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USAG Stuttgart 4th of July Independence Day Celebration - Open to the Public

πŸŽ† USAG Stuttgart 4th of July Independence Day Celebration: Celebrate Freedom Together!Β 

Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Time: 4 p.m. - Fireworks (fireworks begin at approx. 10:30 p.m.)
Location: Panzer Kaserne
Cost: Admission is free!Β Optional activity wristbands are $10 USD/Euro at the event.Β 

πŸŽ‰ Welcome to the USAG Stuttgart 4th of July Independence Day Celebration! πŸŽ‰

The 4th of July Independence Day Celebration is a momentous event that holds a special place in the hearts of Americans. It's a day of unity, patriotism, and heartfelt recognition for the sacrifices that have been made to uphold the cherished freedoms we enjoy today.

Get ready for a day filled with exhilaration, joy, and a true sense of community. This extraordinary event welcomes both the military community and our esteemed host nation community to come together and celebrate the spirit of freedom side by side.Β 

Let's honor the past, embrace the present, and look towards a future filled with shared values and lasting friendships. This celebration promises to be a remarkable experience for all who attend.

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🎡 Entertainment, Food, and Games πŸ”

The excitement kicks off at 4 p.m. when our DJ kick-starts the festivities, orchestrating the perfect soundtrack to energize the crowd and cultivate a vibrant and festive environment. We welcome Mayer ( on stage at 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy various food and drink options from a wide selection of food trucks offering diverse cuisines, including:

  • American Food
  • Spudz
  • Luna Grill
  • Sahin Kebap
  • Greek Food To Go
  • Crepes
  • Italian Pizza
  • Burgers
  • Cevapcici
  • German Brats & Curry Wurst
  • Candy Truck
  • Indian Food & Tapas
  • Flammkuchen
  • & more!

Stay refreshed with non-alcoholic beverages and German & American beer available at four drink stations. 

πŸ’₯ Activities Area: Fun for All Ages! πŸŽͺ

Enjoy a variety of fun premium activities with your Activities Wristband (for ages 5 and up only; 4 and under are free). The wristbands provide access to a wide range of premium attractions, including trampolines, water rollers, ninja warrior, inflatable race slides, zip line, rock wall, air jump, adult mechanical bull, child-size mechanical bull, paint and temporary tattoos, slackline, carousel, power paddler, water tables, bounce houses, soccer kick, football throw, jumbo bounce, and so much more! There's something for everyone to enjoy! 

  • Various Carnival Games (All Ages)
  • Football Toss ( Ages 7+)
  • Bounce Houses (Ages 7 and under)
  • Soccer Kick (Ages 7+)
  • Zip-It Obstacle Course (Ages 8+)
  • Water World (Ages 4 and under)
  • Adult Bull Riding (Ages 16+)
  • Rock Climbing Wall (Ages 8+)
  • Trampoline (Ages 8+)
  • Bungee Trampoline (Ages 8+)
  • Ninja Challenge (Ages 8+)
  • Air Dive (Ages 7+)
  • Kinder Bull Riding (Ages 6+) 
  • Race Slide (Ages 7+)

πŸ—ΊοΈ Event Map

Event Map

🚍 Transportation/Duty Bus: We encourage the use of public transportation and duty buses as there will be no 4th of July event parking available on Panzer Kaserne. 

Duty buses will follow the standard Weekend/U.S. Holiday schedule until 3 p.m., at which point they will begin making ongoing direct trips between Panzer and each of the other residential installations (Kelley, Patch, Robinson) without a specific schedule. Buses will be available to take ID cardholders back to the other installations following the fireworks.

Tap here to see duty bus schedules

🚧Road/Parking Closures
  • Herdweg will be closed past the Panzer main gate.
    • The Panzer Housing main gate will be open to pedestrians only. The Panzer Housing back gate on Waldburgstrasse will be open for vehicles.
    • The Panzer Commissary gate will be open for DoD/DBIDS ID cardholders (parking is not expected to be available).
      • 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.: INBOUND ONLY
      • 8 p.m. - event end: OUTBOUND ONLY
  • People conducting business at the main Exchange on Monday, July 3, should expect less parking than normal, as about a quarter of the lot will be closed. 
  • No parking will be available in the main Exchange lot on July 4.

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Visitor Sign-In: Visitor sign-in will be suspended at Panzer Kaserne effective noon (12:00 p.m.) on July 4. Visitor sign-in is not required for non-DoD ID card holders remaining within the public event area at Panzer. DoD ID cards must be shown to access parts of Panzer outside of the event area, such as the Bowling Center, chapel, and shuttle dropoff/pickup point. Please remember to have your ID card on you.

πŸŽͺ Pop-Up Tents: Pop-up tents are allowed within the designated area only (just behind the dance area in front of the stage, or in the grass field behind Building 2915). Find the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the festivities.

πŸŽ‡ Fireworks: Get ready for a spectacular fireworks show starting at approximately 10:30 p.m. The fireworks will illuminate the night sky, synchronized with enjoyable patriotic music. It's a moment you won't want to miss!

🎊 Booths and Sponsors: Browse through an array of booths featuring home-based businesses, event sponsors, and more. Discover unique products, services, and promotions. Engage with local businesses, US-based companies, and organizations such as BOSS (Better Opportunities for Single Service members), USO, and ACS (Army Community Services). For more information about becoming an event sponsor, please contact us through our Facebook page (@FamilyandMWR).

🚧 Event Guidelines and Rules: Safety is a top priority. Security measures will be in place, such as bag checks, enhanced security personnel, and emergency protocols. All attendees should report any suspicious activity or concerns to event staff or security personnel immediately.

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all attendees, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • The fest grounds will be considered off post. This means to leave the designated area for 4th of July celebrations and continue further onto the post, all Patrons must present a DOD ID at the security checkpoints.
  • Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: fireworks, weapons, drones, or BBQs/cooking units, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, and scooters are not allowed.
  • Service animals are always welcome, but please note that pets or other animals are not permitted.
  • Be prepared: remember to bring sunscreen, water, pop-up tents, hats, and other comfort and safety measures to ensure an enjoyable experience.
  • Coolers, chairs, and pop-up tents are allowed within designated areas.
  • Guests must follow all instructions and announcements made by event staff for the safety and enjoyment of everyone.
  • Respect the environment and dispose of trash and recyclables in the designated bins provided throughout the event area.
  • Use designated walkways and paths when moving between different areas to ensure pedestrian safety.
  • No unauthorized solicitation or commercial activity is permitted.
  • Attendees are responsible for the safety and supervision of their children at all times.
  • Lost and found items should be reported to event staff or turned in at the designated lost and found area.
  • Be mindful of your personal belongings and valuables. The event organizers are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
  • Guests must comply with any additional security measures or screenings implemented for the safety and security of all attendees.
  • Any violations of event rules or disruptive behavior may result in removal from the premises.

🌦️ Rain or Shine 🌦️

The event will take place rain or shine. However, in the case of severe weather conditions, event closure may occur. Stay updated through our social media platforms and website for any announcements or guidance leading up to the event. Event staff can assist with any event changes at the event.


  • Admission: Free
  • Optional Activity Wristbands (see information above): $10 USD/Euro at the event.
    • Special Presale Offer: Buy 3 Wristbands, Get 1 Free! for DOD ID Card holders on base only.

πŸ“ž Contact Information ☎️

For further inquiries or more information about the event, please reach out to us via email (, or through our social media channels (including Facebook @FamilyandMWR). 

For more information, updates, and event details, please continue to visit our website and follow us on social media (Facebook @FamilyandMWR).

We look forward to celebrating with you!

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