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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Free Park & Ride shuttle returns during Nights of Lights season

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City will provide service starting on Light-Up! Night, Saturday, November 20


The City of St. Augustine will once again offer a free park and ride shuttle on the peak dates of Nights of Lights, starting on Light-Up! Night, Saturday, November 20, the opening night of the annual holiday lighting event.  The Park & Ride shuttle service will continue Friday and Saturday of Thanksgiving Weekend (November 26 & 27) and then every Saturday in December, except Christmas Day, including the five days following Christmas, December 26 through December 30.  In consideration of the Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 4, shuttle operations will begin at 8:00am.

The shuttle will operate from 1:00pm-11:00pm and from three parking locations outside of the downtown Historic District: 

A map of the Nights of Lights Free Park & Ride Shuttle route is available online here.

On Saturday, November 20, for Light-Up! Night only, free park and ride shuttle services will be expanded to include service along Anastasia Blvd., from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, picking up passengers at the following locations:


Shuttle service on Anastasia Island on Light-Up! Night is provided by Historic Tours of America and Ripley's Red Train Tours.  A map of the Light -Up! Night shuttle service route is available online here.

Light-Up! Night Special Island Shuttle

DATE:        Saturday, November 20 Only

TIMES:       4:00pm - 11:00pm


DROP-OFF/PICK-UP:  Bridge of Lions (east end)

Free Nights of Lights Park & Ride Shuttle

DATES:  Saturday, November 20; Friday, November 26; Saturday, November 27 and 

Saturdays in December, except on Christmas Day.  Shuttle service will resume daily from Sunday, December 26 through Thursday, December 30.  Shuttle service will not be provided on Friday, December 31.

TIMES:  1:00pm - 11:00pm


NOTE: On Saturday, December 4, in consideration of the Christmas Parade, the shuttle will operate from 8:00am until 11:00pm

DROP-OFF/PICK-UP:  Visitor Information Center, 10 S. Castillo Dr.


The shuttle is made possible by the City of St. Augustine with the cooperation of the St. Johns County Administration and funding support from the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council. The special Anastasia Island shuttle on Light-Up! Night is made possible with the support of Historic Tours of America and Ripley’s Red Train Tours.

Details about Light-Up! Night festivities and entertainment are available HERE. Media inquiries may be directed to Melissa Wissel, Communications Director, via email or by calling 904.293.3307.

For more information about the Nights of Lights season, visit

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