The city of St. Augustine presents a gala July 4th celebration beginning with a 6 p.m. concert by the All Star Orchestra and concluding with colorful fireworks at 9:30 p.m. over Matanzas Bay.
The All Star Orchestra, returns to the Plaza de la Constitucion for a two-hour show filled with Big Band and Swing music along with all the traditional patriotic favorites.
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 20-minute display is tightly choreographed to a soundtrack of great popular music delivered over an extensive sound system transforming the entire bayfront between the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and the Bridge of Lions into a theatre of sight and sound.
Would love to celebrate this with you guys!
A good idea is to set up your spot by the Fort in the afternoon, the place will be extremely packed as the day gows by!!! We will try to set up a large blanket on the grassy South side of the fort, close to the seawall and stick some small German and American flags in the ground to identify us. Bring your blanket, set it up close by and then head out for dinner (make reservations early!!!) or brinring your chairs to the Plaza and enjoy the music. It may be way too crowded to sit together but we can still enjoy each others company. :-)