Light Up! Night St. Augustine

November 23, 2024

St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights | 2024-2025 is celebrating 30 years of bringing joy to our community and visitors. Nights of Lights is only made possible by dozens of individual participating businesses. Thanks to them, as well as the City of St. Augustine, this brings people downtown each year to enjoy the free holiday light display with their family and friends.
NOTE: The information below will be update for 2024 season later in the year

A photo of walking in Historic Downtown during the Nights of Lights holiday display.

Light Up! Night St. Augustine

Date: November 23, 2024
Location: Plaza de la Constitución

Light Up Night Schedule:

4:00 pm – Gather in front of the Lightner Museum for a grand performance by Showtime USA, a local hip-hop dance team that sings and performs.

5:30 pm – Make your way to the gazebo in the Plaza de la Constitucion for a performance by the All-Star Orchestra who perform in grand holiday style each year on Light Up Night.

6:30 pm – At approximately 6:30 pm, the lights of the Christmas Tree in the Plaza de la Constitucion are switched on. This is followed by a ten-second group countdown that ends in the flick of a switch that turns on the Nights of Lights display.

Times subject to change.

Special Light-up! Night Shuttle on Anastasia Island November 23, 2024 Only

Avoid traffic and park for free on Light Up Night ONLY by riding one of the two free shuttles listed below.  Each shuttle picks up riders from locations below, then drops them off near Historic Downtown.

The Anastasia Island shuttle will offer service only on Saturday, November 18, Light-Up! Night from locations on Anastasia Boulevard from 4:00pm to 11:00pm from parking locations to the east end of the Bridge of Lions. Shuttle service on Anastasia Island is provided by Historic Tours of America and Ripley’s Red Train Tours.

North City and US 1 Parking Including Light Up Night, November 23, 2024

These perimeter parking lot shuttles offer service on all days of operation, from 1:00pm to 11:00pm.

Note: The last shuttle will pick riders up from the east end of the Bridge of Lions and the Visitor Information Center to return them to their vehicles no later than 11 pm.

Parking & Shuttle Information

(Sample text mention) Your Nights of Lights experience begins with knowing before you arrive the best places to park. Parking is located through the city with the Historic Downtown Parking Garage , several designated lots, and Park & Pay meters. For costs and location visit our Park & Shuttle information page.

The shuttle service has strategic pickup and drop off locations (maybe North of town, Anastasia Island, and any other direction). Just like parking educate yourself as to the start and stop times of the shuttles for the best experience.
For a few tips on shuttle service during the Nights of Lights visit our Parking & Shuttle Info page.

Shuttle Service Photo

A photo of people riding the Old Town Trolley in front of the Lightner Museum during St. Augustine's Nights of Lights holiday display.

There are many ways to get around to see the lights

There are many ways to partake in the Nights of Lights fun. The most popular way is to walk around with good company, enjoying the display and bayfront location! However, if you are looking for an offbeat tour, St. Augustine offers fantastic tours by Land, Sea, and Air!

A photo of people riding the Old Town Trolley in front of the Lightner Museum during St. Augustine's Nights of Lights holiday display.

Tours

Carriage rides, trains & trolleys, water tours and helicopter tours there is something for everyone!

A photo of walking in Historic Downtown during the Nights of Lights holiday display.

Walking

The timeless method of simply walking the streets is still a tried and true way to see the lights.

A photo of walking in Historic Downtown during the Nights of Lights holiday display.

Events

Nights of Lights offers many things to do.