Upcoming Events at Fort Foster

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Candlelight Event @ Fort Foster State Historic Site

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm EST

Fees: Ages 13 and up, $5.00 donation. Ages 12 and under are FREE.

All proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 U.S. 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Foster Historic Site brings the holiday season on the Florida Frontier to life! Visitors follow a lantern-lit trail through the military fort and Seminole camp. Along the way, guests will encounter musicians, living history scenarios, hot food, and refreshments. A battle reenactment on Friday, December 14th, and Saturday, December 15th, will take place after 8:00 pm. Come witness the drama as the Seminoles attempt to burn the bridge crossing the Hillsborough River, while soldiers and militiamen will try to defend it. This living history program will truly take you back in time.

The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.

 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Candlelight Event @ Fort Foster State Historic Site

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm EST

Fees: Ages 13 and up, $5.00 donation. Ages 12 and under are FREE.

All proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 U.S. 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Foster Historic Site brings the holiday season on the Florida Frontier to life! Visitors follow a lantern-lit trail through the military fort and Seminole camp. Along the way, guests will encounter musicians, living history scenarios, hot food, and refreshments. A battle reenactment on Friday, December 14th, and Saturday, December 15th, will take place after 8:00 pm. Come witness the drama as the Seminoles attempt to burn the bridge crossing the Hillsborough River, while soldiers and militiamen will try to defend it. This living history program will truly take you back in time.

The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.

 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Fort Foster School Days @ Fort Foster State Historic Site

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm EST

The fee is $2.00 per student. Teachers/Chaperones are Free with a requested ratio of 1 teacher/chaperone per 10 students.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 U.S. 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

The Department of Environmental Protection’s, Fort Foster State Historic Site, hosts its’ annual "School Days" event, Wednesday, 02/06/19, thru Friday, 02/08/19.  

This event is a living history reenactment featuring military, Seminole, and civilian reenactors, sutlers, traders, and craft demonstrations. On “School Days”,  Bay Area schools are invited to bring their students out to see this living history event. Registration forms are available online, at the park or by calling (813) 987-6771.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Fort Foster School Days @ Fort Foster State Historic Site

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm EST

The fee is $2.00 per student. Teachers/Chaperones are Free with a requested ratio of 1 teacher/chaperone per 10 students.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 U.S. 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

The Department of Environmental Protection’s, Fort Foster State Historic Site, hosts its’ annual "School Days" event, Wednesday, 02/06/19, thru Friday, 02/08/19.  

This event is a living history reenactment featuring military, Seminole, and civilian reenactors, sutlers, traders, and craft demonstrations. On “School Days”,  Bay Area schools are invited to bring their students out to see this living history event. Registration forms are available online, at the park or by calling (813) 987-6771.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Fort Foster School Days @ Fort Foster State Historic Site

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm EST

The fee is $2.00 per student. Teachers/Chaperones are Free with a requested ratio of 1 teacher/chaperone per 10 students.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 U.S. 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

The Department of Environmental Protection’s, Fort Foster State Historic Site, hosts its’ annual "School Days" event, Wednesday, 02/06/19, thru Friday, 02/08/19.  

This event is a living history reenactment featuring military, Seminole, and civilian reenactors, sutlers, traders, and craft demonstrations. On “School Days”,  Bay Area schools are invited to bring their students out to see this living history event. Registration forms are available online, at the park or by calling (813) 987-6771.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

2019 Fort Foster Rendezvous @ Fort Foster State Historic Site

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm EST

$5 per person, donation; Ages 5 and under, FREE!  Proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 U.S. 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

The Department of Environmental Protection’s, Fort Foster State Historic Site, is hosting its annual Fort Foster Rendezvous.  This event is a living history reenactment featuring military, Seminole, and civilian reenactors, sutlers, traders, and craft demonstrations. Registration forms are available online. An opportunity to purchase period merchandise & refreshments is available to our park visitors.

Please note: This weekend event will offer ongoing daily live firing demonstrations and a skirmish between the Seminoles and military after 1:00 pm both days. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.

2019 Fort Foster Rendezvous @ Fort Foster State Historic Site

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm EST

$5 per person, donation; Ages 5 and under, FREE!  Proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 U.S. 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

The Department of Environmental Protection’s, Fort Foster State Historic Site, is hosting its annual Fort Foster Rendezvous.  This event is a living history reenactment featuring military, Seminole, and civilian reenactors, sutlers, traders, and craft demonstrations. Registration forms are available online. An opportunity to purchase period merchandise & refreshments is available to our park visitors.

Please note: This weekend event will offer ongoing daily live firing demonstrations and a skirmish between the Seminoles and military after 1:00 pm both days. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.

2019 Fort Foster Rendezvous @ Fort Foster State Historic Site

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm EST

$5 per person, donation; Ages 5 and under, FREE!  Proceeds benefit the Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society.

More Information:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771

Located in the Southwest region at:
Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 U.S. 301 N.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

The Department of Environmental Protection’s, Fort Foster State Historic Site, is hosting its annual Fort Foster Rendezvous.  This event is a living history reenactment featuring military, Seminole, and civilian reenactors, sutlers, traders, and craft demonstrations. Registration forms are available online. An opportunity to purchase period merchandise & refreshments is available to our park visitors.

Please note: This weekend event will offer ongoing daily live firing demonstrations and a skirmish between the Seminoles and military after 1:00 pm both days. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.