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This Weekend in St. Augustine: Events & Things to Do

Looking for something to do this weekend in St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra?

Editor's Note: Please call to confirm before driving long distances as some times and details may vary.

Check out these upcoming weekend events!

1. Living History Saunter

Date: October 1, 2022

Join living history interpreters from the Historic Florida Militia as they celebrate the 350th anniversary of the Castillo de San Marcos with a special 1672 representation historical timeline. The saunter begins at 5:30 p.m. on Aviles Street and will make its way south to the Castillo.

Aerial view of the 2022 corn maze at Sykes Family Farm, the path is cut to look like flowers and has the words "Bee Kind"

Fall is in the air at Sykes Family Farms. This family friendly event offers a corn maze, you pick sunflowers, hayride, playgrounds, races and viewing of farm animals. General Admission (ages 3 to 64):$19; Children 2 & under: FREE; Military (with ID) & Senior Citizens (65+):$17. 5995 Brough Rd., Elkton 904-692-1370 www.sycofarms.com

Participants will enjoy roaming the zoo at night while sampling beer from amazing local breweries! Participation from multiple local restaurants and conservation organizations will make this event another unforgettable experience! Tickets are $75-$125 per person. This is a strictly 21 and older event. No children including infants or toddlers are allowed. No pets are permitted. St. Augustine Alligator Farm, 999 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine.

4. Militia Muster at Fort Mose

Date: October 1, 2022

reenactment colonial guard

Experience free musket firing demonstrations from 9-11:30 a.m. at Fort Mose Historic State Park. Youth are welcome to participate in Junior Militia training using handmade wooden toy muskets. This program is free.

5. First Friday Artwalk

Date: October 7, 2022

first friday artwalk event

Join Art Galleries of St. Augustine the first Friday of every month from 5-9 p.m. for new exhibits, refreshments and live music at many participating galleries.

For easy mobility downtown, patrons and visitors can enjoy the complimentary shuttle service that runs from 6-9 p.m. provided by Old Town Trolleys. To use this service, shuttle stickers may be picked up at any participating AGOSA gallery.

6. St. Augustine Greek Festival

Dates: October 7-9, 2022

St. Augustine’s Greek Festival celebrates the cultural and historical importance of Greek influence in the nation’s oldest city with traditional Greek music, folk dance, and delicious cuisine. On Friday the festival begins with a “”To Go” authentic Greek meals experience, with pre-orders scheduled for pick up from 4-8 p.m. The menu features moussaka, spanakopita, pastitsio, baklava, and combination platter dinners. The popular Taverna takes place Saturday with live music, food, church tours, children’s games and more from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. On Sunday, the public is invited to participate in ecclesiastical services beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the festival continuing until 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Immerse yourself in a real ghost investigation at the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum. Join professional paranormal investigators, A Night Among Ghosts, and discover our after-hours afterlife. The night begins with a candlelit guided tour to get acquainted with the museum property. Once you are settled in, the investigation begins by communicating with our many spirit friends using modern ghost hunting equipment, including the REM-pod, spirit box, and K2 meter. Explore the museum using Victorian Spiritualism techniques, as well, such as dowsing rods and pendulums.

8. Rhythm & Ribs Festival

Date: October 14-16, 2022

Enjoy three days of live music, award-winning BBQ, craft beer, vendors, kids’ rides and more at Francis Field. The festival is Friday 5-10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

9. Vilano Beach Artisan Market Walk

Date: October 15, 2022

The Vilano Beach Market Walk takes place from 4-8 p.m. along the sidewalks near the Vilano Beach Pier. Local artisan-made items, plants, home décor, datil pepper sauces, and much more. Free parking and admission.

10. 63rd Annual Cracker Day Festival

Date: October 15, 2022

Drum Runners Barrel Racing | Florida's Historic Coast

The St. Johns County Cattlemen's Association is hosting this event at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds featuring horse games, an outdoor market with vendors and food, including barbecue. Gates open at 6 a.m., and the event is from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $5 (cash only). 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton 904-669-6186

For more upcoming events in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra, check out our events calendar.