Special Events Coordinator
FMWR-DS Program Manager
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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Fort Rucker Outdoor Yard Sale & Flea Market
Date: March 15, 2014
Time: 8 – 12 p.m.
Location: Fort Rucker Festival Fields
This event provides the community the opportunity to buy and sell used household items, clothes, electronics, and more. Limited tables are available for rent. Registration for booth space due by March 12th. No commercial vendors allowed. Special Events, (334) 255-1749.
Date: April 12
Time: 1-4 pm
Location: Festival Fields
Join us for the 10th annual Fort Rucker Children’s Festival. This free family event offers tons of activities, games, inflatables, crafts, 4th annual Diaper Derby and more! And don’t miss one of the area’s largest Easter egg hunts where you can win candy and prizes and even meet the Easter Bunny. This year’s theme is “Super Heroes!”
No longer accepting funnel cake vendors
No longer accepting Mary Kay Vendors
Thunder on Tholocco
Date: April 26
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Location: West Beach, Lake Tholocco.
Bring a chair or blanket and watch multi-class outboard drag boat racing at its best. Wakeboarding demonstrations throughout the day. Sign up to participate in a kayak or canoe race, try one of our paddle boats, or see how far you can make it down our inflatable slip and slide. Food vendors will be on site with a variety of menu options. Gate opens at 9 am and the race begins at 11 am. Ticket prices are $5 advance, $7 at the gate, and FREE to children ages 12 and under. Open to the public. No pets, backpacks, or glass containers permitted. For more information, please contact Fort Rucker Special Events at (334)255-1749.
Date: May 17
Time: 12 pm – 6 pm
Location: West Beach, Lake Tholocco
We will be kicking off the summer with this celebration with a day of games, swimming, vendors and inflatables! We will hold a Sandcastle Contest and Volleyball Tournament. Free use of life jackets, canoes and paddle boats will keep the party going all afternoon! Admission is FREE and open to the public. So, escape into paradise and join us at West Beach for fun in the sun! Special Events, (334) 255-1749.
4 pm – 10 pm
4:30 pm – 9:30 pm