Founding of the Castillo de San Marcos

St. Augustine
October 6, 2018 at 9:00am - 3:30pm
1 South Castillo Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32084

What You Need To Know

Join park staff, volunteers and members of Florida Living History to commemorate the founding of the Castillo de San Marcos. In conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month, volunteers will honor this key date in American history and the Castillo's 346th anniversary with interpretations and demonstrations on the construction of the Castillo from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., culminating in the re-enactment of the 1672 groundbreaking ceremony at 3 p.m. Throughout the day, explore how this undefeated fortress was planned and constructed to protect this community and anchor the important trade route back to Europe. General admission into the park is $15, and admission for youth ages 15 and under is free. 


Full List of Dates

SaturdayOctober 6, 2018 at 9:00am - 3:30pm