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460th FSS releases Freedom Fest schedule

Buckley's Freedom Fest is set for July 1, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

Buckley's Freedom Fest is set for July 1, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Freedom Fest is set for July 1, and the 460th Force Support Squadron has released a schedule for the event. Additionally, a map is available for print and download here.

11 a.m. Opening Ceremony
  • Buckley Air Force Base Honor Guard
  • National anthem: Aurora Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Main Stage
11:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks by 460th Space Wing commander Main Stage
11:20 a.m. - 3 p.m. Treat Street open (Meal tickets required)
  • Anthony's Pizza - slice of pizza
  • Atlanta Bread - sandwich and a treat
  • Carabba's - pasta with chicken
  • Chick-Fil-A - classick Chick-Fil-A sandwich
  • Honeybee Asian Bistro - choice of noodles or sesame chicken
  • Jim 'n Nick's Bar-B-Que - pulled pork tacos
  • Marriott Denver Airport - barbecued chicken and corn on the cob
  • Subway - tasty sub
North Parking Lot
11:20 a.m. - 3 p.m. Firecracker Kid Zone
  • Six giant inflatables, including bounce house, obstacle course, bungee bounce, slide and more
  • Face painting under the pavilion
  • Aurora Fox Theater presents Alice in Wonderland
  • Kid Zone with fun prices
  • LaMar's Donuts donut station
  • Airman and Family Readiness Center popcorn, slushies and surpises
North Softball Fields and Pavilion/Playground
11:20 a.m. - 3 p.m. Booths, activities and give-aways from community sponsors North Parking Lot
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Denver Broncos Cheerleaders College Tent
1 - 3 p.m. Denver Nuggets Cheerleaders College Tent
11:20 a.m. - 3 p.m. Biergarten
  • Beer tasting and bratwursts - 21 or over ONLY
North Softball Field
11:20 a.m. - 3 p.m. Buckley's Helping Agencies
  • Information booths from the Health and Welness Center, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, 460th Security Forces Squadron, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program, Commissary, TriWest, Buckley Chapel, dental clinic, Culture of Responsible Choices and Voting Assistance Program
Back Track Lot
12:30 p.m. Car Show judging commences North Paved Street
11:30 a.m.
- Noon
Aurora Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet Main Stage
Noon Eagles vs Chiefs Softball Game South Softball Field
12:05 - 3 p.m. Local Band - HOMESLICE Main Stage
1 p.m. Pie-Eating Contest Back Track Lot
1:30 p.m. Kick, Punt and Pass Competition South Softball Field
2:30 p.m. Car Show winners announced Main Stage

Tech. Sgt. Scott McNabb and the 460th Force Support Squadron Marketing Section contributed to this story.
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