St. Augustine Nightlife2024-07-02T11:34:49-04:00
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St. Augustine Nightlife

Saint Augustine Nightlife

Your Guide to the City After Dark

The evening lights reflect on the water near historic bridge, a prelude to the city's famed night events
A snapshot of a night party in full swing, with guests dancing in a club, reflecting the lively nightlife scene

Fine dining, fragrant wineries, bustling nightclubs, and live music are just some of the things you can expect when exploring St. Augustine at night. The city comes alive after dark with an array of vibrant activities and events to suit every taste.

Start your evening with a quick stop at a local distillery, where you can sample some handcrafted spirits. Then, head to a concert and enjoy live entertainment together, or go straight to dinner accompanied by a nice glass of wine.

Whether you’re looking for romance, fun, or a mix of both, you and your partner will have your work cut out for you experiencing everything that St. Augustine nightlife has to offer.

But after the nightlife events are over, you can rest easy knowing you’ll be retiring for the night in one of Bliss By the Sea’s comfortable and luxurious Indochine suites, ensuring a perfect end to a vibrant evening.

7 Things to Do

The inviting entrance of Tropical Trade Winds Lounge with its distinctive blue sign against a textured façade

Catch Live Music at Tradewinds Lounge

Looking for historic locations to visit in the Old City? Tradewinds Lounge is the oldest bar and lounge in the city, a cornerstone of St. Augustine nightlife. This iconic spot offers a unique blend of history and entertainment, making it a must-visit.

Grab a drink and enjoy live country and rock music all year round, perfect for a night party with your muse. The cozy and intimate setting, coupled with its historic charm, makes it a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike. The atmosphere is always lively, and the music ensures a memorable night.

124 Charlotte Street, St Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 829-9336

A scenic restaurant interior, perfect for a calm evening

Enjoy a Waterfront View at A1A Ale Works

For an amazing waterfront view of the Matanzas Bay, A1A Ale Works is the place to be. This location is a gem within St. Augustine nightlife, offering not only spectacular views but also a serene and romantic setting. Sit on the outdoor patio and watch the waves roll by in bliss, the perfect romantic scene to begin a night on the town.

A1A brews the majority of its own ales and lagers and showcases live music at night year-round, adding to the vibrant nightlife experience. It’s also in close proximity to many nightclubs nearby, making it a great place to start your evening. The combination of great drinks, delicious food, and a beautiful view makes it a top choice for many.

1 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 829-2977

A festively lit building entrance, inviting guests to the joyous nightlife events that Saint Augustine offers

Experience St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights

Over the holidays, you can experience St. Augustine in a whole new light. During Nights of Lights, the entire Historic District comes alive at night with over 3 million white lights, transforming it into a festive wonderland. This is one of the highlights of St. Augustine nightlife, attracting visitors from all over.

Want to make it a bit dreamier? Experience it during a nighttime boating tour such as Bliss By the Sea’s Bliss Excursions, in partnership with luxury yacht charter My Charters. The sparkling lights reflecting on the water create a magical atmosphere, perfect for a romantic evening or a fun outing with friends.

Historic District, St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 209-0367

A close-up of a whiskey barrel, symbolizing the crafted spirits one might enjoy during a night out in Saint Augustine

Have a Glass of Wine Amid Sunset at the San Sebastian Winery

Sip on a wide selection of wines, beer, or sangria with a rooftop view of St. Augustine at San Sebastian Winery. This winery is a cornerstone of St. Augustine nightlife, offering a relaxed and elegant setting. If your goal is romance, reserve a table for just before sunset (and thank us later).

The view of the sunset over the city is breathtaking, making it an ideal spot for couples. The winery also offers live music, adding to the ambiance and making it a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the evening.

157 King St, St Augustine, FL 32804
(904) 826-1594

The bright yellow exterior of Gypsy Cab Company, a popular eatery in St. Augustine, during daylight

Trivia Night and Urban Fusion at Gypsy Cab Company

If fun is your aim, the Gypsy Cab Company is a great location for catching a delicious bite while enjoying some trivia. Shows run every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, adding a lively twist to St. Augustine nightlife.


The food is an urban mix of Italian, German, Cajun, Mediterranean, classical European, Southern, Oriental, and ‘Floribbean’ cuisines, offering tons of options if you’re looking to try something new. The eclectic menu ensures there’s something for everyone, making it a favorite spot for both locals and tourists. The trivia nights are always engaging, providing a fun and interactive dining experience.

828 Anastasia Blvd, St Augustine, FL 32080
(904) 824-8244

Intense concert scene with a bass guitarist rocking out on stage in front of an energetic crowd

Watch a Concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Experience some of the best in live entertainment and musical performances that St. Augustine has to offer at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. This venue is a hub for St. Augustine nightlife, hosting a variety of concerts and events throughout the year. In addition to the amphitheater, you can enjoy free concerts on Wednesdays and Thursdays at St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park in the Historic District during the summer.

The combination of great music and a stunning outdoor setting makes it a fantastic way to enjoy the best of St. Augustine’s nightlife scene. The amphitheatre’s schedule is packed with performances from top artists, ensuring there’s always something exciting happening.

1340 A1A S, St. Augustine, FL 32080
(904) 209-0367

Patrons enjoy casual dining in a rustic pub with ornate tin ceilings and a cozy, warm atmosphere

Explore a Vintage Dining Experience at Prohibition Kitchen

Renovated using the original colonial materials reclaimed during deconstruction, Prohibition Kitchen exudes a vintage industrial style. This unique dining spot is a highlight of St. Augustine nightlife, offering an atmosphere that combines historical charm with modern amenities.

Enjoy a meal and a cocktail or whiskey in a private speakeasy or on the balcony overlooking the stage which boasts live music year-round. The attention to detail in the decor and the quality of the food and drinks make it a standout destination. The perfect way to experience St. Augustine nightlife.

119 St George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 209-5704

Frequently asked question ?

How do I book at Bliss By the Sea?2024-02-15T04:44:15-05:00

Book your stay at BBTS by clicking here or contact us directly for more information.

What time is check-in?2024-02-15T05:00:01-05:00

Check-in is available from 4:00 – 9:00 P.M. If you would like earlier or later check-in, this may be possible based on availability but please contact our staff to coordinate.

What nightlife activities are available?2024-04-09T09:36:18-04:00

Options include live music, waterfront dining, wine tasting, trivia nights, holiday light experiences, and vintage dining.

Are there unique dining experiences?2024-04-09T09:36:46-04:00

Yes, with emphasis on waterfront and vintage dining.

Are holiday-themed nightlife activities offered?2024-04-09T09:37:31-04:00

St. Augustine features holiday-themed events seasonally.

Where can guests enjoy live music?2024-04-09T09:37:54-04:00

The city hosts diverse live music venues for intimate to larger performances.

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