FORT HOOD, Texas – Fort Hood’s Freedom Fest is set from 4 to 10:30 p.m. June 24 at Hood Stadium located behind the Clear Creek Post Exchange here.

Activities include children’s inflatables, beverage sales, food trucks plus a Zoo Imagination station.   Cassadee Pope will start the evening off with X Ambassadors headlining the event.

The 30-minute fireworks show is expected to begin at 9:30 p.m. Fireworks are paid by profits from the Fort Hood recycling program.

Freedom Fest is a free event and open to the public. Members of the general public in privately owned vehicles must obtain a pass from the Marvin Leath Visitor’s Welcome Center. Drivers and passengers 18 and older must have a valid photo ID.

On-post shuttles will be running approximately every 15 minutes from 3 to 11 p.m. All individuals utilizing the bus service under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For a list of shuttle stops, visit Fort Hood’s Family and MWR Web site at

Media who wish to cover the event should call (254) 449-5298 no later than 3 p.m. June 23. On June 24, media will meet a public affairs representative in the south-side parking lot of the Marvin Leath Visitor’s Center at 4 p.m. for an escort to the location.