St. Augustine Nights of Lights

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. 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.

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. With tickets starting as low as $12.99, see the nation’s oldest city like never before as it comes to life with millions of tiny lights.

VIP – Skip the Line

Available 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, Saturday, and Sundays during this holiday offering.

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.




Nov 24 – Jan 31

*No tours on Christmas


Sunday-Thursday: 6 – 8pm
Friday and Saturday: 6 – 10pm
Jan 1st – Jan 31st: all tours 6 – 8pm

Dec 29th – Jan 31st

Available Friday and Saturday Nights through Christmas Only

  • Holiday Movies
  • Balloon Twister
  • Costumed Characters
  • Marshmallow Roasting Pit
  • Gifts from Santa for the Kids
  • and more Holiday Surprises!

Tours Start at Ripleys!