Independence Day

Fourth of July is among the top summer events for families, especially military families! Our loved ones have sacrificed so much for our freedom. We look forward to celebrating our nation’s birthday in a big kind of way every year!

This year, the PCS Homegirls are helping you celebrate by sharing our top 5 Independence Day events at military installations! Check out our picks!

5. USAG Humphreys’ 4th of July Celebration

Coming in at number 5, Camp Humphreys’ 4th of July Celebration is full of exciting entertainment! This event makes the list for its well-organized “zone” activities in addition to music and fireworks. Check out any of its 4 zones: Soldier Zone with activities such as paintball, mechanical bull riding, and jousting; Kids Zone with bumper cars, mini golf, and inflatables; Water Zone with water activities and a splash pad; and the Toddler Zone with a soft play area and other age-appropriate activities. Attendees will also enjoy music by the 8th Army Band and a fireworks show. Check out the USAG Humphreys’ Family & MWR website for more details.

4. MCB Quantico’s Independence Day Celebration

Fun for the whole family, Marine Corps Base Quantico’s Independence Day Celebration features an evening of food trucks, entertainment, and activities for all ages. Starting at 5:00 on July 4, attendees can participate in the obstacle course, extreme air jumper, and rock wall climbing as the Quantico Marine Corps Band takes stage. Headliner artist Jay Allen will perform later in the evening! The celebration concludes with a fireworks show on Lejeune Field. For more details, visit the MCCS Quantico website.

3. USAG Hawaii Family & MWR Independence Day Celebration

Service members and families of all branches stationed in Hawaii can celebrate Independence Day at Schofield Barracks’ Weyand Field on July 1. This event includes music by the 25th Infantry Division Band and the 100th Army Band. At 5:05, attendees can participate in the Patriotic Salute. Following the ceremony is an Independence Day concert featuring Elle King and Plain White T’s. This celebration ends with a laser show and fireworks. For more information, visit the Hawaii MWR website

2. Fort Campbell’s Independence Day Celebration

Coming in second on our list is Fort Campbell’s Independence Day Celebration with concert headliner Lynyrd Skynyrd. This 4th of July celebration also features music from Stone Temple Pilots and Cassadee Pope. Although the music starts at 6:00 PM, attendees can get dinner from food trucks as early as 4:00 PM and enjoy the Kids’ Zone with inflatables, arts and crafts, and more for a $5.00 fee. Ending with fireworks, this celebration will be one for the books! Check out Fort Campbell’s MWR website for more information.

1. Fort Liberty’s 4th at the Fort Celebration

Topping our list is Fort Liberty’s 4th at the Fort Celebration. This event starts at 3PM on July 4th and features musical artists Gavin DeGraw and Sheryl Crow! The event includes the Golden Knights’ parachute free-fall demonstrations, the flag ceremony, food trucks, and fireworks. Best of all, it’s free! Check out the Fort Liberty MWR website for more information.

Are you looking forward to any of these events or have another favorite to share with us? Please leave us a comment below. There are so many great celebrations this year! 

Happy Independence Day! Don’t forget to thank a service member for our freedom!

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