Celebrate Latin American tradition by attending one of St. Augustine’s newest cultural events! The annual Unidos en la Música festival in St. Augustine transforms Francis Field into a melting pot of rich heritage, unique customs, and unmatched cuisine. The festival is a bilingual experience that looks to share the beauty of Latin America with a worldwide audience. The Unidos en la Música festival is going to be one of the best events of the year, so don’t miss your opportunity to attend! For more can’t-miss events in this stunning city, request access to our Vacation Guide and start planning an unforgettable getaway to the nation’s oldest city.
Get Ready to Celebrate Latin American Culture at the Unidos en la Música Festival in St. Augustine!
Enjoy Live Entertainment
This remarkable celebration will feature a variety of Latin American music genres, including salsa, bachata, and vallenato. Take some time to stop by the main stage throughout the day and enjoy remarkable live performances. Performers will begin taking the stage at 10 a.m., and the party will continue into the afternoon and the evening, with the final act ending at 10 p.m. Unidos en la Música will showcase many musical performers, including Baba Caiman, Papayera Arenosa, plus the salsa legend Charlie Aponte and many more!
Take a Dance Workshop
Don’t hesitate to feel the rhythm of popular Latin American dances in your veins! Unidos en la Música will once again offer various dance workshops where you can learn to dance alongside other festival-goers. The best part? No experience is necessary! This year’s instructors are championship dancers Emily and Raul from the Salsa Kings and Romi and Alex from Alex Pro Dance. Don’t be shy, choose a salsa or bachata lesson, and dance the day away!
See Cultural Exhibitions
Another exciting way to immerse yourself in Latin America’s rich and long-standing history is to observe the festival’s featured cultural performances. Several local dance groups will take the main stage throughout the day, and each will enact dances native to countries such as Mexico, Peru, and Panama, among others. While you are watching these spectacular performances, take notice of the elaborate ensembles worn. Each one is unique and represents essential characteristics of each heritage.
Choose Your Favorite Mural
Take some time to cool off and watch art come to life at the mural competition. The special exhibition will include several artists, each of whom will create their masterpieces throughout the day. Once the murals are complete, you can vote for your favorite piece, and if you’re lucky, you may even take one home!
Don’t Miss Out on More Festival Fun
Believe it or not, that’s not all that Unidos en la Música has to offer! This year’s event will take place on May 2, 2020, on Francis Field. The festival is general admission, and it will feature fun activities for everyone!
More things to do at the event:
- Get the VIP experience
- Eat delicious foods from all over Latin America
- Play authentic Latin American games
- Pick up a souvenir from the vendor booths
Stay at the Agustin Inn Bed & Breakfast
After dancing the night away to the best Latin American tunes, kick off your shoes and relax at Agustin Inn. Our elegant inn is conveniently located less than half a mile from Francis Field, in the heart of historic downtown, so you won’t even have to drive! Stay in one of our beautiful guest rooms and wake up to a delicious two-course breakfast. For more fun, add a vacation package to your stay and take in the magic of St. Augustine.
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