British Night Watch
Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)
St. Augustine, FL
The Redcoats are coming! And you are invited to be a part of the British invasion of St.Augustine. The 40th Annual British Night Watch Parade is an impressive pagent of color, lights and the unforgettable sound of a Fife & Drum Corps. Come celebrate the British Heritage of St.Augustine, Saturday Dec 6th, meet us in the Plaza and march with the Redcoats down St.George Street to secure the City Gates. Then return to the Plaza and hear the Governor's holiday proclaimation. Soldiers will fire a Volley of Joy to salute the season. For the grand finale, Residents and Visotors sing Christmas Carols in the Plaza.
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Committee for the Night Watch
March to the fifes and drums through the same streets marched through by British Troops over 200 years ago. The form up for the parade is at 7:30 in front of Government House at the west end of the Plaza de la Constitucion. The parade proper starts at 8:00pm, Saturday, December 6th.
Non-reenactors and other persons who wish to march along with the parade are invited to fall in behind the Civilians and Distaff.Candles will be made available for a donation from 18th Century Folk on St.George Street near the Plaza. Please visit www.britishnightwatch.org