Bakersfield Fireworks 2018 Guide

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The Bakersfield area is ready to celebrate Independence Day in grand fashion again for 2018. Here's the list, by community, of fireworks shows throughout Kern County such as Taft, Shafter, Tehachapi and Lake Isabella. 

Bakersfield, CA 

The Fourth at River Walk

When: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Where: The Park At River Walk, 11200 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA, 93313
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
The Fourth at River Walk has become a well-attended favorite in Bakersfield County and is back again! Featuring live music by Mento Buro 7pm-9pm, Fireworks start at 9:15pm. As any of the previous years, this is fun for the family featuring kids activities, food, games and more. Alcohol consumption is allowed with a permit that can be purchased on-site for $1. Parking is free but limited to early arrival is suggested. 

Tehachapi, CA 

1. All American 4th of July Festival

When: July 4, 2018 
Where: Philip Marx Central Park, Mojave & E Streets, Tehachapi, CA 93561
Time: 11am-4pm 
Free and fun for the whole family, the fun-filled patriotic celebration sill feature various activities in the city such as: childrends parade, music from local musicians and of course, fireworks from the stadium or rodeo grounds. This festival will feature over 5,000 people so come early! Check the full entertainment guide over at the City of Tehachapi

2. 4th of July Bad Bulls Tour

When: Wed, July 4, 2018 
Where: Tehachapi Event Center and Rodeo Grounds, Dennison Rd, Tehachapi, CA 93561
Time: 4pm 
The Tehachapi Mountain Rodeo Association comes back again with cowboys from across the US who will compete for big prize money followed by a patriotic fireworks finale. 

Lake Isabella, CA 

Stars and Stripes Independence Day Celebration

Where: Tank Park at Lake Isabella 
When: Saturday, July 1st. Fireworks show starts 9:30pm with the full event starting at 10am
The Lake Isabella Fireworks Extravaganza is packed with music, water park, food, games, free contests, b-ball tourny and a BBQ show-down. Fun for the whole family. 
https://www.kernrivervalley.com/fireworks-extravaganza

Taft, CA 

Taft Fireworks Show 2018

Where: Rails to Trails - 6th Street & Main Street Taft, CA, 93268
When: Wednesday, July 4th 
The 5th annual Taft Fireworks show will feature an 18 min aerial display complete with bounce houses for kids, food/drinks, arts, crafts, beer garden and business vendors. 
Admission is free. Details here

Shafter, CA

3rd of July Fireworks Celebration

When: July 3, 2018 
Where: Shafter High School. 526 Mannel Ave, Shafter, California 93263
Time: 6pm-10pm 
The Fireworks Show will begin at 8:45 p.m. with a welcome, presentation of the Flag Salute, National Anthem and Invocation. Zambelli International will present a Fireworks Spectacular at 9:00 p.m. with a colorful aerial and mid-air displays, ending with a Grand Finale of color that will light up the Shafter sky.  Please note, no alcohol or BBQ is allowed.