Rain or shine, there is always something happening in St. Augustine. Recognised as the nation's oldest city, locals hold a string of events to celebrate their heritage with annual celebrations seeing the cobblestone streets lined with locals and tourist enjoying all this city has to offer. Piers Farmers Market operates every Wednesday with local merchants providing a vast selection of locally produced goods, including fresh fruit, local foods and unique quality goods.
With various festive events, there's always something exciting to do. Watch in awe as the summer sky comes alive with colour on the 4th of July, enjoy a visit to the pumpkin patch and enter the annual costume contest on Halloween or take a tour of the Nights of Lights and meet the one and only Santa Claus. Whatever the season, St. Augustine is always ready to celebrate.
As the oldest masonry fortification in the United States, the Castillo de San Marcos has become a must-see attraction when visiting St. Augustine. With spectacular views of the water and city visible from the gun decks, take a special guided tour by a park ranger to appreciate the history and beauty of this significant landmark. Why not hop on board one of the Old Town Trolley Tours to get you there? With over 100 points of interest, free admission to St. Augustine History Museum and unlimited re-boarding for the day, it really is the best and easiest way to see the whole city.