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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Vilano Beach Music Fest

2021-04-07T16:56:58-04:00April 7th, 2021|Art, Culture & Music, Beaches, City Blog, Community, Family Friendly, Food, Kid Friendly, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, St. Augustine News, The Community, Things to Do|

 Date: 2022; to be determined Time: Location: Vilano Beach Oceanfront Park Website: Vilano Beach Music Fest About the Vilano Beach Music Fest The Vilano Beach Music Fest typically takes place on Mother’s Day Weekend. However, because of unusual circumstances the festival is postponed from May 9, 2020.. Watch, listen, and dance the evening away [...]

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Songwriters Festival

2021-04-07T17:01:20-04:00April 7th, 2021|Culture & Music, Family Friendly, Special Events, St. Augustine Festivals, Things to Do|

The schedules and songwriters for the St. Augustine Songwriters Festival, Oct. 22-24, 2021, are TBA. The information on this page is from the Songwriters Festival in 2019. We will update this page as soon as details are released. Date: October 22-24, 2021. Time: Times vary Location: Locations vary Website: Songwriters Festival About [...]

Spend a Day in Anastasia State Park

2021-02-22T19:34:51-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Attractions & Sightseeing, Family Friendly, Kid Friendly, Sports & Recreation, Things to Do, What to Do|

Family-Friendly Activities in Anastasia State Park There are so many things to do in this state park, you and your friends or family will want to return time and time again for new adventures. Whether you want to venture out into the water or traverse the nature trails, you’re bound to have a fun-filled outdoor [...]

Unique Date Ideas in St. Augustine

2021-02-04T19:18:39-05:00January 21st, 2021|Things to Do|

Fantastic Ways to Spend a Date in Our Old City Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but that doesn't mean you have to wait until then to go on a romantic date. There are lots of fun, unique ways to spend time with your significant other in St. Augustine! Here are a few of [...]

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The Datil Pepper

2020-07-22T16:56:18-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Food|

July 22, 2020 St. Augustine's Sweet Heat Treat St. Augustine is known for so many things like our beaches, history, and friendly residents.  However, we have a little secret that’s even hotter than our summers- the Datil pepper. Clocking in between 100,000 and 300,000 Scovilles, this capsicum comes from the same species as the Carolina [...]

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Movies Made in St. Augustine

2020-07-14T15:24:12-04:00July 13th, 2020|Community, History & Heritage|

Posted July 13, 2020 Sandy Beaches to Silver Screens in St. Augustine Read about some movies made here. St. Augustine is no stranger to the silver screen.  Over the years, our city has served as the set in some of Hollywood’s blockbusters (and some of their flops too)!  We’ve listed some of the filming locations [...]

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Things to Do in St. Augustine this Weekend

2020-03-16T13:58:02-04:00February 19th, 2020|City Blog, Community, Family Friendly, Holiday Events, Special Events, The Community, Things to Do|

Due to an abundance of caution concerning the coronavirus, many St. Augustine events have been canceled. Click here for more information about canceling and closings in St. Augustine and St. Johns County. Just like every weekend in the Nation’s Oldest City, there are many things to do in St. Augustine this weekend. In fact, each [...]

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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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