Special Event

Castillo by Candlelight: The Mose Story


special ticketed event


Castillo de San Marcos NM

Dates & Times


Saturday, February 22, 2020


6:30 PM


2 hours

Type of Event

Campfire/Evening Program
Living History
Partner Program

Tours begin at 6:30 and then every 15 minutes until 7:45. Tours will last 40-45 minutes.


Experience Castillo de San Marcos after dark in this special, after-hours event commemorating African American heritage through the eyes of a Freedom Seeker escaping to St. Augustine and Fort Mose.  This special event in made possible through partnership between the Florida Park Service, Fort Mose Historical Society, and the National Park Service.  

Programs will last about 40 minutes each, departing from the ticket booth at 6:30, 6:45, 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, and 7:45 pm. Nonrefundable tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and go on sale two weeks prior to the event. Tickets may be reserved in advance only by calling (904) 829-6506 ext. 239 between 9 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday. Space is limited. The cost is $15 per adult ages 16 and up, $5 per child ages 5 to 15, and children under 5 free. For questions, please call (904) 829-6506 ext. 233.

Tickets are limited, so advance reservations are recommended.

Reservation or Registration: No

Tickets are available two weeks before the event and may be reserved over the phone at 904-826-6506 x239.

Contact Information

Jill Leverett
9048296506 x233
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