St. Johns County

Area Events & Activities

2022 Florida's Historic Coast, Convention & Tourist Bureau from

St. Johns County Calendar of Events


Ponte Vedra Auto Show: 904.994.5662  More than 180 collector’s cars compete to capture prestigious trophies from 30+ categories.

Great Chowder Debate: 904.829.8646   More than 30 area restaurants serve up their chowder to compete for top honors.

St. Augustine Half Marathon Weekend: 305.716.1111   Participate in a foot race that suits your running level: a 10K run; a family 5K; kid’s race; and Half Marathon.

Nights of Lights:    From mid-November through January, St. Augustine glows with more than 3 million white lights from the ground to the rooftops.


Surf Illumination: 904.347.8007   This free holiday event features a ceremonial lighting of the holiday tree, pictures with Santa and entertainment.

Colonial Night Watch Weekend:  904.501.0391   Visitors enjoy various vignettes representing historical events during the siege of 1740 in St. Augustine along with a torchlight parade.

Christmas Parade: 904.824.4997  St. Augustine’s Annual Christmas Parade through the Historic District.

Rails to Trails Festival: 904.806.3939  This festival honors the Gullah Geechee with a bike tour along the Rails to Trails bike and walking trail that introduces the rich culture of the area.

Light Up the Night Fireworks & Beach Blvd. Block Party:

Enjoy the fireworks from multiple locations at this year’s Fireworks & Beach Blvd. Block Party! This

celebration offers a true taste of St. Augustine Beach with businesses along the Boulevard offering discounts, live music and other specials. Fireworks ring in the new year at 8:30 p.m.

Luminary Night at the St. Augustine Lighthouse:  904.829.0745

The highlight of the holiday season at the Lighthouse is Luminary Night.

Regatta of Lights: 904.824.9725   This is an annual holiday parade of boats and many other vessels with brilliant lighted displays ranging from patriotic to whimsical.