STA Weekend Highlights - First Weekend in October


Check-out our calendar highlights to plan your weekend! For a full list of upcoming St. Augustine festivals, classes, entertainment and happenings check-out our STA Calendar page.

Hispanic Culture Film Festival

October 3 to October 6, 2019

Corazon Cinema and Cafe

36 Granada Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084

The Hispanic Culture Film Festival enables movie lovers to live an "experience" during several days in St. Augustine combining, culture, dining, beaches, parties with the best Spanish movies specially selected for the 7th Art lovers.

First Friday Artwalk

October 4, 2019 at 5 to 9 p.m.

St. Augustine and St. Augustine Beach

On the first Friday of every month, St. Augustine’s art galleries welcome visitors to browse the latest art exhibits and enjoy refreshments and live entertainment at more than 25 participating galleries.

Many of the Galleries introduce their featured artist for the month and they are often on hand to answer questions about their work. Artwalk takes place throughout St. Augustine's historic downtown area, uptown and - even over the Bridge of Lions onto Anastasia Island and the beach.

Be sure to stop by and visit STA Marketplace favorites including, P.a.St.A Gallery featuring Martin Story Designs, High Tide Gallery Art and Gifts as well as W.B. Tatter Studio Gallery.

CBD Supply House Grand Opening

October 4, 2019 at 5 to 9 p.m.

215 West King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Head to West King Street for a fun night as CBD Supply House celebrates their grand opening. There will be live music, beverages, samples, snacks and even local art!

Pink up the Pace

October 5, 2019 at 8 a.m.

Visitors Information Center

10 South Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, FL, 32084

This Saturday, put on your pink shirts, tutus and tiaras in support of breast cancer awareness! The mission of Pink up the Pace is to have a positive impact on the lives of those affected by breast cancer in St. Augustine and the surrounding areas. Through their annual 5K walk/run, Pink up the Pace raises money to assist the uninsured and underinsured in the early detection of breast cancer and increase public awareness of the importance of early detection.

GTM’s October Guided Exploration Hike

October 5, 2019 at 9 to 11 a.m.

GTM Research Reserve Trailhead Pavilion - West of Guana Dam

500 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082

During a guided hike on the first Saturday of every month at GTM Research Reserve, visitors can learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula, as well as the natural biodiversity of the reserve. Hear about the peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history, including how native peoples used estuarine resources, what European plantation life was like, and current efforts to learn about and save these resources. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes. The event is free, but there is a $3 per vehicle parking fee.

Reserve a spot. For more information, call 904-823-4500.

St. Augustine Farmers Market

October 5, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Augustine Amphitheatre

1340 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Shop local produce, find locally made and handcrafted products and gifts, and sample St. Augustine’s cuisine at the Saturday Farmers Market. Be sure to visit STA Marketplace’s favorites including Arepa Life, Funky Seedz, Me-o-Mya, Mya and Crash, Art by RJ Higgins, The Honey Truck Company, Cultivate Tea and Spice Co., CBD Supply House and Jordana Stone Design.

Datil Pepper Fall Festival

October 5, 2019 at 9 a.m. to October 6, 2019 at 3 p.m.

St. Johns County Agricultural Center

3125 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine, FL, 32092

Head to the St. Johns County Agricultural Center for the 12th annual Datil Pepper Fall Festival.

Vendors will be present offering a wide variety of datil products and other unique goods, while our SJC Master Gardeners will have their plants for sale as part of their fundraising activities. Yes, datil pepper plants included! The festival will also feature Restaurant Cook-Off as well as an Amateur and Professional Hot Sauce Competition.

Prepare your taste buds and head over to this FREE festival!

Pumpkin Patch Painting Class

October 5, 2019 at 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hobby Lobby 200 SR 312, St. Augustine, FL, 32086

Join Darla Donley Art for this seasonal painting class. This art class is great for all levels - including beginners! The class uses both brushes and knives. All supplies are provided.

Treasures in the Trunk

October 5, 2019 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Coconut Barrel

3175 US 1 South, St. Augustine, FL 32086

Head to Coconut Barrel on Saturday as all types of vendors sell treasures literally from their trunks! When you have finished shopping outside, come inside to cool off and shop more than 200+ local artisan storefronts including STA Marketplace favorites like Darla Donley Art, Billy Bob Creations, The Big Green Initiative, and Yellow Dog Forge.

Screen Art Painting Class

October 6, 2019 at 12 to 3 p.m.

Coconut Barrel

3175 US 1 South, St. Augustine, FL 32086

Join Darla Donley Art at the Coconut Barrel for a screen art painting class. This is sure to be a fun afternoon of arts and crafts to create your masterpiece. Beginners are welcome.

Space Heaters Live

October 6, 2019, 3 to 7 p.m.

White Lion Bar and Grill

3604, 20 Cuna St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

The Space Heaters are serving up tasty jams in the form of blues, funk, rock and soul at White Lion from 3 to 7 p.m. every Sunday.