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249th Army Birthday Celebration

Join Family and MWR and 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 CLOSED
  • Kids Play Zone (Inflatables)
  • Craft/Market Vendors - Registration CLOSED
  • Redstone Gateway Restaurants and Food Trucks
  • Entertainment: DJ Slim Robb and The Bicho Brothers
  • Fireworks Show

Schedule of Events:

  • 4 p.m. - Event opens with music by DJ Slim Robb, Car show voting, craft market shopping
  • 5 p.m. - Official Cake Cutting Ceremony 
    • Free cookie cake provided by Great American Cookie (while supplies last)
  • 6 p.m. - Car Show Voting Ends
  • 6:30 p.m. - Car Show Awards
  • 7 - 8:30 p.m. - The Bicho Brothers classic 70's rock cover band
  • 8:45 p.m. - Firework Finale

**A BIG THANK YOU to our 249th Army Birthday Sponsors.

Redstone Gateway
94.1 WHRP 
104.3 WZYP
Floor & Decor
Robins & Morton
Avion Solutions
Liberty Communities
Redstone Federal Credit Union

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

Registration for Cruise-In Car Show closed June 9 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.


"Cruise In" Car Show Registration and Information

The 249th Army Birthday Celebration Cruise-In Car Show pre-registration is NOW CLOSED for this year. If you did not pre-register, we cannot guarantee that there will be any spots available when you show up. 

Cars can start arriving for the car show from 12 - 3:30 p.m. 

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

Car Show is $10 (cash) to participate. - EXACT CHANGE! 

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

Registration for the 249th Army Birthday Celebration Vendor Market has closed! Thank you to everyone who submitted a registration form. If you have not received an email from Redstone MWR, you have been added to our waitlist. 



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

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
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
64:8 Ceramics
KeiStone Jewelry
Brewer Creations
Mojana Soaps
Grandma Dolly Lemon Pound Cakes
Scarlett Cookie Co.
SassyFrass Kreations
Agape Bath & Body
Revival Designs and Engraving
3D Printables
Just The 2 of Us Candle Co.
Krafts Crafts and Ceramics
Kristen's Kreations
Jennifer's Meshy Creations
Color Me Pink, LLC.
Love Sewing for Him
Phillips Creations
Winkie Asethetic
Foxtails Press
Euphoric Eden Shop
Lit Wicks and More
Sprigs from Yesteryear
Bird and Butterfly Creations
Tanyward Creek Creations
A.P. Designs
PaperPie with Katie
Alabama's Best Boi Treats
Golden Mountain Crafts Designs
Local Author
Butteryfly Bliss Catering
Mary Kay - Monica Land
Jennifer Vogeltanz- Local Author
We Belong Dyed
Austin Art & Candle
The Spirited Stitch
SnoBiz Hazel Green
Gunn Wood Designs
Seriously Simple Soaps
Smoothe Smoque BBQ


Soaps by Shelly
Honeysuckle Cove Arts
GreenFinch Slimes
Jordyn's Sweet Treats, LLC. 
Caricatures by Clair
3 is the Magic #
Creations by Grace Anne
Cristy Cross Crochet 
Briella Fier
Arts & Crafts 

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

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