FREE things to do in St. Augustine, Florida

Did you know that St. Johns County residents with a valid ID are always admitted FREE of charge to many local attractions?

In addition, 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

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.
  • Salt Air Farmers Market — From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday year-round at the Marineland Marina, 101 Tolstoy Lane, from A1A South, across the street from Marineland Dolphin Adventure.
  • 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 3rd Saturday of November through February 2, 2020 — More than 3 million white lights decorate the City of St. Augustine during the holiday season. 
  • Beach Blast Off — The BIGGEST New Year’s Eve party in Northeast Florida! Every December 31 from 4-10 pm; 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 summer concerts — Mid-May through Mid-September— 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the pavilion at the St. Augustine Beach Pier
  • Concerts in the Plaza FREE summer concerts — 7 p.m. Thursdays (May-September) in the gazebo of the Plaza de la Constitucion in downtown St. Augustine.


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