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

    Castillo De San Marcos

    National Monument Florida

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    Afternoon Thunderstorms can create dangerous amounts of lightning strikes. If Lightning is visible from the Castillo, Gundeck closures will take place. Click this link for the local weather forcast. More »

Permits

To contact us with any questions regarding permits, please use this e-mail form.




Weddings

Please select the links below for information about having your wedding ceremony on the Castillo grounds.

(The forms are in Adobe Acrobat format. If you need the Adobe Reader, you may download it for free using the highlight on the right side of the page.)

Information Sheet

Map of grounds

Application

For information about having your wedding at Fort Matanzas click here.


 

DISCLAIMER: Despite claims to the contrary, no one has ever been, or ever will be, left alone inside the Castillo during execution of a Special Use Permit. All permitted activities will be monitored at all times by park personnel.


Filming and Photography

Please select the links below for information about conducting your film or photo project at the Castillo or Fort Matanzas. For projects of one day or less, use the short application. All others, please use the long form.

(The forms are in Adobe Acrobat format. If you need the Adobe Reader, you may download it for free using the highlight on the right side of the page.)

Information

Short Application

Long Application


 

Special Events

All other activities would be requested under this category. Please include detailed information in the application about the proposed event to help speed the processing of your request.

(The forms are in Adobe Acrobat format. If you need the Adobe Reader, you may download it for free using the highlight at the right side of the page.)

Information

Short application

Long application

 

Did You Know?

WWII Coast Guard graduates marching across Castillo de San Marcos drawbridge

The Castillo de San Marcos was used for military purposes during WWII. The Coast Guard utilized the fort for training exercises and ceremonies throughout the war years. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument St. Augustine, Florida