Saint Augustine

Boat Drinks St. Augustine Named Top 10 Best New Cocktail Bars in the U.S.

Boat Drinks, located in Historic St. Augustine, has been selected as one of the 10 Best New American Cocktail Bars as part of the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation’s 2020 Spirited Awards®. Tales of the Cocktail hosts the largest cocktail event in the world, and the highly sought-after Spirited Awards® have come to recognize beverage professionals, products and establishments throughout the global cocktail community.

Sept. 7, 2019: Founder’s Day Celebrates America’s First City

All are welcome to celebrate the founding of America’s oldest city and the establishment of the oldest parish of a permanent European settlement on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mision Nombre de Dios.

The celebration will begin with a 10 a.m. historical reenactment of the landing of the Spanish at the mission grounds by the Men of Menendez, followed by a reading of a proclamation by a City of St. Augustine representative. The festivities will close with an 11 a.m. Mass at the rustic altar celebrated by Bishop Felipe Estévez of the Diocese of St. Augustine.