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4th at the Fort Celebration

Main Post Parade Field

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Join us for the 4th at the Fort Celebration! This year will be our BIGGEST event yet! We will have not one, not two, but THREE artists plus the 82nd Rock Band to celebrate with us! The three artists are from three different genres - there will be music for everyone to enjoy! In addition to our musical guests, there will be parachute free-fall demonstrations, the popular flag ceremony, food and beverage and, of course, fireworks! Kids can once again enjoy Kiddieland for free thanks to Fayetteville Dodge Ram and Liberty Ford of Fayetteville.

Pets, glass bottles, and BBQ grills are not allowed. View the full list of prohibited items (.pdf).

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early due to heavy traffic flow. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Musical Guests

 

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Flo Rida

 

 

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Plain White T's

 

 

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 Maddie & Tae

 

 

Event Layout, Parking and Vendor Menus

  • Event Layout (.pdf) - coming soon!
  • Parking Map (.pdf) - coming soon!
  • Vendor Menus (.pdf) - coming soon!

 

Sequence of Events

  • 3 pm - Gates open

  • More to come at a later date!

 

General FAQs/Information

  • There are no ATMs located on the Main Post Parade Field. However, there are ATMs available at Womack Army Medical Center. 
     
  • Event is open to the public
     
  • Special Event Gate Access
    If you do not have a valid Department of Defense ID card, you have two options for installation access for the 4th at the Fort 2024!

    • Get your gate pass early! 

      • Pre-register online (.pdf) - coming soon!
      • Access Fort Liberty through any gate
      • Every individual in the vehicle must have a military ID or a pass
         
    • 4th of July Special Event Access (day of)
      If you do not have a gate pass or military ID, please use one of the following gates on June 29, 2024:

      • All American
      • R. Miller
      • Chicken  
      • Long Street
      • Every individual in the vehicle must have valid identification
      • All vehicles will be searched
         
  • Q: What time can I set up my tent/blanket?
    A: No one will be allowed to access/set-up on the parade field until 3 pm. Please keep in mind that staff will be unable to watch your belongings. Also, tents are only allowed in the designated tent area; space is limited.

  • Q: I am a food vendor, how can I participate in this event?
    A: We are now accepting applications to become a food vendor. Submit your application here no later than May 17, 2024.

  • Q: What are the prohibited and allowed items at this event?
    A: View the Prohibited Items List (.pdf)
     
  • Q: Can I bring ice and/or a cooler onto the Main Post Parade Field?
    A: Yes

 

Tent City FAQs/Information

  • Q: When will you begin taking reservations for the designated tent area and how much will they cost?
    A: Tent City registration will go live on (date to be determined) and spaces are available on a first come first serve basis. Register online via WebTrac (link coming soon). Please note that WebTrac is best viewed on a desktop or laptop computer. Please contact the Equipment Checkout Center for any questions, +1 (910)396-7060. 
    • Tent City Layout (.pdf) - coming soon!
    • Price:
      • $50 - Space with MWR Tent
      • $25 - Space only
         
  • Q: Do you have to be a DoD ID Cardholder to rent a space?
    A: Yes, you will have to verify your DoD ID at check-in.
     
  • Q: How many spaces can I reserve?
    A: There is a limit of 2 per DoD ID Cardholder
     
  • Q: If something comes up and I can't make it, can I get a refund?
    A: No refunds will be issued for tent sites.
     
  • Q: What time can I check-in and set up my tent?
    A: Check-in will start when the Parade Field opens.
     
  • Q: What size of tent can I set up?
    A: The space reserved will allow for one 10'x10' tent or smaller.
     
  • Q: What am I allowed to bring to my tent space?
    A: Please see the prohibited items lists above, in the section titled "General FAQs/Information".
     
  • Q: What are some suggested items that I should bring?
    A: Bring enough stakes to secure your tent. We have had wind gusts at past events.
     
  • Tent City spaces are not vendor spaces. Anyone using these spaces to vend or promote any type of goods will be turned into the MPs and charged with the misuse of government property for personal gain.

 

Current Sponsors

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Sponsorship does not imply Army endorsement.

Cost

Free

Program
Special Events Branch