Upcoming Events at Dade Battlefield

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Dade Craft - Pine Cone Arts and Crafts @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle plus $5/person activity fee for ages 13 and up. 

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Join us where we will make pine cone flowers, pine cone arrangements and other pine cone crafts. 

Spring Bird Walk @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:30am EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle or Annual Florida Park Pass

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Spring bird walk to see Dade's resident and migrant birds.  Binoculars recommended, loaners available.  Walk will involve walking on nature trails up to 1.5 miles. 

Dade Craft - Trash to Treasures Craft Workshop @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida Annual Park Pass plus $5/person activity fee for ages 13 and up. 

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Trash to Treasures will include making several crafts out of recycled material from paper making to glass crafts. 

Ranger History Program @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:30am EDT

Program is included with your park entrance fee of $3 per vehicle for up to eight people. Extra persons, bicyclists and pedestrians pay $2 each.

More Information:


Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Join a park ranger every Saturday morning throughout the cooler months of the year for a program on the history surrounding Dade's Battle of 1835.  This talk at the breastworks in front of the museum will include a static display of period weapons, uniforms and accoutrements. (Note: Program may be superceded by park events.)

Animal Activities and Games for Children @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle or Annual Florida Park Pass

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Children wildlife games and activities that focus on birds, reptiles and amphibians and mammals. 

Florida Bats by Florida Bat Conservancy @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle or Annual Florida Park Pass

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Florida Bat program by Shari Blissett-Clark with the Floridas Bat Conservancy that include seeing live captive bats, learning about bat natural history and viewing bats leaving park bat houses at dusk. 

Ranger History Program @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:30am EDT

Program is included with your park entrance fee of $3 per vehicle for up to eight people. Extra persons, bicyclists and pedestrians pay $2 each.

More Information:


Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Join a park ranger every Saturday morning throughout the cooler months of the year for a program on the history surrounding Dade's Battle of 1835.  This talk at the breastworks in front of the museum will include a static display of period weapons, uniforms and accoutrements. (Note: Program may be superceded by park events.)

Dade Pioneers @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm EDT

Cost is $10/child for school year and includes membership in Dade Battlefield Society

More Information:
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us; 352-793-4781

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

Dade Pioneers is an after school program for ages 8-18.   Each program consists of nature and history programs, crafts, games and food. 

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