January 6 – 7th, Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Dade’s Battle Reenactment; Battle each day at 2 p.m.
This event commemorates the 182nd Anniversary of Dade’s Battle of 1835, the beginning of the Second Seminole War. Reenactment includes period soldier, Seminole and civilian camps, period vendor trade fair, historic arts and crafts demonstrations, full-scale cannon firing and barricade building plus 19th Century games and activities for children. Cost is $3/parking; $5/person entrance fee; 5 and under free.
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park 7200 CR 603 (Battlefield Parkway) Bushnell, Florida, (352) 793-4781
Photo by Jean Creamer