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39th Annual British Night Watch Celebrate the 250th anniversary of Floridaâ€™s designation as a British colony
December 6, 2013 @ 12:00 am - December 7, 2013 @ 12:00 am
This yearâ€™s British Night Watch features two days of immersion into the Sunshine Stateâ€™s British past with tours of an army camp, sutlers, demonstrations and the ever-popular Night Watch parade through the streets of St. Augustine. The British Colonial Encampment at Francis Field on West Castillo Drive is open to the public 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Saturday. The colorful Grande Illumination Parade begins at 8 p.m. at the Plaza de la Constitucion and the public is encouraged to join in and march behind the Redcoats as they circle the historic district before returning to the Plaza where they will fire musket Volleys of Joy â€” followed by Christmas caroling. 26 Cathedral Pl., St. Augustine.