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Community and Special Events

Fort Drum Special Events

Fort Drum Family and MWR hosts several annual events throughout the year for our Soldiers, their Families, and the Fort Drum community. We hope to see you there!

🍁 Maple Days - March

Learn more about what Fort Drum FMWR has to offer while enjoying a free breakfast! Breakfast usually includes delicious pancakes, local maple syrup and a beverage.

🌮 Cinco de Mayo Celebration - May

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! Enjoy FREE food, music, drinks and more!

🌊 Riverfest - Summerr

Alexandria Bay, NY

Family and MWR and AUSA offer a day on the river in Alexandria Bay to Fort Drum Soldiers and Families at this annual event. Take a riverboat tour of the Thousand Islands with a stop at Heart Island for a tour of Boldt Castle.

🎆 Mountainfest  - Summer

Division Hill, Fort Drum, NY

This yearly event is free and open to the public and features military equipment displays, children’s games, bounce houses, food and beverage concessions, Salute to the Nation ceremony, and a free concert with nationally recognized talent.

🚲 Bike Rodeo - Summer

A fun filled bicycle riding safety course where children learn the basics of bicycle safety, practice bicycle riding skills in an obstacle course and more!

☀️ Summer Block Party - Summer

Celebrate the summer with us! Carnival games, dunking booth, foam pit, bounce houses, food, beverages, music and family fun for all!

🏃🏾‍♂️ Mountain Mudder - Summer

Do you have what it takes? The Mountain Mudder event is a hardcore obstacle course to test your all-around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie.

🍂 Fall Volksmarch - September 

Celebrate the Fall season with a Volksmarch! Enjoy German beverages and treats, music, games, and more! 

🎃 Trunk or Treat - October 

Prepare to be spooked at this ghostly night of fun at Magrath Sports Complex. Our annual Halloween event is open to our military Families who seek ghosts, goblins, ghouls, and witches. 

🦃Home for the Holidays, Thanksgiving - November

Join us and Fort Drum BOSS for a free Thanksgiving dinner!
This event is free for and open to DoD ID cardholders of all ages.

🎄 Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration - December

To kick off the holiday season, military Families are invited in early December to enjoy Fort Drum’s Annual Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting!

Community Information Exchange - CIE

The Community Information Exchange (CIE), formerly known as Community Listening and Information Forum (CLIF), provides an opportunity for members of the Fort Drum community to share and receive information on upcoming events, programs, and services available on post and within the surrounding communities. CIE is held at 10 a.m. on the first Wednesday of most months.

The CIE is broadcast live on Facebook @drum.10thmountain.

July 2024 CIE Slideshow

More Community Events

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K'NEX Night

K'NEX Night, Come Build With Us!

Jul 17 5 pm - 6:30 pm
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Toddler Time at the Library

Jul 18 10 am - 11 am
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Soldier Showdown 6

Gear up for Soldier Showdown 6 - the ultimate gaming event for gamers of all levels! Registration is open now! Competition starts June 15. 2 NEW GAMES added - Mortal Kombat & Madden 24

Soldier Showdown 6

Gear up for Soldier Showdown 6 - the ultimate gaming event for gamers of all levels! Registration is open now! Competition starts June 15. 2 NEW GAMES added - Mortal Kombat & Madden 24

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Preschool Time at the Library

Jul 18 1 pm - 2 pm
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Baby Time at the Library

Jul 19 9:30 am - 10 am
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Friday Night Fun

Jul 19 3 pm - 9 pm
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Summer Block Party

Jul 20 12 pm - 5 pm
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Fort Drum CYS Hiring Event

Jul 24 8 am - 12 pm
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Preschool Science at the Library

Jul 24 10 am - 11 am
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Army Ten-Miler Qualifier

Jul 25 7 am - 8 am
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Army Ten-Miler Qualifier Run

Jul 25 7 am - 8 am
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BOSS Beach Bash Social

Jul 26 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Get Hook'd Fishing Charter

Aug 2
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Four-Wheeler Adventure with ODR

Aug 9 8 am - 3 pm
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Mountain Mudder

Aug 16 6:30 am - 2 pm