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Events in St. Augustine, Florida

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Discover the most popular events in St. Augustine, Florida, and find something going on at any time of year. You can plan your stay so that you'll experience the beauty of downtown St. Augustine during the holiday season, or when some of the country's most beloved street festivals come to town. Excitement and enrichment are always part of the scene here; browse our calendar and see just how much goes on in our Florida city.  

Veterans Day at Castillo de San Marcos

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Veterans Day at Castillo de San Marcos

Veterans Day at Castillo de San Marcos

Sunday, November 11, 2018 November 11, 2018 St. George Inn

The Castillo de San Marcos offers free admission on Sunday, November 11, 2018, in honor of Veterans Day. The Castillo is open from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There will be informal activities highlighting the soldiers of St. Augustine and commemorating Veterans Day from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States. It is a large Spanish stone fortress built to protect and defend Spain’s claims in the New World. It’s a National Monument and, at over 315 years old, it’s the oldest structure in the city. 

Visitors will find plenty to explore at the fort, from the numerous rooms that once housed soldiers and prisoners, to the large interior courtyard and gun deck which offers a great view of the city.

Admission: Free in honor of Veterans Day

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018. The Castillo is open from 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Informal activities commemorating Veterans Day will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Castillo de San Marcos is located on the bayfront in historic St. Augustine, at 1 S. Castillo Drive.

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