Read About St. Augustine, Florida. 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.

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St. Augustine Film Festival 2020

2020-01-14T09:27:59-05:00January 10th, 2020|City Blog, Community, History & Heritage, St. Augustine Festivals, The Community, Things to Do, What to Do|

The St. Augustine 2020 Film Festival is a four-day festival in which foreign films, independent films, and documentaries are played daily at three of the city's beautiful theaters. However, unlike an opening weekend at a big box office, you won't see any films created by Spielberg or Hitchcock headlining the festival. This festival is [...]

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St. Augustine Nights of Lights Hotels

2019-12-16T14:32:29-05:00December 16th, 2019|About OldCity, City Blog, Family Friendly, Holiday Events, Special Events, The Community, Things to Do, Where to Stay|

Imagine going to sleep in a St. Augustine Nights of Lights hotel where you can watch millions of lights twinkle from the comfort of your bed. Each morning, you’re greeted with holiday decorations strung throughout the city and people on Nights of Lights tours singing Christmas carols. After a delicious meal in the Historic [...]

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Nights of Lights Tours

2020-01-08T13:01:01-05:00November 14th, 2019|Attractions & Sightseeing, City Blog, Community, Family Friendly, Holiday Events, Night Life, Special Events, Things to Do, What to Do|

Nights of Lights tours in St. Augustine are one of the most popular winter activities during the holidays among families, friend groups as well as couples. In fact, exploring the winter wonderland on a tour is a wonderful way to relax and unwind after a busy day of visiting attractions and historical sites. Grab [...]

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Songwriters Festival

2020-01-08T13:01:04-05:00October 18th, 2019|Culture & Music, Family Friendly, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, Things to Do|

The information on this page is from the Songwriters Festival in 2019. 2020 dates TBA: Although the information may not change significantly for the 2020 festival, please check back closer to October for the latest details. Date: October 25-27, 2019 Time: Times vary Location: Locations vary Website: Songwriters Festival About the Songwriters Festival Just [...]

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Vilano Fest in Vilano Beach, Florida

2019-10-18T15:05:15-04:00October 18th, 2019|City Blog, Community, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, The Community, Things to Do|

Date: November 2-3, 2019 Website: Vilano Fest About the Vilano Fest Vilano Beach is a quaint beach town located right outside of St. Augustine. Although it's just a mile or two away from the Nation's Oldest City, it's characteristics vastly differ from those of St. Augustine. In fact, the Vilano Fest (as well as [...]

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Greek Festival

2019-12-11T13:02:49-05:00October 7th, 2019|Community, Family Friendly, Food, History & Heritage, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, Things to Do|

About the St. Augustine Greek Festival Typically takes place in October, 2020 dates TBA. Date: October 11-13, 2019 Time: Various Times Location: Francis Field Website: St. Augustine Greek Festival During the Greek Festival, you can count on totally immersing yourself in Greek culture which includes performances by a famous, international international Greek band, dance [...]

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Food & Wine Festival

2019-10-18T15:12:18-04:00July 30th, 2019|Food, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, Things to Do, Where to Eat|

About the Food & Wine FestivalTypically takes place in October, 2020 dates TBA.Date: October 6, 2019Time: VIP event begins at 12 pm;Time: Festival is from 1 pm to 4 pmLocation: River HouseWebsite: Food & Wine FestivalThe Food & Wine Festival is a highly anticipated event organized by the St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association (SAiRA). SAiRA [...]

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Museums in St. Augustine

2019-07-24T10:48:01-04:00July 24th, 2019|About OldCity, Art, City Blog, Family Friendly, History & Heritage, Kid Friendly, Things to Do|

Exploring museums in St. Augustine will keep you busy for days. Museums in St. Augustine provide a variety of history and culture, heritage, music and art, and even oddities. While museums like the Pirate & Treasure Museum dabble in the city’s era of pirates, other’s like the World Golf Hall of Fame Museum focus [...]