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

    Castillo De San Marcos

    National Monument Florida

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.

 

Search for Events

Events Upcoming for April

Showing 10 results

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, April 11, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, April 18, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

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

  • The Enemy Within

    Saturday, April 19, 2014

    In March 1862, St. Augustine became an occupied territory as Union forces captured this Confederate town. For the remainder of the Civil War, both sides had to contend with an enemy on their doorstep. More

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, April 20, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Friday, April 25, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

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

  • Historic Weapons Demonstration

    Sunday, April 27, 2014

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

Did You Know?

Castillo casemate, or room, which was primarily used for storage.

The Castillo de San Marcos is built with the unique limestone, "coquina". Made of many tiny shell fragments and sand lightly bound together with calcite, it has survived cannon balls and hurricanes but is very fragile to human contact. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Florida