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

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St. Augustine's Top Events

Find the biggest events in the oldest city!

St. Augustine is a venue for all types of events; large and small, historical and modern, educational and entertaining. Featured events in St. Augustine include annual headliners at the Amphitheatre, exciting new art exhibits, local festivals, seasonal celebrations for holidays, and many other major occasions and festivals in the city. St. Augustine welcomes thousands of visitors every year for the many events it hosts, from the celebrated Nights of Lights to popular weekend events like the Celtic Festival, the Lions Seafood Festival, and Rhythm & Ribs.

Featured events include all the biggest concerts and artists to make their way through the nation's oldest city. Find information on the biggest celebrations, like the 4th of July, the Beach Blast Off on New Year's Eve, and the Easter Parade, and start planning a vacation around the events. Check the calendar to see what's happening here at any time of the year!

E.g., November 25, 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Great Chowder Debate 2020 "Progressive — Crawl Style"

Sampling will go on thru month of November | Winners announced online on Dec. 1, 2020

This annual event will be a little different in 2020, with sampling going on at individual restaurants throughout the month of November.

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.

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving Dining 2020

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Find a great place to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving dinner while on vacation in St. Augustine.

Shut Up and Run 5K 2020

Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020, 8 a.m.
(904) 797-1800

Pay it forward this Thanksgiving by burning up some calories BEFORE you feast.

Great Chowder Debate 2020 "Progressive — Crawl Style"

Sampling will go on thru month of November | Winners announced online on Dec. 1, 2020

This annual event will be a little different in 2020, with sampling going on at individual restaurants throughout the month of November.

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.

Friday, November 27, 2020

Great Chowder Debate 2020 "Progressive — Crawl Style"

Sampling will go on thru month of November | Winners announced online on Dec. 1, 2020

This annual event will be a little different in 2020, with sampling going on at individual restaurants throughout the month of November.

TPC Sawgrass Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, November 27, 2020 | 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
(904) 273-3238
Free Event

Start your holiday season with a traditional tree lighting ceremony for the whole family at TPC Sawgrass.

Villa Zorayda's Christmas Tree Lighting Holiday Event

Select dates from Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, to Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
(904) 829-9887

Guests can tour the Museum and enjoy the spectacle of the red-and-gold Christmas tree as it lights up, floor by floor.

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.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

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.

55th Annual Festival of Art –– CANCELLED

Saturday & Sunday, November 28 & 29, 2020 – CANCELLED
(904) 824-2310

The 55th Annual St. Augustine Festival of Art has been CANCELLED for 2020, due to the COVID-19 emergency.

Great Chowder Debate 2020 "Progressive — Crawl Style"

Sampling will go on thru month of November | Winners announced online on Dec. 1, 2020

This annual event will be a little different in 2020, with sampling going on at individual restaurants throughout the month of November.

Light Up the Beach Art Walk

Nov. 28, 2020 and Dec. 19, 2020 | 4 to 8 p.m.
(904) 471-2122 x112
Free Event
Locally made holiday decorations and gifts can be purchased at Light Up the Beach's Art Walk/Shop and Dine.

Guests may wander along A1A from Pope Road to A Street, viewing the art of potters, sculptors, jewelers, and more.

Villa Zorayda's Christmas Tree Lighting Holiday Event

Select dates from Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, to Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
(904) 829-9887

Guests can tour the Museum and enjoy the spectacle of the red-and-gold Christmas tree as it lights up, floor by floor.

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.

The late Gamble Rodgers, singer, songwriter, and storyteller from St. Augustine.

Listen to the music of three great acts from the Directors of the Gamble Rogers Festival in this concert under the great oak.

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.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

55th Annual Festival of Art –– CANCELLED

Saturday & Sunday, November 28 & 29, 2020 – CANCELLED
(904) 824-2310

The 55th Annual St. Augustine Festival of Art has been CANCELLED for 2020, due to the COVID-19 emergency.

Great Chowder Debate 2020 "Progressive — Crawl Style"

Sampling will go on thru month of November | Winners announced online on Dec. 1, 2020

This annual event will be a little different in 2020, with sampling going on at individual restaurants throughout the month of November.

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.