St Augustine Events This Week Feature Annual Festival and Uptown Saturday Night
One thing you can always count on when it comes to St. Augustine is the many events that take place year-round. Springtime is often one of the busiest times as visitors gather to enjoy the warm weather and our beautiful sandy beaches alongside a view of breathtaking history!
Once you grow accustomed to visiting during a specific time of year, you will soon make some of the many St Augustine Events traditional.
As always the Agustin Inn is proud to feature all upcoming events for the weekend on our blog for your convenience. This can come in handy when you are planning the weekend around your sightseeing and beach-going!
Stay tuned each week for the schedule!
Friday – Sunday, February 23-25
One of the area’s largest festivals features rides, games, bingo, a silent auction, food, beverages, fireworks and local bands playing each day. The festival takes place at the Mission Nombre de Dios beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday and Sunday. Fireworks go off Saturday at 9 p.m., weather permitting. See the website for the entertainment schedule. General admission is $5. 101 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 904-824-2806 www.thecathedralfestival.com
Saturday, February 24
Mardi Gras 5K on the Beach
The race begins at 9 a.m. at Anastasia State Park. The route takes runners through Anastasia State Park and on the beach. The cost ranges from $40-$25. 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine 904-471-9622 www.racesmith.com/races/mardisgras5k.html
Hall of Fame Speaker Series: African American History Month
The World Golf Hall of Fame is honoring African American History Month with a Speaker Series that begins at 11 a.m. The speakers include Lee Elder, first African-American to play in the Masters Tournament in 1975, Pete McDaniel, freelance golf writer, and Wendell Haskins, former senior director of diversity with the PGA of America. The event is included with admission into the museum. General admission is $20.95. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
The Blackwater Sol Revue at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre will be host to a full day of swampy soul, rock and blues music when The Blackwater Sol Revue featuring JJ Grey & Mofro, Los Lobos, North Mississippi Allstars, Marcus King Band and more returns to St. Augustine. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., and the show begins at 3:30 p.m. Tickets range from $50-$30. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com
Uptown Saturday Night
Uptown Saturday Night is the perfect event for fashionistas, art lovers and antique shoppers from 5-8 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month. Uptown Saturday Night takes place year-round and combines a festive party atmosphere with hospitality and special deals in the unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue, concentrated between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. Many participating shops also serve refreshments. The Mission Nombre de Dios provides free parking most months. 904-829-6831 www.facebook.com/uptownstaugustine
Changing of the Guard
At 6 p.m., see history come to life when 18th century Spanish soldiers march down St. George Street from the Colonial Quarter to the Governor’s House Cultural Center & Museum where they perform authentic military drills before firing an exciting volley of musketry. The event features the St. Augustine Garrison. 48 King St., St. Augustine 904-834-1540 www.hfm.club/garrison/cog
Sunday, February 25
Last Sunday – Music in the Box
On the last Sunday of the month, enjoy live music by some of the area’s best up-and-coming bands and musicians from 6-8 p.m. on stage at the Limelight Theatre. This month’s performance is by Chelsea Saddler and Shea Birney. Admission is $5. Refreshments are available for purchase. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org
Get Close to All of St Augustine’s Events at the Agustin Inn
Nearly all the events we feature here on the Agustin site are within walking distance or short driving distance from our inn. We always boast on our convenient location right in the heart of St Augustine’s historic district and all the events you’ve come to enjoy!
Be sure to check out our wide variety of guestrooms all designed with historic charm yet contemporary style! Let us become your destination to relax, unwind and simply get-away!
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