Come Celebrate Independence!
Fort Carson Freedom Fest includes live entertainment, food and beverages for purchase, and fun activities for the whole family!
- Doors open at 4:30 p.m.
- Festival begins at 5 p.m.
- Concert from 5-10:00 p.m.
- FIREWORKS at 10 p.m.
- 5-5:50 p.m. – Jeffrey Alan Band
- 6:10-7:10 p.m. – Elvie Shane
- 7:30-8:30 p.m. – Eric Paslay
- 9-10 p.m. – Matt Stell
Baby Care Center presented by ACS
An air conditioned retreat for families to change and feed their child.
Lost child retrieval located near the Baby Care Center.
- $5 per person, all ages
- Sales at Outdoor Recreation starting June 01.
- We highly encourage pre-purchasing wristbands to avoid long lines at the event.
- Wristbands will also be sold at the Outdoor Recreation booth at Freedom Fest, starting at 4:30 p.m.
- Credit cards accepted.
Beer Available for Purchase
Credit cards accepted. No ATMs onsite.
Elkhorn Catering & Conference Center
• $5 — The Five Dollar Lager (American Lager)
• $7 — Sticky Paws (American Honey Wheat made with Colorado Honey)
Food Vendors Available
- B52 -- See Menu
- Bandidos -- See Menu
- Biggi's Little Bavaria -- See Menu
- Big Papas Grill -- See Menu
- Brisket Brothers BBQ
- Busters Smoking BBQ -- See Menu
- Chef Bob's Lobstah Trap -- See Menu
- Cowgirl Kettle Corn -- See Menu
- The Cupcake Doctor
- DC Concessions -- See Menu
- Firebird Chicken Sandwiches -- See Menu
- Fuel Stop -- See Menu
- Funky Monkey Snowballs -- See Menu
- Happy Eats Pasta -- See Menu
- High Grade Catering -- See Menu
- Island Style BBQ -- See Menu
- K2 Cuisine -- See Menu
- Kona Ice
- Little Bears -- See Menu
- Lori Lynn's Cookies -- See Menu
- Marrio’s Ice Cream -- See Menu
- Meat the Greek -- See Menu
- Nonna's New York Deli -- See Menu
- Panini Island
- Tasty Ice LLC
- What's Cookin -- See Menu
- Wings on Wheels -- See Menu
Merchandise Vendors Available
- Colorado Springs
- Creations LLC
- Lapis and Lemongrass
- Lavikoff Bakery
- Light Harvest Designs
- Locked Down Bulls
- Momotaro Shop LLC
- Monzie + Me LLC
- Quilting with and Edge
- Three Eyed Thrift
- Twin Stitchez Boutique
- Vinyl Vixens
- Zoom Lucy Paw Bakery
Interested in being a vendor at Freedom Fest? Fill out an application:
Vendor packets and payment information due by 4 p.m. on June 1.
You will receive an email once you are approved. Special Events business hours are M-F, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Please allow up to 48 business hours for a response.
Gate Access Information
The event will be open to the public. Visitors and guests will not need to have a pass to enter post for this event but will be required to present a state issued identification card.
All guests and visitors are encouraged to pre-register in advance to speed up the entry process by using one of the following links:
Parking, weather, physical security, & animal policy:
General Release & Hold Harmless Agreement:
Park & Road Closures
- Iron Horse Park off of Sheridan Ave. will be closed from Monday 27 June- Saturday 02 July. The dog park and playgrounds will be open, but must be accessed by parking off of Wetzel Ave.
- No parking at the Commissary or neighborhoods allowed.
- Sheridan Ave. will be closed at 3:30pm on 01 July. Only VIP and handicap personnel authorized.
Line Unit Fitness Centers
Garcia, Waller, and Mckibben Fitness Centers will be closed on 01 July.