An official army family and MWR Site

Independence Day Celebration

2nd of July Independence Day Celebration - Join USAG Hawaii as we celebrate Independence Day with a live concert and Fireworks! Special performance by Marc E. Bassy, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Chase Rice and 25th ID Band!

Note: This event has already passed.

Click here to download Event Information.

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COVID-19 Pre-screening Required for Entry

Per Department of the Army COVID protocols for areas of high transmission, all attendees (age 5 and up) to Saturday's Independence Day Celebration are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID 19, or to have tested negative within 72 hours of the event. 

For your convenience, U.S. Army Hawaii has developed a simple online screening tool for all attendees (or groups of up to 15 members of the same household) that will be made available 72 hours prior to the event. After answering the screening questions, individuals/groups are provided a green confirmation screen to be presented at the venue entry control points and is valid for the entire celebration event.

Pre-screen yourself and your family 72 hours prior to the event at or scan the QR code below.


We look forward to seeing you on Saturday!

Installation Access and Parking for General Public:


Visitors who do not possess a military ID must enter Schofield through Foote Gate on Kunia Road. Traffic control personnel will direct visitors to park on Watts Field, and a shuttle will take them to the event. All vehicle occupants 16 years of age and older must present a valid state or government photo ID, and the vehicle driver must provide a current driver's license, vehicle registration, proof of insurance and safety check. COVID-19 Pre-screening is required for all attendees ages 5 and up. Coolers, backpacks and bags are subject to inspection. No pets, glass bottles or illegal substances (including Marijuana).

Family and MWR Facility Hours of Operations:

Click here for a link to holiday hours.

Independence Day Celebration Activity Map:

Click here to download.

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Backpacks, briefcases, luggage, or duffel bags (Diaper bags, coolers, and small purses are permitted).

Drones of any kind, including but not limited to: UAV's, RPA's, or UAS'sD.

Glass Bottles.

Illegal Substances (including Marijuana).

Offensive or profane messages or images on signs and clothing.

Pets (Service animals are permitted).

Laser pointers.

Noise making devices (e.g. air horns, drums, whistles).

Skateboards, hover boards, rollerblades, scooters and bicycles.

No Weapons of any kind, including but not limited to:

Firearms (with or without permit), Pocket knives and/or Multi-tools, Pepper Spray or Mace, Flares or Fireworks.

For your safety and the safety of others, guests and their possessions are subject to inspection as a condition of admittance. Please have your bags open and available for inspection.  Military Police Officers reserve final decision on items brought into the venue. Intoxicated patrons may be denied admittance to the field.

Departure Route:

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Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Entertainment Sponsor:

Armed Forces Entertainment

Grand Finale Fireworks Show Sponsor:


Communications Partners:

Country 97.5 Honolulu

Island 98.5

KSSK Hawaii

Star 101.9

The Beat 93.9

Supporting Sponsors:

Bite Squad

Evans & Associates, LLC

Farmers Insurance 

First Command Advisory Services, INC. 

Harosky Homes, LLC

Papa John's Hawaii

Tongg + Partners

The 25th Infantry Division Band

U.S. Army Special Operations


Free Event - Open to the Public