The inaugural St. Augustine History Festival takes place May 11-15, 2022. 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.
St. Augustine has a long and storied past…from our founding in 1565 and on. The goal of the Festival is to showcase every era through Special Events and Historic Venues.
May 11, 2022 | 6:30pm-8:00pm — Button Discovery: A Trophy of War! — St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
May 12, 2022 | 4:00pm | Dr. Christine Miller, UF School of Medicine: Colonial Medical Practices
May 13, 2022 | 10:00am-5:00pm — Art Gallery Opening with the Vickers Collection — Governor’s House
May 13, 2022 | 10:00am-2:00pm — Interpretive Panel Unveiling — Fort Mose State Park & Museum
May 13, 2022 | 5:00pm-7:00pm — “Life and Death in Colonial St. Augustine” talk by Dr. J. Michael Francis — Flagler College
May 14, 2022 | 10:30am | Dr. Amy Larner Giroux: St. Augustine National Cemetery Tour and Discussion
May 14, 2022 | 11:00am-12:30pm / 1:00pm-2:30pm — Preservation, Resilience and Archaeology — Historic Waterworks Building
May 14, 2022 | 2:30pm | Premier Viewing of the Documentary Crossing in St. Augustine
May 14, 2022 | 7:00pm-9:00pm — Drake’s Raid Re-enactment — City Gates – St. George St – Governor’s House
Several additional events will be held at Historical Venues in St. Augustine. For the complete details of each event and Historical Venue information, please click the event website link.