Romanza is the nonprofit that produces the St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival
Romanza – St. Augustine, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Florida not-for-profit organization. Romanza’s Mission is to promote and produce cultural events that showcase St. Augustine’s vibrant living culture, that enhance the quality of life for residents, and that create a positive lasting impression of the Nation’s Most Romantic City for visitors.
Romanza produces the annual St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival -which includes the St. Augustine Highland Games. Romanza also produces the related-but-separate St. Augustine’s St. Patrick Day Parade, and in May each year the 10-day St. Augustine Romanza Festivale of the Arts. Romanza also hosts monthly Gatherings, mixers which are a compellingly unique and comfortable opportunity for the creative community to socialize, communicate and share ideas and information. This networking program is open to all individuals and cultural organizations, members and non-members alike.
“Romanza Festivale, It’s not one thing… It’s EVERYTHING!
Music, Dance, Theatre, Art, Cuisine, Heritage and… Romance!
“Romanza Festivale”, which began in 2012, is a multi-day, multi-arts celebration centered stunningly beautiful and historic downtown St. Augustine, Florida.
Dozens of arts, culture & heritage organizations produce over 100 productions & exhibitions in a 10-day extravaganza that highlights what St. Augustine has to offer.
In 2019, the St. Augustine Romanza Festivale of the Arts will take place May 3-12.
Romanza was co-founded in 2009 by Albert Syeles and Phebe Wehr
Please join us and celebrate romantic St. Augustine’s Celtic heritage. Saturate your senses in the sights, sounds, and tastes of our Celtic history.
Fact: The founder of St Augustine, Pedro Menendez, was from the Celtic region of Spain.
Sights: Celtic musicians, Highland Games, Clans & Celtic Vendors.
Sounds: Arguably the best collaboration of Celtic artists assembled in the US.
Tastes: Savor both Celtic food and local offerings.