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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 27, 2020

Monday, December 14, 2020

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.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

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.

EMMA Holiday Pops Concert 2020

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.
(904) 797-2800

The EMMA Concert Series Holiday Pops Concert is a popular annual tradition in St. Augustine.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Owl Prowl at Alpine Groves Park

Thursday, December 17, 2020 | 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
(904) 209-0348
Free Event

Enjoy the sunset along the St. Johns River and learn all about the creatures of the night, including resident owls.

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.

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.

Friday, December 18, 2020

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.

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.

The Nutcracker Ballet 2019

Fri., Sat., & Sun. Dec. 18-20, 2020 | Times will vary.
(904) 824-1746

The St. Augustine Ballet presents their 12th Annual production of the holiday favorite, "The Nutcracker," with four performances over three days.

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.

Apex Studio: A Christmas Story

Friday – Sunday, December 18 - 20, 2020 | See below for times

Apex Theatre Studio presents "A Christmas Story" with three performances at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Saturday, December 19, 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.

Tolomato Cemetery Tour

Third Saturdays | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(904) 257-3273
Free Event

The Tolomato Cemetery is open to the public only on the third Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Nutcracker Ballet 2019

Fri., Sat., & Sun. Dec. 18-20, 2020 | Times will vary.
(904) 824-1746

The St. Augustine Ballet presents their 12th Annual production of the holiday favorite, "The Nutcracker," with four performances over three days.

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.

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.

The Nutcracker Ballet 2019

Fri., Sat., & Sun. Dec. 18-20, 2020 | Times will vary.
(904) 824-1746

The St. Augustine Ballet presents their 12th Annual production of the holiday favorite, "The Nutcracker," with four performances over three days.