Independence Day Celebration

Note: This event has already passed.

Date: Jul 4 2018, 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Patch Barracks - Husky Field , Stuttgart, Germany Google Map

Stuttgart community will come together again and celebrate the biggest event of the year. 

This year get ready for a hometown feel, we’ll kick it off with a patriotic parade, carnival games and specialty food items such as fried oreos and blooming onions. 

Expect an amazing show by American country music star, Rodney Atkins, known for songs such as “Watching You” and “Take a Back Road”. 

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Additional music will be provided by The Uniques, a German accoustic rock band known for their unplugged pop and rock classics, and DJ Wesley.

Enjoy fun activities like the Stuttgart Warrior Challenge, an obstacle course not for the weak hearted, an arm wrestling competition, and for those not so serious, fun water activities like wakeboarding & kid friendly play areas. 

Prizes worth $2500 will be given away from the stage. 

Get your free refreshments from the Army Community Services birthday tent.  For savory food, check out the food trucks offering Korean specials, Golden Chicken, and more.  For your favorite beverages (water, soda, beer, and cocktails), take a break at the new beach bar or visit any of the other mobile bars. Expect the following food items from our local private organizations:

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Food

Harriet R. Tubman

Snow cones, corn dogs, cotton candy, popcorn

PAGASA Ice cream, fruit icicles, and other "ice candy"
Stuttgart Ball Committee (AF) Street tacos, drinks
Theta Rho Chap, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity BBQ ribs, pulled pork
Elmer T. Hawkins Southern steaks, BBQ chicken, baby back ribs, corn, potato, salad, beans, water, soda
Special Forces Assn., Chap V Shredded beef, pulled pork sandwiches, brats, drinks, french fries, chips
Dist. 8, Knights Templar Ribs, baby back ribs, steak, beans, drinks

 

The finale event – a spectacular fireworks show synchronized with music starts at 10:30 p.m. 

After all that fun, use the bus service from Washington Square departing to all installations after the fireworks around 11 p.m.

Event is sponsored by

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Cost

Free admission