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Light Up Ceremony 11/17/18 *Special Nights of Lights Tour*

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Space is limited – seats fill up quick!

This is a special 2 hour tour from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. On Saturday, November 17, 2018, when the Light Up! Ceremony takes place downtown and the lights are first turned on at 6:30 p.m.



After boarding the vessel at 5:30pm, we will take you directly to the famous bay-front of St. Augustine to view all the landmarks from the water as we wait for the lights to first turn on! If you have been to the Nights of Lights, but have never seen the lights turn on for the first time from the view of the water, it’s a magical site! Bar will be open for this cruise. Families welcome, all ages. Every age must have a ticket.

Making the holidays even more memorable, Florida Water Tours offers world-class yacht charter services for the annual Nights of Lights festival in St. Augustine, Florida. Enjoy the best seat in town aboard the OSPREY on calm waters.


From November 17th to January 31st, St. Augustine glows with holiday magic from the ground to the rooftops. One by one, tiny white lights make the oldest city twinkle in the night. Selected by National Geographic in 2014 as one of the 10 best holiday lighting displays in the world, the festival features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the nation’s oldest city.

Well-Preserved Tradition

The festival traces it’s origins to the Spanish tradition of displaying a white candle in the window during Christmas holidays. The spectacular lighting reflects the city’s 450-year history and illuminates the beautiful setting for lasting holiday memories.


We have wool blankets aboard for those chilly evenings. Keep in mind that gratuity is not included. You must arrive 15 minutes before your time of departure this is to accommodate the check-in process as well as the captain’s mandatory safety briefing.

Booking Information

All ticket sales are final. A 48 hour cancellation notice is required by email. A $10 per person re-booking fee will apply to all cancellations without a 48 hour written notice by email to
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