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Coronavirus: Open Businesses & Online Things to Do in St. Augustine2020-04-03T11:05:44-04:00

Coronavirus: Open Businesses & Online Things to Do in St. Augustine

Despite many closures and cancelations due to the coronavirus, some businesses have remained open in St. Augustine. Additionally, there are still online things to do provided by local attractions and organizations as well as online events happening.

Coronavirus: Where to Eat in St. Augustine

Despite an abundance of caution surrounding the coronavirus, many restaurants in St. Augustine remain open. These restaurants are taking the necessary precautions to provide take-out, delivery, and curbside services. Please consider ordering from a local restaurant in order to help keep our local economy strong. Note: Every effort is made to keep this information accurate. Please call individual restaurants before ordering online or visiting an establishment as city and state regulations are everchanging.

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Online Events, Delivery & Pickup Services

Al’s Pizza
• Delivery
• Pick-up

Ann O’Malley’s Deli & Pub

  • Take-out
  • 5 mile delivery

Athena Restaurant
• Take-out

Bantam Chef St. Augustine
• Carry out only

Ben’s Soft Pretzels
• Pick-up
• delivery

Big Island Bowls
• Take-out
• Delivery w/ Apps

The Blue Hen Cafe
• Take-out
• Curbside service

Borillo’s Pizza & Subs
• Take-out 10% off
• Delivery

Burger Buckets
• Take-out
• Delivery

Cap’s on the Water
• Take-out/delivery via Bite Squad
• Curbside service

Cantina Louis
• Take-out

Carmelo’s Pizzeria
• Pick-up
• Delivery

Casa Maya
• Take-out
• Delivery

Cino’s Pizza
• Take-out
• Delivery

City Bistro Tea House & Coffee Company
• Take-out
• Bite Squad delivery

Creative Juices Natural Cafe
• Take-out
• Curbside service
• Local delivery

Gas Full Service Restaurant
• Take-out
• Curbside

Georgies Diner
• Curbside service
• Take-out

Green Papaya
• Delivery
• Take-out

Harbor View Café
• Weekends only
• Take-out
• Curbside

The Kingfish Grill
• Take-out only 25% off
• Family style meals

Juniper Market
• 8am-2pm
• Take-out
• Curbside service

LuLi’s Cupcakes
• Take-out

Maple Street Biscuit Company
• Take-out
• pick up

Mellow Mushroom
• Delivery
• Take-out

Ned’s Southside Kitchen
• Drive-thru only

Obi’s Fillin Station
• Take-out
• Curbside
• Delivery w/ Apps

One Twenty Three Burger House
20% off orders
• Take-out
• Curbside
• Bite Squad delivery

Present Moment Cafe
• Online only
• Curbside service
• Delivery

Preserved
• Take-out

Puccini’s Pizza
• Take-out

Purple Olive
Tues-Sat: 4 pm to 9 pm
• Delivery/take out only

Saltwater Cowboys
• Take-out orders 15% off

The Donut Experiment
• Take-out
• Delivery w/ Bite Squad

The Floridian
• Take-out

The Hyppo
• Pick-up

The Kookaburra
• Take-out

The Reef
• Take-out

Uptown Swinery
• Open Thurs – Sat
• Take-out
• Curbside

Online things to do during the coronavirus in St. Augustine

Explore our attractions

While many of St. Augustine’s attractions, museums, and historical sites are physically closed, there are still many things to do at home surrounding our history, culture, nature, wildlife and more. Below is a list of things to do at home in St. Augustine involving local attractions and organizations.

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument – Take a virtual tour of the historic Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. | Learn more about St. Augustine forts.

Fort Matanzas – Watch a national archived video of Fort Matanzas from 1934. | Check out this 3D laser scan of the fort.

Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park – Explore the Fountain of Youth via these 15 unique online exhibits!

Marineland Dolphin Adventure – Take a virtual tour of Marineland Dolphin Adventure. | Keep an eye on the beach by watching the Marine Southeast Camera.

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum – Travel back in time with an online exhibit of historic photos of Anastasia Island from the late 19th century through the late 20th century or with an online exhibit of historic photos of the WWII U.S. Coast Guard station in St. Augustine.

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park – Check in on animals from home with the Alligator and Spoonbill Swamp Camera. | Learn about each of the different types of animals that live at the Zoological Park.

Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum – Tune-in Monday through Friday to Ripleys’ Facebook Page for live content. | Explore educational activities about oddities, rarities and unusual things at Ripley’s Outside the Odditorium.

World Golf Hall of Fame & MuseumLearn about each member of the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum.

More things to do

Coconut Barrel – Call 904-484-8729 to schedule a virtual appointment to shop from a selection of amazing North Florida artisans from the comfort of your own home!

Corazon Cinema and Cafe – Attend a virtual screening of the latest releases from the safety of your home.

Florida Water Tours Florida Water Tours remains open for boat tours of St. Augustine with a limited number of tour-goers.

GhoSt AugustineGhost Augustine remains open for haunted ghost tours in the Historic District with a limited number of tour-goers.

Pilates Yoga Loft – During your stay-at-home-cation, stay fit with online pilates and yoga classes.

Sea Hunt Scuba – Practice social distancing while learning how to scuba dive or when you take a scuba diving trip.

St. Augustine Beach – Complete an online puzzle of St. Augustine Beach.

St. Johns County Library – Discover the library’s wide range of digital resources including ebooks, video, music, comics, magazines, databases, The New York Times online, and more.

St. Johns County Sheriffs Office – Print and color St. Johns County Sheriffs Office badges and become a sheriff for a day!

U.S. National Parks – Take a virtual tour of five different U.S. National Parks.

Online Events

Due to an abundance of caution surrounding the coronavirus in St. Augustine, there are no large gatherings taking place currently. However, local businesses, attractions, and other organizations are hosting live online events that you can participate in from home.

April 2 – May 29: Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest’s Virtual Photo Contests – Even though this year’s Photo Fest was cancelled due to the Coronavirus, the Virtual Photo Contests continue.

April 1-30: St. Johns Cultural Council – For the entire month of April, artists in St. Johns County will perform a series of online concerts from 7-8 pm on the St. Johns Cultural Council’s Facebook

April 3-30: St. Augustine Art Association Spring Member Show – Since the St. Augustine Art Association is closed until further notice, the
Spring Members Show will now be an online exhibit April 3-30, 2020.

Apr 26: Ancient City Poets Virtual Open MicCelebrate National Poetry Month with the Ancient City Poets Virtual Open Mic event. Poets of all skill levels are offered an opportunity to share their poems with a loving and supportive audience..

Wednesdays: Pilates Yoga Loft – Join owner Debbie Sheme from 4 pm to 5 pm on Facebook Live for educational classes classes on the history of pilates and yoga as well as wellness classes and tips for you.

Fridays: St. Augustine Alligator Farm – On Fridays at 12pm EST, the Alligator Farm will go live on Facebook with their Education Curator, Trevor, and special guests to talk about the animals in your backyard and answer any question you all have about those animals. Be sure to check for the theme of each week and keep an eye out for that animal in your own yard!

Mondays – Friday, 11 am: St. Johns County Public Library – Join us for a Facebook Live Online Storytime Monday through Friday, beginning at 11 am. Join a youth services librarian for songs, books, and laughs!

Monday – Friday, 1:30 pm: St. Johns County Library – Join the local library on Facebook Live for various online activities.

Monday – Friday, 3 pm: St. Johns County Library – Join the local library on Facebook Live for various online activities.

Monday – Friday, 7:30 pm: St. Johns County Library – Join the local library on Facebook Live for  ‘A Book Before Bedtime’.

Times and Dates Vary

Micro Concerts – Check Ancient City Entertainment’s Facebook Page for live micro concerts put on by local artists.

St. Johns County Public Library – Join the St. Johns County Library Monday through Friday at various times for a series of online events for children of all ages. These events include book readings, yoga sessions, art classes, and more.

Virtual Cooking Classes with Vege Cooking – Join Vege Cooking (a local cooking club) for online adult and children cooking classes. Times and prices vary.

Boutiques, jewelry stores, and other shops are accessible online.

Don’t forget, many of the wonderful boutiques, shops, antique shops, and jewelry stores are accessible online at their website. During your stay-at-home-cation, get your shopping list complete by shopping at our unique and local boutiques!

Please check back soon for more information on this subject.

Hiring in St. Johns County:

Publix – corporate.publix.com/careers
CVS Health – jobs.cvshealth.com
Walmart – walmartcareers.com or text jobs to 240240
Winn Dixie – visit a store or visit segrocers.com/careers
Target – tgt.biz/wxvls
Walgreens – jobs.walgreens.com

Stay Updated: Local Resources About Coronavirus

Along with this page, below is a list of local resources you can use to stay up to date with closures, public school happenings, businesses that are hiring, and more information regarding the coronavirus in St. Augustine and St. Johns County.

WSOS 99.5/1170 AM is to host St. Johns County Today COVID-19 Updates at 8:30 am every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The public may submit questions in advance or during the show by visiting the WSOS Facebook Page or by emailing them directly to kevin@staugustineradio.com