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The Barnacle Historic State Park

 About The Barnacle Historic State Park

Boats at anchor in the waters off The Barncle Historic State Park in Coconut Grove.


Katrina Boler

With autumn in the air, our event season moves forward with full force. Old Time Dances continue as always on each fourth Sunday, the next one being September 28. Join us on October 12 as Iko-Iko brings their special brand of music (urban swamp!) to the park. The Barnacle under Moonlight concerts series is held each second Sunday, with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. and music playing from 6:30-8:30. Join us noon - 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 19 for Owloween when we celebrate all things owl. Check out our events page for details on these and the rest of our event calendar. You may also join us for Yoga by the Sea each Monday and Wednesday beginning at 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, 9/27, you're invited to participate in a volunteer happening at the Park, National Public Lands Day. This nationwide volunteer day celebrates 20 years of "helping hands in America's lands"; The Barnacle's event is from 9 a.m. - 12 noon and there is a thank-you cook-out afterwards for those who help.

If you're looking for a special gift for the sailor or history lover in your life, new items are arriving often, so be sure to check out The Barnacle Society's gift shop housed in the 1927 Carriage House on the grounds of The Barnacle. There truly is something for everyone at The Barnacle. So visit the park’s event page to learn more details about what’s happening next at YOUR state park.

Remember to check out the Autumn 2014 issue of The News Packet, the newsletter of The Barnacle Society, Inc. Better yet, ask about becoming a member!


The Barnacle is located in Coconut Grove (Miami) at 3485 Main Highway.




  • Florida State Parks Pet Policy
  • Pets are permitted on park grounds but not inside the historic Barnacle House. Where pets are allowed, they must be kept on a no greater than six-foot, handheld leash and be well-behaved at all times. We ask that you clean up after your pets, disposing of the waste in one of the pet waste stations in the park. Service animals are welcome in all areas of the park, as required by law. Pets are not permitted at park special evening events, including the Moonlight Concert Series.