FORT CARSON, Colo. – Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division will host its Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for Department of Defense ID cardholders and their dependents only at 9:20 p.m. tentatively on Saturday at Iron Horse Park.
Patrons are required to stay in the proximity of their vehicle (tailgate, truck bed, etc.). If they choose to exit their vehicle to view fireworks they will be limited to the immediate area on the driver’s side of the vehicle to maintain social distancing with other surrounding vehicles and spectators.
All personnel must park in designated parking areas located off of Wetzel Avenue across from the William “Bill” Reed Special Events Center or off of Sheridan Avenue at Iron Horse Park. Parking lots will not be available until 8 p.m. Parking in prohibited areas will result in a citation and the vehicle will be towed. The area around Iron Horse Park will be congested. Drivers are asked to slow down and watch out for pedestrians.
Spectators are authorized to bring coolers. Personal fireworks are not allowed in any area at Fort Carson. Weapons will not be allowed at the event site with the exception of authorized law enforcement officials. County, state and federal civilian concealed carry permits are not recognized or valid at Fort Carson.
Please see the Fort Carson MWR website at www.carson.armymwr.com for up-to-date information on the event.