Castillo Candlelight Tour: Taking the Plunge

Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 6:15, 7:15, and 8:15 p.m. at Castillo de San Marcos

This special Candlelight Tour brings to life the story of a young man whe served in the Castillo in the late 17th century.

On the bayfront, north of the bridge
1 South Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 829-6506
  • In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Castillo de San Marcos hosts a special Candlelight Tour on Saturday, October 14, 2017. This tour takes visitors through the Castillo while reenacting the story of a young man during the Second Spanish Period (1784 - 1821) who decides to "take the plunge" and enlist in the Spanish military. The tour depicts his adventures within the Castillo, as he fights to defend St. Augustine. 

    The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument is the oldest stone fortification in the United States. Their candlelight tours allow visitors to take in the special beauty of the Castillo at night.

    Admission: Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 15, and free for children under 5. Tickets are available two weeks in advance at the ticket booth or by calling (904) 829-6506, ext. 233. Tickets are limited and may sell out.

    When: Saturday, October 14, 2017, with three forty-five-minute tours at 6:15, 7:15, and 8:15 p.m.

    Where: The Castillo de San Marcos located at 1 S. Castillo Dr. St. Augustine, FL 32084.

    For additional information please call (904) 829-6506 or visit here.

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