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Liberty
Fest
2024

Liberty
Fest
2024

Live Music: 8pm - 10pm | Jubilee
Saturday, June 29 | 10am start

In observance of the 4th of July, the 48th Force Support Squadron will be hosting the annual Liberty Fest celebration on Saturday, June 29 on Freedom Field & Liberty Plaza!

Looking for easy access to the schedule of events, event maps, parking maps, etc.? Download your Digital Guide now so you are prepared before go-time!

10am start

We've got the perfect way to kick-off Liberty Fest 2024 & it's brought to you by the RAFL Fitness & Sports Center. The Color Run is back, baby!

This brisk and bright 2.5k will start (10am) and finish behind the RAFL High School. Free T-shirts will be available for participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

11am - 8pm

The Annual Firecracker Buffet is back and bringing all the flavor punches! PLUS, The Liberty Club is the perfect place for a break from the sunshine and UK heat. This year, the buffet will feature:

Pulled Pork

Shredded Jerk Chicken

French Fries

Potato Salad

Macaroni Salad

Cajun Corn on the Cob

Bread Rolls

12pm - 8pm

Unlimited Ride Wristbands are your sure-fire way to fill the state-fair-carnival-ride sized hole in your heart. We will have rides suitable for the whole family!

Pricing:

Early-bird prices | now until June 23: Adult $30 • Child $25
Standard-release prices | June 24 - 28: Adult $35 • Child $30
Event day prices | June 29: Adult $40 • Child $35

Purchase locations:

RAFL Arts & Crafts: Mon - Fri | 10am - 5pm
RAFL Breckland Pines Golf Course: Mon - Sun | 8am - 7pm
RAFL Liberty Club: Mon - Sat | 10am - 8pm
RAFL Outdoor Recreation: Mon - Fri | 10am - 5pm & Sat | 10am - 1pm
RAFF Ward Community Center: Mon - Fri | 10am - 4:30pm

On event day, Saturday, June 29, Single Ride Tickets will be available to purchase for adults and children for just $5 each.

12pm - 8pm

Get your face painted is a great way to show your personality! Head over to the Ticket Tent on event day to purchase a Face Painting Ticket for just $5!

12pm - 8:30pm

Meat Heads
Jamaican Jerk
Tikkatonic
Dan the Pizza Man
Heather's Kettlecorn
Reesey’s
Juice Bros (FSS Vendor)
Griddle Guys
Simon BBQ
Fork & Fire
Ciao
Amore
Arepa’s
Granny’s Waffles
True Devil Wings
Bandidos
Capt Billy’s
SPUDZ
Gyros
Aroy D
Al Chile
Auntie Annies Pretzels

12pm - 8:30pm

AFSA | BBQ Pulled Pork
48 CPTS | Funnel Cakes & Drinks
48 MXO Booster Club | Banana Split, Ice Cream Cones, & Sundaes
RAFM AF Ball | Candied Apples & Slushies
48 CES Quest | Popcorn
48 CS Booster Club | Cotton Candy
Top 3 | Fried Oreos
First Sergeants | Hot Dogs, Chips, & Drinks
AF Ball Committee | Nachos
HOLA | Fruit Cups

12pm - 8:30pm

Liberty Club - Bistro
Liberty Club - Bar (indoors & outdoors)
Prime Time Lager
Off the Wagon Mobile Bar Ltd

12pm - 8:30pm

Top 4
48 CMS Booster Club
48 MXO Booster Club
Chief's Group {+ Dunk Tank}
Guardians Booster Club

12pm - 7:30pm

Want to win some fun prizes at Liberty Fest? We've got a few ways! Our first one is a contest to see who has the best 'MERICA gidd-up!

Four categories: Individual under 18, Individual over 18, Family, & Pet

Drop by the 48 FSS Marketing tent and show us your outfit! We'll post your photo in a gallery on our Facebook for the community to cast their vote!

3pm Entry deadline

Want to win some fun prizes at Liberty Fest? We've got a few ways!

Our next is a kid favorite: A Coloring Contest!

Pick up or download a Liberty Fest 2024 coloring sheet and turn in your completed masterpiece to the 48 FSS Marketing tent on Saturday, June 29 by 3pm.

3pm start

Want to win some fun prizes at Liberty Fest? We've got a few ways! This one could get messy, but what a great treat on a hot summer day!

Our Watermelon Eating Contest kinda speaks for itself, no?

Please arrive at the 48 FSS Marketing tent 15 minutes prior to go-time!

5pm Start

Want to win some fun prizes at Liberty Fest? We've got a few ways! This ones for all of our gym friends! Show off your strength and endurance with our a push-up contest

Can you be the last one standing!?

Please arrive at the 48 FSS Marketing tent 15 minutes prior to go-time!

7pm Start

Want to win some fun prizes at Liberty Fest? We've got a few ways! This last one is directed to our Airmen. Let's hydrate while we compete in a bracket-style Tip Cup tournament! 

Gather your team of 4 (all members of your team must be 18+, please & thank you) and meet us at the 48 FSS Marketing tent 15 minutes prior to go-time!

8pm - 10pm

Keeping the party going is live music - Jubilee returns to play all your favorites! Bring your dancing shoes as we party until the fireworks!

Finale

After a perfect day of celebrations, Liberty Fest 2024 will come to an explosively-beautiful end with a free fireworks show! Make sure you arrive early to find a great spot!

9pm - 2am

Not ready for the night to end? Head on over to the Liberty Club Bar for karaoke and sing your heart out.


Frequently Asked Questions...

Click below for helpful answers!

What wristbands are offered and what do they include?

Adult (Ages 13 and up) and child (Ages 12 and under) wristbands are available for purchase. Wristbands include carnival rides only.

Will there be rides available for small children (7 years and under)?

Yes! A full list of rides can be seen above and in the Liberty Fest Digital Guide.

Are single ride tickets available, and how much are they?

Yes, single ride tickets are $5 for both adults and children. They are sold on the day of the event only.

Who is the event open to and who can sign guests on base to attend?

The event is open to anyone with base access. Those who normally have escorting privileges will be able to sign guests onto base. 

In addition, temporary escort authority has been granted for MOD, LNDH, and Royal Air Force individuals who possess a valid MOD 90 or CAC. This allows personnel to escort their immediate family (i.e., in-law & direct parents, spouse, and children) onto the installation for the sole purpose of attending Liberty Fest. In accordance with Department of Defense policy, no more than five immediate family members will be sponsored by a single ID holder.

When signing on guests, please be aware of wait times at the Visitor Center and plan accordingly.

What spaces will be available to cool down on the day of the event?

There will be covered festival benches that are open to the public to have a seat, take a break, and cool off.

Where can we purchase water on the day of the event?

You will be able to purchase water from the ticketing tent and FSS facilities on the day of the event, such as the Liberty Club and Liberty Lanes Bowling Center.

Am I allowed to bring a cooler?

Yes, but no glass bottles are allowed.

My child is an EFMP member. Will there be an area that accommodates them?

While we do not have a specific area for EFMP members, should you require assistance please speak with a member of staff at the ticketing tent or information tent.

I am a nursing mother. Where can I feed my baby?

You are welcome to use any space open to the public to feed your baby. Additionally, the USO will serve as a Lactation Center for the duration of the event.

Am I allowed to bring my pet?

Yes, well-behaved furry friends are welcome so long as they are on a leash. Stop by the FSS Marketing tent to enter your pet into our Most Patriotic Pet Competition for the chance to win a fun prize!

Are pop-up tents allowed on Freedom Field?

Yes, there will be limited designated space on Freedom Field for pop-ups to be placed. Please see the map in the Liberty Fest Digital Guide.

Are sparklers or other fireworks allowed at the event?

No, no fireworks are allowed on base, including sparklers. Glowsticks will be available on Freedom Field courtesy of one of our sponsors, Lakenheath Fireworks.

What time do fireworks start?

Fireworks will start at approximately 10pm.


Thank you to our Liberty Fest 2024 sponsors!

No federal endorsement of sponsors intended.