FORT LEE, Va. – Media are invited to celebrate Independence Day with Soldiers, family members and the general public at Williams Stadium here July 4.
Breakout music industry recording artists Maddie & Tae will be the featured performers. The entertainment lineup also includes country singer Jackie Lee and a performance by Fort Lee’s 392nd Army Band. The evening concludes with a fireworks display.
WHAT: Fourth at the Fort
WHO: Open to the public
WHEN: 5-10 p.m., Tuesday, July 4
WHERE: Williams Stadium
Admission to the annual event is free and open to the public. Individuals 18 years of age or older must present a valid state- or government-issued identification card, with photo, to access the installation. Security personnel will scan all state licenses.
Activities include the Kidzone Play Area with a bounce house, rock climbing walls, sports activities, a large inflatable “aircraft carrier” slide and more. A varied number of tickets are required the Kidzone attractions. Tickets may be purchased for $1 each or $20 for an unlimited-access pass.
Fourth at the Fort also features a food court area where guests can purchase barbeque sandwiches, pizza, grilled burgers and hot dogs, funnel cakes, regular and adult beverages, ice cream and more.
Entertainment begins at 5 p.m. with the featured performance by Maddie & Tae starting at approximately 8 p.m. Fireworks are scheduled for approximately 9:35 p.m. Postponements or cancellations due to severe weather will be announced through social media.
Those planning to participate are reminded that personal pyrotechnics, tailgating, coolers, smoking and pets are not permitted in or around the event area. Only clear or mesh bags can be carried into the stadium, and they are subject to search by security personnel.
Media planning to attend must contact Sarah Gauvin at (804) 734-6965, (804) 400-7273 or firstname.lastname@example.org by 3 p.m. Monday for coverage instructions.