Explore and learn new things about the nation’s oldest city! St. Johns County residents can take advantage of some of our tours and attractions for FREE when accompanied by a full fare adult paid guest with Hometown Pass!
Ancient City Brewing Awesome 80’s 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run
3420 Agricultural Dr.
Run like it’s 1985 at this run at Ancient City Brewing. There will be a cold brew waiting at the end along with food trucks and more. The race starts at 5 p.m.
Old Town Art Show
25 Castillo Dr.
Artists and fine craftsmen from Northeast Florida and around the country will once again converge at the Old Town Art Show at Francis Field in St. Augustine. The show will showcase nearly 100 juried artisans and master craftsmen who will be exhibiting their carefully created jewelry, pottery, paintings, fiber art, glass art, sculpture, photography, wood and much, much more. Admission is free. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Experience this annual event where watercraft decorated with flags and buntings receive a special blessing from the Bishop of the Diocese of St. Augustine. The ceremony begins at noon with a procession from the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine to the St. Augustine Municipal Marina.
7th Annual Betty Griffin Center 5K Run for Peace
St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd.
Join Betty Griffin Center for a family-friendly 5K and help support the Betty Griffin Center which saves the lives of domestic and sexual abuse survivors in St. Johns County.
St. Augustine 61st Annual Easter Parade
This 2nd oldest Easter Parade in the US, also known as Parada de los Caballos y Coches, Parade of Horses and Carriages, features marching bands, floats, drill teams, the Easter Bunny, clowns, the Royal Family, Imperial Storm Troopers, and the city’s carriage horses wearing their Easter hats.
Greet the Easter sunrise at Crescent Beach. The program, presented by Crescent Beach Baptist Church, begins with the sunrise at 7 a.m. on the beach with special music and an inspiring message.
Cathedral Place and St. George St.
Join the St. Augustine Easter Festival Committee and St. Augustine Royal Family at 12:30 p.m. in the Plaza de la Constitución for this free event where awards will be presented in fun categories, including best-dressed couple, best hat, etc.
Celebrate National Park Week by visiting the Castillo de San Marcos, 1 S. Castillo Dr., and Fort Matanzas, 8635 A1A South, to make great connections, explore amazing places, discover open spaces and enjoy affordable vacations. Admission is free.
Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest
Celebration Hall at St. Anastasia, 5205 A1A S.9048850043
Experience more than 130 events over five days in America’s Most Photogenic City®. Florida’s Historic Coast is spreading its wings to present another year of birding and outdoor photography where participants benefit from insights and instruction from a collection of upper-echelon international nature and wildlife photographers at multiple venues.
Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George St.
This exciting reenactment commemorates the attack of the land and naval forces of Sir Francis Drake against Spanish San Agustin in 1586. The encampment is from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Colonial Quarter. A battle between Spanish town’s brave defenders and the English privateers will be reenacted beginning at 7 p.m. The battle will take place along St. George Street and end at the Governor’s House at the Plaza de la Constitucion.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Earth Day Celebration at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast3864466783
This celebration features environmental exhibitors and vendors, a children’s section, live music, food, plant sales and much more. Entrance into the park ranges from $2-$5.
Enjoy this all-day festival with activities for kids of all ages including an obstacle course challenge, entertainment and more from General admission is $5.
Roscolusa Songwriters Festival
Nocatee Center, 46 Adventure Trail, Ponte Vedra Beach
At this festival, songwriters from Nashville perform and share the stories behind their songs. Enjoy an evening of popular music. Plus, there will be local food trucks and vendors. The event will also have a Kids Corner. The show is from 5-10 p.m., and gates open at 4 p.m. at Nocatee. General admission is $10. VIP tickets are available for $100. A portion of the proceeds benefit The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund.
Tour de Forts Classic Experience
This event is designed for all-road cyclists to pedal along coastal roads past the Castillo de San Marcos to Fort Matanzas. Begins at 7:30 a.m. at St. Augustine High School. Five distances are available: 25, 40, 58, 77 and 100 miles. Registration ranges from $60-$70.
3205 Varella Ave., St. Augustine.
This race starts and ends at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre with the course going through Anastasia State Park and surrounding neighborhoods. The race begins at 11 a.m. and registration for the race is $30 day of race and $25 in advance.
This signature food festival at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre serves up tastes from St. Augustine’s famous restaurants. From 11 a.m.-5 p.m., the area’s best restaurants will offer samples of their signature dishes. Restaurants will compete for the prestigious TOStA (Taste of St. Augustine) awards. There will be a children’s area. Admission is $5 and taste tickets are $1 each.
Experience one of America’s premier motorcycle events at World Golf Village from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. where hundreds of classic American motorcycles will be available to view. Tickets are two for $25 through the website or $15 at the gate.
World Golf Hall of Fame, 2 World Golf Place9049408000
Brian Doyle Murray, author of the classic golf comedy, Caddyshack, along with five of his brothers present this annual golf tournament. Played at the King & Bear/Slammer & Squire courses at the World Golf Hall of Fame.