Rogers was a Florida-based folk musician and storyteller who gained regional and national fame in the 1960s and '70s.
Most people know Hollywood as the destination for the film industry, but did you know America’s motion picture history began on Florida’s Historic Coast?
One of the best, and most easily missed, aspects of Florida’s Historic Coast is its stunning public art. From symbols of protest and revolution to gardens designed to relax and inspire, the sculptures you’ll find showcase the rich history and cultural influences in St. John’s County. Learn the stories behind the art.
Before the silver screen took the world by storm, St. Augustine locals and visitors found entertainment in the performing arts. Read on to learn more about opera and theatre culture in the Nation's Oldest City!
Founded by the Spanish in 1565, St. Augustine’s food culture has a rich and diverse history — with Spanish, French, Italian, Greek, Minorcan, and other influences over the past 455 years.
The 15th Annual St. Augustine Music Festival features two free concerts and an exhibition to celebrate the emancipation of enslaved Americans.
The St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival takes place May 4-8 2022 at World Golf Hall of Fame and the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort and will feature celebrity guest chefs, celebrity winemakers/proprietors, local chefs, artisans, and local craft spirits/beers.
In 2003, Governor Jeb Bush declared January Florida Jewish History Month to recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of Jewish Americans to Florida’s culture, history, and heritage. Researchers have found evidence that suggests Jews arrived in St. Augustine with Pedro Menéndez de Avilés in 1565, putting them amongst the first settlers.
Explore St. Augustine holiday events, including Nights of Lights, and make the most of your visit this holiday season.
St. Augustine is home to several award-winning craft breweries you won't want to pass up on your next trip to the Ancient City.