Discover St. Augustine Neighborhoods
You may know St. Augustine for its history, but each district of this lively seaside city has a personality all its own. This guide will help you get to know each of St. Augustine’s unique neighborhoods, and how best to explore them.
Within the borders of the “Old Walled City,” 22 blocks of centuries-old Spanish and British Colonial buildings boast boutiques, shops, restaurants, galleries,and small museums. The district is a National Landmark recognized for being the oldest continually occupied European settlement in the United States.
Click for a detailed guide to must see spots in Historic Downtown.
– Spanish Colonial St. Augustine – explore it with this Spanish Heritage Itinerary
– Art Galleries and Eclectic Shops and Crafts
First Friday Art Walk
More than 30 galleries welcome visitors to browse the latest art exhibits and enjoy refreshments and live entertainment.
When: The first Friday of each month
King Street District
The lavish era of the 19th and 20th centuries is prominently displayed on King Street, with iconic Spanish Renaissance architecture from Henry Flagler’s Gilded Age. Explore a 2-day Gilded Age trip itinerary highlighting activities from this opulent era.
– Independent films at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
– Free tours and tastings at the St. Augustine Distillery
A quiet neighborhood steeped in African-American history, Lincolnville holds many markers of historic significance. Quaint historic homes are lined by bowing oak trees and narrow streets in this 45-block area, developed from 1870-1930. Discover St. Augustine’s African-American Heritage in this weekend trip itinerary.
– The Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center, with historic artifacts and moving personal stories
– Lincolnville Porch Fest each February
A bustling boutique shopping district lined with restaurants, art galleries, and antique stores.
– Shopping at art galleries, antique stores and eclectic stores with handmade crafts
– Wine tasting at Carrera Wine Cellar
– Learn about the founding of the city at Mission Nombre de Dios
Uptown Saturday Night
Mingle and shop with artists and art lovers. Enjoy live music, wine and activities as the shops on San Marco Avenue come to life.
When: The last Saturday of each month
Anastasia Island & St. Augustine Beach
History has energetic beach flair in this neighborhood that is home to seafood restaurants, the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, and one of the region’s top amphitheaters.
Read this guide for Anastasia Island’s top activities, dining and drinks.
– Concerts at the St. Augustine Amphitheater
– Live music, seafood and nightlife at spots such as Planet Sarbez!, Llama Restaurant, Blackfly Restaurant, and the eclectic Gas Full Service Restaurant
Ponte Vedra / Vilano / World Golf Village
A laid-back luxury beach atmosphere featuring an intimate concert venue, arts center, galleries, many local culinary choices, a state park/reserve, and a Hall of Fame. Check out this interactive guide to Ponte Vedra eats, drinks and experiences.
– Performances at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
– Art classes and exhibits at the Cultural Center Ponte Vedra Beach
St. Augustine may be known for its history, but each district of this lively seaside city has a personality all its own. This guide will help you get to know each of St. Augustine’s unique neighborhoods, and how to best explore them.