The event will feature live music from the 4th Infantry Division band. The celebration will conclude with a fireworks show at 9:15 p.m.
A wide array of family-friendly games and attractions will be available for attendees, including inflatable bounce houses, a corn maze, rock wall, bungee jump, free photo booth, and a wrecking ball.
Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Fees will apply for some attractions as well as food and merchandise.
Attendees are welcome to bring chairs and picnic blankets to the event. Parking is a distance from the event site, be prepared to walk once parked. Pets and glass containers are not allowed. Personally purchased fireworks are also prohibited on post in accordance with local and state laws.
The only access for non-Department of Defense identification card holders will be Gate 1 (access off of Highway 115) and Gate 20 (access off of Interstate 25). Visitor passes will not be required from 2–9 p.m. Those accessing the installation for the celebration will have to show a current driver’s license, auto registration and valid auto insurance. Allow extra time in the event of a vehicle inspection. Military working dogs will be active in the event area.
All weapons brought onto Fort Carson must be registered with the provost marshal’s office at building 2700 in accordance with U.S. Army and Fort Carson regulations and policy. Only law enforcement personnel in the performance of official duties may possess a concealed weapon on Fort Carson. It is important to note that county, state and federal civilian concealed carry permits are not recognized or valid on Fort Carson.
Despite Colorado amendment to legalizing recreational marijuana, wrongful use or possession of marijuana on a Federal installation is a violation of federal law. Those attending the celebration, federal law