Battle of Pensacola Commemoration and Galvez Day 2023
The Pensacola Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution
Invites your group to the
2023 Battle of Pensacola Commemoration and
Galvez Day Celebration
This two day event will take place on Sunday, May 7 and Monday, May 8, 2023 in downtown Pensacola, Florida.
Planned events for May 7 include:
Patriot Grave Marking Ceremony
Evening Banquet to commemorate the Battle of Pensacola
On May 8, the Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard will once again present the opening procession for the Galvez Day Celebration sponsored by the Pensacola Heritage Foundation.
On May 8th the Color Guard units will muster at 09:30 AM at Fort George and march down Palafox Street to one of the largest monuments in the United States to General Bernardo de Galvez as the opening ceremony of Pensacola’s Galvez Day celebration.
All participating Color Guard Units will receive a BATTLE OF PENSACOLA FLAG STREAMER.
(note that this information will be updated by Sept 1, 2022 once blocks of rooms have been reserved for the event):
Holiday Inn Express Pensacola Downtown
101 East Main Street, Pensacola, FL 32502
Sole Inn and Suites
200 N Palafox St Pensacola, FL 32502
Hampton Inn Pensacola Airport (note that this location is further away from downtown, but close to the airport)
2187 Airport Boulevard Pensacola, Florida 32504
On May 6, a multi-state SAR color guard unit participated in the Galvez Day celebration organized by the Pensacola Heritage Foundation. Pictures from the event will be posted soon.
On May 8th, the Pensacola Chapter hosted the commemoration of the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Pensacola. Below is the link to the video of the virtual event. (The link opens in a new window.)