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Posted on: November 12, 2021

28th Annual Nights of Lights begins with Light-Up! Night

plaza during light up night

Entertainment, free park and ride shuttle returns

The City of St. Augustine kicks-off the 28th Annual Nights of Lights season on Saturday, November 20, beginning at 4:00pm with a Showtime USA dance troupe performance in front of City Hall, followed by the All Star Orchestra in the Gazebo at the Plaza de la Constitución at 5:30pm.  

The lighting of the city’s holiday tree and canopy of live oak trees around the Plaza de la Constitución begins promptly at 6:30pm.  The Nights of Lights continues through Sunday, January 30, 2022.

The schedule of events for Saturday, November 20 includes: 

Light-Up! Night Entertainment

  • 4:00pm   Showtime USA, Parque de Menendez, St. Augustine City Hall, 75 King St.
  • 5:30pm   All Star Orchestra, Gazebo, Plaza de la Constitución
  • 6:30pm   Lighting Ceremony, Gazebo, Plaza de la Constitución

Lighting Honorees

  • The Tree:            Jennifer Wills, Program Coordinator, Care Connect+, Flagler Health+
  • The Plaza:          Dr. Javier Aduen, Critical Care physician, Flagler Health+


Free Park & Ride Shuttle – north of downtown

Free Park & Ride Shuttle – west of downtown

From Anastasia Island


Road closures/restricted parking

  • Cathedral Place:   
    • Cordova St. and Avenida Menendez
    •  Parking prohibited all day; street closed to vehicles 5:00pm – 8:00pm
  •  King Street:           
    • Cordova St. and Avenida Menendez
    •  Parking prohibited all day; street closed as determined by police to ensure pedestrian safety

In the event of any changes in the program, updates will be posted on the City's website and on the City of St. Augustine Facebook page at

Traffic updates and road closures will be posted on the St. Augustine Police Department Facebook page at

Media inquiries may be directed to Melissa Wissel, Communications Director, at 904.293.3307 or via email.

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