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Our Offbeat Easter Parade

Updated March 9th, 2022 by Kzhensler

St. Augustine's Easter Parade shows off the history and tradition of the nation's oldest city, with some delightful surprises thrown into the mix!

The exterior of the ACCORD Civil Rights Museum, which is housed within the Rudcarlie Building in St. Augustine, Florida.

St. Augustine: The Birthplace of African American History

Updated December 2nd, 2021 by cheyenne

Historian David Nolan contributes an article on the importance of St. Augustine’s African American heritage and the many stories it holds.

Instagram-Worthy Architecture in St. Augustine

Updated September 21st, 2021 by Alex

This easy-to-read guide will help you structure your visit around St. Augustine's architectural highlights.

5 Things You Should Know About Founder's Day

Updated August 24th, 2021 by Alex

This holiday celebrates the founding of the city of St. Augustine, but there may be more to the story than you know.

The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse in the country is in St. Augustine.

Planning a St. Augustine Field Trip

Updated August 1st, 2020 by Visit St. Augustine

"Saint Augustine," by Philippe de Champaigne.

How St. Augustine Got Its Name

Updated August 1st, 2020 by bill

The oldest continously-occupied city in the U.S. was named after Christian theologian and philosopher Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo.

inside pirate museum

St. Augustine is a Pirate's Paradise

Updated August 1st, 2020 by Visit St. Augustine

Pirate fans will find plenty of things to do in St. Augustine, from shows, to live entertainment, and even a pirate inn.

Mystery and History at Ripleys

Updated July 21st, 2020 by Visit St. Augustine

Learn about the mysterious and captivating history of the Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum in St. Augustine.

Pirates at the Romanza parade in St. Augustine.

What is Romanza?

Updated March 9th, 2014 by Meaghan

Discover a love of all things cultural in St. Augustine with Romanza.

Commemorating African-American History in St. Augustine

Updated January 22nd, 2014 by Sarah

Visitors can attend the many events that detail the fascinating history leading up to the civil rights era.