Wednesdays with Fort Sill: SillFest

Published: May. 3, 2023 at 5:27 PM CDT
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FORT SILL, Okla. (KSWO) - SillFest is officially here!

7News spoke with Virginia Aid, the community relations liaison for Fort Sill, about all the ins and outs the community needs to know on how to have the best time.

SillFest is a 2-day free concert at the Fort Sill Polo Field on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6. The gates will open at 5 p.m. for both days, with shows kicking off at 6 p.m.

On Friday, May 5, the concert will kick off with an opening performance by the 77th Army Band, followed by the headlining performance by Shaggy. On Saturday, May 6, the concert will begin with opening performances by PJAE and Lovelytheband before the main act, Andy Grammer, hits the stage.

You do not need a PASS for SILLFEST, however if you do not have one, you need to enter through Gate 2. You can get to Gate 2 from Post Road, either from I-44, or from Rogers Lane.

If you have preferred seating passes or have handicap parking, you can use Key Gate. When you go in Gate 2, you’ll be parking at Conklin Field and walk up to the Polo Field.

Service animals are allowed at this event. Anyone 16 or older need a valid state ID or driver’s license.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, at the Patriot Club parking lot is the 13th annual Run for the Fallen 5k. Participation in the event will cost $35 and include a limited-edition t-shirt and medal.

In-person registration can be done at the Welcome Center and FIRES Fitness Center on post. Online registration is also available at

For more information on activities on Fort Sill, you can call (580) 442-5300 or click here.

Correction: original article included information about a Bass Tournament that has since been cancelled. We’ve also included added information on how to get to SillFest as some statements in the video interview attached are incorrect.