The Procession of Las Posades (the Inns) takes place on December 19, 2020. Free Event

Noche de Navidad and Las Posadas

Saturday, December 18, 2021 | 5 to 10 p.m. at The Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios

Join in a 16th-century Spanish procession designed to commemorate Mary and Joseph's search for a safe place to stay in Bethlehem.

Just North of Downtown
27 Ocean Avenue, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 824-2809
  • For "Una Noche de Navidad" (A Night of Christmas), Historic Florida Militia and the National Shrine at the Mission Nombre de Dios join forces to recreate a Spanish tradition that commemorates the search Mary and Joseph undertook for a safe place to stay before the birth of Jesus. In addition to the Procession of "Las Posadas" (the Inns), the mission will offer eucharistic adoration, a live nativity, and cookies and hot cocoa.

    The event is free, but tickets are required for those who want to participate in the procession. Guests can participate in the live nativity, eucharistic adoration and refreshments without reservations. To register for the procession, email

    Admission: Free. Registration is required to participate in the procession.

    When: 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, and Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021

    Where: The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche is located at the Mission Nombre de Dios, 101 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084

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