Free Event

Changing of the Guard

Select Saturday evenings throughout the year | Next is Oct. 20, 2018 at Colonial Quarter

The St. Augustine Garrison of Historic Florida Militia reenacts a Changing of the Guard ceremony from the 1740s on St. George Street.

In the Historic District on St. George Street.
33 St George St, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 342-2857
  • The St. Augustine Garrison presents a reenactment of a 1740-era Changing of the Guard ceremony monthly on select Saturdays throughout the year in St. Augustine's historic district. The Garrison takes the summer off because of the heat, and the next ceremony will be on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

    The event begins at 6:15 p.m. at the Colonial Quarter, where participants will muster and then march down St. George Street to the Governor's House at the Plaza de la Constitución. There, the reenactors will perform authentic military drills before firing a volley of musketry.

    Following the reenactment, members of the St. Augustine Garrison will be available for photos and questions.

    Admission: FREE

    When: The Changing of the Guard will take place monthly (weather permitting) beginning at 6:00 p.m. on select Saturdays throughout 2018. The next ceremony will be on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

    Where: Begins at the Colonial Quarter, which is located at 33 St. George Street in St. Augustine, FL 32084.

    For more information on this event please visit here.

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