St. Johns County

Free Park & Ride shuttle from the City of St. Augustine returns during Nights of Lights season

The City of St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights holiday celebration begins on Saturday, Nov. 19. Ahead of the celebration, the city is sharing the following information about free park-and-ride shuttle services being offered during Nights of Lights:


The City of St. Augustine Free Park and Ride shuttle returns for the peak dates of Nights of Lights, starting on Light-Up! Night, Saturday, November 19, the opening night of the Nation’s Oldest City’s most anticipated annual holiday lighting event! The Free Park & Ride shuttle service will continue on Friday and Saturday of Thanksgiving Weekend (November 25 & 26), the first three Saturdays in December, and the five days following Christmas, Monday, December 26 through Friday, December 30. In consideration of the Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 3, shuttle operations will begin at 8:00 a.m.

The shuttle will operate from 1:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. and from parking locations outside of the downtown Historic District:

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Light-Up! Night Special Shuttle on Anastasia Island

Only on Saturday, November 19, for Light-Up! Night, free park and ride shuttle services will be expanded to include roundtrip service along Anastasia Blvd., from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., picking up passengers at the following locations:

Passengers will be dropped off and picked up near the east end of the Bridge of Lions, at the corner of Gerado St. and Flagler Blvd. in North Davis Shores.

Shuttle service on Anastasia Island on Light-Up! Night is provided by Historic Tours of America and Ripley’s Red Train Tours.

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Free Nights of Lights Park & Ride Shuttle north and west of downtown

Service will be provided on Saturday, November 19; Friday, November 25; Saturday, November 26, the first three Saturdays in December, and the five days following Christmas (Monday, December 26 through Friday, December 30). The shuttle will not operate on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

TIMES: 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

WHERE TO PARK: St. Johns County Health Department (all November dates and only Saturdays in December), 200 San Sebastian View

Broudy’s Lot (corner of US 1 and W. King), 198 & 212 W. King St. (all dates)

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

NOTE: On Saturday, December 8, in consideration of the Christmas Parade, the shuttle will operate from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

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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 at

For more information about the Nights of Lights season, visit

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