Fort Campbell, KY – Celebrate our Nation’s birthday with carnival rides, fireworks, friends and Family at the 2012 USAA and MWR Independence Day Carnival. Belle City Amusement will be here from July 3rd through July 7th.
Come to the Division Parade Field and try your hand at one of the games of skill, feel your heart race on one of the Belle City Amusement carnival rides, and feast on traditional carnival food and drinks. Make sure to stop by the Budweiser Tent where you can purchase ice cold adult beverages from the friendly Hooper Bowling staff.On July 4th we’ll have the Parachute Demonstration Team, the Salute to the States, the 101st Division Band “101Rock” and the best fireworks show in the area!
Individual ride tickets will be available for $1.00 or you may purchase a sheet of 25 tickets for $20.00. July 3rd is Dollar Day and all rides are just $1.00 each (discount sheets and arm bands will not be sold on this day).
On the other days of the carnival, rides will require no more than 4 tickets for adult rides or 3 tickets for children’s rides. July 4th-7th, Daily armbands may be purchased in lieu of tickets for unlimited midway rides. All armband and ticket sales are final. Armbands and discount sheets will not be available for purchase on Dollar Day. Skill games will not cost more than $4.00 per attempt.
The 2012 USAA and MWR Independence Day Carnival times and specials are:
- July 3rd: Dollar Day, no armbands or discount sheets, 4:00pm – 10:00pm
- July 4th: Armbands $25.00, 1:00pm – Midnight
- July 5th: Armbands $20.00, 4:00pm – 10:00pm
- July 6th: Armbands $20.00, 4:00pm – Midnight
- July 7th: Armbands $20.00, 2:00pm – Midnight
No glass bottles, cans, pets, outside food, outside alcohol, or personal weapons will be permitted. An adult or guardian must accompany all children who are under 18 years of age. Patrons with non-decal vehicles who will be attending the carnival from July 3rd through July 7th must obtain a visitor’s pass at Gate 4 or 7. Drivers must present a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and vehicle registration to obtain a visitor’s pass. Anyone over the age of 16 must present a photo ID upon entering the Installation.
Traffic restrictions will be in place following the fireworks display on July 4th. Gates 1, 3 and 5 will be open for outbound traffic only after the fireworks are over. Wickham Road will be one-way (towards Gate 4) from 47th Street to 42nd Street, and one-way (towards Gate 7) from 47th Street to 52nd Street. Traffic will flow normally during all other carnival times.
Personal fireworks are prohibited in accordance with Fort Campbell Regulation 420-24, paragraph 14-16.
The 2012 USAA and MWR Independence Day Carnival is sponsored by: Title Sponsor USAA; Premier Sponsors University of Phoenix and Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union; Mathews Nissan/Garland Nissan, US Foods, Daymar Institute, and Griller’s Choice. The mention of commercial sponsors does not constitute endorsement by the Federal Government.
For additional information on the 2012 USAA and MWR Independence Day Carnival, please call MWR Public Relations at 270.798.7535 or the MWR 24 Hour Information Hotline at 270.798.3172.