An Epic Event Commemorating America’s Beginning
Fall 2015 will give The Nation’s Oldest City, it’s fortunate residents and loyal visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate a Huge Birthday. With events for every taste and interest, do not miss the chance to Find Yourself in Our Past. Whether you attend a sanctioned event or simply participate with local businesses and impromptu celebrations, you’ll have to wait 50 years for another chance like this.
Friday, September 4 & Saturday, September 5, 2015 Music Festival & Downtown Stages Performances* This two-day event features a music festival with performances by internationally known artists at the Events Field. The event also includes free music performances at stages throughout downtown St. Augustine.
Sunday, September 6, 2015 EMMA Concert Association presents a Spanish Music and Dance Performance This performance at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre provides an evening of entertainment that showcases St. Augustine’s Spanish heritage.
Monday, September 7, 2015 Gala Real 2015 & Fireworks* This grand gala at Flagler College’s Ponce de Leon Dining Hall is on the eve of St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary. The King and Queen of Spain are invited. The evening concludes with spectacular fireworks over the Matanzas River.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Menéndez Landing Re-Enactment*, Procession*, Commemorative Mass* & Street Festival* 450 years to the day of St. Augustine’s founding is an authentic, historical re-enactment of Pedro Menéndez’s landing at the Mission Nombre de Dios. A procession takes spectators to The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine for a Commemorative Mass. The King and Queen of Spain are invited. The day’s events conclude with a street festival.
Wednesday, September 9 to Saturday, September 12, 2015 St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival This year’s St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival is the best yet! The lineup of events includes: September 9 – Kickoff Luncheon September 10 – Vino Veritas September 11 – Cava Reception & Dinner (The King and Queen of Spain are invited.) September 12 – Grand Tasting & Batalla
*Denotes FREE event
WHEN: September 4-12, 2015
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