Holidays

The Nutcracker is just one of the annual events the St. Augustine Ballet contributes to the culture of our local community

When you think of Christmas in the nation’s Oldest City, two things immediately come to mind. Number one on the list in the fabulous Nights of Lights. Not far behind is the St. Augustine Ballet Nutcracker, now in its amazing 11th year.
Performances are scheduled at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22 in downtown St. Augustine’s Lewis Auditorium.

Nov. 23-Feb. 2: Nights of Lights in St. Augustine is a magical experience

Nights of Lights has been listed among the top ten holiday light displays in the world by National Geographic. And for a good reason. 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.

Sept. 7, 2019: Founder’s Day Celebrates America’s First City

All are welcome to celebrate the founding of America’s oldest city and the establishment of the oldest parish of a permanent European settlement on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mision Nombre de Dios.

The celebration will begin with a 10 a.m. historical reenactment of the landing of the Spanish at the mission grounds by the Men of Menendez, followed by a reading of a proclamation by a City of St. Augustine representative. The festivities will close with an 11 a.m. Mass at the rustic altar celebrated by Bishop Felipe Estévez of the Diocese of St. Augustine.