Join the city as it commemorates the 453rd anniversary of the landing of the Spanish fleet on its shores. The anniversary of the founding of the city by Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés on September 8, 1565 will take place at the Mission Nombre de Dios and the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. Throughout the day, there will be reenactments of the significant moments of the founding – landing on the mission grounds, ceremonies and Catholic mass, the first Thanksgiving, and more. The event is free.
An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 31, 2020