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Fort Gordon announces Independence Day celebration

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Fort Gordon's Annual Independence Day fireworks, band concert and carnival will be held Wednesday, July 3rd on Barton Field.

Carnival will open at 3 p.m., with military displays, craft and food vendors, live entertainment, water and carnival rides and fest tent seating.

A live concert will start at 7 p.m., with "The Swingin' Medallions," followed by the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band at 8:30 p.m., and fireworks to begin at dark.

Due to the huge crowds that attend this event every year, we strongly encourage all visitors to come early to minimize traffic delays at the gates.  Gates one, two, and five will be open to the public for inbound and outbound traffic starting at 6 p.m.  Gate 3 will be open to outbound traffic only from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.  Guest must present a picture I.D. (such as driver's license), vehicle registration, and proof of insurance. 

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