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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., December 3, 2020

Saturday, December 26, 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.

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, December 27, 2020

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.

Monday, December 28, 2020

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.

Tuesday, December 29, 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 30, 2020

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.

Thursday, December 31, 2020

New Year's Eve 2020/2021

December 31, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Join the party at these St. Augustine restaurants and bars celebrating New Year's Eve.

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, January 1, 2021

First Friday Art Walk

First Friday of each month, 5 - 9 p.m.
Free Event

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine's fine art galleries at this festive monthly event.

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.

Saturday, January 2, 2021

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.

Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

First Saturday of the month except July | 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th-century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

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.