The Oldest Store Museum Experience will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020 for maintenance. The museum will resume regular business hours on Tuesday.
Potter’s Wax Museum will open one hour late on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, due to scheduled maintenance. It will open at 10:00 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Ghosts and Gravestones and Old Town Trolley’s Famous Nights of Lights evening tours will be closed for a private event on January 23rd. Tours will resume again on January 24th. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Enjoy the 4th of July celebration with your loved ones and Old Town Trolley! 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!
St. Augustine’s Fourth of July celebration at the Castillo de San Marcos includes a live music concert and a spectacular fireworks display over the historic bayfront. Lighting up the sky over the waters of Matanzas Bay, with the Castillo de San Marcos and the Bridge of Lions in the foreground, the “Fireworks Over the Matanzas” display is truly unforgettable. Visitors are welcome to line the streets and sit anywhere along the Bridge of Lions and South Castillo Drive to view the fireworks from downtown. The 20-minute fireworks show is choreographed to sync with a soundtrack of patriotic music over an extensive sound system that carries over the entire bayfront area. The show is produced by Fireworks by Santore, who also produce fireworks shows for such major entertainment venues as Sea World Orlando and Walt Disney World. Fireworks Over the Matanzas is one of the best places in Florida to catch fireworks on Independence Day. Concert from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m, fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Road closures from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Some of the best vantage points are on the Bridge of Lions.
Fireworks from the Top!
St. Augustine Lighthouse, 81 Lighthouse Ave.9048290745
Enjoy the St. Augustine fireworks from the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse. The event begins at 9 p.m. Arrive by 8:45 p.m. Tickets available online and are $40 for adults and $35 for youth ages 12 and under.
Fireworks Over the Matanzas
Enjoy the Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks in St. Augustine starting at 6 p.m. with music by The All Star Orchestra in the Plaza de la Constitución. At 9:30 p.m., one of the largest fireworks displays on the East Coast bursts above the ancient Castillo de San Marcos and reflects in the waters of the Matanzas Bay. Admission is free with the best vantage points along the bayfront between the Castillo and the Bridge of Lions. Parking is available in the parking garage.
Bridge of Lions 5K
The Bridge of Lions 5K 2019 will take place along the scenic bayfront in historic downtown St. Augustine. The course will take runners past the Castillo de San Marcos, over the historic Bridge of Lions, and through Davis Shores located on Anastasia Island.
Registration: Up to July 1, 2019, registration fees will be $25. From July 2 to July 12, fees will be $30. The registration fee on the day of the race will be $35 (cash/check only please.) The Course: The race will begin at the Castillo de San Marcos located at 1 South Castillo Dr. and end at Oglethorpe Park, on Anastasia Island. There will be water stations at the start, at 1 mile, 2 mile, and the finish. Digital time clocks will be viewable at the 1 mile, 2 mile, and the finish line. The Bridge of Lions 5K course is 5K USATF Certified.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Summer Craft & Vendor Event
World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort, 500 S. Legacy Trail
There will be more than 150 vendors. Admission is free.
Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour
St. Augustine Amphitheater, 1340 A1A South 9042090367
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Performance is at 7 p.m. Admission ranges from $44-$74.
The kilted creature will perform with his band at the Corazon starting at 6 p.m. Following the band’s free performance, The Corazon will present a special screening of the cult film, The Creature from the Black Lagoon.
Visit the Hall of Fame during the Open Championship weekend (British Open) and enjoy learning about Hall of Fame Members who are Open Champions. The broadcast will be shown throughout the museum during the week. The museum is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday noon-6 p.m. General admission is $20.95.
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
First Coast Arts and Crafts Show
Mark Lance National Guard Armory, 190 San Marco Ave.9046695950
Enjoy the First Coast Arts and Crafts Show with many unique items available for purchase. Admission is free.
Visit the Hall of Fame during the women’s newest Major Championship and enjoy learning about past champions. The broadcast will be shown throughout the museum during the week. The museum is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday noon-6 p.m. General admission is $20.95.