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249th Army Birthday Celebration

Join Family and MWR at Redstone Gateway to celebrate the 249th Army Birthday!

Saturday, June 15, 2024

4 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

Redstone Gateway (Outside Gate 9, Research Park Blvd)


  • Cake Cutting Ceremony
  • Cruise-In Car Show - Registration NOW OPEN
  • Kids Zone (Inflatables)
  • Craft/Market Vendors - Registration NOW OPEN
  • Redstone Gateway Restaurants and Food Trucks
  • Entertainment
  • Fireworks 


Registration for Cruise-In Car Show, Craft Market and Kidpreneurs is NOW OPEN for this year's celebration.  ***Please click the drop down arrows below to fill out the registration forms. 

For more information call +1(256)876-5232.


**It’s not too late to have your brand associated with one of the biggest Redstone Arsenal celebrations! Join forces with Family and MWR!  Call today +1(256)876-5232 or +1(256)955-7250

"Cruise In" Car Show Registration and Information

The 249th Army Birthday Celebration Cruise-In Car Show registration is OPEN for this year. 

This year's categories will be Car, Truck and Jeep!  

Car Show is $10 (cash) to participate. 

We will be awarding 1st ($200), 2nd ($100) and 3rd ($50) place prizes in 3 categories (Car, Truck, & Jeep)

There will be an overall Commanders Cup Winner for Best in Show! 

*Prizes will be awarded in Gift Cards**

Market Vendor Registration and Information

Thank you for your interest in being a vendor at the 249th Army Birthday Celebration. Registration for this year's celebration is NOW OPEN!


All Vendors will each receive a 10x10 area. 

*You must provide your own tent, table and chairs. There will be no power available at your tents. This is an OUTDOOR event! 


****Please let us know if you are a Craft/Market Vendor or Kidpreneur in the registration form! 


Craft/Market Vendor Fee- $30 
Kidpreneur Fee - $15 
Food Truck Vendor Fee - $75 


*We are limiting MLMs for this year celebration. - We are full for this year on MLMs. If you are an MLM, you can still submit and be added to our waitlist. 

For more information, call +1(256)876-5232.

**Registering does not guarantee you a spot. Please allow us at least 21 business days to notify you by email if you have been approved to be a vendor. This may be longer, depending on the number of applications.

If you have already registered, please do not register again. This will slow down the approval process. 

We are currently in a waitlist for MLMs, Jewelry, and Bath/Body (Lotions, Soap, etc.)

****All applications submitted after March 15 will be added to our waitlist. 


Vendors that will be in attendance at the 249th Army Birthday Celebration. 
*This list will be updated as vendors confirm their spots

Let's Face It, Face Painting
The Keen Hart
Rich Partain - Author of Dubious Repute
Rex and Family Creative Creations
Stucchi's Jewelry
Lat Long Co.
Brenda Higgins, Scentsy
Scooty's Apples
Good Chew Company
A Broken Image
HJohnson Gifts
Tonka Baits
Carpenter Carpentry
DV8 Designs
Bare Bottom Farms, LLC.
Furry Hippie Beard Company
Honey Bee Scents
HeartWork Sew Designs
Lavish Lavation Soap
Mimz Silk Art
Sassy B Clay
HJohnson Gifts
Like Mother Like Daughter
Jill's Sweet Treats
By the Rose
Mia Bella Candles
Treasures by Tracy
Damsel in Defense
Color Street
Rocket City Popperz
Fairytail Crochet Creations
Kadiatu A Mother's Love
Alagama Craft
Davida Holiday Designs
Purple Frog
Golden Years Ice Cream
Sprinkles and Swirls Cake Co.
Corn King
Better Than a Gift Card
Posey Pup Co 
Posey Kid Co
64:8 Ceramics
KeiStone Jewelry
Brewer Creations
Mojana Soaps
Grandma Dolly Lemon Pound Cakes
Scarlett Cookie Co.
SassyFrass Kreations
Agape Bath & Body
Revivial Designs and Engraving
3D Printables


Soaps by Shelly
Honeysuckle Cove Arts
GreenFinch Slimes
Jordyn's Sweet Treats, LLC. 
Caricatures by Clair
3 is the Magic #

**Does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Army, Federal Government or Department of Defense

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