St. Augustine Nights of Lights

Nights of Lights Red Trains St. Augustine

Ripley’s Big Red Christmas Train

*Tours begin at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium!
19 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Ripley’s Big Red Christmas Train takes you on a magical trip through St. Augustine’s beautiful historic district Nights of Lights celebration. Enjoy more than three million dazzling holiday lights from the comfort of your red train while enjoying holiday carols and free magic viewing glasses! Tours are offered every night except Christmas.

6 – 8 pm
Friday and Saturday: 6 – 10 pm

December 1st – December 24th (on Friday & Saturday nights only) we offer:

  • Free holiday movies
  • Gift from Santa
  • Balloons for the kids
  • Snow!
  • Live entertainment
  • Marshmallow roasting pit
  • VIP no waiting tours

Tours Start at Ripleys!


Nights of Lights 2017

Experience the 24th Annual Nights of Lights in historic St. Augustine FL, with Ripley’s Big Red Christmas Trains from November 19th – January 6th. Rated one of the world’s best Nights of Lights displays, you will tour the award-winning holiday lights aboard one of Ripley’s Big Red Christmas Trains. With tickets starting as low as $10.99, see the nation’s oldest city like never before as it comes to life with millions of tiny lights. You will not want to miss celebrating the festivities with Ripley’s and be a part of this year’s unbelievable Nights of Lights.

The city will offer complimentary shuttles for Nights of Lights from lots at 301 San Marco Ave and 200 San Sebastián View every Saturday night in December. Shuttles will stop at the Visitor Information Center across the street from Ripley’s and you can just walk over to start your tour!

VIP – Skip the Line (Available on Friday and Saturday Only)

With our VIP option, you can schedule a reservation for you and your family ahead of time and avoid the long lines. Reservations are only available on Friday and Saturday during this holiday offering. Prices start at just $14 for adults and $7 for kids.

Super Combo

Enjoy all that Ripley’s has to offer with our Super Combo passes that allow you to explore our Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, ride aboard our historic Red Train and enjoy a dazzling trip aboard our Nights of Lights train. Prices start at just $43.98 for adults and $22.98 for kids.

Experience the St. Augustine Nights of Lights