ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The St. Augustine Easter parade has been ongoing since 1950 each Saturday, the day before Easter.
The Parada de los Caballos y Coches (Parade of Horses and Carriages) has commemorated the Easter holiday every year since 1956 in the nation’s oldest city.
The parade will begin at 9 a.m. and starts at the Old Jail Museum and heads south on San Marco Avenue and along the bayfront on Avenida Menendez, finishing at the Plaza de la Constitución.
The St. Augustine Royal Family will lead the parade followed by their entourage, bands, locally made parade floats, pirates, and festival representatives along with the Easter Bunny to round out the parade.
This parade may impact traffic and it is recommend to park for a fee in downtown if driving, and take the ride shuttle service for free.
All shuttles will drop people off and pick them up at the Visitor Information Center, at 10 S. Castillo Drive, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Parking will be available at three parking locations outside of the downtown area:
- 198 & 212 West King Street, at the intersection of U.S. 1 and King Street
- 200 San Sebastian View, at the St. Johns County Health Department
- 301 San Marco Lot, 301 San Marco Avenue
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