Spend the holiday season with friends and family exploring all that St. Augustine has to offer! St. Johns County residents can enjoy the Old Town Trolley tour for FREE when accompanied by a full fare adult paid guest with Hometown Pass.
The 28th Annual Nights of Lights dazzles the city as some three million lights adorn every corner of the historic district for two months. This award-winning holiday lights display runs from November 21, 2021, to January 29, 2022, in historic St. Augustine. During the seasonal display, businesses downtown stay open later, letting you dine in view of the lights and browse the shops of the decorated buildings.
Every Saturday. Visit the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers’ Market every Saturday under the oaks for local, fresh food, produce straight from the farm, handmade arts and crafts, and live entertainment! Special events and features take place each week.
Every Wednesday. The market is a destination, a place that serves as a setting for the community and visitors to the area to gather and learn something new from a farmer, grower, producer or local artist – To build a community where we work and live. The market supports the local economy, increases market opportunities for farmers and small businesses, and provides access to an assortment of local and regional sourced products.
Every Thursday. Welcome to St. Augustine South’s local farmers’ market. Every Thursday evening there are 18-25 vendors selling artisan foods and crafts, food trucks and live entertainment. Come join the fun!
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
First Friday ArtWalk
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On the first Friday of every month, St. Augustine’s renowned art galleries open their doors and welcome visitors to browse the latest art exhibits at some 30 participating galleries.
The Fort Mose Militia bring the 18th century back to life by practicing their firing drills, and by teaching new members historic weapons use and safety. Visitors to the park get to witness the weapons demonstrations, which include musket firings. Children of all ages are welcome to participate in children’s militia training, including wooden toy muskets and authentic uniform accessories. This unique experience provides for great photo opportunities and is a wonderful way to spend a day enjoying a state park.
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre presents virtuoso guitarist and blues rock artist Joe Bonamassa in concert. Blues rock artist Joe Bonamassa is a legendary figure among guitarists. He has been on the cover of pretty much every guitar magazine (in some cases multiple times) and is known for his collection of vintage guitars as well as for his amazing guitar-playing abilities. His last studio record reached Billboard’s Top 10 album chart.
Regatta of Lights
Along St. Augustine's bayfront between the Bridge of Lions and the Castillo de San Marcos9048249725
The annual Regatta of Lights takes St. Augustine’s world-famous Nights of Lights onto the water, with an amazing variety of vessels showing off their brilliant lighting displays as they parade along Matanzas Bay. The Regatta, hosted by the St. Augustine Yacht Club, is a dazzling sight for spectators along the bayfront between the Bridge of Lions and the Castillo de San Marcos.
Old Dominion has emerged as one of the hottest bands breaking out of Nashville, fusing clever lyrics and an infectious sound. Their lyrical wit and hook-heavy songwriting has certainly proved a winning method. Since breaking onto the music scene in 2014, the band has notched eight No. 1 singles at country radio, surpassed 1 billion on-demand streams, earned several Platinum and Gold single certifications and headlined arenas and amphitheaters around the globe. December 11: 7:30pm. December 12: 7pm.
Featuring local art, trinkets, aromatherapy and coffee, the artisans’ market is filled with one-of-a-kind artistic pieces handcrafted through hours of labor and skilled artisanship. A collective landing pad for local artisans, the Sunday Outdoor Bougie Market includes goods in many genres from chandlery to crochet, posh paintings to scintillating scents, glassworks, woodworks, sandcastles, photography, steampunk and exotic things.
Located on the site of an early 18th-century Franciscan Indian mission in St. Augustine to the native Guale people, this Catholic cemetery dates back to St. Augustine’s early history. Public access to the Tolomato Cemetery is limited, due to preservation concerns, to the third Saturday of each month, when guided tours are given.