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Independence Day on the Rock

Celebrate America's independence by attending the Independence Day on the Rock event, June 30 & July 1.

Note: This event has already passed.

Annual Independence Day on the Rock

Celebrate America's independence by attending the Independence Day on the Rock celebration June 30 from 6 to 10 p.m., and July 1 from 3:30 to 11 p.m. at the Wagon Wheel Theater, Bldg. 8125 and Hall of Champions Fitness Center parking lot, Bldg. 8105 on Smith Barracks in Baumholder.
The event will feature live music in the big fest tent, many typical food selections offered by MWR, FRGs and private orgs.
A big variety of activities for children, youth and adults will be offered, to include bouncy castlesCar Showfire truck and police car static displaysCYS-operated activity stations, such as facepainting, crafts, and more. Fireworks will start at about 10:30 p.m. on July 1 on Minick Field. The event ends right after the fireworks.

Friday, June 30

  • 6 p.m.: Willy Pete Band Performance (Fest Tent)
  • 8 p.m.:  Southbound Rebellion Performance (Fest Tent)

Saturday, July 1

  • 3:30 p.m.: Car Show (see registration details regarding registration)
  • 4 p.m.: Beer Keg Tapping Ceremony (Fest Tent)
  • 7:30 p.m.: AFE Breland Performance (Fest Tent)
  • 9:15 p.m.  AFE Tyler Farr Performance (Fest Tent)
  • 10:30 p.m.  Fireworks (Minick Field)

A big thank you to our sponsors!


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Sponsorship does not imply federal endorsement


$10 entry fee per car entered into the Car Show.

Registration Information

Those wanting to participate in the car show can register at any Automotive Skills Center (Baumholder, Landstuhl, or Pulaski.)
Trophies will be awarded for 1st through 3rd place.

  • 1. Crowd Favorite
  • 2. Best Paint Job
  • 3. Best American Made Models
  • 4. Best European made Models
  • 5. Best Engine Bay

You must be present during the award presentation.

Hall of Champions Fitness Center