
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The 13th Annual Music by the Sea concert Series kicks off Wednesday May 13th and continues through October 14th. Each Wednesday there is different musical entertainment along with a different restaurant serving food. Restaurant service begins at 6pm with live music from 7pm until 9pm. Bring your cooler, lawn chair, or blankets. Come join your friends and neighbors; get up and dance or just listen and enjoy!
Parking is limited at Pier Park so you are encouraged to ride the Trolley. The Trolley runs continuously from City Hall at 2200 A1A S to the event. First trolley runs at 5:45 and the last trolley is at 9:45 pm.
Please visit our website for the full line-up of music entertainment and featured restaurants. See you there!