Nights of Lights
Nights of Lights begins Saturday, November 14 and continues nightly through January 31, 2021.
Nights of Lights has been listed among the top ten holiday light displays in the world by National Geographic. During Nights of Lights, St. Augustine glows with holiday magic – from the ground to the rooftops. St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation’s Oldest City, and it's free of charge.
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When is Nights of Lights?
The 2020-2021 Nights of Lights will take place every evening from November 14, 2020 to January 31, 2021.
Where can you see the lights?
White lights drape the city’s unique Spanish Colonial architecture and glow from the sidewalks to the rooftops, over the Bridge of Lions, along historic buildings, public spaces, hotels, restaurants, and inns throughout approximately 20 blocks of the Nation’s Oldest City’s historic district.
The top two spots to visit for the best views and Nights of Lights selfies are:
1. The Plaza de la Constitución
Get the perfect holiday selfie in front of the Christmas tree in the center of the plaza. There are also live music performances in the plaza on weekends and throughout the holidays.
2. The Bridge of Lions
Walk the bridge to gaze back at the sparkling reflection of the lights along the water.
Is Nights of Lights free?
Yes, this is a free event open to everyone. There's no need to order tickets to enjoy the displays.
What are the best ways to see the light displays?
Since Nights of Lights covers such an expansive area of St. Augustine, there are plenty of ways to view the lights.
One of The Top 10 Holiday Light Displays in the World! National Geographic
What events take place during Nights of Lights and the Christmas season?
Tens of thousands of people visit this city-wide holiday display each year, but not just for the stunning lights. There are also plenty of events that go on during the Nights of Lights on Florida's Historic Coast. Don't miss out on the annual holiday boat parades in Palm Valley and Matanzas Bay, Luminary Night at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, the Christmas Parade, or candlelight tours at Villa Zorayda. For more detailed listings of events during the holiday season, please click below: