ST. AUGUSTINE EASTER PARADE & EASTER PROMENADE
April 20-21: The St. Augustine Easter Parade WILL NOT be held on Easter Sunday! The event has been moved up to the Saturday before Easter. The 2019 Easter Parade will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20 along San Marco Avenue and Avenida Menendez in downtown St. Augstine, beginning at the Old Jail Museum. The Easter committeehas commemorated the Easter holiday every year since 1956 in the nation’s oldest city.
The Annual Easter Sunday Promenade is held at the gazebo of the Plaza de la Constitución between King Street and Cathedral Place. on Sunday, April 21. The promenade is a spectacle of Easter bonnets and festive Easter costumes. Awards are presented in various categories, including Most Creative Hat, Best Dressed Pet, Prettiest Hat, Best Dressed Couple, Best Dressed Man and Woman, Best Dressed Boy and Girl, Largest Family, and Family from Farthest Away. Prizes will be handed out at the end of the judging. Anyone is welcome to participate in the contests. The FREE event begins at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21.
For parade information, call Parade Director Dave Chatterton at 829-3800 or email David.Chatterton@historictours.com.