Archives: FAQ

Can I purchase Tickets Online?

Yes! You can purchase your tickets online up to the day before. (For example, on Friday you can still purchase tickets for Saturday or Sunday) Click Purchase Tickets Online in the menu at the top of the page to purchase your tickets.

Where can I stay?

The St Augustine Marketplace offers RV Parking and Tent Camping at the location within walking distance from the field. For those who are more accustomed to Captain’s Quarters, there are 59 hotels within a 7 mile radius of the field. Many of those are under $100 per night. Please see our Accommodations page for more Read More …

How much does it cost?

Well that depends on what great things you want to do. However, all of the activities are designed to be affordable! Entrance to the field is $5 for adults and $2 (A buck an ear!) for the little ones. Entrance to the Buccaneer Bash Friday Night can be purchased online for $40. The VIP Pirate Read More …

How can I buy tickets?

Tickets for the event can be pre-purchased online on our ticket page. All tickets purchased online must be purchased prior to the day you plan to attend. However, you can always buy tickets at the gate.

Is Parking Available Onsite?

There is plenty of parking available right outside the gate! The St Augustine Marketplace provides parking for guests for $10 per vehicle, per day. (Much cheaper than downtown) Canvas Cove Residents and Vendors park for free!

Where is Blackbeard’s Refuge?

Blackbeard has stepped out of History and offered us a remote, private hideaway grotto, affectionately dubbed Blackbeard’s Refuge! It be located at the crossroads of the modern “shipping lanes” that we know as Interstate 95 and State Road 207 (Exit 311) in St. Augustine, tucked away behind the St. Augustine Marketplace

Why did we move from downtown St Augustine?

While downtown St Augustine offered many wonderful opportunities, we simply outgrew the capabilities of Francis Field and the downtown area. Many of the city ordinances had stopped us from doing the period encampments and limiting our black powder demonstrations. This interfered with our ability to provide the educational and historical experience that we want to Read More …