Discover More After Dark

St. Augustine, Fla - Nightlife is anything but the same old story on Florida’s Historic Coast. The best way to experience Florida’s Historic Coast is to book a room and sample the many after dark offerings.

November 26, 2019
local nightlife hotspot

See your favorite performer in concert or discover a new favorite band at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre or Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.

You’ll find plenty of eclectic bistros, sidewalk cafes and upscale wine and tapas bars where you can dine after dark while enjoying a hand crafted cocktail or beer from a local brewery.

Ponte Vedra Beach’s nightlife gets started with fine dining. Top chefs serve up inventive cuisine at Vernon’s in the Sawgrass Marriott.The dignified grandeur of the Seafoam Dining Room at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is equaled by a sophisticated menu. Dining is different and delicious in Ponte Vedra especially at Ruth’s Chris Steak House , Nona Blue or Trasca.

See the oldest city in the glow of the setting sun from the rooftop vantage point at the San Sebastian Winery. Enjoy wine, sangria or a beer and live music with friends new and old. Board the Schooner Freedom for a romantic sunset cruise.

Combine history with a little mystery and a few frights along the way with one of St. Augustine’s many ghost tours.Enjoy a 360 degree view of the St. Augustine during the full moon at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum’s Sunset Moonrise tour.

Start the month off right on the first Friday at St. Augustine’s famous art walk. Visit more than 26 galleries during an evening stroll along with a wine tasting or two.

Celebrate the holidays during Nights of Lights each November through January in St. Augustine with special tours and night-time events. More than 3 million white lights sparkle throughout the historic district for a light show like none other.

Live music emanates nightly from every tavern, bistro, bar and restaurant in St. Augustine’s historic district. Groove to the sounds of smooth jazz, Spanish guitar, classic rock, folk and pop performed by talented local musicians. Catch a free concert at The Colonial Quarter where bands perform periodically throughout the year under the stately Colonial Oak.

Dine outdoors to the sound of the waves rolling onto shore in St. Augustine Beach at local favorites like South Beach Grill, Salt Life Seafood Shack or Sunset Grille. Then take a moonlight stroll on the sand.

The night scene heats up May through September when you can enjoy free evening concerts all summer long at the St. Augustine Beach Ocean Pier and the Plaza in historic downtown St. Augustine.

Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast includes historic St. Augustine, the outstanding golf and seaside elegance of Ponte Vedra, and 42 miles of pristine, Atlantic beaches. For more information on events, activities, holiday getaways and vacation opportunities in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches, go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at, become a fan on Facebook or call 1.800.653.2489.