SALUTES THE TROOPS: PATRIOT DAY 2010- INFO
September 11th, 2010
Ft. Jackson South Carolina
Pre Sale For the KRC Wednesday Aug. 4th, at 10am (Local Time)
Public On-sale is Friday Aug. 6th, at 10am. $30 ticket price (tax and service fees included)
Tickets are complimentary to those with a valid DOD ID. Please visit MWR and AAFES facilities to pick up tickets there is a two ticket limit per visit. Must have and show a valid DOD ID or proof of family status along with tickets for entry. Without these IDs entry will be denied or purchase of a ticket at the door will be required .Please visit www.fortjacksonmwr.com/ for details.
Those without a DOD ID can purchase a ticket in advance for $30 online and at all Ticketmaster locations. South Carolina Ticketmaster locations can be found in Publix Supermarkets. Please visit www.KidRock.com or www.Ticketmaster.com for details.
OTHER Frequently Asked Questions
Fort Jackson is located in Columbia, South Carolina. The city is located in the center of the state and is accessible from three major highways I-20, I-26, and I-77. I-95 and I-85 are a short drive away. Fort Jackson is located at exit #12 off of I-77. Additional gate entry points are located off of Persivile RD and Jackson Blvd. The nearest airport is the Columbia Metropolitan Airport located about 25 minutes from Fort Jackson. An option is to fly into Charlotte, North Carolina which is about one and a half hours away.
Hilton Field is located within Ft. Jackson there will be signs directing you to the venue once you have entered the base.
If using online directions or a GPS, please use the following address 10000 Lee Road Fort Jackson SC 29207.
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Thousands of civilians visit Ft. Jackson each year. To access the base, each person in your vehicle will need a government issued ID such as a drivers license or state ID. You may be selected for a random vehicle or bag search. Please leave early to allow enough time to enter the gates on base as there may be a line. If entering before 4:00 pm the day of the show you will be required to enter through gate 2 (exit 12 off I-77), through the far right lane and present current valid Drivers License, proof of insurance and registration.
Free parking will be available to all attendees. There is a lot adjacent to the field and additional satellite parking is available nearby. Handicapped Parking is available as well.
The field and bleachers are wheelchair accessible. Handicapped Parking is available as well.
The event is general admission so there are no assigned seats. There will be standing room on the lawn in front of the stage and bleacher seating toward the back of the field. You are welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs, however coolers and outside food and beverage are not allowed. Please note that the trainees of Ft. Jackson will be in a specially designated area that is not open to the public.
Food and beverages will be available for sale. Kid Rock and Blackberry Smoke merchandise will be for sale also. Beer will be available for those 21+. Jim Beam products will not be for sale. Please note that some vendors will be cash only.
There is no age restriction for this event though it is intended for mature audiences only. Every person requires a ticket.
No video cameras, audio recording devices, professional photography equipment, flash photography of any kind, coolers, outside food and beverage, weapons, illegal substances or pets are allowed; no bottles (alcohol), no contact with basic training Soldiers, no offensive or revealing attire.
Mention of sponsors or artists is not an endorsement by the US Government or its instrumentalities.
Smoking is discouraged and is allowed only in designated smoking areas.