There’s always a reason to celebrate the start of a new year, especially when you’re spending New Year’s Eve in St. Augustine. Our beloved and historic destination on the Atlantic coast provides plenty of ways for you and your loved ones to spend a memorable evening bringing the year to a close and welcoming the start of something new. Here are just a few ways you can celebrate a St. Augustine New Years Eve and start 2019 on the right foot!
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3 of the Most Fun Things to Do for a St. Augustine New Years Eve
1. Beach Blast Off!
As St. Augustine’s most popular New Year’s Eve celebration, Beach Blast Off is a full evening of family-friendly fun with a fantastic fireworks display as the grand finale. The event takes place at the St. Augustine Beach Pier and features a wide variety of activities including live entertainment, food vendors, a rock climbing wall, a kids zone, and rides. At 8:30 pm, find a relaxing spot to unwind and view the spectacular fireworks! It’s the perfect way to end your year and welcome 2019!
2. New Year’s Eve Soiree
Hosted at the beautiful Lightner Museum, the New Year’s Eve Soiree and Anniversary party lets you celebrate like it’s 1888. Guests will feel as if they have been transported back to the luxurious time period with the special anniversary theme of “Get Gilded.” During the event, you can expect plenty of live music, a champagne toast, a balloon drop in the Lightner Museum historic pool area, and more.
3. Nights of Lights
New Years Eve 2018 in St. Augustine, FL wouldn’t be the same without the dazzling Nights of Lights. This treasured holiday tradition starts in mid-November and carries on until January 31st the following year. The award-winning Christmas light display brings the historic city to life with over three million lights, creating a winter wonderland for you and your loved ones to explore during New Year’s Eve.
Start the New Year With Us at Victorian House
If you’re planning a visit to St. Augustine this New Years Eve, you’ll want a unique place to stay! We invite you to relax and unwind with us at the Victorian House. Nestled between two of the city’s most historic streets, our elegant bed & breakfast is the epitome of the romance of a bygone era. Guests of the Victorian House are treated like family and enjoy cozy guest rooms, a hot breakfast each morning, and highly-appointed amenities to make you feel at home.