Upcoming Events at Dade Battlefield

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Wild Foods Foraging Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida Annual Park Pass plus $5/person activity fee for 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

Participants will travel on the trails at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park and learn what is edible in the woods.  Participants will prepare a couple wild edible dishes to sample. 

Reed Basket Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida Annual Park Pass plus $5/person 13 and over activity fee

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

Participants will be provided all materials and instruction to make a reed napkin holder basket. 

Ranger History Program and Historic Weapons Firing Demonstration @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, March 17, 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 through the cooler months of the year for a program on the history surrounding Dade's Battle of 1835, highlighted by a firing demonstration featuring the park's replica 1816 U.S. Flintlock Musket.  (Note: Program may be superceded by park events.)

Incredible Edibles @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm 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

Wild edible plant and game program with cooking demonstrations and show and tell of plants.  Participants are asked to bring a place setting and cup for hot beverages to sample the wild fare. 

Pine Needle Basket Class @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm EDT

Cost is $3/vehicle or Florida park pass plus $5 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

Pine needle basket class is for beginner basket makers who will be provided all materials to make a small longleaf pine needle basket.

Ranger History Program and Historic Weapons Firing Demonstration @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, March 24, 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 through the cooler months of the year for a program on the history surrounding Dade's Battle of 1835, highlighted by a firing demonstration featuring the park's replica 1816 U.S. Flintlock Musket.  (Note: Program may be superceded by park events.)

Eggs in the Park @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Event is free for familes with participating children, ages 0-12. 

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

Eggs in the park is a free event for ages 0-12 and their families.  Egg hunts start promptly for all ages at 10 am followed by other games and activities. 

Ranger History Program and Historic Weapons Firing Demonstration @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, March 31, 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 through the cooler months of the year for a program on the history surrounding Dade's Battle of 1835, highlighted by a firing demonstration featuring the park's replica 1816 U.S. Flintlock Musket.  (Note: Program may be superceded by park events.)

Dade Pioneers @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Tuesday, April 3, 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. 

Ranger History Program and Historic Weapons Firing Demonstration @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Saturday, April 7, 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 through the cooler months of the year for a program on the history surrounding Dade's Battle of 1835, highlighted by a firing demonstration featuring the park's replica 1816 U.S. Flintlock Musket.  (Note: Program may be superceded by park events.)

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