St. Augustine Events

As the longest European-occupied settlement in the U.S., St. Augustine is recognized as the nation’s oldest city. Annual events in St. Augustine reflect this rich heritage and culture as well as bring out the exciting and unforgettable aspects unique to St. Augustine! Visitors and residents alike pack the cobblestone streets of historic downtown to participate in events and absorb the Colonial history. Our Calendar of Events lists all the exciting things to do in St. Augustine. There are authentic Colonial re-enactments, exciting attractions, local festivals and fairs, classical and modern concerts, historic guided tours, and so much more to experience in the nation’s oldest city.

E.g., December 18, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Nights of Lights Wine and Carriage Tour

December 18, 2014
Tasting Tours
(904) 325-3911
59 Cuna St.

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage, and enjoy some delicious wine and great company along the way.

Live Music at Mill Top

December 18, 2014
Mill Top
(904) 829-2329

Live Music at the Mill Top Tavern every night of the week.

This innovative exhibit pairs 19th- and 20th-century paintings of St. Augustine with photographs of the same scenes as they are today.

Miracle on 34th Street:: The Musical at Limelight Theatre

December 18, 2014
Limelight Theatre
(904) 825-1164
11 Old Mission Ave.

Everyone's favorite Christmas movie becomes a musical on the stage of St. Augustine's Limelight Theatre in December.

Holly Jolly Nights of Lights Trolley

December 18, 2014
Visitor Information Center
(904) 829-3800
10 West Castillo Dr.

The Holly Jolly Trolley is an entertaining, convenient way to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Ripley’s Red Trains Nights of Lights Tours

December 18, 2014
(904) 824-1606

Take a ride on Santa's Big Red Train to see the best of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights.

Dressing of the Palms

December 18, 2014
Vilano Beach Town Center
(904) 910-8386
Free Event

Enjoy a unique holiday lights celebration at the Vilano Beach Town Center.

Visit the Oldest Wooden School House during the holidays to experience a traditional Menorcan Christmas.

This Nights of Lights water tour takes guests on the Matanzas River for a picturesque view of the holiday display in downtown St. Augustine.

Nights of Lights Lovers' Carriage Tour

December 18, 2014
Tasting Tours
(904) 325-3911
59 Cuna St.

Experience the romance of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights in a private tour for two aboard an old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage.

Experience a bird's-eye view of St. Augustine's Nights of Lights from a biplane.

Camachee Cove Holiday Lights

December 18, 2014
Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor
(904) 829-5676
3070 Harbor Drive

The boats and businesses of Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor sparkle with holiday lights from December 6 - 18, 2014.

Live Music at Cafe Alcazar

December 18, 2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Cafe Alcazar
(904) 825-9948

Live music every week, Monday - Saturdays from 11 am - 3 pm.

Live Music at Tradewinds

December 18, 2014 - 1:00pm
Tradewinds Lounge
(904) 829-9336

Come to Tradewinds Lounge for a musical celebration every day of the week

Black Raven's Christmas Treasure Hunt

December 18, 2014 - 2:15pm
(904) 826-0000

When Captain Hook and Blackbeard plunder Santa's sack of toys, it's up to the good pirates to rescue Christmas.

Nights of Lights Sunset Sail

December 18, 2014 - 4:15pm
Schooner Freedom
(904) 810-1010

Take a beautiful sail along the Matanzas to view St. Augustine's Nights of Lights display.

Live Music at Creekside Dinery

December 18, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Creekside Dinery
(904) 829-6113

Enjoy live, local music at Creekside Dinery nearly every night of the week.

Live Music at Harry's Seafood Restaurant

December 18, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Harry's Seafood Restaurant
(904) 824-7765
46 Avenida Menendez

Enjoy a delicious dinner out on Harry's charming patio while listening to local music.

Live Music at Hurricane Patty's

December 18, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Hurricane Patty's
(904) 827-1822
69 Lewis Blvd.

Enjoy live bands at this waterfront restaurant in St. Augustine nearly every night of the week.

The Holiday Pops Concert is performed by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra as part of the EMMA Concert series.

Live Music at Tasting Room

December 18, 2014 - 8:00pm to 11:45pm
Tasting Room
(904) 808-7202

Enjoy live music at this charming restaurant in historic downtown St. Augustine.

Friday, December 19, 2014

A December to Remember

December 19, 2014
(904) 209-3751

December to Remember offers free and ticketed family events during the holiday season in St. Augustine, Florida.

Nights of Lights Wine and Carriage Tour

December 19, 2014
Tasting Tours
(904) 325-3911
59 Cuna St.

See St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights from a horse-drawn carriage, and enjoy some delicious wine and great company along the way.

Live Music at Mill Top

December 19, 2014
Mill Top
(904) 829-2329

Live Music at the Mill Top Tavern every night of the week.

The San Sebastian Winery's roof-top wine and jazz bar provides breathtaking views and live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.