FREE attractions & events in St. Augustine & St. Johns County

St. Johns County residents and visitors receive FREE admission to DOZENS of other sights, including city and county parks, art galleries, winery and distillery tours, and SO. MUCH. MORE!

Here is the list …

Free for residents with ID

  • City Walks tours, part of Tour St. Augustine, (select tours are free — Black History & Civil Rights tour, Pet Walk Pup Crawl and Plaza Stroll Walking Tour), 4 Granada St., 904-825-0087,
  • St. Augustine Visitor Information Center exhibits, 10 W. Castillo Drive, 904-825-1000

Many other local attractions offer discounted admission to St. Johns County residents and St. Augustine locals with valid ID.

Free for everyone


  • St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market — Free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Saturday at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C A1A South. Free admission and free parking.
  •  Wednesday Pier Farmers Market From 8 a.m. to noon every Wednesday at the St. Augustine Beach Pier parking lot, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, Florida. 
  • Nocatee Farmers Market — From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every third Saturday of the month in the Nocatee community. Free admission and parking in the Nocatee community in Ponte Vedra Beach.


  • Nights of Lights Opens the Saturday before Thanksgiving and runs through January — More than 3 million white lights decorate the City of St. Augustine during the holiday season. 
  •  Light Up the Night — December 31 — Fireworks will be at 8:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier & Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach.  


  • Music by the Sea FREE concerts — August 14-October 2 — Food trucks and live music from 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday in the pavilion at the St. Augustine Beach Pier
  • Concerts in the Plaza FREE summer concerts — 6-8 p.m. every Thursday through August 29, 2024 in the gazebo of the Plaza de la Constitucion in downtown St. Augustine.
  • July 4 Fireworks Over the Matanzas — Live music at 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza de la Constitucion and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. over the water new the Castillo de San Marcos and Bridge of Lions.




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