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July 4th celebrations around Kern County

Find out where you can watch fireworks
Posted at 12:08 PM, Jun 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 10:57:27-04

BAKERSFIELD: The City of Bakersfield is bringing back its fireworks show at the Park at River Walk. There will be no stage show this year in the amphitheater but you can go to River Walk to watch the fireworks display. You can also watch it on the 23ABC website, social media, and streaming platforms. The show is set to start at 9:15 p.m.

BUTTONWILLOW: Buttonwillow Recreation and Parks District is presenting its 14th Annual Fireworks Show on Saturday, July 3rd at Buttonwillow Park. The event is free and the gates open at 6:30 p.m. The fireworks show is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. The event is lawn seating, so bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Pre-show entertainment includes a cornhole tournament ($20 entry fee per team), music, small business vendors, BBQ, sno cones, cold drinks and lots of other good food!

LAKE ISABELLA: Starting at 9:30 p.m. (approximately) when the sun has completely set over the mountain and winds are calm. Taking place at Engineer Point, Isabella Lake

MCFARLAND: Will hold its' annual Fourth of July celebration on Saturday, July 3rd. The fireworks are set to go off starting at 9 p.m. You should be able to see the show from any of the parks in McFarland. The Recreation and Park District says that there will not be any vendors or activities - just fireworks.

SHAFTER: The annual Fireworks Show will light up the sky in Shafter once again after being canceled last year due to the pandemic. The show is scheduled for Saturday, July 3. The evening will begin at 6 p.m., with the fireworks setting off at about 8:45 p.m. The show will take place at the Shafter Recreation Fields next to the high school football stadium.

TAFT: Have fun at the Taft 4th of July Sunday Funday from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on July 4th. The event features bounce houses, games, sports, food and craft vendors, and music. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and are free to the community. The event will be taking place at Franklin Field in Taft.

TEHACHAPI: Will be holding a fireworks show that same day as a part of their All-American Festival. That show begins at 9 p.m. at the Tehachapi Municipal Airport. For all the July 4th events, visit the city's website.

WASCO: Will hold a fireworks show on July 3rd as part of their One Nation Festival. That takes place at Beale Park.