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!
- September 25, Oktoberfest at Fort Rucker: Fort Rucker’s 13th Annual Oktoberfest will take place on Friday, September 25 from 4:30–9:30 pm at the Fort Rucker Festival Fields. This event features live German music by Sonnenschein Express, traditional German food including bratwurst and schnitzel, German beer, keg toss competition, Volkswagen Show & Shine, and a good time to be had! At this family-friendly event, there are also inflatables for the children, a pumpkin patch, craft activities, and more! So put on your lederhosen and don’t miss out on this celebration of German culture here in the Wiregrass! For more information, please contact Family & MWR Special Events at (334) 255-1749.
- October 17, Fort Rucker’s Fall Outdoor Yard Sale & Flea Market: Join us on Saturday, October 17 from 7–11 am on the Fort Rucker Festival Fields for the Fall Outdoor Yard Sale & Flea Market. This outdoor event provides the opportunity for the Fort Rucker community to buy and sell used household items in a consolidated fashion. The event is open to the public; booth space fees apply to sellers. No commercial vendors allowed. Limited tables are also available to rent*. Registration due by Wednesday, October 14, 2015. For more information, please contact the Special Events Coordinator at (334) 255-1749. Click here to download registration form.
GOV Rate (Active duty & dependents, Retired, Reserve, DOD civilians):
15 × 20: $20
30 × 20: $30
Tables – $10/eachGeneral Public:
15 × 20: $30
30 × 20: $40
Tables – $10/each
- November 13, Camping Under the Stars: Friday, November 13. Lake Tholocco. For more information, please contact (334) 255-9810.
- December 3, Christmas Tree Lighting at Fort Rucker: Thursday, December 3, 4:45–6 pm at Howze Field. For more information, please contact (334) 255-9810.