Independence Day Celebration


Thursday, July 4, 2024


05:00 pm - 09:30 pm


Lejeune Field
Quantico, VA 22134


Phone: 7037845803

Join us for a spectacular Independence Day celebration filled with excitement, patriotism, and fun for the whole family! Our celebration promises an unforgettable experience with a variety of activities and attractions.

Independence Day Celebration

Thursday, July 4, 5:00-9:30 PM 

Hosted by: MCCS and MCB Quantico

Live performances by Quantico Marine Corps Band, Spectacular Fireworks Display, Food Trucks and Beverage Tents, Yard Games, Family Competitions, and Amusements Including:

Watermelon eating contest
Basketball shoot out
Bounce house
Connect Four

Schedule of Events:
5:00 PM  Event begins with food trucks, beverage tent, inflatables, and yard games
5:10 PM  MCBQ Band performance
8:00 PM  Chaplain Invocation / SgtMaj Brown
8:05 PM  Col Colegate remarks
8:15 PM  TCAQ Beverage ticket sales stop
8:37 PM  Colors Performance
8:45 PM  Food trucks, beverage tent, and inflatables close
9:15 PM  Fireworks

We suggest you bring:

  • Chairs, blankets
  • Non-aerosol sunscreen and bug repellant
  • Sunglasses and hat
  • Ear plugs if you're sensitive to loud sounds
  • Cash, debit, or credit cards
  • Camera, GoPro, selfie stick
  • Cell phones
  • Strollers

The following items are prohibited:

  • Coolers
  • Glass containers
  • Shade tents
  • Personal fireworks or sparklers
  • Controlled illegal substances and their associated paraphernalia
  • Weapons, including knives
  • Mace or oleoresin capsicum (i.e. pepper) spray
  • Tasers
  • Stun guns
  • Drones
  • Grills
  • Pets (Verified, registered service animals ARE permitted.)


Who Can Attend? Open to DoD Identification Cardholders and their guests only. No event passes will be issued for this event. Not open to general public.

Inclement Weather? In case of inclement weather on July 4, the event will be canceled and will not be rescheduled.

Is the event free? Yes, admission is free.

Will there be food & beverages available for purchase? Yes. Food Trucks and Beverage Tents will be available with a variety of foods and beverages to purchase.

Is there seating? This is a lawn seating event so make sure you bring blankets and folding chairs to save your spot. Spots are on a first-come, first-served basis.

May I bring a cooler? No. Coolers are not permitted.

Will there be on-site parking? Yes. To help minimize our environmental impact, we ask that you carpool. Please pay attention to traffic guards who will direct you to the parking area.

Will there be Handicap Accessible parking? Yes

Can I bring my pet? No, pets are NOT permitted. Verified, registered service animals are permitted.

Will there be restroom facilities? Yes, there will be port-o-lets available.

For more info, call 703.784.5803.

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