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Founder’s Day

This year, St. Augustine is celebrating its 452nd birthday, with its annual Founder’s Day Commemoration on Saturday, September 9, 2017. This will be the 452nd anniversary of the founding of the city by Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés.

The event includes the recreation of Menéndez’s landing on September 8, 1565, as well as the Mass of Thanksgiving the Spanish celebrated soon after.

 

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St. Augustine Hurricane Preparedness & Resource Guide

When a hurricane is threatening the First Coast, it’s important to be prepared for the worst. Our St. Augustine Hurricane Preparedness Guide is designed to provide resources for residents to ensure their safety before, during and after a major storm.  Before the Storm Visit the Ready.gov/hurricanes website to prepare your home and a safety kit Check […]

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Experience the Solar Eclipse at Fort Matanzas

On August 21, 2017, the United States will see a rare occurrence – a total solar eclipse. While we are just outside the “path of totality,” St. Augustine residents and visitors will be able to see about 90% of sun being covered by the moon’s shadow. Rangers and volunteers at Fort Matanzas National Monument have several activities planned to commemorate this exciting astronomical event.

In preparation for the eclipse, join us Friday, August 18th through Monday, August 21st to participate in activities for the whole family, earn special eclipse Jr. Ranger stickers, and view special videos about the history and science of solar eclipses. Pick up free glasses specifically designed for viewing the sun for your use on Monday.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, join us at the Visitor Center at 1 p.m. for a ranger presentation about the history and cultural perspectives of solar eclipses. The partial eclipse will begin at 1:17 p.m. and the maximum eclipse of 90% will be visible at 2:49 p.m. The event will conclude by 4:15 p.m.

If using a GPS to locate us, our address is 8635 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080. The park is located 14 miles south of St. Augustine on Anastasia Island and four miles south of SR 206 on Highway A1A. For additional information, call 904-471-0116 or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FortMatanzasNPS.

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Public Breastfeeding in St. Augustine

Every August the world shifts its focus to breastfeeding. I am one of dozens of photographers for the Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project, a global activist campaign that aims to normalize public feedings through documentary styled images. I am very thankful to have found such a supportive breastfeeding community here locally – and wish all mothers […]

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4th of July Fun In and Around St. Augustine

Happy Birthday, America! Spend July 3rd and 4th watching fireworks with the family around St. Augustine, Jacksonville and Palm Coast with our list of events. Many events include fun for the whole family with kid-friendly events, live music, and food.  July 3rd Independence Day Savory Faire Food and Wine Tasting Tour:: {For Adults only} enjoy the […]

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2017 St. Augustine Burgers and Beer Week

What’s better than a tasty burger and an ice cold beer? Not much.

During St. Augustine Burgers & Beer Week, you can try all kinds of beer and burger combinations prepared by restaurants throughout St. Augustine, FL. Each participating restaurant will create an $8 specialty burger that is not on their regular menu. Chefs will be competing to make the most unique burger in town.

Voting is now open for your favorite specialty burger at http://www.staugustineburgersandbeer.com/

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