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2016 St. Augustine Easter Parade

St. Augustine Easter Week Festival along with Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine and Ayla’s Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue announced that Loretta Switt will be the grand marshal of the upcoming St. Augustine Easter Parade scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on March 27, 2016.

The parade starts just north of the Mission of Nombre de Dios, heads south on San Marco Ave., continues south along the bayfront on Avenida Menendez, and winds through downtown to finish at the Plaza de la Constitución.

The St. Augustine Easter Parade began in 1956 through the organization of the St. Augustine Easter Week Festival, which was created at the time to increase tourism in the area. This family friendly parade, always on Easter Sunday, is known as the Parada delos Caballos y Coches, Parade of Horses and Carriages, and features St. Augustine’s Royal Family, the Easter Bunny, clowns, drill teams, community floats and marching bands,

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