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Pedro Menendez Birthday Anniversary Ceremony

February 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

| Free

The City of St. Augustine will have a brief wreath laying ceremony to recognize the 497th anniversary of the birth of Pedro Menendez de Avilés, the founder of St. Augustine.  The ceremony will be held in front of City Hall, at the statue of Menendez and will include a reading of a proclamation by Mayor Nancy Shaver and participation by the Men of Menendez, a reenactor organization that depicts the military accompaniment of those who first landed and founded the city.

Menendez, whose birthday is actually on February 15, was born in Avilés, Spain, and founded the city on September 8, 1565.

The public is invited to attend.


February 26, 2016
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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City Hall
75 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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