St Augustine Tastes of Christmas in the Gilded Age

Calling all ‘Foodies’ visiting St. Augustine during the 2017 Holiday Season – this is the year to travel back a century or more to savor Christmas foods of the Gilded Age, inspired by The Lightner Museum’s current exhibit. “Dressing Downton, … Continue reading

Holiday Luminary Events – St Augustine Nights of Lights

If you are visiting St. Augustine for the Nights of Lights festivities early in December, you’ll want to enjoy the special holiday lights events as well on the evenings of Saturday, December 2, Wednesday, December 6, and Saturday, December 9, … Continue reading

2017 St Augustine Art and Craft Festival November 25-26

Thanksgiving weekend in Saint Augustine includes the famous St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival, with displays by over 150 national and regional artists. Sponsored by the St, Augustine Art Association, this half-century old tradition attracts thousands of visitors, from art … Continue reading

Casa de Solana – St Augustine Haunted Bed and Breakfast?

Many people believe St. Augustine has a supernatural dimension, and Casa de Solana is said to be one of the Old City’s two most haunted inns. Ghost Hunters University concluded that our B&B had “…the most paranormal activity” sighted in … Continue reading

2017 St Augustine Historic Inns Holiday Tours

Make plans for a Florida vacation this December, and get in the holiday spirit at the 2017 Saint Augustine Historic Inn Holiday Tour. The 24th Annual Tour’s theme for 2017 is ‘Coastal Christmas’. Staying at the Casa de Solana in … Continue reading

2017 St Augustine Greek Festival in Historic District

The 20th Annual Greek Festival will transport you to a virtual Greek village right here in St. Augustine’s historic district, less than a mile from the Casa de Solana! The weekend of October 13-15, 2017, you won’t want to miss … Continue reading

Downton Abbey Costumes at St Augustine Lightner Museum

Fans of the television series Downton Abbey won’t want to miss the exhibit coming to St. Augustine’s Lightner Museum from October 4, 2017 to January 7, 2018. Dressing Downton, Changing Fashion for Changing Times will display 36 costumes, accessories, and … Continue reading

St Augustine Florida Spanish Wine Festival 2017

Spanish wine has been a special part of Saint Augustine’s past since its very founding over 450 years ago, when Pedro Menéndez’s ships brought quantities of this wine as essential survival provisions. The Spanish Wine Festival celebrates this history and … Continue reading

Celebrate St Augustine History – Founder’s Day 2017

The Mission of Nombre de Dios and The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park are sightseeing musts all year round, September brings the a very special annual event – the Founder’s Day Commemoration. This birthday party for St. Augustine celebrates the … Continue reading