Founder’s Day

St. Augustine
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Sep 9, 2017
Short Event Display
Sep 9, 2017
27 Ocean Ave.
St. Augustine, FL 32084

This day honors the 452nd anniversary of the Pedro Menéndez landing in St. Augustine. The event will take place at the Nombre de Diós Mission grounds, 27 Ocean Ave., and Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, 11 Magnolia Ave. At 10 a.m. at the Mission, a re-enactment of the landing will take place. Then, a Catholic Mass will be held on the Mission grounds. Next, there will be a re-enactment of the First Thanksgiving at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. From 1-5 p.m., there will be living history demonstrations at the park. General admission into the Fountain of Youth is $15.