Updates on cancellations or postponements of events due to Covid-19: Fall Events and Nights of Lights/Holiday Events

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., December 3, 2020

Friday, December 11, 2020

The Tasting Tours Nights of Lights Tours 2020-21

November 14, 2020 – January 31, 2021
(904) 325-3911
47 Cordova St

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

Explore Tours Nights of Lights

Saturday, November 14, 2020, to January 31, 2021 | See details.

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

First City Helicopters Nights of Lights Tours

Thursdays – Mondays, November 14, 2020 – January 31, 2021
(904) 824-5506
4900 U.S. 1 North, Suite 400

Experience St. Augustine Nights of Lights from the air with First City Helicopters.

Elkton's Bright Nights of Drive Thru Lights

November 28, 2020 through January 2, 2021 on Thursday through Sunday Evenings.
(904) 692-1370
A tractor and trailer lit for the holidays at Elkton's Bright Nights of Drive-thru Lights in Elkton, just west of St. Augustine.

Sykes Family Farm in Elkton presents a socially-distance drive past fields and equipment decorated for the holidays.

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 15, 2020 - January 31, 2020 | See below for details
(904) 325-0547

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

Preeminent Grateful Dead tribute act, Dark Star Orchestra, will perform in a live concert at the Amphitheatre.

Sabrage: Nights of Lights 2020

December 11, 2020 - 7:00pm
(904) 310-4999
117 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.

Owl and Sunset Symphony

Friday December 11 and 18 2020 | 7:30 – 9 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy nature's symphony at sunset along the St. Johns River at Beluthahatchee Park.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

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

Nights of Pints 2020-21

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 14, 2020 to January 31, 2021.
(904) 217-3278

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

Amphitheatre Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning, beginning October 10, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Event

This weekly farmers market is back, offering fresh local produce, baked goods, seafood, flowers, and a variety of arts and crafts.

St. Augustine Flea Market — CLOSED

Saturdays and Sundays at from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Free Event

The St. Augustine Flea Market has PERMANENTLY CLOSED

STA City Market

Re-opening on August 1, 2020
(904) 501-6304
Free Event
The STA City Market takes place every Saturday in St. Augustine.

This unique farmers market is a weekly celebration of community, with local artisans, food trucks, and live music, as well as fresh produce from local farmers.

Second Saturday Plant Sale

CANCELLED through May 8, 2020
(386) 302-5590

Guests can visit the magnificent gardens, browse rare and beautiful plants for sale, and attend a cultivation workshop.

Weekend Cannon Firing

CANCELLED UNTIL CASTILLO REOPENS

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

Holiday Night Market 2020

December 12, 2020 | 4:00 to 8:30 p.m.
(904) 471-2122 x112
Free Event
Holiday bedazzled dolphins at the top of the entrance to the pier.

This Holiday Night Market in the St. Johns County Pier Park features vendors with holiday gift ideas, tasty bites, and colorful light displays.

Nights of Lights Sunset Sails

November 14, 2020 – January 31, 2021
(904) 810-1010

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

St. Augustine Sailing Nights of Lights Charters

November 14, 2020 to January 31, 2021 | See details below.
(904) 829-0648

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

Nights of Lights 2020-21

Every Night from Nov. 14, 2020 to Jan. 31, 2021
Free Event

The 2020-21 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Tours for Nights of Lights 2020–21

November 14, 2020 - January 31, 2021

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

Regatta of Lights 2020 CANCELLED

Saturday, December 12, 2020, 6 p.m.
(904) 824-9725
Free Event
St. Augustine's Regatta of Lights takes place annually on the second Saturday of December during the Nights of Lights Festival.

The Regatta of Lights has been CANCELLED for 2020.

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

November 14, 2020, through January 31, 2021
(904) 335-3155
10 West Castillo Dr.
Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour offers guests an exciting way to see the holiday lights in St. Augustine.

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

Ripley's Red Trains Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly Nov. 14, 2020 – Jan. 31, 2021

Take a ride on Ripley's Big Red Christmas Train for a "lightseeing" tour of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Scenic Cruise Nights of Lights Tours 2020-21

Select Dates from Nov. 14, 2020 thru Jan. 31, 2021
(904) 824-1806

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

Florida Water Tours: Nights of Lights Tours

Nightly from Nov. 14, 2020, to Jan. 31, 2021
(904) 827-7728

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