Historic Commemoration of Founding Day in St. Augustine

Historic Commemoration

Historic Commemoration of Founding Day in St. Augustine

St. Augustine is the oldest continuously occupied city in America which makes us quite old, 451 years old to be exact.  So on Saturday 10, 2016 at 10:00a.m. come see the re-enactment of the landing of Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles our founding father at the Mission Nombre de Dios (where the actual site was).  Admission to The historic Commemoration of Founding Day in St. Augustineg and all Florida Living History events, including this annual event, is free of charge.  This re-enactment is provided to the public by Florida Living History’s volunteers as a service to our country.

This heritage Event will feature:

  • the historical re-enactment of Capitán-General Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés’ landing in 1565 by Florida Living History, Inc.;
  • a Mass of Thanksgiving, celebrated by the Most Reverend Felipe J. Estévez, Bishop of St. Augustine;
  • a proclamation by the Honorable Nancy Shafer, Mayor and Commissioner of the City of St. Augustine.
  • Ample, free parking is available on-site. Seating is limited, so please consider bringing a folding chair.

When remembering our special founding day remember to stay at our special place Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of historic downtown St. Augustine.  All of our rates and availability’s are live HERE. Book now!