The inaugural SillFest will take place May 5 and 6.
The inaugural SillFest will take place May 5 and 6.(Fort Sill)
Published: May. 4, 2023 at 3:45 AM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Fort Sill’s inaugural Sillfest kicks off tomorrow for two days of concerts.

Friday’s concertgoers can look forward to an opening performance by the 77th Army Band at 6 p.m., followed by headliner Shaggy at 8:15.

On Saturday, a special opening performance by lovelytheband will take place at 7 p.m., before Andy Grammer wraps up Sillfest beginning at 8:15.

While Ft. Sill is excited to welcome Lawton to come out and have a good time, there are some guidelines they want the public to be aware of.

  • Personal belongings are subject to be searched.
  • Coolers are NOT allowed.
  • Outside food and drink are not permitted inside the gates. A list of food vendors on site is available below.
  • Beer is served only to patrons displaying alcohol wristbands, obtained at the event entry point.
  • NO weapons are permitted.
  • By Federal Law, cannabis or recreational drugs are NOT permitted on Fort Sill.
  • No professional cameras, recording devices, drones, laptops, iPads, or tablets.
  • No laser pointers, glow sticks, fireworks, frisbees, or glass.
  • No pets except certified service animals.
  • Military Police will staff the event to maintain security and safety - unruly behavior will NOT be tolerated.
  • Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted and visitors should bring them so they have a place to sit.



  • Small purses and bags no larger than 5″ x 8 " are allowed.
  • Anything larger must be in a clear bag and no larger than 14″ x 14″ x 6.
  • One gallon clear plastic bag.
  • INSPECTED diaper bags with accompanying child.
  • INSPECTED medical bags.


  • Backpacks (INCLUDING CLEAR)
  • Binoculars case or camera case.
  • Oversized tote bag (exceeds 14″ x 14″ x 6)
  • Printed pattern plastic bags.
  • Tinted plastic bags.


Preferred seating members, handicap visitors, and unescorted visitors enter through KEY GATE, off of I-44.

General Admission, enter through GATE TWO.

Gates open at 3:30 p.m. both days.

GATE TWO DIRECTIONS: From Lawton, take I-44 North to Exit 40B and follow Rogers Lane West to Post Road. From Chickasha or Elgin, take I-44 South to Exit 40C.

  • A valid State or Federal-issued ID is necessary for all attendees 16 and above.
  • Vehicles are subject to random checks.
  • Handicapped Parking is available for DoD ID card holders with a valid handicapped parking permit. Handicapped guests that do not have a DoD ID will need a visitor pass from the Visitor Welcome Center (T6701 Sheridan Road) prior to the event.


  • Aunties Soul Food
  • Das Bratwurst Haus
  • Hangrys
  • Kona Ice
  • Lyn’s Lumpia
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Pops Corner
  • The Cajun Crab
  • MWR Food Truck

Cash and credit cards are both accepted.