The Gilded Age in St. Augustine

First Friday Art Walk

The Columbia Restaurant

Florida's Birding & Photo Fest

Native American re-enactors at The Fountain of Youth

The annual Battle of Bloody Mose Re-enactment

Trombone Shorty blows it out at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Annual outdoor art festivals

"America's First Parish" The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

Discover 'Culture Around Every Corner' on Florida's Historic Coast

Visitors to Florida’s Historic Coast can explore art, culture and heritage - all centered on the diverse groups of people who have lived here for nearly 450 years.
Visual Arts
From modern galleries to exclusive exhibits to the design of historic cathedrals, the visual arts offer an endless feast for the eyes – and the imagination. The area’s arts scene dates back to the 19th century and the spirit of expressive freedom and arts appreciation continues today.
Performing Arts
Professional theater and concerts by world renowned artists can be experienced in both intimate settings like the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, recognized as one of the top ten amphitheaters in the world!
Literary Arts
Florida has long been a haven for authors, poets and writers, and Florida’s Historic Coast is no exception. Literary events, book festivals, readings, workshops and more honor the history of the written word, and you’re invited to explore them all.
From photography and arts and crafts to seafood and sunsets, there’s a specific festival for whatever you love.
Living History
Do more than see history – live it. Re-enactments, celebrations and interactive activities put you right in the middle of centuries of history. Dedicated historians and re-enactors give you a glimpse of life from every era of the coast’s colorful past. 
Many Cultures
Timucuan. Spanish. French. British. African. Minorcan. Florida’s Historic Coast has been home to an especially diverse array of peoples – and they’ve all left their mark here. You can experience the story of St. Augustine’s cultures through architecture, food, music, art, archaeology and more.
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