Sometimes, one of the best forms of decompressing and letting all of your worries fade away is letting loose and spending a fun-filled night out on the town. Luckily for you, you’ll find plenty of great options for St. Augustine nightlife during your stay with us at the Victorian House! In fact, our convenient location in the heart of the historic district places you within walking distance of our city’s best bars, clubs, and more. Here are some popular local hot spots that are perfect for a night out that you’ll never forget!
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5 Hot Spots for St. Augustine Nightlife
1. Ancient City Brewing
As a favorite gathering place for locals and visitors alike, Ancient City Brewing could be your ideal spot to sip on craft beer and play a round of pool with your friends! The historic taproom in Downtown St. Augustine boasts 42 seats, ten craft beers on tap, and friendly staff that will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about their brews.
Their original brewhouse, located on Agricultural Center Drive, is another fun place to hang out after dark and includes a wide variety of entertainment including nightly events, live music performances, food trucks, corn hole, shuffleboard, and 20 beers on tap!
If you’re interested in a private event, Ancient City Brewing also offers a shotgun space that is perfect for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, a group bar crawl, and more.
2. Haunted Pub Tour
St. Augustine is rumored to be crawling with restless spirits, especially considering it is the nation’s oldest city. If you’re feeling brave, you and your friends may enjoy the Haunted Pub Tour!
This popular local ghost tour teaches you interesting facts about our city’s haunted pubs all while you enjoy drinking in St. Augustine! Your adventure is approximately 180-minutes and is led by fun and knowledgeable guides who will tell you everything they know about each haunted pub you visit. You’ll also receive a unique Haunted Pub Tour gift and a 10% discount at Beerhammer’s Beer Gear Store and GhoSt Augustine Store.
3. A1A Ale Works
For some of the best beer and live music in St. Augustine, a visit to A1A Ale Works is in order! With a combination of friendly service, fresh food, and carefully crafted beers, A1A Ale Works creates an unforgettable dining experience that has become a favorite among the St. Augustine community.
Once you find your favorite beer from their wide selection of local and regional craft brews, all you have to do is sit back, enjoy the restaurant’s lovely views of scenic Mantaza Bay, and listen to the unique bands that perform throughout the week.
4. Arnold’s Cocktail Lounge
When driving down Ponce de Leon Blvd, it’s difficult to miss Arnold’s Cocktail Lounge’s large neon sign! This is one of the best spots in town to enjoy dining, drinking, and dancing all under one roof. The best part? They also have the largest dance floor in St. Augustine!
Stop by for some creative cocktails, friendly service, and dancing the night away. You also won’t want to miss their live music performances on Saturday nights, karaoke on Mondays and Thursdays, and of course, Ladies’ Night each Friday!
5. The Cellar Upstairs
Located at San Sebastian Winery, this vibrant rooftop bar is a wonderful place to unwind and relax after a full day of St. Augustine adventures. The Cellar Upstairs was awarded “Best Live Music” in town and features an impressive lineup of eclectic performances by jazz, R&B, and blues artists.
Order some light appetizers to nibble on or a refreshing drink to wash it all down as you enjoy the performances and mingle with your closest friends and family.
Return to the Victorian House For Some Well-Deserved Rest
After eating, drinking, and dancing the night away, come back to the Victorian House for some much-needed rest! Our historic bed and breakfast is located right in between two of the oldest streets in America and warmly welcomes travelers with elegant accommodations, friendly hospitality, and a piping hot breakfast served each morning.
Once you’ve had your fill of St. Augustine nightlife, you’ll love to retire to our Patricia Room. This unique abode is located on the second floor of our Carriage House and features a private outdoor balcony, an in-room Jacuzzi tub, an electric fireplace, and a comfortable king-sized bed. Once you’ve rested, you’ll be ready to continue your exploration of America’s oldest city!
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