Special Events Coordinator
FMWR-DS Program Manager
Mailing Address: PO Drawer 620189, Fort Rucker, AL 36362
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Fort Rucker hosts a wide variety of special events throughout the year such as Children’s Festival, Lake Fest, Freedom Fest, and Oktoberfest. These events feature an assortment of food and merchandise vendors, children’s inflatables, music, games, and many other activities sure to please the whole family! Fort Rucker also hosts the Pro-Am Golf Tournament, Soldier Show, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Comedy Live, and Army Entertainment events. Most events are family friendly and the majority are free!
- December 7, Christmas Tree Lighting at Fort Rucker: Fort Rucker Family & MWR would like to invite the entire community as we kick off to the holiday season with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. On Monday, December 7 from 5 pm to 6 pm on Howze Field, join us for hot chocolate, holiday music from the 98th Army Band and local choir groups, the lighting of the Post-Christmas Tree, and a very special visitor from the North Pole! MG Michael D. Lundy, USAACE Commanding General, and the Salute to Military Families Photo Contest winner will light the Post-Christmas Tree that will be adorned with handmade ornaments from local girls and boys. Afterwards, be sure to stop by The Landing and enjoy complimentary photos with Santa starting at 6 pm. Santa will have some very special treats for those good girls and boys! In case of inclement weather, the event will take place at The Landing. This event is free and open to the public. EFMP friendly. For more information, contact Special Events at (334)255-1749.
- December 7, Annual Spaghetti Dinner: Thursday, December 7, 6–7:30 pm at The Landing. For more information, please contact (334) 598-2426.