Join our Storytellers as they take you through the old city visiting some of their favorite haunts We begin in the Love Tree Cottage and then stroll the darken streets hearing stories of the long deceased residents who have not moved on, visiting (2) two cemeteries along the way and ending in the tour at the World Famous Love Tree to hear the legend of enternal love.
This is the only ghost tour in town that takes you into a building built on a long ago Indian Village and Burial Ground, You decide whether it is occupied by spirits or not, so please join us, we are dying to meet you.
A 90 Minute Walk Along The Dark Streets And Cemeteries Of Old St. Augustine. You will hear bone chilling tales of stories long past, stories that have lived for more than 400 years! Our ghost tours have many surprises in store. Beware to the faint at heart!
One Tour Nightly 8:00 PM. For reservation please call 904-540-0031
32 St. George Street @ Fudge Buckets, across from Colonial Quarter
Businesses and events are open on Florida’s Historic Coast. There are a few virtual events taking place and several outdoor activities and events available for your participation. While participating in events, please be safe and follow CDC guidelines. Wear a face mask, wash your hands frequently and practice 6′ safe distancing.
Virtual Screenings from The Corazon Cinema and Café
A virtual cinema is a new way for audiences to watch latest releases from the safety of homes during this unprecedented time while also supporting your favorite local independent theater, like The Corazon. Featured films include Hero on the Front, Three Summers, Zappa and other classic and art cinemas. Rentals are $12 for 72 hours.www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com/showtimes
Nights of Lights
Brilliantly shining through January 31, enjoy St. Augustine glowing with holiday magic – from the ground to the rooftops. Known as one of the best holiday lighting displays in the world, St. Augustine’s Night of Lights features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the nation’s oldest city. Enjoy tours and other happenings taking place throughout the Holiday Season. Every evening beginning at dusk. www.NightsofLights.com
Light up the Beach
Enjoy colorful light displays along A1A Beach Boulevard and St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park as the St. Augustine Beach Lights up The Beach this 2020 holiday season. The lights will shine each evening through January 17, 2021. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach www.sabevents.com
Nights of Pints
Coinciding with St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights, local St. Augustine breweries are hosting Nights of Pints with a passport for craft beer lovers and stops at local breweries. Purchase an official Nights of Pints shirt and receive one (1) pint at each participating brewery: Old Coast Ales, Ancient City Brewing, Bog Brewery or Dog Rose Brewing Company. Learn more at www.facebook.com/nightsofpints
Virtual Tours of Historic Flagler College
Flagler’s Legacy Tours partnered with a local St. Augustine company, Listing Solutions, to capture the immersive 3D images of the interior of the former famed hotel. Areas included are the courtyard, the Flagler Room, the Dining Hall, Rotunda and the Solarium. Virtual tours are accessible through mobile devices or on desktop and are free to view here.
Tuesday-Sunday, December 1-6
La Vie En Bleu: The Life & Art of Marguerite Castaing Exhibition
Enjoy an amazing exhibit of Marguerite Castaing works at St. Augustine Art Association Gallery. On display for the first time in over a decade, this exhibition of her work showcases over 80 drawings, paintings and pastels detailing her life as a passionate female artist throughout the 20th Century. Showing through December 31, admission is free and the Gallery is open Tuesday – Sunday, 1-4 p.m. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org
Tuesday & Thursday, December 1 & 3
Luminary Night Re-imagined
Luminary Night at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is a family-friendly tradition during the Nights of Lights. This year it will be a two-part event on December 1st and December 3rd. On Tuesday from 7-9 p.m., the Lighthouse will host the first-ever drive-thru event in their parking lot where various festive stations are set up for families to enjoy. This will be Holiday-themed with volunteer elves, holiday carolers, and the opportunity to pick up pre-purchased luminary kits. The luminary kits each have 10 luminaries with Holiday/Lighthouse themed silhouettes are available at the St. Augustine Lighthouse gift shop. Families around the community will light their luminaries at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday to be shared via social media through the hashtag #Luminary2020. This year has been hard on many in our community and this is a way to bring some light and joy to the Holiday season. 904-829-0745
Wednesday, December 2
Wednesday St. Augustine Beach Pier Farmer’s Market
From 8 a.m.-noon every Wednesday enjoy fresh food, live music, craft shopping & fun at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. www.wednesdaypierfarmersmarket.com
Thursday, December 3
Lu’s Jukebox: In Studio Concert Series
Award-winning, revered singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams is working to help independent music venues during this time with the announcement of “Lu’s Jukebox.” Scheduled as a six-episode series of full-band performances in-studio, “Lu’s Jukebox” will feature a themed set of songs by other artists, curated by the multi-Grammy award winner. This week’s performance features “Funny How Time Slips Away: A Night of 60’s Country Classics.” From Nashville to Bakersfield and every high and lonesome corner of the country in between, Lucinda refreshes classic Country favorites like “Night Life”, “Fist City” and more! The virtual screening takes place 8-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 per episode. www.pvconcerthall.com
Wellness Walks: Sunset Strolls
Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky and learn about the different flora and fauna found while enjoying the sunset at Vaill Point Park. Bring your questions and journals to record your findings. This program is from 5-7 p.m. and is free and open to all ages. To comply with CDC guidelines and State of Florida executive orders, you must register for this walk. For more information, contact AyoLane Halusky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 904.209.0348. 632 Vaill Point Rd., St. Augustine
Coconut Barrel Farmer’s Market
From 6-9 p.m. every Thursday come enjoy fresh food, live music, craft shopping & fun at the Coconut Barrel Artisan Market. 3175 U.S. Highway 1 South, St. Augustine. www.coconutbarrel.com
Thursday-Sunday, December 3- 6
Elkton’s Bright Nights of Drive Thru Lights at Sykes Family Farms
Enjoy this ¾ miles drive thru light display at Sykes Family Farms, 5995 Brough Rd., Elkton. Thursdays – Sundays beginning at 6 p.m. through January 2. Admission is $20 per carload (up to 7 passengers) on Thursdays & Sundays and $25 per carload (up to 7 passengers) on Fridays & Saturdays. sycofarms.com/elktons-bright-nights/
Friday, December 4
Ladies Golf Clinic at St. Johns Golf Club
Join Bea Mauricio for an exclusive Ladies Only Clinic with a special focus each week from 9-10 a.m. at St. Johns Golf Club. Learn top tips from the pros to drastically improve your scores, identify the most common faults seen on the course and work on the best fixes for them. From beginner to seasoned veteran, all skill levels are welcome. The cost is $15 per person (cash or check preferred). To register, contact Bea Mauricio at email@example.com or call the pro shop at 904-209-0350.
Join Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky from 5-7 p.m. at Vaill Point Park and learn about the creatures of the night. Explore our county parks at sunset in search of our resident owls who live in the park. Bring your questions and share your stories about the night-time forest activities. This event is free and open to all ages, but you must register to attend. For more information, contact AyoLane Halusky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 904-209-0348. Vaill Point Park, 632 Vaill Point Rd., St. Augustine
First Friday Art Walk
Join Art Galleries of St. Augustine the first Friday of every month from 5-9 p.m. for new exhibits, refreshments and live music at many participating galleries. Tour maps are available at participating galleries or online. 904-373-8697 www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.com
Christmas Carols at Grace United Methodist Church
Enjoy the sounds of the season when the St. Augustine Community Chorus performs Christmas Carols at the Grace Methodist Church. Concerts are free and begin at 6:30 p.m. Grace Methodist Church, 8 Carrera St., St. Augustine www.staugustinecommunitychorus.org.
Saturday, December 5
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market
From 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. shoppers stroll up and down the vendor-lined pathways of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market, browsing more than 100 tents loaded with local produce, flowers, baked goods, handmade arts and crafts and more. Admission into the market is free. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-315-9252 www.theamp.com/community/farmers-market
Saturday Golf Clinics at St. Johns Golf Club
Morning clinics with a special focus from 9-10 a.m. at St. Johns Golf Club. Learn top tips from the pros to drastically improve your scores, identify the most common faults seen on the course and work on the best fixes for them. From beginner to seasoned veteran, all skill levels are welcome. The cost for this clinic is $15 per person (cash or check preferred). To register, email email@example.com or call the pro shop at 904-209-0350.
Experience free musket firing demonstrations from 9-11:30 a.m. at Fort Mose Historic State Park. Youth are welcome to participate in Junior Militia training using handmade wooden toy muskets. This program is free. Visitor Center admission is $2. 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine 904-823-2232 www.floridastateparks.org/learn/first-saturday-monthly-militia-muster
St. Augustine PAL Day 2020
The 63rd Annual USO/St. Augustine Pal Military Appreciation Day is sponsored by local attractions, offering free admission for all active-duty servicemen and their families. This is a proud local tradition in St. Augustine, and a wonderful opportunity to show appreciation to our troops and their families. Click here for participating attractions.
Christmas at the Villa Zorayda Museum
Enjoy a special Christmas experience at the Villa Zorayda Museum, beautifully decorated for the Holidays, featuring the Grand Lighting of the Christmas Tree. To keep visitors and staff comfortable and safe, a limited number of guests will be allowed for this event. T Doors open at 5 p.m. and tickets are on a first come first serve basis. Last admission will be at 5:30 pm or when capacity has been met. Adult Admission is $14.95. Children 7 – 12 are $6.95. Audio guide included and is available in English, Spanish and French. Reservations are suggested, but not required. 83 King St., St. Augustine 904-829-9887. villazorayda.com/candlelighttours
Holiday Classic Films at Corazon Cinema & Café
Get into the spirit with these classic holiday films at the Corazon Cinema & Café. This week’s feature is a showing of the 1954 classic, White Christmas at 6:30 p.m. The Corazon Cinema is located at 36 Granada St., St. Augustine. $9 for adults, $7 for Students/Military/Seniors. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
This free holiday event from 4-7 p.m. at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park features a ceremonial lighting of the holiday tree, a visit from Santa, music, arts and crafts and children’s activities. Lighting of the Saint Augustine Beach Christmas Tree is at dusk or around 5:30 p.m. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007 www.sabca.org
Palm Valley Boat Parade
Enjoy this annual tradition of lighted boats to celebrate the holiday season in Ponte Vedra Beach. The parade route is seven miles of the Intracoastal and starts one mile south of the Palm Valley Bridge and travels north. It begins at 6 p.m. 904-395-5217 www.palmvalleyboatparade.com
Saturday-Monday, December 5-7
Santa Suits on the Loose (Virtual) 5K
Join the 9th Annual Santa Suits on the Loose virtually! Race week is December 6-December 12. Each registration is $25 and comes with a choice of a Santa Suit or Shirt and a finishers medal. 100% of the registration fee is a donation to St. Augustine Youth Services. 904-814-7463 Register here!
Sunday, December 6
Impressionism in Art & Music
Join Chamber Orchestra at the St. Augustine Art Association for an evening of performances which will include the works from Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel, two of the major Impressionist composers. The performance will feature Gabriela Peña-Kim and Siyu Zhang on Violin, Aaron Lenrian on Piano, Jorge A. Peña on Viola, and Jin Kim on Cello at the St. Augustine Art Association. Performance is at 1 p.m. and tickets are $50. Seating is limited and COVID social distancing regulations will be used, including wearing face coverings. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org/impressionism-in-art-music/
Monday, December 7
GTM Talks: A Virtual Lecture Series
Register today for the GTM Research Reserve’s “GTM Talks” Webinar Series to learn more about some of the exciting research, monitoring and stewardship efforts at the Reserve! The session takes place virtually 3-4 p.m. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the lecture. gtmnerr.org