Special Use Permits
A Special Use Permit (SUP) is required for all activities for which regulations at 36CFR Parts 1-7 and Part 14 specify that a permit is required. SUPs are required for weddings, public assemblies, special events, First Amendment rallies, filming, telecommunications, and right-of-way permits for utilities and roads, as well as for other non-visitor activities occurring on park land.
A special park use is defined as a short-term activity that takes place in a park area, and that:
SUP applications should be submitted well in advance. To contact us with questions regarding permits of any kind, please use this e-mail form.
Please select the links below for information about having your wedding ceremony on the Castillo grounds. The forms are in Micorsoft Word format. If you need them in another format, please use the e-mail form link above.
Filming and Photography
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.
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 Micorsoft Word format. If you need them in another format, please use the e-mail form link above.
Reservations are not required to visit the Castillo de San Marcos unless you are bringing a school group. For more information, visit our Field Trips page.
Last updated: August 21, 2020