Festivals

Nov. 14, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021: 27th annual Nights of Lights in St. Augustine, Florida

Nights of Lights has been listed among the top ten holiday light displays in the world by National Geographic. During Nights of Lights, St. Augustine glows with holiday magic – from the ground to the rooftops. St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation’s Oldest City, and it’s free of charge.

Sept. 5: Founder’s Day Procession at the Fountain of Youth marks St. Augustine’s 455th Anniversary

Historic Florida Militia, in cooperation with the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, will present a commemoration of the 455th anniversary of the founding of our city by Pedro Menendez de Aviles (on September 8, 1565) with a processional and celebration of the First Thanksgiving on Saturday, September 5, 2020.

Sept. 12-27: Sing Out Loud Virtual Sessions hosted by St. Johns County Cultural Events Division

In alignment with current health and safety guidelines, the 5th Annual Sing Out Loud Festival is postponed until September 2021. This year, the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division, in partnership with the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, introduce a new version of the festival – Sing Out Loud: Virtual Sessions.