Mar 28, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020

Reenactors and Living Historians from across Texas gather at Presidio La Bahia to recreate the final days of Col. Fannin’s command.
Join Presidio La Bahia, Goliad State Park and Crossroads of Texas Living History Association for the 35th Annual Goliad Massacre and Living History Program and Candlelight Tour. Take a stroll through the camps of both the Mexican and Texian armies and visit with reenactors as they go about their daily activities all inside the old stone walls of the Presidio. Grab a front row seat for one of the battle reenactments that take place in front of Presidio La Bahia on Texas Parks and Wildlife property. Stay over and immerse yourself in the turbulent times surrounding Fannin and his men with the candlelight tours Saturday evening. And finally, be sure to come back out Sunday to witness a recreation of the final days of Fannin’s men followed by a memorial at the Fannin Monument.
Candlelight Tour tickets are an additional $3 and must be purchased the day of the event.
Dress for the weather as this event takes place out of doors. Admission is $5 for adults, $4.50 for seniors, $2 for children 6-11, under 6 are free. 

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Photo Credit M McMahon - Cannon with flowers at Fannin Memorial Grounds

Photo Credit M McMahon - Cannon with flowers at Fannin Memorial Grounds

Presidio La Bahia
217 Loop 71
Goliad, Tx 77963
https://presidiolabahia.org/location

Schedule of Events

SATURDAY, March 28th, 2020
9:00 AM GATES OPEN

10:00 INFANTRY/CAVALRY & ARTILLERY SKIRMISH
in front of Presidio La Bahia

10:30 LIVING HISTORY
inside the walls of Presidio La Bahia

11:00 PRESENTATION IN OUR LADY OF LORETO CHAPEL TBA

12:00 SHOWING OF VIDEO:“Presidio La Bahia And Its Place In The History of Texas”

1:00 CAVALRY SKIRMISH
in front of Presidio La Bahia

2:00 LIVING HISTORY
inside the walls of Presidio La Bahia

3:00 BATTLE OF COLETO CREEK
in front of Presidio La Bahia

4:00 LIVING HISTORY
inside the walls of Presidio La Bahia

5:00 GATES CLOSE

6:30-9:00 CANDLELIGHT TOUR—ENTER AT SOUTH GATE
inside the walls of Presidio La Bahia

SUNDAY, March 29st, 2020
9:00 GATES OPEN

9:30 “ISAAC HAMILTON” PORTRAYAL
inside the walls of Presidio La Bahia

10:00 DEATH MARCH FROM CHAPEL TO MASSACRE SITE

Followed by: “ISAAC HAMILTON” PORTRAYAL
inside the walls of Presidio La Bahia

Followed by: EXECUTION OF COL. FANNIN AND THE OTHER TEXIANS
inside the walls of Presidio La Bahia

11:30 MEMORIAL SERVICE BEGINS IN THE CHAPEL, PROCESSES TO THE ANGEL OF GOLIAD PLAZA WITH THE PROCESSION CONTINUING TO THE FANNIN MONUMENT FOR THE CONCLUSION OF THE MEMORIAL SERVICE

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