Beginning at 6 p.m., a holiday parade of boats including sailboats, trawlers, shrimp boats, and many other vessels featuring brilliant lighted displays ranging from patriotic to whimsical will light up St. Augustine’s Matanzas Bay between the Bridge of Lions and Castillo de San Marcos. Awards will be made for the best theme, most colorful, best in class, and best overall. The Regatta of Lights is sponsored by the St. Augustine Yacht Club. For more information, call 904.824.9725 or visit www.sayc2000.com.
PAWS AT THE PIER
Bring your pooch over to the St. Augustine Beach Pier for a day of canine fun all to benefit Canine Companions for Independence. Activities include a silent auction, vendors, art village, raffles, Frisbee dogs, a fundraising walk and more. It all takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Augustine Beach Pier Park, located on A1A .For more information, visit www.pawsatthepier.org.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, DEC. 11-12
Tour St. Augustine’s historic Bed and Breakfast Inns, all decorated in Holiday finery. In addition to enjoying each Inn’s dazzling Christmas season displays, tour participants will enjoy taste treats provided by St. Augustine’s leading restaurants. The tour takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. each day; half of the inns welcome visitors on Saturday, and half on Sunday. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 each after November 20. Proceeds from the Holiday Tour will go to local charities. For more information, visitwww.staugustineinns.com.
SUNDAY, DEC. 12
PILOT CLUB LUMINARIES
See Lightner Museum all aglow when the St. Augustine Pilot Club present hundreds of candlelit luminaries from 5 to 8 p.m. Join in singing traditional carols. This event is sponsored by and benefits the Pilot Club. For more information, call 904.824.2486.