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Fri, Jun 30 & Sat, Jul 1


Liberty Plaza & Freedom Field

We're excited!

In observance of the 4th of July, the 48th Force Support Squadron will be hosting the annual Liberty Fest celebration on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1, with both days brimming with fun and finger-licking-good food - for everyone!

Scroll to see what's in store!

Day 1 | Friday, June 30th | 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Friday will be a half-day event with bouncy castles, entertainment, and a concert provided by Armed Forces Entertainment!

  • Special Musical Guest | AFE

    From 7:00pm • FREE!

    Do we have a surprise for you! Thanks to AFE Europe, hit musical guest X-Ambassadors will be joining us Friday night of Lib Fest for a FREE CONCERT!

  • Kids Entertainment

    From 4:00pm • Free!

    It's a party with James D Party Time! Bring the kids out Friday night for a jumping good time with music, games, and more fun activities!

  • Plenty of Food Options!

    From 10:30am • Individual Pricing

    With all the exciting activities to take part in, we wanted to make sure there were plenty of food options to keep you fueled and energized for the fun! Pizza, BBQ, Sweet Treats, and more!

  • Bouncy Castles

    From 4:00pm • FREE!

    Let the kids bounce away all their energy with a variety of fun bouncy castles provided by our very own Outdoor Recreation! There's fun for all ages with the wave surf simulator too!

  • Target Golf

    From 4:00pm • FREE!

    Breckland Pines is making an appearance and adding some precision with target golf! Tee off and take your shot at hitting the targets. Will you be the next champion?

  • Sensory Play Area (EFMP)

    From 4:00pm • FREE!

    New to Lib Fest this year is our sensory play area specifically aimed to allow members of the EFMP program to join in the festivities! Let's have some fun!

    Day 2 | Saturday, July 1st | 9:30am - 10:30pm

    Saturday's festivities will include carnival rides and a fireworks display!

    • Bubble Run

      9:30am Start | Free!

      Throw on your running shoes and kick-off a fun filled day with a 2.5k bubble run/walk! What's better than a TON of foam & bubbles to keep you cool! Four-legged friends welcome but must remain on a leash at all times.

    • Carnival Rides

      10:00am - 8:00pm | Purchase Wristbands

      Unlimited ride wristbands are back! Pick yours up from June 1st at the VAT office in building 977 and ride till your hearts content! Wristbands will be available on the day as well as single ride tickets for kids!

    • Live Music

      8:00pm - 10:00pm • FREE!

      Keeping the party going is more live music! We have two bands coming to rock the house; Jubilee and a special RAF band. Bring your dancing shoes as we party until the fireworks!

    • Fireworks Show

      Grand Finale • FREE!

      After a perfect two days of celebrations Liberty Fest 2023 will come to an explosivly beautiful end with a free firework show! Make sure you come early to find a great spot!

    • Kids Entertainment

      From 10:00am • Prices Vary

      Get into the festive spirit with Glitter artists, balloon artists, stilt walkers, and more! Be sure to explore both Liberty Plaza and Freedom Field to make sure no fun goes missed!

    • Sensory Play Area (EFMP)

      New to Lib Fest this year is our sensory play area specifically aimed to allow members of the EFMP program to join in the festivities! Let's have some fun!

    • And Of Course More Food!

      There will be so many options for food! Get pizza, BBQ, sweet treats, and more! Firecracker Buffet items include pulled pork, shredded jerk chicken, fries, potato salad, macaroni salad, Cajun corn, and bread rolls.

      Child and Adult Bands Available

      Unlimited Ride Wristbands Are Back!

      Gear up for a day of non-stop thrills and laughter at this year's Liberty Fest! Our unlimited wristbands are your golden ticket to unlimited fun, priced at just $25 for adults and $20 for children (11 and under). From 10am to 8pm on day 2 of the festival, buckle up and enjoy endless rides that will leave you breathless with excitement. And that's not all – prepare to be amazed by our incredible balloon artists and shimmering face glitter artists! Hurry and snag these early bird wristbands before the event day to lock in the best deal. Prices will increase slightly for on-the-day purchases, so make sure to grab yours in advance. Get ready to unleash your inner thrill-seeker and create memories that will last a lifetime. Liberty Fest, here we come!

      Purchase Locations:
      VAT Office (Building 977 Ground Floor): Mon-Fri | 9am-4pm

      Outdoor Recreation: Mon-Fri | 10am-5pm Sat | 10am-1pm

      Ward Community Center on RAF Feltwell: Wed & Thu | 9am-6pm

      RAF Lakenheath Arts & Crafts: Wed - Fri | 10am-5pm

      RAF Lakenheath Liberty Club: Wed - Fri | 10:30am-1am

      Now available online from ODR 7 days a week!
      (Users must first register their household with ODR online to be able to purchase)
      REGISTER HERE then click the link below to purchase your bands!


      Head over to the 48 FSS Marketing Tent by The Liberty Club to take part in these action packed and FUN competitions for a chance to win some great prizes!

      Stop by and sign up for any event from 10:00am until the event start on Saturday, July 1st of Liberty Fest to grab your spot. Sign-ups are limited to first come first served so be quick!

      Schedule of Competitions:

      • 12:00pm • Most Patriotic 

        Family, Individual, & Pet Categories

      • 1:00pm • Push-ups Pt 1

        Test your strength and endurance

      • 2:00pm • Best Dancer

        Show us your moves!

      • 3:00pm • Watermelon Eating 

        This is going to get messy!

      • 4:00pm • Minute-to-Win-it

        Can you beat the challenges in 60 seconds?

      • 5:00pm • Tip Cup 

        Teams of 2-3 race to get your cup upright!

      • 6:00pm • Push-ups pt 2 

        Your last chance to wow the crowd with your strength and endurance!

      Kids Coloring Competition

      Our knight decided to get all dressed up for the 4th of July, but his outfit is falling a bit flat. Can you give him a splash of color or even accessorize him with your own creations? Creativity and originality are 2 of Sir Vis' favorite things, so feel free to think outside the box!

      Bring your fully decked-out knight to the marketing office in building 977 to be entered to win our coloring contest. Winners will be announced on July 1st at Liberty Fest!

      This competition is open to kids 17 and under. Winner will group in two: ages 12 & under, and ages 13 - 17.

      Special Offer

      Thank You To Our 2023 Sponsors

      No Federal Endorsement of Sponsors Intended.

      Check out previous years

      2022 Liberty Fest Promo

      2021 Freedom Week Highlight