Concerts in the Plaza return for their 20th season this Memorial Day. Celebrating two decades of entertainment, the concerts have been described as “the best way to spend a Thursday night in St. Augustine”. The season begins with an afternoon performance under the majestic oaks of the Plaza de la Constitucion from 1 to 5pm on Memorial Day. The St. Augustine Jazz Society will feature ET “Swings the Thing” and Roland Fleming Connection R&B. The concerts continue all summer long on Thursdays at 7pm. For more information click here.
This exciting two-day event will feature new and used boats for dale, vintage boats and all things nautical. Plus, equipment demonstrations, food and beverages and much more! The festival will be held at St. Augustine’s Francis Field located directly west of the Historic Downtown Parking Facility on Castillo Drive. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is FREE each day. For more information, go to www.staugnauticalfestival.com .
Find out what it was like to serve in the Confederate Cow Calvary – the special cavalry responsible for bringing Florida cattle north to feed the Confederate Army during the War Between the States. This living history demonstration takes place for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Florida Agricultural Museum and the corner of U.S. 1 and Old Kings Road in Palm Coast. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children. For more information, call 386.446.7630.
A favorite end-of-the-month event, Uptown Saturday Night takes place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Uptown San Marco Shopping District, St. Augustine. Galleries, antique stores and unique shops between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission of Nombre de Dios remain open during this special time. Meet the artists, book signings, live music, refreshments and other events contribute to the party-like atmosphere. The Mission of Nombre de Dios provides FREE PARKING for Uptown Saturday Night. The event is sponsored by the San Marco Avenue Merchants Association. Please call 904.823.9263 for more information.
Don’t miss the final Sunday Market to take place at the Vilano Beach Pier. Market hours are 1-4 p.m. Plans are underway to create a Sunset Market on Friday evenings. For more information, call 904.501.5545