St. Augustine Events

As the longest European-occupied settlement in the U.S., St. Augustine is recognized as the nation’s oldest city and host for a multitude of upcoming events. Annual celebrations in St. Augustine reflect this rich heritage and culture, where visitors and locals alike pack the cobblestone streets of historic downtown to participate in events. Our Calendar of Events lists all the exciting things to do in St. Augustine. There are authentic historical re-enactments, exciting attractions, local festivals and fairs, live music concerts, historic guided tours, and so much more to experience in the nation’s oldest city.

E.g., November 30, 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Live Music on Tuesdays

Every Tuesday

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Tuesdays throughout the year.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Picturing a Nation

Oct. 29, 2021, to Sept. 30, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
William Francis Snow, Florida Landscape, ca. 1930, oil on canvas. Lightner Museum.

The Lightner Museum is showcasing a major reinstallation of its American paintings and sculptures through Sept. 30, 2022.

Lightner Museum Art Exhibit: Faces of Alcazar

Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

The Lightner Museum will showcase artwork by Tom Schifanella from Oct. 29, 2021, to March 7, 2022.

PAM Jam PVB Fall 2021

Nov. 1-30, 2021 | During Library Hours
101 Library Blvd.
Free Event
Ponte Vedra Beach Library will display one-of-a-kind art exhibits by local poets, artists and musicians spreading joy.

Ponte Vedra Beach Library will display one-of-a-kind art exhibits by local poets, artists and musicians spreading joy.

Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibit

Friday, Nov. 5, to Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 | 1 to 4 p.m.
Free Event

The St. Augustine Art Association will present its annual 'Florida Wild,' nature and wildlife exhibit Nov. 5, to Dec. 31, 2021.

Light the Way Home Festival of Trees

Monday, November 29 - Friday, December, 2021
Free Event
A volunteer decorates a Christmas tree to be enjoyed and auctioned for charity at the Festival of Trees in the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine.

This four-day Christmas celebration helps to raise funds for St. Francis House and Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Center.

Nights of Lights Sunset Sails

Nightly Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022 | 4:15 to 6:15 p.m.

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water aboard the tall ship Schooner Freedom.

Nights of Lights 2021-22

Every Night from Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
Free Event
The Lightner Museum under a blue evening sky during Nights of Lights.

The 2021-22 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Tours for Nights of Lights 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2022

Here are some delightful tours that transport guests around St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Old Town Trolley's Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly Nov. 21, 2021, through Jan. 29, 2022
Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour offers guests an exciting way to see the holiday lights in St. Augustine.

Old Town Trolley's Famous Nights of Lights Tour is an entertaining and family-friendly way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Take a ride on Santa's Red Express for a "lightseeing" tour of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

View St. Augustine's breathtaking festival of lights from the bay with Florida Water Tours.

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Tours 2021-22

November 20, 2021 – January 31, 2022

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage or an old-fashioned roadster with The Tasting Tours.

St. Augustine Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from November 20, 2021, to January 31, 2022

Be dazzled by St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights on this relaxing one-and-a-half-hour boat tour.

Explore Tours Nights of Lights

Nightly Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 to Monday, Jan. 31, 2022

Enjoy the convenience and personal perspective offered by Explore Tours Nights of Lights Tours.

A couple enjoying a private Nights of Lights cruise aboard a sailboat from St. Augustine Sailing.

Guests can take in the breathtaking Nights of Lights holiday displays from the water aboard a private luxury charter in Matanzas Bay.

St. Augustine City Tours Nights of Lights

Nightly Nov. 21, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022 | 6 to 10 p.m.

St. Augustine City Tours offers a comfortable and up-close view of the Nights of Lights in their luxury 8-seater golf cart.

Private Golf Cart Nights of Lights Tours

From November 20, 2021 through January 31, 2022
3 Cordova Street
St. Augustine Land and Sea Tours take visitors around town to see the lights.

St. Augustine Land and Sea Tours offers special private golf carts tours each evening during the Nights of Lights.

Chanukah Helicopter Gelt Drop

Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 | 6:15 p.m.
245 Nocatee Center Way
Free Event

The whole family will love the chocolate coins raining down from the sky and the kindling of a giant menorah and light show at the Nocatee Splash Park.

Scenic Cruise Nights of Lights Tours 2021-22

Nov. 20, 2021, through Jan. 30, 2022 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

See St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water aboard the Victory III.

Old Town Cycle Cruise: Holly Jolly Yachty

Nightly Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022 | 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

Take a tour on the Matanzas River and see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights from the water.

Sabrage: Nights of Lights 2021/2022

Nov. 20, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022
17 Dockside Drive
A view of the Nights of Lights from the deck of Sabrage in St. Augustine.

View St. Augustine's Nights of Lights from the water, while cruising on a 63-foot custom-built power catamaran.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Live Music on Wednesdays

Every Wednesday

These St. Augustine restaurants and bars offer live music on Wednesdays throughout the year.

Find fresh, local foods, hand-crafted items, fresh herbs and much more at this beachfront farmers market.