Popular St Augustine Events To Enjoy Over Weekend Stay

Just a few reoccurring St. Augustine – Cemetery Tours, Weapon Demos and Beach Walk/Exploration

Guided Beach Exploration – Beach Stroll & Discovery

On the third Saturday of the month from 8:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., join the GTM Research Reserve interpretive guide for a beach walk at the Guana south beach location. Learn about the animals that call the beach their home as well as seashells and other interesting facts. This is a “Beaches 101” experience the entire family will enjoy.

Please RSVP online…space is limited!   Provide your email and phone number, in case cancellation is necessary due to inclement weather. The event is free.  For more information, call 904-823-4500.  Park at the GTM Research Reserve South Beach Access Lot. There is a $3 per vehicle parking fee.

After the walk, visit the Exhibit Hall at the GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center or enjoy our many miles of trails. The Center is located at 505 Guana River Road in Ponte Vedra Beach. Admission fee into the Exhibit Hall is $2 for adults, $1 for children ages 10-17, and children under ten are free.

fireworksHistoric Weapons Demonstrations at Castillo

Rangers and volunteers demonstrate the weapons and relate the experiences of the colonial Spanish soldier of 1740s St. Augustine at the Castillo de San Marcos. This event is weekly on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and presented several times during the day on the NorthEast Gun Deck.

Times: 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM

Firing times are subject to change depending on weather conditions and staff availability.

Please visit the Castillo’s website for park admission information.  Regular fees apply

Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour

Tour Tolomato Cemetery, used from the 18th century until 1884.  Many important people to the history of Florida and the United States are buried here as well as some 1,000 St. Augustinians.

Open to the public once a month on the third Saturday from 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m.