July 4th Celebration | Cancelled for 2013, due to sequestration
The July 4th Celebration is typically held annually at the Main Post Parade Field. Activities include some of today’s hottest musical acts; parachute freefall demonstrations; our popular flag ceremony; fireworks; and food and beverages. Pets, glass bottles, and BBQ grills are not allowed. All tents and shelters must be erected in the designated area, space is limited. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early due to heavy traffic flow. The event is free and open to the public. For information call (910) 396-9126.
The July 4th Celebration was voted one of the top 20 events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society! Additionally, Fort Bragg’s Fireworks made America’s Bucket List for 2011! Click here to read more.
July 4th FAQ!
- Q: What time can I set up my tent/blanket?
A: You may set up your tent or blanket as early as 8:00am the morning of the 4th. 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: When will you begin taking reservations for the designated tent area and how much will they cost?
A: Annually, we begin taking reservations approximately a month before the event. All designated sites will be numbered and patrons will be able to choose a site. Patrons may make reservations one of two ways:
a. In person at Equipment Checkout Center (ID card holders and general public)
b. Online via Webtrack (ID card holders only). Reservations are non-refundable. No walk-in or same day reservation will be available. The fees are:
- $25.00 for spaces with 10×10 pop-up tent
- $15.00 for spaces without tent
|You must be registered through Webtrac in order to reserve a tent/tent space online. How to Register through Webtrac… 1. Go to webtrac site https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/sites/nc.html2. Click on Fort Bragg Recreation (you cannot use your CYSS login information, it is a separate system)3. Click Start New Pre-Registration and ensure that all information is filled out correctly. If items are missing you will be asked for it prior to receiving your login and password.4. Once you have pre-registered, the login information will be reviewed and an email will be sent to the user during regular business hours M-F 0800-1700, in the order registration was received.5. After receiving your login information check to ensure it is working properly. Once logged in, you are able to change your password.For registration issues please email Rebecca Hunter at email@example.com|
- Q: What time does everything start? Will I be able to purchase food and drinks before then?
A: Kiddie Land and food are open for business beginning at 3:00 p.m., however, some vendors may be open prior to then.
- Q: What kind of activities are there for kids to do?
A: There is a Kiddie Land full of bounce houses, slides, rock climbing walls and pony rides. Admission is $10 per child and unlimited use is included in the price.
- Q: I am a food/craft vendor, how can I participate in this event?
A: Print out a Food/Craft Vendor Application, fill it out and get it back to us. If you do not have a DUNS number please also refer to the New Vendor Request Form. A DUNS number is required to be a vendor on Fort Bragg.
- Q: What items are prohibited at this event?
A: For a printable list of prohibited items please click here.