• 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 October

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  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, October 24, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, October 25, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, October 26, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, October 31, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

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

Did You Know?

An old engraving shows Spanish Ships landing on a foreign coast

Because his arrival occurred at the time of the Easter feast or Pascua Florida, Ponce de León named the land, which he claimed for Spain, La Florida or “Place of Flowers” Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida