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Special Events

Vendor ButtonLocated in the Soldier Service Center
Building 5700, Novosel Street
Room 390

Special Events Coordinator
Office: 334-255-1749
Cell: 334-379-1362

FMWR-DS Program Manager
Office: 334-255-9810
Cell: 334-379-1361

Fax: 334-255-1874

Mailing Address: PO Drawer 620189, Fort Rucker, AL 36362

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!

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U.S. Army Soldier Show
Date: August 12 – 13
Time: 7-9 pm each night
Location: Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center
The US Army Soldier Show makes a tour stop on August 12 & 13 at 7 pm each night at the Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center for their show “Stand Strong”. The Soldier Show performs across the country, entertaining Soldiers, Families, Retirees and Civilians with its all Soldier cast. Be sure to mark your calendars for your chance to see this high energy, musical performance. Open to the Public. Free admission, no ticket required. For more information, check out www.ftruckermwr.com. Free admission and open to the public. Special Events, (334) 255-9810.


Chris Carter, Illusionist
Date: August 22
Time: 7-9 pm
Location: The Landing Ballroom
Witness displays of mind reading, visual illusions, predictions and more as you question your senses. This event is not to be missed. August 22 from 7-8:30 pm at The Landing on Fort Rucker. Tickets on sale starting 18 July for $12 or $16 at the door. Open to the public ages 18 and over. Want the best seats in the House? Then be sure to get your friends together and purchase a main floor VIP table. A VIP table seats ten, so no rush to get there early for seating, we’ll have your table waiting for you. Limited VIP tables are available, so be sure to get your table early before they are gone. For more information, contact The Landing, (334) 598-2426.

Girls’ Night Out
Date: September 5
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: The Landing Ballroom
For more information, contact The Landing, (334) 598-2426.


Date: September 26
Time: 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Festival Fields


Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families
Date:September 27
Time: 2pm & 4:30pm
Location: School Age Center Gym
School Age Center Gym from 2pm & 4:30pm. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the show. Open to Military ID card holders. Tickets not required, free admission. For more information, contact Special Events, (334) 255-1749.



Comedy Live
October 17
Time: 8 – 10 pm
Location: The Landing Ballroom
Join us for a fun night of laughs and jokes at Comedy Live at Rucker, October 17th from  8 – 10 pm in The Landing Ballroom.  Fort Rucker is bringing in high quality entertainers to provide comic relief to our patrons. Corey Mack will be the opening act, and Landry  will be the Headlining Act. Cost for Regular Advanced tickets is $12 each by October 16 and $16 afterwards. Cost for a VIP table (seats 10 patrons) are $150 and guarantees you a seat close to the stage. This is one of Fort Rucker’s most popular events, so get your tickets while they last! Tickets will be available in the Catering Office located inside The Landing and 5700 & Lyster Coffee Zones. Open to the public ages 18 and older. For more information, please contact Fort Rucker Family & MWR, (334) 255-9810.


Outdoor Yard Sale & Flea Market
October 18
Time: 8-11 am
Location: Festival Fields


Retiree Health Fair
Date: October 31
Time: 8-12 pm
Location: Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center (Andrews)


Camping Under the Stars
November 14
Time: 5 pm -UTC
Location: Lake Tholocco


Christmas Tree Lighting
Date: December 4
Time: 5-6pm
Location: Howze Field