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4TH OF JULY FREEDOM FEST

Sponsored by 

MONDAY, JULY 4
3 - 9:30 p.m.
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM

It's the biggest party of the year.  Join us for a celebration of America's birthday!
Open to DoD ID cardholders and their sponsored guests. Please note there are restrictions on bags, purses & other personal items authorized inside the event. View the FAQ tab below.   

CONCERT AREA at WARD FIELD
3 - 9:30 p.m.

Sponsored by 
3:30 p.m.  Mark Bassy
4:45 p.m. MAX
6 p.m.  Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
7:45 p.m.   Chase Rice 

9pm  FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

*Schedule of events subject to change without notice. 

For safety and security reasons, the following items are not allowed at the event: 

No professional cameras/ video recorders or recording

Purses larger than a clutch bag (7" x 5")

Glass containers, coolers, food and beverage (except water in single serve, clear, plastic bottle)

All bags to include backpacks, briefcases, fanny packs and cinch bags (Quart ziploc bag authorized 7" x 8")

(Diaper bags are permitted for formula, bottles, snacks, water, and changing supplies for infants ONLY. Please note that the bags will be searched.)

Umbrellas or luggage of any kind

Weapons of any kind and blades

Pets and animals with the exception of a service animal

Tents, sun shades and any chair taller than 32"

 

CONCERT AREA ACTIVITIES at WARD FIELD
Knockerball, Yard Games, Challenges and more FREE activities! 
Delicious Food and Beverages available for purchase, including: 

  • TacoPlug808
  • Marine Corps Community Services (Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Poke, Plate Lunch)
  • Olay Thai
  • Kajun Connection
  • Kettle Corn Hawaii
  • Dippin’ Dots (cold treats)

Car Show & Shine
3 - 7 p.m. on the asphalt of North Road near Ward Field, sponsored by Circuit Hawaii
Got a car you'd like to exhibit at our show?  Sign up here,

AWESOME GIVEAWAYS
Enter to win big prizes from Navy League, the NEX, Southwest Airlines and more! 

Prizes include:

(2) e-bikes or $10k towards any JN Group vehicle sponsored by Navy League Hawaii

(2) Roundtrip tickets from Southwest Airlines

$2000 worth of NEX gift cards to be given away! 

ENTER TO WIN HERE

More information to come, follow us for updates!  

FAMILY ACTIVITIES near NEX Fleet Store
3 - 7 p.m. 
Petting Zoo, sponsored by ASYMCA
Knockerball, sponsored by NEX
Cardboard City, Keiki Yard Games and activities
Delicious food available for purchase from NEX including
In the Food Court:

  • Subway
  • Steak Out
  • Panda Express
  • Patxi’s Pizza
  • Mermaid Surf and Sushi

Food Trucks: 

  • Kona Ice
  • Kehau's Kitchen
  • The Streatz
  • 74th St. Hot Dog

Important Event Information

Parking is available throughout the base. With main lots to include: Avenue D, Parking lot D, Mike Pier, and Bravo Pier

Please parked within marked stalls and follow all posted signage, as applicable. 

Q: How can I pay for food & drinks?

A: Food & Drinks can be purchased using a credit card or cash. Note: Cash is recommended due to limitation on credit card sytems due to high volume 

 

Q: Will there be ATM’s

A: ATM lines may be long so it is advised to bring cash with you ahead of time. ATMS will be located: On Ward Field, in the Bloch Arena parking lot, Kona Winds, and at the NEX Fleet Store. Lines may be long, it is advised to bring cash with you to the event. 

 

Q: Can I bring food & drink?

A: Food and drink is not allowed inside the Ward Field event site except water for personal consumption in a single serve, clear, plastic bottle. Food will be available for purchase in the Bloch Arena Parking Lot. The family side will have food available for purchase at the NEX Fleet Store. Please see our full list of prohibited items.

 

Q: What if I have kids, can I bring their diaper bag and food & drinks?

A: Diaper bags are permitted for formula, bottles, snacks, water, and changing supplies for infants ONLY. Please note that the bags will be searched at entrance to Ward Field event.

 

Q: Are strollers permitted?

A: Strollers are permitted throughout the event sites.

 

Q:  I want to see the concert.  Can I bring my kids to the concert area?

A:  You are welcome to bring your family to the concert area.  Please note however, that it is a concert so it may be crowded, have high volume levels, and attendees will be in a "party" mood.

 

Q:  Are pets allowed?

A:  No, pets are not allowed at the event, with the exception of qualified service animals.

 

Q: Can I bring a tent or grill to the event?

A: No, tents and grills are on the prohibited items list. Please see our full list of prohibited items.

 

Q: Will there be shuttle buses?

A: No shuttle bus will be available.

 

Q: Where do I enter to win the prizes?

A:  Entry is accepted online only.  Visit the sponsor tent and scan the QR code to enter.

 

Q: Do I have to be present to win the prize drawings?

A:  Yes, you do need to be present to win.  You also need to be a DoD ID cardholder, 18 years or older and not an MWR employee.  For the larger prizes (Southwest Airlines tickets, E-bikes), you must also be a U.S. citizen.

For safety and security reasons, the following items are not allowed at the event: 

  • No professional cameras/ video recorders or recording
  • Purses larger than a clutch bag (7" x 5")
  • Glass containers, coolers, food and beverage (except water in single serve, clear, plastic bottle)
  • All bags to include backpacks, briefcases, fanny packs and cinch bags (Quart ziploc bag authorized 7" x 8")
  • (Diaper bags are permitted for formula, bottles, snacks, water, and changing supplies for infants ONLY. Please note that the bags will be searched.)
  • Umbrellas or luggage of any kind
  • Weapons of any kind and blades
  • Pets and animals with the exception of a service animal
  • Tents, sun shades and any chair taller than 32"

Maps coming soon!

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