St. Augustine’s Fireworks Over The Matanzas
Holidays are built around traditions and few holidays have more great family traditions than the Fourth of July: great food, outdoor band concerts, a day with friends and family, and of course, fireworks! They all come together in a grand celebration and there’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day than in the Nation’s Oldest City.
6:00pm – The Music Begins in the Plaza Gazebo
8:30pm – Traffic detours begin
9:30pm – Fireworks Over the Matanzas
Starting at 6:00pm music returns to the Plaza de la Constitución for a two-hour show filled with all the traditional patriotic favorites. The performance from the Plaza’s Gazebo runs from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. The concert is free and those attending should bring lounge chairs for seating.
Fireworks over the Matanzas, the highlight of St. Augustine
’s traditional July 4th activities has become synonymous with celebrating Independence Day in the Nation’s Oldest City. The spectacular aerial display of pyrotechnics high over Matanzas Bay begins at 9:30pm.
• The Historic Downtown Parking Facility at the Visitors Information Center can accommodate 1,200 cars. The cost is $7.00 for all day.
• All public parking throughout the city will be available at no charge the entire the day.
• The parking lot at the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument will be closed from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
Parking will be limited in the vicinity of the Plaza to facilitate traffic detours in the evening.