All are Welcome to the Avero House Event on Wednesday May 10, 2023 at 3:00pm in the Courtyard of St. Photios National Shrine. Executive Director, Polly Hillier, will share the steps by which Shrine Architect, Ted Pappas, FAIA, received the commission to restore to exact specification this Colonial Spanish home and create a National Shrine [...]
See all St. Augustine, Florida has to offer. Visit the Nation’s Oldest City.
St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city, also holds the distinction of being one of the nation's most charming. Whether you're a longtime resident or visiting the area for the first time, we've gathered all the resources you need to find where to stay, what to do and other community information about our unique little village.
St. Augustine History Festival 2023 St. Augustine History Festival will take place May 10-14, 2023 at several historic locations/venues in downtown St. Augustine. Created and conceived by UFHSA (University of Florida Historic St. Augustine, Inc.) and the Lastinger Family Foundation for the purpose of generating excitement about the history of America’s oldest city. 2023's Festival [...]
Livestock Event Stop by Riberia Garden on May 12, 2023 from 10:00am-3:00pm for the free, Livestock Event. Meet the historic livestock of Florida! Most people may not realize that cattle, horses, and pigs are not native to the United States. Spanish explorers such as Ponce de Leon brought cattle, horses, and pigs to what is [...]
Join us on Friday, May 12, 2023 from 3:00pm-6:00pm for this special event ... Tolomato Cemetery Scavenger Hunt. Just one of the events held during the St. Augustine History Festival. A great afternoon of family-friendly fun. Find a grave scavenger hunt, re-enactors and more! Search for clues to help solve the puzzle of the hunt. [...]
The City of St. Augustine’s Historic Preservation Division is participating in the St. Augustine History Festival on Saturday, May 13, 2023 by offering a Historic Waterworks Open House and a Window Workshop. Free and Open to the public! 9:00am-1:00pm -- Take a self-guided tour of the Historic St. Augustine Water Works Building. See the preservation [...]
Drake's Raid Drake's Raid in an annual reenactment of the attack of the land and naval forces of Sir Francis Drake against Spanish San Augustin in June of 1586. What he couldn't steal, he burnt to the ground. Saturday, May 13, 2023 -- 7:00pm-9:00pm The sacking and burning reenactment of town - a battle between Spanish [...]
The annual St. Augustine Memorial Day Observance takes place in the city's National Cemetery Monday, May 29, 2023 at 10:00am. The ceremony begins with appropriate music and the march in of massed flags from local veterans’ organizations. Keynote speaker this year is Brig. Gen. Sean Boyette, Director of the Joint Staff, Joint Forc- es Hq. [...]
Courageous Women of Fort Mose - Theatrical Production, Book Signing & Art Exhibit Come to The Waterworks on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 2:30pm for the Courageous Women of Fort Mose. Fort Mose Historic State Park partners with the Fort Mose Historical Society to bring you back in time to the harrowing moments when a [...]
Celebrate Juneteenth in St. Augustine Celebrate Juneteenth in St. Augustine .. where Emancipation began -- June 15-18, 2023. Five days of history, culture, food and fun! Thursday, June 15 -- 4:00pm at the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center Excelsior Room Respect: Soul Music and the Civil Rights Movement Gospel and folk music were important in [...]
Celebrate Juneteenth in St. Augustine Celebrate Juneteenth in St. Augustine .. where Emancipation began -- June 15-18, 2023. Five days of history, culture, food and fun! Thursday, June 15 -- 7:00pm | Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center Excelsior Room Marcus Click Performance - the first musical performance of the weekend, Marcus is a talented saxophonist [...]