Summer Thunder: A Nighttime Cannon Firing at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site

Civil War era cannon firing. Smoke billows from the front of the gun.

Event Description

Add a little noise to your summer nights with a cannon firing! The site will be firing the reproduction 32 pdr. Seacoast Gun located within Fort Anderson on the evenings of May 28, June 25, July 23, and August 27. Tickets may be purchased in advance or onsite the evening of. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children 12 and under. We recommend that visitors pay admission with cash. 

Gates open at 7:30pm. Cannon firing is PROMPTLY at 8:30pm. The evening will entail two cannon firings separated by a presentation on the firing process. Entire program will last 30-45 minutes. 

In the event of storms, program will be postponed to the following evening.