Free for St. Augustine Locals

This post is dedicated to the locals who sit in traffic, avoid downtown during tourist seasons and answer “where is the best place to eat in St. Augustine?” 1,000 times a day. There ARE some perks to being local… check out all the “thank you” discounts below! IF YOU’RE NOT LOCAL and are still looking for some deals, I have a post coming soon to help you. ūüėČ

We¬†live in paradise… what more could we¬†want!?!¬†

Free stuff, you say?¬† Well,¬†it just so happens that I’ve¬†done a roundup of local attractions with free¬†admission¬†and businesses who offer local discounts¬†to help you save $$$!¬† Show your ID¬†as proof¬†of residence and save!!¬† {Make sure to say thank you.}¬† ūüôā

St Augustine Free for Locals

 Free for locals in St. Augustine:

  1. Ride with a paying friend on Old Town Trolley Tours
  2. Visit the Lightner Museum
  3. Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse
  4. Pena-Peck House
  5. Ximinez-Fatio House {I’ve never been- comment below if you liked it?}
  6. Flagler College’s Legacy Tour
  7. The Old House Museum by the St. Augustine Historical Society
  8. History Mystery & Murder tour from CityWalks {here’s a review of their St. Augustine foodie tour}

Discounts for Locals:

  1. Ride the Red¬†Train and visit Ripley’s Museum¬†for half price 365 days a year!
  2. Fountain of Youth offers discounts for locals – 50% off last time I was there!
  3. 50% off the Spanish Military Hospital
  4. Receive City Walks’ best prices when you tell them Simply St. Augustine sent you. No coupon needed.
  5. Check out St. Augustine Happy Hour for drink specials around town!
  6. Park Now Card!¬† If you don’t have one yet- it’s time! More details if you follow the link.
  7. $10 off a horse-and-buggy tour by CB Hinson Tours if you bring last Sunday’s church bulletin!
  8. Visit the St. Augustine Alligator Farm for 30% off when you show your St. Johns County ID! {Seasonal discount, ask about current discount at the window.}
  9. 10% off beach goodies at Alvin’s Island- they have everything from T shirts to hats to snorkles & chairs & toys!

Restaurants with Loyalty Cards:

  1. Kookaburra Fill a card & get any latte free!
  2. Pizzalley’s also has a loyalty card.¬† Have I mentioned that I love their garbage can pizza?!
  3. Crucial Coffee
  4. Love Spice and Tea Exchange like we do?  They offer loyalty cards for locals!!
  5. I know there are more but I can’t think of them right now! Leave a comment with any extras you can think of!!


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    • says

      Hey Renee! Great info- thanks for sharing! I love how your COMPASS pieces for the RECORD help locals know what’s going on ūüôā Thanks for what you do!

  1. Alicia says

    Didn’t know that about Pizzalley’s or Spice and Tea exchange, two of my favorite places!

  2. North Nicosia says

    Wonderful website. Plenty of useful info here. I am sending it to several pals and additionally sharing in delicious.
    And obviously, thank you to your effort!

  3. Terry says

    Can you define ‘local?’ I live in Fruit Cove, is that considered local?

    • says

      Local is usually anyone who donates tax dollars and deals with awful traffic for the benefits of tourists. ūüėČ Hehe

      Seriously, though, local = St. Johns County residents.

  4. Teresa says

    Thank you for all the great information you give. Being new to the area it really helps …

    • says

      Absolutely! Happy to help! What do you wish you knew? I’ll be happy to blog about whatever helps you as a new resident!

  5. Cindy says

    Hi Allie,
    Any chance you can update this list for the holidays with any particular fall specials? holiday offers, etc? Also – wondering if you have a post planned about any fall festivals, etc. that are esp good with the kiddos?

  6. Mercedes says

    I know this is for locals. My fiance and I are from tampa and planning on eloping in April in St. Augustine. ūüėČ do u guys know of where the best place to find good deals? Again I know this would be for locals…. thanks in advance

  7. Tina says

    The alligator farm is 30% during the summer busy season and 50% during the slow winter months! Must have ID or proof of residency for every adult (kids are covered under the adults)

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