Historical Events

History is the backbone of St. Augustine and is ever present in many of the local events. Living history takes visitors back in time to imagine what life was like in the colonial days of St. Augustine. Historic re-enactments take place often to re-create the significant events in St. Augustine’s past. Annual re-enactments like the Founder’s Day event in St. Augustine or the Spanish Colonial Grand Muster both commemorate notable events during the Spanish colonial period. It is the history in St. Augustine that ties each visitor and resident together and is common in all of us since St. Augustine’s successful port helped shape the country.

E.g., January 27, 2020

Friday, January 31, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Fort Mose Militia Muster & Training

First Saturday of the month except July & December | 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

Experience authentic 18th-century weapons demonstrations with the Fort Mose Militia.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Flight to Freedom 2020

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, February 6, 7, & 8, 2020 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

This annual event showcases St. Augustine's Fort Mose and its significance in African-American history.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Flight to Freedom 2020

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, February 6, 7, & 8, 2020 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

This annual event showcases St. Augustine's Fort Mose and its significance in African-American history.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Menéndez Birthday Celebration Historical Saunters

Fridays, February 7 and 14, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
(732) 309-2332
Free Event
Two historical saunters will take place during the Festival de San Agustin to celebrate the birthday of the city's founder.

Historical reenactors will "saunter" the streets of downtown St. Augustine in celebration of city founder Don Pedro Menéndez's birthday during the week-long Festival de San Agustīn.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Flight to Freedom 2020

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, February 6, 7, & 8, 2020 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(904) 823-2232
Free Event

This annual event showcases St. Augustine's Fort Mose and its significance in African-American history.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Noche de Festival: Pedro Menéndez 501st Birthday

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 6:30 to 11:00 p.m.
(732) 309-2332

Celebrate the 501st birthday of St. Augustine founder Pedro Menéndez with traditional Spanish food, wine, music, and Flamenco dancing.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

"Secrets of Spanish Florida" Documentary Screening

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 7 p.m.
Free Event

This special showing of the PBS documentary, "Secrets of Spanish Florida," is free and open to the public.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Menéndez Birthday Celebration Historical Saunters

Fridays, February 7 and 14, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
(732) 309-2332
Free Event
Two historical saunters will take place during the Festival de San Agustin to celebrate the birthday of the city's founder.

Historical reenactors will "saunter" the streets of downtown St. Augustine in celebration of city founder Don Pedro Menéndez's birthday during the week-long Festival de San Agustīn.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

School of the 16th Century

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(904) 829-3168
Free Event

This annual event features interactive and historic demonstrations of all facets of colonial life in the 16th century in St. Augustine.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Tolomato Cemetery Tour

The third Saturday of each month: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(904) 257-3273
Free Event

The Tolomato Cemetery is open to the public only on the third Saturday of each month.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Friday, February 21, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Saturday, February 22, 2020

A Historical Look Into the Old Spanish Quarries

Select Saturdays in January, February, and March 2020 | 10 – 11 a.m.
(904) 461-2033

Participants can learn all about the coquina that was quarried here and how it influenced the architecture and history of St. Augustine.

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Friday, February 28, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Weekend Cannon Firing

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Be a part of history at the Castillo de San Marcos every weekend!