Seasonal Events

Celebrate the seasons and holidays in St. Augustine at various festive events! Visitors can take the family on a holiday themed tour of the Nights of Lights display or do meet and greets with Santa Claus. Other seasonal events include the Cathedral Festival, Old Town Arts and Crafts Show, and the Easter parade. Watch as fireworks light up the summer sky on Fourth of July in St. Augustine as well as on New Year’s Eve at St. Augustine Beach. Visitors can experience the holiday season with St. Augustine as the ideal backdrop. The city celebrates every season; winter, spring, summer and fall in style and there is always exciting things to do in St. Augustine for each holiday on the Calendar.

E.g., December 6, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

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

Nights of Pints 2019-20

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 22, 2019 – February 3, 2020

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

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

Tiny Town: St. Augustine Miniature Holiday Village

November 26 thru December 29, 2019 | See below for times

This handcrafted miniature village of St. Augustine historic buildings will delight visitors with its Christmas themed decorations, including a tiny Santa!

Old Town Trolleys Famous Nights of Lights Tour

Nightly from Sunday, November 24, 2019, to Sunday, February 2, 2020

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.

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 2019-20

Select Dates from Nov. 23, 2019 thru Jan. 25, 2020

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

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

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

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

Explore Tours Nights of Lights

Sunday, November 24, 2019, to January 31, 2020 | See details.

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

Old City Helicopters Nights of Lights Tours

November 23, 2019 – January 31, 2020
4900 U.S. 1 North, Suite 400

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

Summer Breeze Nights of Lights Tours 2019-20

Select Dates from Nov. 23, 2019 thru Jan. 30, 2020

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

Nights of Lights 2019-20

Every Night from Nov. 23, 2019 to Feb 2, 2020
Free Event

The 2019-20 Nights of Lights festival turns the city of St. Augustine into a dazzling holiday display.

Nights of Lights Tours 2019–20

November 23, 2019 – February 2, 2020

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

Gold Tours' Private Nights of Lights Tour

November 24, 2019 - February 2, 2020 | See below for dates

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

Saturday, December 7, 2019

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

Nights of Pints 2019-20

Offered during Nights of Lights, November 22, 2019 – February 3, 2020

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

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

Join the Reindeer Run just before the annual Christmas parade and help raise funds for the PLAYERS Championship Boys and Girls Club.

Pal Day is an annual tradition in St. Augustine where local attractions offer free admission to active-duty servicemen and their families.

The Christmas Parade is a time-honored tradition in St. Augustine, designed to get everyone into the holiday spirit!

Colonial Night Watch 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Event

Experience St. Augustine history and join the parade of the Colonial Night Watch in the nation's oldest city.

Tiny Town: St. Augustine Miniature Holiday Village

November 26 thru December 29, 2019 | See below for times

This handcrafted miniature village of St. Augustine historic buildings will delight visitors with its Christmas themed decorations, including a tiny Santa!

Surf Illumination 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 3 - 7 p.m.
Free Event

St. Augustine Beach's Surf Illumination lighting festival kick off the holiday season.