Jul 11, 2015

Barenaked Ladies: Last Summer on Earth Tour

If I had a $1 million, or in this case, just $35, I'd definitely go see this Grammy-nominated, Juno-award-winning band, joined by Violent Femmes and Colin Hay of Men At Work. Expect to hear old favorites, along with hits from their latest album, Grinning Streak, which debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard Top 200. 

Mar 25, 2015

An Evening With Sarah McLachlan

Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan is coming to the St. Augusting Amphitheatre this spring for her “Shine On Tour.” 

Sep 09-12, 2015

Spanish Wine Festival

This four-day event is for everyone from casual wine drinkers wanting to learn more to experienced wine connoisseurs. The event includes a wine luncheon, Cava reception and dinner (the king and queen of Spain are invited), and a grand tasting. The festival is designed to celebrate Spain's rich heritage of wine making and to help make St. Augustine the Spanish Wine Capital of America. 

 

Mar 19, 2015

Buckwheat Zydeco

World-renowned musician from Louisiana brings his acclaimed zydeco music to St. Augustine's historic Colonial Quarter. $28; 33 St. George St.

Sep 08, 2015

450th Countdown Clock Ceremony, Menéndez Landing Re-Enactment, Procession & Commemorative Mass

450 years to the day of St. Augustine’s founding is an authentic, historical re-enactment of Pedro Menéndez’s landing at the Mission Nombre de Dios. A procession takes spectators to The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine for a Commemorative Mass.

 

Sep 07, 2015

450th Birthday Cake Cutting & Proclamation Reading

The public is invited to a cake cutting ceremony for St. Augustine's 450th birthday featuring local music and a proclamation reading in the Plaza de la Constitución.

 

Feb 16 - Jul 31, 2015

El Galeón Tall Ship Visit

Visitors have a special opportunity to come aboard El Galeón, the authentic replica of a ship that traveled around Florida 500 years ago. The impressive vessel is 170 feet long, weighs 495 tons and requires a crew of 28 to maneuver the massive sails. The tall ship is docked at the St. Augustine Marina (111 Avenida Menendez) and is open daily for tours. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children under 5. 

Feb 28, 2015

Noche de Gala Processional

It's the birthday of city founder Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, and everyone's invited. The Noche de Gala, designed after processions in Spain, will start at the Visitor Information Center (10 W. Castillo Drive) and will proceed down St. George Street to the Plaza de la Constitución. Parade participants will be wearing giant paper mache heads, called los cabuzedos, to playfully depict certain characters and politicians around town. Other participants will be dressed as 16th-century soldiers, musicians and performers. 

 

Apr 04 - Oct 04, 2015

Tapestry: The Cultural Threads of First America

Tapestry: The Cultural Threads of First America is a special exhibit on display at the Visitor Information Center (10 W. Castillo Drive) to showcase the diversity of cultures in St. Augustine, including Hispanics, Africans and Native Americans. Visitors are invited to learn about this America's first melting pot through art, authentic objects, original documents and interactive elements. Docent-led tours are provided between 11 am and 2 pm. Admission is free.

 

Sep 04-06, 2015

450th Event: Music & Street Festival

The festival includes national, regional and local music and historical and cultural performances on multiple downtown stages. Sunday's lineup features performances by the St. Augustine Orchestra, St. Augustine Community Chorus, First Coast Opera & Limelight Theatre. At 7 pm, the Ensemble Español will perform all styles of Spanish dance including Flamenco, Classical Spanish Dance “Estilizatión, Folklore, 18th Century Dances, Ballet (Classical Dance) and Castanets. The weekend ends with a spectacular fireworks show over the Matanzas River.

 

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