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Evening Gun


Map of North Carolina – Fort Macon State Park


Contact the park
 

252-726-3775

fort.macon@ncparks.gov

 

Bookstore

252-247-3100
 


Address
 

Visitor center

2303 E. Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

GPS: 34.6979, -76.6783
 

Hours
 

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  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:30pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Including coastal education center and bookstore
     
  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 5:30pm
     
  • March:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • April to May:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • October:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • October to March:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • April to May:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • September:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Lifeguards available Memorial Day to
    Labor Day
     
  • 10:00am to 5:45pm
     
  • As staffing permits
     

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  • Monday to Friday:
    8:00am to 1:00pm
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed state holidays
     

 

 

 

Evening Gun

Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the "Evening Gun."  Cannon Crew provided by US Coast Guard Station Ft. Macon.

Date of Event: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 4:00pm

Start Location: 
Fort

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 4:00pm