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USAG Alaska Summer Concert 2022

Get ready for the U.S. Army Garrison Alaska Summer Concert 2022!

The biggest event of the season is back! You don't want to miss out on a most memorable night supporting our Soldiers, Families, Civilians, Retirees, and the community.

  • 🗓 Friday, June 10, 2022
  • Location: Chena Bend Golf Course, Fort Wainwright
  • Time: Doors open at 4 p.m.
We are excited to welcome 24KGoldn with special guest Hunter Hayes!

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Ticket Pricing, Sale Dates, and Purchase Locations
Item Name Price
DoD General Admission Ticket $5
Non-DoD General Admission Ticket $30
DoD Doyon Utilities Platinum Seating Area Ticket (18+ only)  
No federal endorsement implied. 
$40
Non-DoD Doyon Utilities Platinum Seating Area Ticket (18+ only) 
No federal endorsement implied. 
$80
MWR Express $15
Token $1 = 1 Token
Romper Room Wristband $15
DoD General Admission Gate Ticket $10
Non-DoD General Admission Gate Ticket $40

 

On Sale Dates

  • Online: Tuesday, May 10 - Wednesday, June 8
  • In-Person: Tuesday, May 10 - Thursday, June 9

Purchase Locations
Fort Wainwright Location

  • Last Frontier Community Activity Center in person only during normal operating hours on the dates listed above. Phone orders will not be taken.
    • General Admission & Platinum Tickets, MWR Express, Tokens and Romper Room.
    • Concert Venue in person only on Friday, June 10 starting at 4 p.m.
      • General Admission Gate Tickets.

Online Sales

Food & Beverages (Tokens Required)

Nothing comes close to a warm summer day with live music, food straight from the grill, and a cold beverage in hand. We'll be serving up a variety of food and beverages, including adult beverages. Tokens are required to purchase food and beverages from any Vendor. Skip the line and save time by buying your tokens in advance at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center until Thursday, June 9th. Tokens can also be purchased day-of at the Summer Concert (cash preferred).  

Summer Concert Menu
  $1 = 1 token
Cheeseburger 7 tokens
Beer Bratwursts 6 tokens
Pretzel with Cheese 5 tokens
Chips 2 tokens
Soda 3 tokens
Water 2 tokens

 

Combos
Burger/Chips/Soda or Water 10 tokens
Bratwurst/Chips/Soda or Water 8 tokens

 

AK Kolsch | Double Shovel Cider | 10 Barrel IPA | Bud Light
Beer 6 tokens

 

Jack & Coke (double) | Cutter Water Margarita (double) | Cutter Water Seasonal Special (double)

⚠ Tokens valid for June 10, 2022 only. Lost or stolen tokens are not eligible for replacement, nor are tokens eligible for refund. ⚠

Liquor Drinks 8 tokens

 

Summer Concert 2022 FAQs

Who is playing at the 2022 Summer Concert?
The 2022 Summer Concert will feature 24KGoldn with special guest Hunter Hayes!

When is the 2022 Summer Concert?
Friday, June 10, 2022 with gates opening at 4 p.m.

Where is the 2022 Summer Concert?
Chena Bend Golf Course BLDG 2090 Montgomery Rd located on Fort Wainwright

Who is able to attend the concert and purchase tickets?
Anyone! The 2022 Summer Concert is open to all DoD Affiliates as well as the surrounding community!

When do tickets go on sale?
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.

Who needs a ticket?
Anyone ages 14 and over will need a Ticket into the concert.  Ages 13 and under are free.

How do I know if I am a DoD or Non-DoD Ticket?
DoD ID-Cardholders include Active Duty, Reserves, National Guard, and DoD-Civilians.  This does not include contractors; contractors fall under the Non-DoD category.  Non-DoD Cardholders include the general public and DoD-Contractors.

Do you have youth tickets?
There is no youth ticket pricing.  Youth will fall under the General Admission or the General Admission Gate Tickets.  Anyone ages 14 and over will need a Ticket to the concert.  Ages 13 and under are free.

What is the Doyon Utilities Platinum Seating Area Ticket?
A Doyon Utilities Platinum Seating Area Ticket is a special seating area for those 18+ only.  Youth, including infants, are not allowed.  This area is located in a special section stage left with limited chairs and tables provided.  A Doyon Utilities Platinum Seating Area Ticket includes admission into the event and MWR Express. Limited number available.  Tickets are nonrefundable.  No federal endorsement implied. 

As of May 11, the Doyon Platinum Seating Area Tickets are sold out, and a waitlist has been started.

What is the MWR Express?
The MWR Express is an expedited line for MWR Food and Beverage only.  Anyone standing in the MWR Express line must have an MWR Express Wristband.  Limited number available and nonrefundable.  MWR Express is not valid at any non-MWR Food Vendors or Booths. MWR Express wristbands will be picked up the day of the event.

What is Romper Room?
Romper Room of Fairbanks will be joining us at the 2022 Summer Concert with their inflatables!!  Romper Room is $15 per person and is open to all ages including adults, though some inflatables will have age restrictions.  They will be bringing bounce houses, obstacle courses and the giant TOXIC CRUSH!  All youth must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times while inside the Romper Room area. Romper Room is nonrefundable.  Wristbands will be picked up the day of the event at the Romper Room table.  No federal endorsement implied.

What is a Token?
Tokens are required to purchase food and beverages the day of the concert from any Food Vendors or Booths.  No cash or cards will be accepted at the food or beverage vendors or booths.  $1 = 1 Token.  Save time and purchase your Tokens ahead of time!  Tokens can be purchased in advance at Last Frontier Community Activity Center on Fort Wainwright or online! All Tokens are nonrefundable.

If I purchase online, where can I pick up my order?
For those with access to Fort Wainwright all online orders can be picked up three (3) business days after the order was placed at the Last Frontier Community Activity Center during their normal operating hours.

For those without access to Fort Wainwright all online orders can be picked up at the Will Call Tent on Friday, June 10 starting at 4 p.m.

The Fort Wainwright Visitor Center will NOT issue passes for Summer Concert Ticket purchases or pick ups.

The person picking up the order will be asked for a photo ID that matches the name on the Ticket order.  For those ordering DoD Tickets, the person picking up the order will need to show their DoD ID Card.

Where is Will Call?
Will Call is located near the venue entrance.

What is your refund policy?
All Tickets, Tokens, Romper Room, and MWR Express items are nonrefundable.

What happens if I lose my Tickets, Tokens or MWR Express?
Unfortunately, there are no reprints. We ask you to keep them in a safe place if you purchase in advance.

What if I am no longer able to attend the concert?
All Tickets, Tokens, Romper Room, and MWR Express items are nonrefundable.  We encourage anyone who is no longer able to attend the concert to ask friends or family if they would like to attend with the items you purchased.

How will I know where to sit at the concert venue?
The concert venue will be open seating on a first-come, first-serve basis.  We encourage patrons to bring blankets and folding chairs to the event as the venue is mainly asphalt with some grassy areas.

How do I sit with my friends?
We recommend your entire party carpools to the event and place your folding chairs and blankets next to each other.  Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Can I drive my own vehicle?
Yes!  Patrons are able to drive their own vehicles.  All vehicles going to or leaving the Summer Concert MUST enter ONLY through Badger Gate.  Badger Gate will be for event traffic only starting at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10.

Badger Gate will remain open to event traffic only throughout the duration of the event. Badger Gate will close after the event once Security as determined all patrons and vehicles have left the venue and parking areas.

I live on Fort Wainwright; do I have to go through Badger Gate still?
Yes!  Anyone wishing to drive their own vehicle to the concert will need to enter and exit through Badger Gate.  The reason for this is due to the safety and security of our entire installation.

Badger Gate Vehicle Inspections
All vehicles be prepared for random vehicle inspections when coming through Badger Gate.

Do I have to wear a mask?
Currently, patrons do not have to wear a mask to the event.

What can I bring to the concert?
Please check the prohibited list (see below) for what is not allowed inside the concert venue.  Other items not listed on the Prohibited List are in the judgement of Security that pose a safety hazard or diminish the enjoyment of the event by other guests.  Prohibited Items discovered during the security inspections at the Gates must be either returned to the owner’s vehicle or discarded.  No safekeeping locations will be provided at the event. Prohibited items discovered inside the venue or any items left unattended are subject to confiscation and proper disposal.  All attendees accept full liability for any personal items brought into the event.

How do I get into the venue?
Patrons will enter through a security check point and all bags are subject to search.  Please be prepared to remove all metal objects from your pockets to make the searches go quickly.  Be sure to check the prohibited list (see below) for what is not allowed inside the concert venue.  Please be aware that reentry is not permitted.

Can I bring my pet/animal?
Animals are not permitted at the event, except for Service Animals.

Prohibited Items

The Summer Concert is brought to you by Army Entertainment and USAG Alaska Family and MWR.  Family and MWR would like to thank our supporting commercial sponsors: Doyon Utilities, MAC Federal Credit Union, and Kendall Auto Group.  No federal endorsement of sponsors implied. 

For additional information, please contact the Last Frontier Community Activity Center at +1 (907) 353-7755">(907) 353-7755.

Road Closures

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Facility Closures

Due to the large scale of the 2022 USAG Summer Concert, many Fort Wainwright Family and MWR facilities will have reduced or altered hours on June 10, 2022. Please see below for a list of facilities and their hours. 

 

                 

Facility June 10, 2022
Automotive Skills Center   Closed 
B.O.S.S  Closed 
Birch Hill Lodge  Closed 
Chena Bend Golf Course and Pro Shop 

7:30 a.m. - Noon  

Only with advanced reservations  

Chena Bend Golf Course Clubhouse & The Chena Grill   Closed 
CDC I   6 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
CDC II  6 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
Financial Management Office  Closed 
Last Frontier Community Activity Center   Closed 
Library  Closed 
Marketing & Sponsorship  Closed 
Melaven Fitness Center  Closed 
Melaven Aquatics Center  Closed 
Nugget Lanes Bowling Center and Mother Lode Café & Gold Rush Lounge  Closed 
Outdoor Recreation Center  10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
Parent and Outreach Services   Closed 
Physical Fitness Center  5 a.m.- 1 p.m. 
PFC Ice Rink  Closed 
School Age Center (SAC)  6 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
Warrior Zone – Game Side  Closed 
Warrior Zone – Bar side  Closed 
Wolf’s Lair Fitness Center  Open 24 Hours 
Youth Center  1 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
Youth Sports & Fitness  Closed