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St. Augustine History Festival 2023

St. Augustine History Festival will take place May 10-14, 2023 at several historic locations/venues in downtown St. Augustine.  Created and conceived by UFHSA (University of Florida Historic St. Augustine, Inc.) and the Lastinger Family Foundation for the purpose of generating excitement about the history of America’s oldest city.

2023’s Festival promises to be even better than last years’ inaugural event.  So, if you’re a history buff or just curious… be sure to check out the events.

St. Augustine has a long and storied past…from our founding in 1565 and on. The goal of the Festival is to showcase every era through Special Events and Historic Venues.

Special Events:

May 10, 2023 | 5:00pm-6:00pm — Discussion of Recent Archaeological Digs — National Shrine of Our Lady of la Leche Mission Nomber de Dios

May 11, 2023 | 6:00pm-7:00pm — Discussion of Rare Timucan Discovery — Ringhaver Student Center – Flagler College

May 12, 2023 | 12:00pm-1:30pm — Mysteries linking American Revolution, St. Augustine and Pena-Peck House

May 12, 2023 | 2:00pm-4:00pm — Study of Race and Currency — Lincolnville Museum& Cultural Center

May 12, 2023 | 3:00pm-5:00pm — Tolomato Cemetery Scavenger Hunt

May 12, 2023 | 4:00pm-5:00pm — Discussion of Native American Medical Mysteries — St. Augustine Historical Society

May 13, 2023 | 9:00am-1:00pm — Window Workshop & Historic Waterworks Open House

May 13, 2023 | 2:00pm-4:00pm — Discussion of Fort Mose’s ‘Sister City’ in Cuba — Fort Mose Historic State Park

May 13, 2023 | 7:00pm-9:00pm — Drake’s Raid Re-enactment — City Gates – St. George St – Governor’s House

Several additional events will be held at Historical Venues in St. Augustine.   For the complete details of each event and Historical Venue information, please click the event website link.

Please Note:  Times are for special events.


May 10, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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