Read About St. Augustine, Florida. Visit the Nation’s Oldest City

St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city, also holds the distinction of being one of the nation's most charming. Whether you're a longtime resident or visiting the area for the first time, we've gathered all the resources you need to find where to stay, what to do and other community information about our unique little village.

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St. Augustine Nights of Lights Hotels

2019-12-16T14:32:29-05:00December 16th, 2019|About OldCity, City Blog, Family Friendly, Holiday Events, Special Events, The Community, Things to Do, Where to Stay|

Imagine going to sleep in a St. Augustine Nights of Lights hotel where you can watch millions of lights twinkle from the comfort of your bed. Each morning, you’re greeted with holiday decorations strung throughout the city and people on Nights of Lights tours singing Christmas carols. After a delicious meal in the Historic [...]

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Nights of Lights Tours

2020-01-08T13:01:01-05:00November 14th, 2019|Attractions & Sightseeing, City Blog, Community, Family Friendly, Holiday Events, Night Life, Special Events, Things to Do, What to Do|

Nights of Lights tours in St. Augustine are one of the most popular winter activities during the holidays among families, friend groups as well as couples. In fact, exploring the winter wonderland on a tour is a wonderful way to relax and unwind after a busy day of visiting attractions and historical sites. Grab [...]

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Songwriters Festival

2020-01-08T13:01:04-05:00October 18th, 2019|Culture & Music, Family Friendly, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, Things to Do|

The information on this page is from the Songwriters Festival in 2019. 2020 dates TBA: Although the information may not change significantly for the 2020 festival, please check back closer to October for the latest details. Date: October 25-27, 2019 Time: Times vary Location: Locations vary Website: Songwriters Festival About the Songwriters Festival Just [...]

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Vilano Fest in Vilano Beach, Florida

2019-10-18T15:05:15-04:00October 18th, 2019|City Blog, Community, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, The Community, Things to Do|

Date: November 2-3, 2019 Website: Vilano Fest About the Vilano Fest Vilano Beach is a quaint beach town located right outside of St. Augustine. Although it's just a mile or two away from the Nation's Oldest City, it's characteristics vastly differ from those of St. Augustine. In fact, the Vilano Fest (as well as [...]

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Greek Festival

2019-12-11T13:02:49-05:00October 7th, 2019|Community, Family Friendly, Food, History & Heritage, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, Things to Do|

About the St. Augustine Greek Festival Typically takes place in October, 2020 dates TBA. Date: October 11-13, 2019 Time: Various Times Location: Francis Field Website: St. Augustine Greek Festival During the Greek Festival, you can count on totally immersing yourself in Greek culture which includes performances by a famous, international international Greek band, dance [...]

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Wedding Venues in St. Augustine

2019-10-17T16:31:49-04:00September 25th, 2019|City Blog, Community, Special Events|

Are the beautiful wedding venues in St. Augustine the reason so many couples get married here? Or, are there so many venues because St. Augustine is a popular place to get married? We aren't sure which came first. But, what we do know is that wedding venues in St. Augustine abound. After all, the [...]

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Food & Wine Festival

2019-10-18T15:12:18-04:00July 30th, 2019|Food, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, Things to Do, Where to Eat|

About the Food & Wine FestivalTypically takes place in October, 2020 dates TBA.Date: October 6, 2019Time: VIP event begins at 12 pm;Time: Festival is from 1 pm to 4 pmLocation: River HouseWebsite: Food & Wine FestivalThe Food & Wine Festival is a highly anticipated event organized by the St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association (SAiRA). SAiRA [...]

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Sing Out Loud Festival

2019-10-18T15:12:14-04:00June 21st, 2019|Art, Culture & Music, Culture & Music, Family Friendly, Night Life, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, The Community, Things to Do|

About the Sing Out Loud FestivalTypically takes place in September, 2020 dates TBA.Date: September 6-29, 2019Time: Various times.Location: Various locations.Website: www.singoutloudfestival.comThe Sing Out Loud Festival is a popular music festival in St. Augustine. It features two dozen bands or solo artists who perform concerts at multiple venues. The festival lasts three weeks and performances are [...]

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Nights of Lights Self-Guided Tour

2017-11-17T11:44:56-05:00November 17th, 2017|City Blog, Community, Fall Activities, Special Events, What to Do|

Are you worried you’ll exhaust your many tour options for Nights of Lights, and will still want more? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. Luckily, we’ve created an awesome Nights of Lights Self-Guided Tour that is efficient and highlights the prettiest parts of the historic district. Our Nights of Lights tour provides Google-linked locations [...]