PRELUDE TO THE CASTILLO SAN FELIPE DEL MORRO ARTISAN FAIR

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News Release Date: June 4, 2012

Contact: Dilcia Gonzalez, 787-729-6777

San Juan National Historic Site will again host an Artisan Fair on the grounds of El Morro from Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Over 150 artisans from the island are expected to participate in this year's fair. As a prelude to the Fair and to help promote the event, local artisans will provide demonstrations and sell their crafts in Castillo San Felipe del Morro every weekend beginning June 9th through July 15 th. These artisans will be featured from 9 am to 6 pm each Saturday and Sunday leading up to the fair.

You're invited to enjoy the fortification and the local artisans, as well as the Park Ranger talk on the El Morro Lighthouse Morro (45 min- 1 hr) on Saturdays at 10:30 am (Spanish) and 2:30pm (English), as well as on Sundays at 10:30 (English) and 2:30pm (Spanish).

For more information, please call 787-729-6777 or visit www.nps.gov/saju.

San Juan National Historic Site is comprised of Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Castillo San Cristóbal, Fort San Juan de La Cruz (El Cañuelo), the San Juan Gate, and most of the City Wall.The fortifications are open everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In addition, San Cristobal is open to 7:00 pm on Tuesdays where the Lelolai Festival is held in the main plaza from 6:00 to 7:00pm.Entrance to San Juan NHS is $3.00 per fort or 5.00 for both forts. Children 15 and under are free.



 

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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