An official army family and MWR Site

Mountainfest - Come Celebrate With Us!

Mountainfest Division Hill Activities and Live Concert, August 31, 2022

This yearly event is free and open to the public and features military equipment displays, children’s games, food and beverage concessions, Fort Drum BOSS Car Show, Salute To The Nation Ceremony, AmeriCU Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert with nationally-recognized talent, all topped off with a fireworks display.

Calendar of Events*


Gates Open - 12 p.m. (noon)

BOSS Car Show - 12 p.m. (noon)

Family Activities - 12 p.m. (noon)

10th Mountain Division Live (Military Demonstration) - 2:30 p.m.

Salute to the Nation - Following the demonstration

AmeriCU Salute to the Troops Concert - 7:00 p.m.

Fireworks - Following the concert

*Times of events are subject to change.*

  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this open to? This event is open to the General Public.

What are the hours of Mountainfest? The event opens on Wednesday, August 31 at 12 p.m.

Is there an admission fee? This event is FREE.

Where is the event located? Division Hill, Fort Drum, New York

How do I sign up for the car show? Please see more information below about the car show.

What if someone gets lost at the event? If you or someone in your group get separated from each other please contact the nearest MWR staff, dressed in blue or Military Police who will assist you until both are reunited.

Where is the first aid available during the event? There is a First-Aid station during the event. The main infirmary facility is located on top of the hill.

How do I get onto the installation? Attendees without a Department of Defense identification card must enter post through Lewis Avenue Gate, off Route 26, for this event.

What am I NOT allowed to bring? No alcohol, illegal substances, marijuana or any CBD/THC products, coolers, backpacks, glass containers, knives or weapons will be allowed through security checkpoints at Division Hill. Chairs, blankets, diaper bags and purses are permitted and are subject to search. No pets other than certified service animals are permitted. 

Plan Your Trip

Directions and Hours -  Attendees without a Department of Defense identification card must enter post through Lewis Avenue Gate, off Route 26, for the event.

The event opens on Wednesday, August 31 at 12 p.m. 

Lodging - Recreational Lodging Fort Drum, NY (

Accessibility – There is designated parking. See map for more details.

  • Family Fun Activities
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • 10th Mountain Division Live (Military Demonstration)
  • Salute to the Nation
  • AmeriCU Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert - featuring Justin Moore with special guest Lauren Alaina
  • Fireworks following the concert
Food and Beverages

BK's Smokehouse
Cowboy BBQ
Dippin' Dots
Driftwood BBQ

Kalamata Pita
Pink Taco 
Reczko's Dough
Scotties NY Pizza
Squishy's BBQ
The Humble Palace

The Whistle Wagon
Waffle Overload
Warrior Wagon

BOSS Car Show

Fort Drum BOSS is hosting their annual Car Show! They will be showcasing cars and motorcycles! Car Categories Include: Classic, Domestic, Import and 4x4. Motorcycle Categories Include: Classic, Custom and Tricycles.

Interested in being in the Car Show? Fill out the BOSS Car Show Registration and return it to BOSS Center located at 10650 5th Armored Division Drive.

Entries accepted up until 12 p.m. on August 29, 2022.

Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Shout out on social media in regards of Mountainfest 2022. - $180 per post
  • Banner display on snow fence near beer tent - $200
  • Business logo on large screens near the stage - $2,000
  • Business logo on all printed promotional material for Mountainfest - $500
  • Business logo on Mountainfest website with a hyperlink to their website - $300

Thank you to our MWR Sponsors!

Mountainfest Map