St Augustine Christmas Parade

The City of St Augustine announced to Historic City News that on Saturday, the 58th Annual Christmas Parade will necessitate the closing of some streets and detours of traffic to accommodate reindeer and Christmas Elvis in his Smart Car.

According to Paul Williamson, the parade will begin at Mission Nombre de Dios on San Marco Avenue at 10:00 a.m. and should finish at the Visitor Information Center around 11:30 a.m.

“You should expect congestion along San Marco Avenue, south of May Street, after 7:30 a.m.,” Williamson told reporters. “A detour route will start at approximately 9:15 a.m.”

Parade Route

• South on San Marco Avenue
• South on Castillo Drive
• South on Avenida Menendez
• West on Cathedral Place
• North on Cordova Street

Detour Route

• King Street will be two-way
• King Street east will turn south on Avenida Menendez or cross Bridge of Lions
• Bridge of Lions west will proceed westbound on King Street
• Avenida Menendez north will turn west on King Street
• San Marco Avenue south will turn west on San Carlos to US-1