An official army family and MWR Site

Freedom Fest

Join us for a fun evening of entertainment, activities and fireworks

Note: This event has already passed.

MWR - Where the Fun Begins

Proudly Sponsored by

Fort Hood Recycle, USAA, Smile Doctors Orthodontics, HEB Operation Appreciation, Budweiser: Jack Hilliard Distributing

Northwestern Mutual Group • Axe Monkey • AMG • Motto Mortgage Exclusive Group • GEICO
Sponsorship does not imply endorsement

Celebrate with us in honor of Independence Day!

The event will be full of fun activities, Zoomagination with exotic animals, inflatable bounce houses, arts and crafts activities, beverage sales, food trucks and live entertainment. Cassadee Pope will start the evening off and X Ambassadors keep the party going into the evening. A 'Sure to Impress' Fireworks show will not be one to miss.

Hood Stadium
Hood Stadium Road BLDG 50029

Free and Open to the Public
Installation Access/Pass Required for Entry
**Please plan ahead to obtain the required Fort Hood access at the Marvin Leath Visitor's Welcome Center


  • 4 p.m. Gates Open and Food & Beverage Sales Open
  • 4-9:30 p.m. Arts and Crafts Venfors
  • 4-5 p.m. DJ Music
  • 5 p.m. National Anthem
  • 5-6 p.m. 1st Cav Band
  • 6-6:05 p.m. Welcome Remarks
  • 6:05-6:30 p.m. 1st Cav Band
  • 6:30-7 p.m. DJ Music
  • 7-7:45 p.m. Cassadee Pope
  • 7:45-8:15 p.m. Presentation
  • 8:15-9:30 p.m. X Ambassadors Perform
  • 9:30-10 p.m. Fireworks Display, presented by Fort Hood Recycle
  • 10 p.m. Conclusion

Shuttle Bus Service, 4-11 p.m. departing approximately every 15 minutes
18 yrs or older to ride without an adult

Permitted Items*

  • Strollers
  • Coolers (will be searched)
  • Backpacks NLT 12 x 20 (will be searched)
  • Camelbacks (will be searched)
  • Umbrellas
  • Blankets
  • Lawn chairs
  • Small wagons
  • Cameras
  • Video Recorder/Camcorders
  • Service Animals (guide dogs, etc..)
    *not all inclusive

Prohibited Items

  • Explosive Weapons
  • Firearms
  • Edged Weapons (knives, swords, daggers, etc)
  • Clubs
  • Brass Knuckles
  • Glass containers (except baby bottles)
  • Pets
  • Alcohol
  • Fireworks
  • Pop-Up/Canopy Tents
  • Rucksacks
  • Recreation Vehicles (RVs)
  • Camper Trailers
  • Grills (cooking)