The annual event that re-creates the famous bloody pirate raid on St. Augustine in 1668. This deadly raid was led by Robert Searle when he and his crew laid siege upon the city and its inhabitants. The procession that commemorates the arrival of the raiding pirates and introduces this annual event will begin at the Cathedral Basilica at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 2, and will proceed north on St. George Street to the Santo Domingo Redoubt on Orange Street. The Searle's Sack encampment will take place on Saturday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. Visitors can see colonial St. Augustine in action at this living-history camp, where there will be period demonstrations with weapons, clothing, and equipment, as well as reenactments of camp life and social activities.Events in the historic district are free. The encampment at the Fountain of Youth is free with regular park admission: $15 for adults, $14 for seniors (60+), $9 for children ages 6-12, and free for toddlers 5 and under.The event begins with a downtown procession at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 2. The encampment at the Fountain of Youth is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. On Saturday at 4:30 p.m., the reenactment of the battle takes place in the historic district.The procession on Friday and the battle reenactment on Saturday begin around the Plaza de la Constitución in the center of St. Augustine's historic district and proceed north on St. George Street, ending at the Santo Domingo Redoubt on Orange Ave., just across from Potter's Wax Museum. The encampment during the day on Saturday is at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, which is located at 11 Magnolia Ave. in St. Augustine.