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Fort Jackson’s Independence Day Fireworks Celebration

Date July 2, 2022

Time 2:00 - 10:00 PM

Location
Hilton Field at Fort Jackson

Fort Jackson’s largest fireworks celebration returns Saturday, July 2, after a five-year hiatus.

The free spectacular Fourth of July event celebrates our nation’s independence and will include family fun festivities, a kid zone with amusement rides, food and beverage truck vendors, and live music. To top off the night, attendees will also enjoy a spectacular fireworks display and cannon fire.

The event will take place at Hilton Field at Fort Jackson and is open to the public. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, towels, and blankets and should make plans to arrive early for the best seats and parking.

Event Schedule:

2 p.m. – Gate opens to the public.

4 p.m. – Field opens (SC Picnic, Soldiers arrival, Kids Zone, food, and beverages).

6:30 p.m. – Event starts.

7 – 7:20 p.m. – Opening performance.

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Breland concert performance (brought to you by the USO).

8:40 – 8:50 p.m. – Live entertainment

8:50 – 9:15 p.m. – Fireworks show

Fort Jackson is a government military post, and random vehicle searches will be conducted at the gates. All visitors must also adhere to the following guidelines: failure to comply could result in a denial of access on the base.

  • Everyone older than 16 must possess a valid state or government-issued identification card for entry.
  • The vehicle driver must possess a valid driver’s license, valid proof of insurance, and valid registration.
  • Motorcycle riders must also conform to Department of Defense regulations to enter the post. The requirements include wearing a DOT-approved helmet, full-fingered gloves, over-the-ankle boots, and a long-sleeved shirt/jacket.

For the safety of all guests, the following items are prohibited:

  • Explosives, firearms, illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, grills, knives with blades over 4 inches, tailgate tents, clothing or signage with offensive or vulgar language or political message, inappropriate clothing, confetti, fireworks, smoke bombs, laser pens/pointers, noise-making, devices (horns, whistles, etc.), pepper spray, umbrellas, video cameras, cameras with lenses longer than 6” when fully extended, remote controlled flying devices, animals (service animals are allowed, but they must be on leash and owners must clean up after the animals)

The event provides an opportunity for soldiers, civilians and families, military partners, and the community to come together and celebrate our nation’s independence.

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