Orange County Government, Florida

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Visit Fort Christmas, historical park and museum and see how soldiers lived during the Second Seminole War.
Fort Christmas Historical Park
Fort Christmas Historical Park
Basketball Courts Bench Multipurpose Field Picnic Area/Grills Playground Rental Pavilions Tennis Volleyball (Sand)
Hours of Operation:
Summer hours: 8am-8pm Sunday - Saturday; Winter: 8am-6pm.
Museum & Pioneer Homes: Tuesday - Sunday 9am- 4pm; historic structures closed on Mondays and County holidays.
Phone Number: (407) 254-9310
Address:
1300 Fort Christmas RD
Fort Christmas, FL 32709
Acreage: 25
Location:
2 miles north of East SR 50 on County Hwy. 420 (1300 N. Fort Christmas Road).
Points of Interest:

The park includes a replica of a fort built in 1837 during the Second Seminole Indian War; a traditional Florida "Cracker" house and eight pioneer homes; a schoolhouse and lunchroom; a sugar cane mill and other historical farming equipment. Group and school tours are available. Sorry, no pets allowed in the park.

Orange County Parks' signature events at Fort Christmas Historical Park
  • FARM: Florida Agricultural Resources Matter: October 4 & 5, 2016, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., cost: $6 per person.
  • Ag Fest: October 8, 2016, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; free event.
  • Militia Encampment: November 19 & 20, 2016, program 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; free event.
  • 39th Annual Cracker Christmas: December 3 & 4, 2016, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; free event.
  • 17th annual Orlando Wetlands Festival:February 2017.
  • Bluegrass Festival: March 18 & 19, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; free event.
  • Militia Encampment: April 2017, program 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; free event.
Youth Programs

Contact Us

Orange County Parks and Recreation
4801 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32808

Email: parks@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-6200
Parks' Events InfoLine: (407) 836-6280
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