Discover “Culture Around Every Corner” on Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. – Florida’s Historic Coast provides an endless variety of activities and entertainment. Choose from living history, performing arts, festivals, cultural activities, music and theater, and literary and visual arts to experience as much culture as the area has to offer.
Explore St. Johns County using our free itineraries and guides. There is so much to do and learn here, the St. Johns Cultural Council has made created a few themed itineraries that will help visitors get the most out of their stay. Visit HistoricCoastCulture.com, click on Plan Your Trip and select a theme for exciting and informative itinerary ideas.
With more than 457 years of history to explore, dive into the past at historic sites and museums, or immerse yourself in reenacted history at two National Monuments, the Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas.
Events and festivals make for the perfect excuse to travel to Florida’s Historic Coast. Plan your itinerary around one of the many occasions hosted in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra, including the Celtic Music and Heritage Festival, A Taste of St. Augustine, the St. Augustine Greek Festival, St. Augustine Founder’s Day, St. Augustine Spanish Food & Wine Festival, and THE PLAYERS® Championship at TPC Sawgrass.
Visual Arts and Museums
Contemporary art meets historic designs in Florida’s Historic Coast. Visit museums and galleries to enjoy centuries of visual culture. Join fellow art enthusiasts during the First Friday Art Walk in St. Augustine and visit more than 27 galleries. The Lightner Museum features rotating exhibits in addition to their own extraordinary collection. Occupying the former Hotel Alcazar, a Gilded Age resort hotel commissioned by railroad magnate Henry Flagler, the Lightner Museum offers an immersive experience of art, architecture, history, and design.
You’ll need much more than a weekend to experience just a taste of Culture Around Every Corner. Explore arts, culture and heritage events and create your cultural journey today at www.historiccoastculture.com.
Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast includes historic St. Augustine, the outstanding golf and seaside elegance of Ponte Vedra, and 42 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches. For information call 1.800.653.2489 or go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com. Check us out on Twitter @FlHistoricCoast on Instagram @FloridasHistoricCoast and @ViajaSanAgustin on Facebook.com/OfficialStAugustine and Facebook.com/ViajaSanAgustin. #StAugustine #PonteVedra #FloridasHistoricCoast #ViajaSanAgustin