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Mountainfest - Come Celebrate With Us!

Mountainfest Activities and Live Concert
Division Hill | June 12, 2024

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 and 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.

BOSS Car Show - 12 p.m. 

Family Activities - 12 p.m. 

U.S. Army Parachute Team, The Golden Knights - 4 p.m.

10th Mountain Division Live (Military Demonstration) - 4:30 p.m.

Salute to the Nation Ceremony - Following the Military Demonstration.

Division Rock Band - 5:30 p.m.

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

Fireworks - Following the concert.

*Times of events are subject to change.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this open to? This event is open to the general public.

What are the hours of Mountainfest? The gates open on Wednesday, June 12, 2023, at 12 p.m. with various activities starting at 12 p.m. and running until 10 p.m. or later. See Calendar of Events above for more details.

Is there an admission fee? Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, 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 FMWR staff, dressed in neon orange, or Military Police, who will assist you until all parties are reunited.

Is there first aid available during the event? There is a First-Aid station at the event. The main infirmary facility is located on top of the hill behind the vendor tents.

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 allowed/not allowed to bring? Chairs, blankets, diaper bags and purses are permitted and are subject to search.

No pets other than certified service animals are permitted. 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.

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, June 12, 2023 at 12 p.m.

Lodging - Recreational Lodging Fort Drum, NY (

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

  • Family Fun Activities
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  • Parachute Show
  • 10th Mountain Division Live (Military Demonstration)
  • Salute to the Nation Ceremony
  • AmeriCU Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert
  • Fireworks following the concert

🎵 Listen to the AmeriCU Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert Performers! 🎵

Food and Beverages

Food Trucks - TBD

BOSS Car Show
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Fort Drum BOSS (Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers) 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 the BOSS Center located at 10650 5th Armored Division Drive, Fort Drum or email it to by June 2024.

For more information, call 315-772-7807.

Interested in renting a space?

Email Sara Chandler at or call 315-772-5685 to get more information on vendor pricing and space availability. 

Vendor Pricing Information Guide

Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Shout out on social media in regards to Mountainfest 2023 - $180 per post
  • Business logo on all printed promotional materials for Mountainfest 2023 - $500
  • Business logo on Mountainfest 2023 website with a hyperlink to your website - $300

Thank you to our MWR Sponsors!