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Founders Day Celebration
Witness the founding of Saint Augustine.
St. Augustine is 454 years old this year, and will celebrate the original September 8, 1565, landing by the Spanish with its annual Founder's Day Commemoration on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The anniversary of the founding of the city by Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés will take place at the Mission Nombre de Dios and the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, with activities from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
The Historic Florida Militia's “Men of Menéndez” will present the 2019 Founder's Day commemoration in partnership with the ... view more »
This event is free and open to the public.