• Cannon firing on the gundeck of the Castillo de San Marcos

    Castillo De San Marcos

    National Monument Florida

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Schedule Of Events

Spanish soldiers fire two three-pounder field pieces at night.
Night firing during a special event weekend
 
There are numerous events at the Castillo throughout the year. Some occur daily or weekly others are annual events or special programs. Explore the schedule of events calendar below to discover what's happening during the time you'll be here.

 

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Events Upcoming for September

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  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, September 5, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, September 12, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Private wedding ceremony

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Private wedding ceremony More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Reenactors explain and demonstrate the weapons of the Colonial era. More

Did You Know?

Coquina is a mixture of broken shell sand and calcium, making it nature's version of concrete

The word coquina means "tiny shell" in Spanish. It was the name they gave to the small clam that was abundant on the northeast Florida beaches. It is the predominant shell in the rock also called coquina used to build the Fort. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida