Attractions Open for New Year's Eve & Day

The holidays are a wonderful time to visit Florida’s Historic Coast. To help you make the most of your time here, we’ve rounded up the attractions open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

November 6, 2019

There are endless ways to celebrate New Year's in St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra. With the Nights of Lights celebration beginning every evening at dusk, there are always fun holiday events going on around town. There are also plenty of attractions that will remain open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Along with tours and attractions, there is plenty of live music and entertainment at restaurants and bars throughout the destination. Below is a list of tours and attractions open during the New Year’s holiday along with any special events. However, we recommend you call ahead to confirm the business is open before you go.

Restaurants that have let us know they’ll be open can be found here. Attractions, tours and retail shops will return to their normal business hours the day after New Year’s Day.

Open Attractions on New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

Anastasia Water Sports
850 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine
904.460.9111
Open 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Bayfront Miniature Golf
111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine
904.829.1673
Open 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park
11 Magnolia Ave., St. Augustine
904.829.3168
Open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Ghosts and Gravestones Tour
1305 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine
866-955-6101
Open 7 – 10 p.m.

Marineland Dolphin Adventure
9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine
904.471.1111
Open 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Oldest Store Museum Experience
167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
904.829.3800
Open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Old Jail Museum
167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
904-829-3800
Open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Old Town Trolley Nights of Lights Tour
10 W. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine
904.829.3800
Open 6 to 9 p.m.

Oldest Wooden School House Historic Museum & Gardens
14 St. George St., St. Augustine
904.824.0192
Open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Potter’s Wax Museum
31 Orange St., St. Augustine
904.829.9056
Open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

St Augustine History Museum
167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
904-829-3800
Open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum
19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
904.824.1606
Open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ripley’s Red Train Tour

19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
904.824.1606
Open 9 am – 4 pm

Ripley’s Red Train Nights of Lights Tours
19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
904.824.1606
Open 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

12 Castillo Dr., St. Augustine
877.467.5863
Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park
999 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine
904.824.3337
Open New Year’s Eve 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and New Year’s Day 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

St. Augustine Distillery

112 Riberia St., St. Augustine
904.825.49.62
Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

St. Augustine Eco Tours

11 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine
904.377.7245
Open 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

St. Augustine Lighthouse Maritime Museum
81 Lighthouse Ave., St. Augustine
904.829.0745
Open 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sea Serpent Tours

904.495.4200
Open 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Villa Zorayda Museum
83 King St., St. Augustine
904.829.9887
Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Whetstone Chocolate Factory Tours
139 King St., St. Augustine
904.217.0275
Open New Year’s Eve 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. & New Year’s Day 11:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Events

Beach Blast Off

Enjoy this annual New Year’s Eve event at St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park to ring in 2019 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 904-471-2122


Black Raven New Year's Eve Party

Join the crew on the Black Raven as they sail into 2020 for the 11th annual New Year’s Eve party. The evening includes adult humor, skits and songs along with dinner and a champagne toast at midnight. The tour departs at 10 p.m. from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina. The cost is $65. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 904-826-0000

A Roaring 20's Party New Year's Eve Celebration

Usher in 2020 with a roaring 20's New Year's Celebration. Dance the night away with live entertainment from Empire East, a 7-piece band that will set the mood for the evening. Enjoy an open bar, fresh seafood, carving stations, desserts and a VIP fireworks viewing area! Tickets are inclusive at $150 per person, 21 and over only. Guests are encouraged to dress the theme or dress to impress. Festivities are from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton St. Augustine Beach Oceanfront Resort, 300 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine.

New Year’s Eve Bash at Centro Restaurant & Piano Bar

Ring in the New Year by starting with dinner at Centro Restaurant and ending with a champagne party at Centro Night Club! Centro Night Club offers a spacious dance floor and their friendly bartenders will keep the champagne flowing. Dinner is offered from 5 to 10 p.m., the dance party starts at 11 p.m. and continues until 2 a.m. Centro is located at 17 King St., St. Augustine. For more information call 904-891-0318 or visit www.centro17.us.

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