Ft Benning Independence Celebration Featured Three Concerts, Fireworks Show and More

July 4th is fast approaching, and that means pre-4th celebrations at Ft. Benning for service members, their families, and local civilians! The celebrations actually take place on June 23rd so service families have the chance to spend their time off with their families or how they choose.

Concerts: Big & Rich, 3 Doors Down, & FloRida

Big & Rich will take the stage at 7pm, 3 Doors Down will perform at 8:15, and FloRida at 9:20.

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Silver Wings and FRIES & SPIES

Silver Wings will conduct aerial demonstrations and Rangers will perform high-speed insertion and extraction operations via a rope and a helicopter, a thrilling show called Fries & Spies. We will also offer guests the opportunity to jump from a 34’ Airborne Training Tower on Eubanks Field. This should be on your Fort Benning Bucket List.

Petting Zoo - and the WORLD's LARGEST HORSE?

Aside from the traditional games and a great variety of food, guests will enjoy crafts, a petting zoo – featuring the world’s largest horse! – and more of those crazy inflatable bounce houses than you can shake a stick at. All free! Let the kids jump till they puke, then send them back for more.

Largest Fireworks in Base History!

The fireworks will start at 10:40pm with music provide by the MCoE Band!

Food and beverages will be available for purchase all throughout the event. Our food vendors only accept tokens, which are $1 each. You will be refunded for unused tokens, so load up early and save yourself a return trip to the token trailer. You can also purchase ahead of time, weekdays between 8am-4:30pm in Building 228 on Kilgore Street, and return unused tokens there afterward for a refund.
For more information, visit Ft. Benning MWR online.