• 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 August

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  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, August 8, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, August 15, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, August 22, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, August 29, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

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

Did You Know?

Spanish moss hanging from Live Oak trees

"Spanish Moss" (Tillandsia usneoides) is not a moss and is actually a cousin of the pineapple! Its name derives from Native Americans who joked that it looked very much like the beards of the Spanish settlers. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida