Davis Park Obelisk Dedication

On a beautiful sunny but windy day, an obelisk created by Warren Clark and inspired by the Spanish constitution of 1812 was dedicated at Davis Park to the residents of Anastasia Island. The obelisk will be adjacent to the two large lions given as a gift to the city by Miki & Wolfgang. Warren Clark’s obelisk was originally created for Compassionate St. Augustine’s OA 450th public art project.

The dedication took place on Sunday, April 30th at 3 PMMusic was provided by local musician, Christian Powers.

West St Augustine’s Easter Parade 2017

The 7th annual West Augustine Easter Parade was held on Easter Sunday, April 16, beginning at 3:15 p.m. The parade began at Rodriquez Street and concluded at the Collier-Blocker-Puryear Park, 10 North Holmes Blvd. Awards and an Easter egg hunt was held at the Solomon Calhoun Center following the parade.

St Augustine’s Easter Parade 2017

The St. Augustine Easter Parade, is the nation’s second oldest Easter Parade. The Parada de los Caballos y Coches (Parade of Horses and Carriages) has celebrated Easter annually since 1956.  This is a real hometown parade that welcomes visitors to join in the community’s celebration of the history and culture of the nation’s oldest city.

Spectators lined the streets to watch the marching bands, floats, drill teams, the Easter Bunny, clowns, the Royal Family, Imperial Storm Troopers, and the city’s carriage horses wearing their Easter hats. The parade began at 3:00 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, stepping off just north of the Mission of Nombre de Dios, heads south on San Marco Ave., continued south along the bayfront on Avenida Menendez, and goes through downtown to finish at the Plaza de la Constitución.