USAG Humphreys 4th of July

USAG Humphreys 4th of July

Downtown Plaza | July 4, Noon-9 p.m.

We're going to have live entertainment, food and beverage, family-fun FIREWORKS🎆, contests and MORE!

Social distancing encouraged.

Win Two Round Trip Tickets to Anywhere in the US!

Submit an I.C.E. comment card and entry form at the Information Booth and if you meet the requirements listed below, you get a chance to win two round trip tickets to ANYWHERE in the U.S.! 

If your comment card is submitted online at, you must show proof of submission to a staff member at the information booth to fill out an entry form.

Must be present to win. Drawing will take place at the main stage around 7:20 p.m., after the watermelon eating contest.
This give-a-way is open to patrons who are 18 years or older and SOFA status ID card holders. One winner will win two round trip tickets to anywhere in the U.S. (specifically Delta hub locations). Tickets provided by US Airline Alliance. No federal endorsment implied. Rules and restrictions apply.

July 3 Events

Here are some activities that will be held on the July 3 if you wanted to start your holiday a bit early! (Click on the image to get more information about the event!)

Glow Run 5K

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Located at Balboni Field and starting at 8 p.m.
Registration is open, same day, from 7-7:45 p.m.

Red, White and Blue Tournament


Located at the River Bend Golf Course and starting at 8 a.m.
Registration deadline is July 1.

Freedom Bash

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Located at the Outdoor Pool and starting from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Entertainment Schedule & Map


Entertainment Schedule

Activity Time*
Event Begins Noon
DJ & Announcements 12:15 p.m.
Talent Show Winner Performances 1 p.m.
Lemonade Flip Cup Contest 1:30 p.m.
Eighth Army Band 2 p.m.
Volunteer of the Year 3 p.m.
I Spy Uncle Sam! Contest 3:30 p.m.
Shangli La Band Performance 4 p.m.
Traditional Korean Dance Group Performance 5 p.m.
Gold Finger! Magic Show 5:30 p.m.
Bboy Dance Performance 5:45 p.m.
Best Dad Joke Battle 6 p.m.
Sugar Rain! Magic Show 6:30 p.m.
Watermelon Eating Contest 7 p.m.
Triad Band Performance 7:30 p.m.
Fireworks 8:45 p.m.
Downtown Lanes After Party 9 p.m.
DJ & Music @ Street Stage All Day

* Times and schedule are subject to change.



Event Map



Activities and Games

There is tons of things to do this year! We have lots of rides and games planned for you, Humphreys!

But don't be the only one not joining in the fun!

Fun Characters, Displays and Specials

Make sure to take a picture!

  • Military Static Vehicle Display
  • Uncle Sam
  • Fireworks Display

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Activities and Crafts

Make something fun to take home! 

  • Flag Coin Holder Workshop (Woodworking Craft) - $120
  • Patriotic Necklaces (Craft) - $2 per necklace
  • Foam Visors (Craft) - $1 per visor
  • Fan Decor with Color Spray (Craft) - $2 per fan
  • Balloon Animals - price varies
  • Tie Dye Station (Craft) - $5 per handkerchief and $15 per t-shirt


Sign up for any of these contests will be avaialble at the event (Information Booth). Deadline to sign up will be 30 minutes prior to the event start shown in the Entertainment Schedule.

  • Watermelon Eating

    How to Compete (Click for more)

    How fast can you eat watermelon? Each participant gets a set number of watermelon slices. Whoever eats all of the provided slices the fastest is the winner! You have to eat until all the pink is gone!

  • I Spy Uncle Sam
    How to Compete (Click for more)

    This is open to children ages 4-10. Find all of the Uncle Sams hidden around the Downtown Plaza area. The one who finds the most and brings them to the I Spy Uncle Sam table (located near the stage) by the end of the contest, wins!

  • Dad Joke Battle - Tournament Style
    How to Compete (Click for more)

    It's time to face off in the ultimate (dad) joke battle! Two (2) people go head-to-head and should the opposing player laugh, the joke teller gets a point. Each round is 2 minutes long. The last one standing is the Ultimate Dad Joke Master! There is a total of eight (8) slots available and sign ups are available at the event. Jokes must be clean and rated PG/G. Winner will receive a free Beer Mug!

  • Lemonade Flip-Cup
    How to Compete (Click for more)

    Get YO Team! Relay-style teams of four (4) compete against one another and against the clock! Each player has to completely drink their lemonade, then flip the cup over with one (1) finger. Once the 1st cup is flipped, it's the 2nd player's turn, and so on. This continues until all four (4) players are finished. The first team to complete all four (4) cups is the winner!

Rides and Games

Test your skill (or luck) at the games and have fun with the rides!

All items indicated with a * will require a ticket/wristband. Other activities may require additional payment/cost.

Wristband and ticket sales will begin at Noon and end at 7 p.m. (Inflatables will end by 8 p.m.)

Cost for Wristbands is $15 and includes unlimited rides.

Cost for 1 Ticket is $3 and is for one use on a single ride/inflatable.

*Exchange Rate: $1 = ₩1,500

  • Paintball *
  • Archery Tag *
  • Human Billiards *
  • Pirate Ship *

  • Mechanical Bull *

  • Carousel Swing *

  • Euro Bungee *

  • Train Ride*

  • Wrecking Ball *

  • The Madness - Stacking Ring Toss (at CYS booth)

  • Ring Toss (at CYS booth)

  • Can Smash (at CYS booth)

  • Strike 3 (at CYS booth)

  • Tic Tac Toe (at CYS booth)

  • Cornhole (at BOSS Zone)


Food and Beverage

  • Texas-style Brisket, Pulled Pork, Smoked Wings (courtesy of the Smoke Shak)
  • BBQ Thai Chicken, Beef Kebabs, Grecian Salad (courtesy of the River Bend Pub)
  • Thirst Aid Station (courtesy of the Flightline Tap Room)
  • Snowcones, Hotteok, Cheesecake on a Stick (courtesy of Morning Calm Center)
  • Turkey Legs (located at BOSS Zone)
  • AAFES Food Trucks (Don Chicken and BBQ Outpost)


  • Morale Coins
  • 4th of July T-Shirts
  • Woodwork, Embroidered Items
  • Hair, Beauty Accessories
  • Caricatures Photos
  • Balloon Lights
  • Home-based businesses

Other food and beverage sales will be available by individual SFRGs, Home-based businesses and private organizations.

Inclement Weather

We are at the beginning of monsoon season, so if the weather call says that there will be inclement weather, then this event will be canceled.

Keep an eye out on this page (at the top) for the inclement weather call the day-of the event.

Parking Information

Parking for July 4th

Alternate Bus Routes


MWR Facility Hours of Operation

Most MWR Facilities will be on regular HPCON B hours on July 3 and July 4. Please go to the Facility's page for specific hours.

The following facilities will have unique hours on July 3 and July 4 and will resume normal (HPCON B) hours on July 5.

Sports, Fitness and Aquatics July 3 July 4
Collier Community Fitness Center 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sitman Physical Fitness Center 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 5 a.m. (Monday Morning)
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
4:30 p.m. - 5 a.m. (July 6 Morning)
Turner Fitness Center 7 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 7 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Zoeckler Fitness Center Staffed 5:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Unstaffed 24-hour Access
Unstaffed 24-hour Access
Family Fitness Room 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. CLOSED
Outdoor Pool 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Collier Indoor Pool 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(Closed for cleaning from 10 - 11:30 a.m.


Recreation July 3 July 4
Downtown Recreation Center 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Outdoor Recreation  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CLOSED
Community Activity Center (Bldg. 110) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CLOSED


Community Services July 3 July 4
Army Community Services CLOSED CLOSED


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