Public Invited to Freedom Rocks Festival on U.S. Naval Base Guam – Polaris Point

Written by on July 1, 2024

NAVAL BASE GUAM (May 31, 2024) – The public is invited to the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Freedom Rocks festival scheduled for Thursday, July 4 at NBG – Polaris Point.

In an effort to reduce traffic congestion, the gate will be open for those with normal base access at 2 p.m. Those without base access will be welcomed at 3 p.m. A military ID or visitor pass is not required for access.

“We look forward to once again welcoming the community to celebrate our nation’s birthday on Naval Base Guam,” said Capt. John Frye, NBG commanding officer. “It serves as a momentous occasion to honor our ancestors whose journey paved the way for our freedom. We also take this opportunity to express our gratitude to those who have served and continue to serve our country, safeguarding our liberty.”

During the Freedom Rocks event, there will be live entertainment by the local bands, Precious Metal and Pop Rocks & Soda, and Jimmy Dee’s Chamorritas and Matuas fire show. The event will also feature bounce houses, games, water activities, crafts, food trucks, and vendors. Attendees are advised that most vendors will only be accepting cash payment.  

The fireworks display will be launched at 8 p.m. from a barge just outside the Point Club and last approximately 10 minutes.

Polaris Point will be open until the installation reaches capacity for parking or at 8 p.m. prior to the start of the fireworks display. Guests who would like to view the fireworks from Polaris Point are advised to arrive before the closure. 

The following are examples of prohibited items: drones, weapons, personal fireworks, back-packs, grills, glass containers, coolers, large bags, tents, recording devices (audio or video), outside alcohol, pets, rollerblades, skateboards, and roller-skates. Marijuana and other drugs are also prohibited on military installations. 

The following are examples of allowed items: small bags or purses, umbrellas, towels, strollers/wagons, and folding chairs. Security personnel will inspect all personnel, bags and hand-carried items at the entrance to the event.

Carpooling is encouraged and parking along the roadway leading to Polaris Point is prohibited. There will be parking inside the Polaris Point compound.

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