Welcome to Seville Square, the cornerstone for Pensacola's Historic District.
This quaint little park is filled with live oaks covered in Spanish moss and features a gazebo, benches, a walking path, and public art. With plenty of shade and constant cool ocean breeze, this park is an excellent spot to stop and enjoy your surroundings.
Historically speaking, Seville Square was the location of the 1752 San Miguel outpost, that is, until the British took over. When the Spanish took over again in 1813, the area was designated a public plaza and named for Seville, Spain. In its early days, it was used as a ball field and playground (since then relocated), as well as the spot for the once-popular 'Evening in Old Seville' annual event.
Seville Square is home to the biggest festivals of the year, such as the Pensacola JazzFest, Pensacola Seafood Festival, and the Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival. You will also find Seville Quarter very closeby, which is a popular entertainment complex today with 8 different rooms (restaurants, bars, live music). It was once the home of the original Rosie O'Grady's Goodtime Emporium, and today holds Phineas Phogg's, Apple Annie's, Fast Eddie's, and more.
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