Happenings in St. Augustine

Check for up to date happenings in St. Augustine.  We’ve highlighted a few of them for you.

Happenings in St. Augustine

There are so many happenings in St. Augustine and St. Johns County throughout the year.  From musical events to 5Ks to art shows to kids events and more.  We’ve selected a few of them we thought might be of interest and made note of them below.  You’ll find a complete listing of events on our Calendar Page.

Check ahead before attending an event as it may be affected by the weather.

Ongoing Events

Nov 19, 2022 – Jan 31, 2023 — St. Augustine Nights of Lights — Nightly 
Experience the magic of downtown St. Augustine aglow with millions of tiny white lights. It’s sure to put you in the Holiday spirit!

Nov 26-Dec 17, 2022 — Christmas on the Farm — Fridays & Saturdays, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Take a hayride and enjoy the lights or hang out around the campfire roasting marshmallows. Bounce Pads * Swings * Tube Slides * Barn Yard Ball Zone … and more! Plus photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus.

December Events

Dec 2, 2022 — Artisans’ Holiday Night Market — 5:00pm-9:00pm
Be sure to stop by the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum to check out the local art, do some Holiday shopping and have fun in the twinkling courtyard.

Dec 2, 2022 — RubiMusic Christmas Concert — 8:00pm
Listen to beautiful melodies by the American composer John Rutter, Baroque selections by Handel, and traditional carols for the entire family to enjoy.

Dec 2 & 3, 2022 — 32nd Annual Holiday Shoppes — 10:00am to 4:00pm
Shop for the perfect gift for your loved ones with one-of-a-kind vendors .. this year at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

Dec 3, 2022 — St. Augustine Christmas Parade 2022 — 9:00am
Come early to get a prime viewing spot for this annual Holiday tradition. Floats, cars, horses, bands and marching units, and….of course, Santa!

Dec 3, 2022 — Colonial Night Watch Events
10:00am-4:00pm — head to the Colonial Quarter where you’ll find a military encampment, musket firings during the day and living historians.
7:00pm — take in the Colonial Night Watch Torchlight Parade… re-enactors parade down St. George Street to the Government House.  Join in the fun!

Dec 3, 2022 — Gullah Geechee Heritage Festival — 12:00pm-5:00pm
Celebrating 450 years of West African influence in St. Johns County with Music * Dance * Traditional Foods * Crafts

Dec 3, 2022 — Surf Illumination 2022 — 4:00pm-7:00pm
Holiday Music * Children’s Activities * Arts & Crafts Vendors * Lighting of the St. Augustine Beach Christmas Tree * and Santa Claus will be there too!

Dec 3 & 4, 2022 — Holiday Hallelujah Concert — 7:30pm | 2:00pm
Limelight Theatre has partnered with Jeff Dodd who’ll take to the stage to lead one of the largest chorale groups ever assembled in St. Augustine.

Dec 7, 2022 — Luminary Night at St. Augustine Lighthouse — 6:00pm-9:00pm
A popular, annual event with over 2,000 luminaries covering the Museum grounds. Holiday festivities, live music, Santa and more!

Dec 8, 2022 — Lightner Museum 2022 Holiday Market — 5:00pm-8:00pm
Holiday shopping in the Historic Alcazar swimming pool with over 30 craftspeople, artisans, and local businesses. Festive music, drinks on the terrace and Yamo Food Truck as well.

Dec 9, 2022 — Carols and Messiah Favorites — 7:00pm
The University of North Florida’s Choral Ensemble performs your holiday favorites from Handel’s Messiah as well as memorable and timeless carols.