Independence Day Celebration

This year's star-spangled 4th of July celebration will include a LIVE concert by Mr X, an 'Adults Only' area (with a beer garden, mechanical bull , adrenaline attraction, inflatables, a huge fireworks display, and much more!

Food & drink options from a variety of businesses & private orgs will be available to enjoy. Note: food booths are CASH ONLY (euro only for off base vendors; all others 1:1 dollar to euro)

Guest Access & Traffic Control

The event is open to all U.S. and Italian military members and their families, and U.S. and Italian civilian personnel with a valid base pass. U.S. or Italian contractors are not allowed.

U.S. and Italian pass holders can sponsor up to 4 guests 18+. If you are planning to invite a guest to this event, registration will be open from 3 June to NLT 13 June 2024 at 0800 using a Gmail account through the following link or QR code. For Local Nationals, please note that any family member listed on the back of their base passes must be registered as one of the 4 guests.

All sponsored guests must arrive at the same time as the sponsor in the vehicle that was reported to the registered link. For guests under 18 years of age, a "Declaration of Liability for Minors" form must be printed, filled out, and brought to the gate on event day. It is mandatory for underage guests to be escorted by one of their parents during the event (who must have been included as one of the registered sponsored guests).

Gate Hours on July 4th:

North Gate: 3:00PM-12AM

South Gate: 24/7; CLOSED 9:55PM-10:25PM due to Firework Fallout Zone

Attendees of 4th of July will be instructed by Traffic Control Patrols where to park based on the gate used to enter. All vehicles will be instructed to leave base from the same gate they entered.

Please note guest access requests are due for this event by June 13th. For any questions on the base-wide IAR process, please email, or call the Aviano Community Center at DSN 632-5479 / COMM 0434-30-5479.

Activities, Attractions & Live Entertainment

Check out the full event lineup as we celebrate Independence Day 2024!

Main Event

We're going BIG this year with amazing attractions, a concert by Mr X, a Adults Only' Zone, and SO much more!

Featured Attractions:

Join us for an exciting event Featuring New Off-Base Food Vendors, Interactive Booths, a Giant Game Zone, an Adult Zone, with a Mechanical Bull, Punch Machine, The Mr. X Band, the Musik Express Ride Attraction, and much more! We will also have a spectacular Fireworks Display at 10pm!

Time: 4-10:30PM
Fireworks Begin at: 10PM

Red, White & Blue Scramble

Kick off the 4th of July weekend on the course! This tournament is a 2-person scramble with each player rotating teeing off form the red, white & blue tee markers.

Saturday, July 6th

Entry Fee: $45 for members
$65 for non-members

Sign up:

Volunteers Needed

An event this huge couldn't be successful without volunteers from our wonderful Aviano AB community!

Please consider volunteering with us; we have available opportunities from July 3rd - 5th for a wide variety of functions.

Click the button to find out more & sign up. We greatly appreciate you!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Federal endorsement of sponsors not intended.