2023 4th at the Fort Celebration

July 43:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Main Post Parade Field, 25 Capron St., Fort Bragg, NC, 28307 + Google Map
Join us for the 4th at the Fort Celebration! This year’s event will feature Gavin DeGraw and headliner Sheryl Crow as well as parachute free-fall demonstrations, the popular flag ceremony, food and beverage and, of course, fireworks!

Pets, glass bottles, and BBQ grills are not allowed. View the full list of prohibited items (.pdf).

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early due to heavy traffic flow. The event is free and open to the public.

Tent City

Details on Tent City reservations coming soon!

Musical Headliner: Sheryl Crow


Gavin DeGraw



Event Layout, Parking and Vendor Menus

  • Coming soon!

Sequence of Events

  • 3 pm – Gates open
  • 4:45-5:45 pm – 82D ALL-AMERICAN ROCK BAND in concert
  • 5:45-6:13 pm – GOLDEN KNIGHTS Parachute demonstration
  • 6:13-6:45 pm – Flag Ceremony & National Anthem performed
  • 6:45-7:45 pm – Gavin DeGraw in concert                           
  • 8:30-9:45 pm – Sheryl Crow in concert
  • 9:45-10:03 pm – Fireworks display

General FAQs/Information

  • Event is open to the public.
  • Q: What time can I set up my tent/blanket?
  • A: No one will be allowed to access/set-up on the parade field until 3 pm. Please keep in mind that staff will be unable to watch your belongings. Also, tents are only allowed in the designated tent area; space is limited.
  • Q: I am a food vendor, how can I participate in this event?
    A: We are now accepting applications to become a food vendor. Download the 2023 Food Vendor Application for 4th at the Fort Celebration (.pdf)
  • Q: What are the prohibited and allowed items at this event?
    A: View the 4th of July Celebration Prohibited Items (.pdf)
  • Q: Can I bring ice and/or a cooler onto the Main Post Parade Field?
    A: Yes

Tent City FAQs/Information

  • Q: When will you begin taking reservations for the designated tent area and how much will they cost?
    A: Tent City reservation information is coming soon!
  • Q: Do you have to be a DoD ID Cardholder to rent a space?
    A: Yes, you will have to verify your DoD ID at check-in.
  • Q: How many spaces can I reserve?
    A: There is a limit of 2 per DoD ID Cardholder
  • Q: If something comes up and I can’t make it, can I get a refund?
    A: No refunds will be issued for tent sites.
  • Q: What time can I check-in and set up my tent?
    A: Check-in will start when the Parade Field opens.
  • Q: What size of tent can I set up?
    A: The space reserved will allow for one 10’x10′ tent or smaller.
  • Q: What am I allowed to bring to my tent space?
    A: Please see the prohibited items lists above, in the section titled “General FAQs/Information”.
  • Q: What are some suggested items that I should bring?
    A: Bring enough stakes to secure your tent. We have had wind gusts at past events.
  • Tent City spaces are not vendor spaces. Anyone using these spaces to vend or promote any type of goods will be turned into the MPs and charged with the misuse of government property for personal gain.