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., October 24, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 2019
Free Event

The 2018-19 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Nights of Lights Biplane Tour

Every evening from Nov. 17, 2018 - Feb. 3, 2019.
(904) 625-1540
4796 U.S. Highway N.

Take an unforgettable ride on a biplane to see St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from above.

Eco Tours Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly, November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019
(904) 377-7245

Float away from the crowds and view St. Augustine's spectacular holiday lights from the water on this delightful one-hour tour.

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

Florida Water Tours: Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 17, 2018, to Feb. 3, 2019
(904) 827-7728

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

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Holiday Tours

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova Street

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

Native Sun Boat Tours Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly form November 17, 2018, to February 3, 2018

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

Nights of Lights Tours 2018–19

November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019

Here are some of the best tours to see St. Augustine's spectacular Nights of Lights holiday display by land and sea.

Free Park and Ride Shuttle for Nights of Lights 2018-19

On Saturdays from November 17 to December 29, 2018
(904) 209-4211
Free Event

Take advantage of this easy and free park and ride shuttle service on Saturdays from November 17 through December 29 during Nights of Lights 2018.

Florida Tiny House Festival 2018

Friday – Sunday, November 16 - 18, 2018

The Florida Tiny House Festival features live entertainment, speakers, vendors, kids activities, and every kind of tiny house you can imagine..

Nights of Pints

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 17, 2018 – February 3, 2019
(904) 217-3278

Celebrate Nights of Lights with Nights of Pints featuring local craft beers!

Ancient City Auto Show

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Free Event

Antique and vintage cars are on display at the 34th Annual Ancient City Auto Club Car Show.

Super Scenic 72-Mile Garage Sale

Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8 a.m – 2 p.m.
(904) 425-8055
Free Event

“Shop 'til you drop” takes on new meaning for a garage sale that extends over 72 miles!

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Event

This weekly farmers market offers fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, and a variety of arts and crafts.

GTM Guided Beach Exploration

Third Saturday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
(904) 823-4500
2200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.

Visitors can take a beachside walk through the Guana Research Reserve and learn about the natural wildlife.

St. Augustine Flea Market

Every Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Event

Huge flea market offering a variety of vendors including a hydroponic U-pick farm offering fresh produce.

Holly Jolly Shopping Spree 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(904) 495-5292
167 San Marco Ave.

Take a holiday whirlwind shopping tour of Uptown San Marco shops and restaurants aboard the Old Town Trolley, and enjoy some great deals and goodies along the way.

Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Tolomato Cemetery Tour

The third Saturday of each month from 11 am - 3 pm
Free Event

The Tolomato Cemetery is open to the public only on the third Saturday of each month.

Light-Up! Night Ceremony 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Free Event

Watch the city flip the switch to begin the magical Nights of Lights holiday celebration for 2018.

Scenic Cruise Nights of Lights Tours 2018-19

Saturdays from November 17, 2018, thru January 26, 2019
(904) 824-1806

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

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Schooner Freedom Nights of Lights Sails

November 17, 2018 – January 6, 2019
(904) 810-1010

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

Nights of Lights 2018-19

Every Night from Nov. 17, 2018 to Feb. 3, 2019
Free Event

The 2018-19 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 18, 2018 - January 20, 2019 | Nightly except Saturdays
(904) 325-0547
6 Cordova St.

Gold Tours offers another option for viewing St. Augustine's Nights of Lights - up close and personal, with no waiting.

Nights of Lights Biplane Tour

Every evening from Nov. 17, 2018 - Feb. 3, 2019.
(904) 625-1540
4796 U.S. Highway N.

Take an unforgettable ride on a biplane to see St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from above.