Fort Campbell, KY – On Thursday, July 4th, 2019, Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will host an Independence Day “Salute to the Nation” consisting of a special ceremony, concerts and a fireworks display. The event and activities are free to enter and open to the public.
Festivities commence at 1:00pm on the Division Parade Field located at 47th Street and Desert Storm Avenue, with a carnival running until midnight. The 101st Airborne Division Band will open the evening of music at 5:00pm, followed by a welcome ceremony at 6:00pm.
Clayton Quisenberry hits the stage at 6:30pm. This is a return concert for Quisenberry after his recent visit to Fort Campbell, opening for Hunter Hayes last August.
This year’s headliner, The Downtown Band, performs at 8:00pm with fireworks following at 9:30pm, weather permitting. Blankets and chairs are welcome.
However, glass bottles, pets, personal fireworks, outside food or drink and personal weapons are not permitted.
Non-military ID card holders should enter the installation through Gates 4 or 7. At the respective Visitor Control Center, be prepared to present your vehicle registration, proof of insurance and a valid photo ID, as well as undergo a brief background check. Each person in the vehicle, age 16 and over, must present a state or federally issued photo ID. All vehicles entering post are subject to be searched.
For specific carnival times and prices, visit http://campbell.armymwr.com