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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.  

National Park Week at Castillo

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National Park Week at Castillo

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In celebration of National Park Service Week, the Castillo de San Marcos offers free admission on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

National Park Week is April 20 through 28, 2019, and the Park Service encourages everyone to come explore the national parks, where special activities will be taking place all week.

On the first day of National Park Week (April 20, 2019), the Castillo de San Marcos will offer free admission during the day. The evening Castillo by Candlelight Tour will also be free, but reservations are required.

About the Castillo: 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 entire city. Visitors will find plenty to explore, from the numerous rooms that once housed soldiers and prisoners of every era to the large interior courtyard and gun deck which offers a great view of the city.

Admission: FREE on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Visitors must stop first at the ticket booth, where free tickets for admission will be available.

When: National Park Week is April 20 through 28, 2019. Free admission on Saturday, April 20, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Last entry is at 4:45 p.m.

Where: Castillo de San Marcos located at 1 S. Castillo Drive St. Augustine, FL 32084. (Located right on the bayfront in historic downtown.)

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