St Augustine: Nights of Lights Trolley Tour

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63 reviews

St Augustine: Nights of Lights Trolley Tour

From US$ 72.75 per group up to 4

Experience St. Augustine’s World-Famous Nights of Lights in the warm cozy comfort of your own private row, onboard the Old Town Trolley.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 45 minutes
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience over 3 million lights adorning every corner of the city’s historic district
  • Enjoy caroling to holiday favorites with friends and family
  • Vote for your favorite lighting display in the 9th annual "Light Up the Night!" contest
  • Savor complimentary sugar cookies and warm apple cider at the end of the tour
Full description

Voted one of the “10 Best Holiday Lighting Displays in the World”, St. Augustine’s award-winning Nights of Lights is admired by a global audience and is celebrating its 28th year. With over 3 million sparkling white lights adorning every corner of the city and stretching for nearly 20 blocks, it creates an enchanted wonderland that will put a smile on your face and warm holiday memories in your heart. The open-air trolleys are perfect for sightseeing and taking pictures. Complimentary magical viewing glasses allow you to enjoy an enhanced, fully immersive Holiday Experience. Each year guests of the Old Town Trolley are asked to help choose the city’s Top 3 lighting displays. Winners of these prestigious awards will receive cash, prizes and one of the most sought-after trophies in the city! To provide guests with the safest and most comfortable sightseeing experience, only full rows for up to 4 people are available this year, to assure social distancing.

Includes
  • 30-45 minute trolley tour
  • A private row for up to 4 people
  • Sing-along caroling driver
  • Magical glasses
  • Complimentary sugar cookies
  • Complimentary warm apple cider
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Tours starts at the City of St. Augustine’s Visitor Information Center. The nearest intersection is West Castillo Drive and San Marco Ave.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Smoking in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Reservations are required
  • Reservations are for a private row for up to 4 people
  • Guests must arrive no later than 20 minutes before tour time. Within 20 minutes of tour time, seat(s) are subject to cancellation without refund.
  • Due to the popularity of the city’s Nights of Lights, be sure to give yourself enough time to park and check in as traffic can be heavy.
  • Children 3 years and younger may be considered a lap child. Toddler carriers and children ages 4 and older are required to have their own seat and must remain seated at all times.
  • Book in advance as this tour will sell out.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 63 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5

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So much fun on the trolley ride Some cars tried to follow the trolley ride to see all the sites but there are some roads where cars are not allowed Plus on the trolley ride they give you free prison glasses which enhances all the lights, absolutely fabulous This is our first time seeing the lights and we plan to do it again next year on the trolley ride of course Be aware of the historic downtown parking garage it took us nearly an hour to get out Some people at the exit were trying to turn left and the traffic was horrendous so everything backed up in the garage not a real good decision to turn left everybody should be turning right exiting the garage Hope they get this right next year The historic downtown parking garages perfect for the trolley ride

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January 1, 2022

It's a great show and the trolley drives through most of the good stuff. Picture taking can be a bit difficult, parked cars, crowds, trolley moving a bit fast for photography. But as said it's a gorgeous display. Tickets online were $30 a person. Signage at the boarding site said $69.

December 2, 2021

It was really fun. The biggest downside was having to pay for 4 seats when there was just two of us. Also, though they tell you to arrive 20-30 minutes early, they still didn’t check our tickets or board us until 6:00, the time the tour was to start.

January 16, 2022

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