6-9 pm. Family-friendly tradition during St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights celebration.This event is free and open to the public with a suggested donation of a non-perishable food item, which will be donated to the food pantry at St. Francis Housing Crisis Center and Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Center.St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum; 81 Lighthouse Avenue, Saint Augustine, Florida 32080
7:15 to 10pm; Get ready to see stars, planets, the Moon, and interesting sky objects.
All are welcome! Hanna Park and Hanna Park Campground; 500 Wonderwood Dr, Jacksonville, Florida 32233
A December to Remember Holiday Party!
And Holiday Golf Cart Parade 9;30am! Vendors, Food, Kids Zone, Music, Character meet & greets. World Golf Hall of Fame; 1 World Golf Pl, Saint Augustine, Florida 32092
St. Augustine Christmas Parade: An American
9am; The parade begins on San Marco Avenue at the Mission of Nombre de Dios and continues through the downtown streets of historic St. Augustine along the Bayfront, and ending behind the Visitors Center on Castillo Drive. From floats to marching bands to antique cars and horses and carriages. It's a great start to the Christmas and Holiday Season in one of the most beautifully decorated, historic cities in America
Surf Illumination St.
It's our 19th annual Christmas Tree Lighting event! Free Pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus, Free children's activities including Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Temporary Tattoos, Bounce Houses, DJ playing holiday music, over a dozen vendors selling unique holiday gift items, plus refreshments and snacks from 2 local food trucks! St. Johns County Beach Pier; 350 A1a Beach Blvd, Saint Augustine Beach, Florida 32080
5 to 9pm; Join us is celebrating the first ever HOLIDAY Market! live entertainment from Ramona with special guests from the Center of Spiritual Living Choir of Light. Soirée for Days is hosting a Holiday Costume Photo Booth and the SJC Library will be stationed at the community booth with a pop-up planetarium and kid’s activities. Over 50 vendors specializing in handmade crafts, goods and art and features fantastic dinner options, a full bar and live entertainment! The Night Market is open to the public with free admission and free parking! St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market 1340C A1A S, Saint Augustine, Florida 32080
It’s A Big Band Christmas Casa Marina
The Chris Thomas Band will perform a 3-hour show featuring our full 18-piece big band. Dance the night away with Chris Thomas and the band or sit back and enjoy the exciting sound of big band as we perform favorites from the Rat Pack era through Motown and onto today! $15 general admission tickets sold at the door on a first come first serve basis. 95 Cordova Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084 904-827-1888
St. Augustine Regatta
6pm From sailboats to trawlers, from yachts to shrimp boats, the Regatta of Lights participants compete for awards for the best theme, most colorful, best in class and best overall. The Regatta is an annual must-see event for visitors and locals alike during St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights holiday festivities. Along St. Augustine’s bayfront between the Bridge of Lions and the Castillo de San Marcos.
December 13th & 14th
The 28th Annual
Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 PM; Friday, December 13 at 7:30 PM; Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 PM and 7:30 PM; The Florida Theatre; 128 E Forsyth St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202 https://www.facebook.com/JaxNutcracker/
20th & 23rd
Night of Lights at the Lightner Museum
Visit the Lightner Museum on selected evenings during the Nights of Lights. Explore the entire museum’s premier collections of fine and decorative 19th-century and early 20th-century art. The five floors display furnishings, paintings, Victorian art glass, cut and blown glass, and natural history specimens. A beer & wine bar will be available for donations. General Admission tickets are available online and at the front desk. Lightner Museum; 75 King St, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 LightnerMuseum.org
Let’s Talk Turtle
10-11am; Join us in discovering the wonderful sea turtles of Anastasia State Park! You will learn about how we identify the turtle nests, hatching, and the great journey they begin after leaving the beach and the dangers they encounter in our oceans. This is a fun filled, energetic program about these miraculous animals who have been on Earth for millions of years! Anastasia State Park; 300 Anastasia Park Rd, Saint Augustine, Florida 32080. (904) 461-2033
Holiday Market at
3-7pm; Mark your calendars for one last shopping event before the Holidays. Aberdeen Amenity Center 110 Flower of Scotland Ave, St. Johns, Florida 32259
Meet N Grease Movie Sing Along With Danny And Sandy
8pm at Daily’s Place. It’s the Rydell High School reunion event of the year when Grease stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reunite for a special “Meet ‘N’ Grease” movie Sing-A-Long event. These special “Meet ‘N’ Grease” evenings will provide a limited number of VIP tickets and include a special once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet the John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. All audience members are encouraged to come dressed as your favorite character from Grease.
Lightner After Hours Holiday and Crafters Market
4:30 to 8pm; Enjoy an early evening artisan’s market with creations by local makers. Shop locally handcrafted vendors at our holiday market in the elegant surroundings of this beautiful and unique historic museum in St. Augustine. This event is free and open to the public. Guests may enter at the Granada Street entrance to Café Alcazar. Lightner Museum; 75 King St, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 For more information visit LightnerMuseum.org
Join Ranger Joe for a discussion on using the changing of the season to reconnect with nature and natural cycles, all while enjoying a beautiful sunrise on our beach. Washington Oaks Gardens State Park; 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd, Palm Coast, Florida 32137
Holiday Bounce A
10am-2-m We will have vendors, food, characters & Lots of Bounce Houses. St. Augustine Outlets;500 Outlet Mall Blvd., Saint Augustine, Florida 32084
Carols by Candlelight
This year we will begin at 6:00 pm and go until 8:00 pm, with three “show times” lasting about half an hour each and short intermissions; Coquina Community Church; Plaza De La Constitucion, Saint Augustine, Florida
Beach Blast Off
Enjoy this annual New Year’s Eve event at St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park to ring in 2020 with family friendly activities from 4-10 p.m. and a fireworks display at 8:30 p.m. A parking and shuttle service is available.350 A1A Beach Blvd. St. Augustine Beach, Florida 32080. Phone: 904-471-2122
January 26, 2020
Roaring Twenties Gala
The Cummer Museum
TPC SAWGRASS CLUBHOUSE. Black Tie
6 p.m. Cocktails (OPEN BAR) 7 p.m. Dinner & Dancing. To order by phone, call the Cummer Museum at 904.356.6857 CUMMERMUSEUM.ORG/EVENT/BEACHESGALA RSVP by January 17, 2020
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