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Combat Center 65th Anniversary Celebration

Combat Center 65th Anniversary Celebration

Combat Center 65th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, September 23

Join us for the biggest party we’ve ever thrown! The Combat Center 65th Anniversary Celebration is happening on Saturday, September 23. Broken into morning and evening intervals, here is a timeline of events for the entire day.

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Battle At Bandini
Del Valle Fitness Area
8am - 1pm

  • The Race - Including a tactical course an both flat and inclined dirt obstacles, teams may be male, female or unisex, within these divisions: military, civilian and first responders. Register at tinyurl.com/battleatbandini OR call 760.830.6857 for in-person registration information.
    (Registration: 6:30am, Race: 9am – until finished)
  • Drive Through Household Goods Giveaway - Before you park your car, drive through the Household Giveaway just inside the event entrance at Del Valle Field, sponsored by Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes. They will be presenting boxes to the first 400 families with an approximate value of $300! Items may include kitchen goods, cleaning supplies and pantry items.
    (8am – until gone)
  • Family Fun Zone - Make sure the children bring their swim suits, we’ll have a waterslide, water tag, jumpers and an obstacle course for them to enjoy.
    (8am – 1pm)
  • Vendors - Our morning round of vendors will feature home-based businesses and local information under one large tent. Come out and see what great things your neighbors are offering.
    (8am – 1pm)
  • Food - This is the chance for units to raise funds for their Military Balls. Stop by and check out all their delicious selections.
    (8am – 1pm)

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Street Fair
Commanding General's Parking Lot & 5th Street
4 - 10pm

  • Battle of the Chefs - Watch Celebrity Chef Adam Gertler and our Battle of the Chef’s active duty winner compete for the title of “Top MCAGCC Chef.”
    (6:15 – 8:15pm)
  • Sampling Garden - Sample craft beers and Buzzbox premium cocktails in our fun lounge area, complete with oversized versions of classic games. (Please note: only patrons over 21 will be admitted.) Tickets are available now at REC ITT in the MCX. Five samples - $10 presale, $15 at the event.
    (4 – 10pm)
     
  • Vendors - Our evening retail vendors will have their own booths selling everything from home décor, candles, jewelry and more. Plan to shop until you drop! Informational vendors will also be on hand to share their latest news.
    (4 – 9pm)
  • Food Trucks - Come hungry; items include carnival staples like funnel cake and deep fried oreos, tacos, fried fish and Hawaiian shaved ice.
    (4 – 10pm)
  • Entertainment - A DJ will warm up the crowd with the latest music and classic favorites prior to a performance by the rock band OTHERWISE.
    (DJ: 5pm, Band: 8:30pm, Meet & Greet: 9:30pm)

Call 760.830.5086 if you have any questions.