Nightlife in the Oldest City

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St. Augustine is known for our history, our quaint streets and our wonderful beaches, but did you know that we also have a rocking nightlife? Let us take you on a journey around the city and over to the beaches for some of the fun things to do in the city after the sun sets in the nations oldest continuously inhabited city!

It doesn’t matter what kind of entertainment you like, you can most likely find it here in St. Augustine. There will be a little less during the winter months, but only a very little less. We are in Florida, albeit “North” Florida, so in the winter months it can be a bit chilly for outdoor festivities. But… during the rest of the year you can walk the streets and hear wonderful live music in St Augustine. We have everything from classic rock, country and southern rock music playing at the Tropical Trade Winds Lounge and rock-a-billy and acoustic music at the Milltop Tavern to jazz, blues and soul at Stogie’s Jazz and Listening Room and dance music at Scarlett O’Hara’s. There’s also smooth easy listening music played most nights at Rhett’s Piano Bar.  What? You want to do the singing. Well we have karaoke just for you! Want Comedy in St Augustine? We have that too. There are also Trivia nights for you history / trivia buffs. And don’t forget the nighttime tours that are available as well. We’ll also give you some ideas for those.

Where do you find this music? All over town!

We’ll list the bars/venues that have music and then places to find the music listings to make it easy for you to find your way to the best that Saint Augustine has to offer.


Live Music Venues:

St. Augustine Amphitheatre – Big name live acts throughout the year.
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall – Big and medium name acts throughout the year.
The Standard – Listening room with medium & small name acts


During the summer months don’t miss the Music by the Sea Concert Series at the St Augustine Pier on Wednesday evenings . Music by the Sea features 21 bands along with food from 21 different local eateries! That’s one band and restaurant per week for 21 weeks. Frozen deserts each week are available from Sister Shack Italian Ice.  Bring your cooler, your beach chair and get ready for the best entertainment value in all of Northeast Florida!

On Thursday evenings we have the Concerts in the Plaza. These free concerts are held in the Plaza de la Constitución, and run all summer long, every Thursday at 7:00pm between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Bring a chair or blanket for a great time.

Local Live Music in St. Augustine:

Ann O’Malley’s Deli & Pub
MoJo’s Barbeque
Cruiser’s Grill
Local Hero’s
Milltop Tavern
Taberna del Caballo
No Name Bar (yep, that’s it’s name)
Bull & Crown
Prince of Wales Pub
Barley Republic Irish Pub
The White Lion
Stogies Jazz Bar and Listening Room
Meehan’s Irish Pub
Mi Casa Café
Scarlett O’Hara’s
Casa Maya
Tini Martini Bar
Chianti Room
Old Town Wine
Tropical Trade Winds Lounge
O.C. Whites
Arnold’s Lounge
Hurricane Patty’s
Creekside Dinery
San Sebastian Winery Cellar Upstairs
Mardi Gras Sports Bar

Local Live Music in St. Augustine Beach/Anastasia Island:

Bar None Saloon
The Corner Bar
Salt Life
Panama Hattie’s
Café Eleven
Jack’s Barbeque
World Famous Oasis
Hurricane  Grill & Wings
Red Frog & McToads
Paula’s Beachside Grill

Karaoke in St. Augustine:

The British Pub
Mardi Gras Sports Bar
Scarlett O’Hara’s
Arnold’s Lounge
Hurricane Patty’s

Trivia in St. Augustine:

J.P. Henley’s
Taberna del Caballo
Ann O’Malley’s Deli & Pub
Panama Hattie’s
Scarlett O’Hara’s
World Famous Oasis
Red Frog & McToads
The Corner Bar

Comedy in St. Augustine:

Gypsy Comedy Club
Cajobri Comedy Walk

Nighttime Tours in St. Augustine:

(This is just a list of tours in the city. Be sure to check with your innkeeper and to find the tour that best suits your taste.) This is not an endorsement of any kind.

Sampling Tours:
Wine About Town – Wine Tasting Tour
The St. Augustine Beer Experience
Beer About Town
Lover’s Wine Carriage Tour

Family Ghost Tours:

A Ghostly Experience
Dion Moore’s Ghost Tour
The Sherriff’s Ghost Walk
Ghosts and Gravestones Trolley Tour
A Ghostly Encounter
Ripley’s Ghost Train Adventure

Adult Tours:

Hearse Ride Tours:

Ghost Hearse
GhoSt Augustine Hearse Ride

Historic Pub Crawls

St. Augustine Historic Walking Tours
City Walks

Paranormal Pub Crawls

Spirits w Spirits – A Paranormal Pub Crawl with real Paranormal Investigator

Paranormal Investigations

St Augustine Lighthouse Dark of the Moon Tour
2 Ghouls Paranormal Events
Old Jail Investigations

Ghost Pub Crawls

GhoSt Augustine
Creepy Crawl
Haunted Pub Tour

No matter what you want to do in Saint Augustine during your relaxing vacation, you’ll be sure to find just the right kind of entertainment to make each night memorable.  Find the latest music listings here:

Local’s Guide to St. Augustine Music & Nightlife Music News



Jerry Houman
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