Your Guide to FIREWORKS AND FAMILY EVENTS
Faith & Freedom Festival, Phelan
New Life Church of the Nazarene has partnered with other local churches and community organizations to host a free, family-focused Independence Day festival on July 1 at the Serrano High School football field. There will be food, activities, live music and of course, fireworks once it’s dark. The event will run from 6 to 10 p.m. at Serrano, located at 9292 Sheep Creek Road.
Jamboree Days, Crestline
The Crestline /Lake Gregory Chamber of Commerce will present Jamboree Days, which will feature a full weekend of activities including a parade at 10 a.m. and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. July 1 at Lake Gregory. For more information visit www.crestlinechamber.org or call 909-338-5230.
North Beach celebration, Silver Lakes
With the theme of “America the Great,” the Silver Lakes Association will put on the North Lake Boat Parade on July 1. The parade is open to all Silver Lakes residents and will begin at 11 a.m. sharp, featuring patriotically decorated boats with first-, second- and third-place awards given to the best decorated. Festivities will carry on all day at North Beach, culminating with a fireworks show at dusk. For more information, contact Bob Ward at 951-318-5816 or Anna Ward at 760-963-1623.
Red, White & Boom, Lucerne Valley
Lucerne Valley’s annual Red, White & Boom Independence Day event will be held July 1 at Pioneer Park. Activities including bounce houses, family games, a flag retirement ceremony, with food and craft vendors will begin at 4 p.m., with the fireworks show beginning around 9 p.m.. For more information, contact Sharon Fritz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 760-248-7048.
High Desert Yardbirds, Adelanto
The High Desert Yardbirds invite fans to a night of baseball and fireworks on July 2. The fireworks show will begin after the 6:30 p.m. game between the Yardbirds and Hollywood Stars. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased online at www.highdesertyardbirds.com or on game day at Adelanto Stadium, located at 12000 Stadium Way in Adelanto. For more information, call 760-246-6287.
Concert Series, Lake Arrowhead
The Lake Arrowhead Village Concert Series will host the “Women Who Rock” concert, featuring a musical tribute to Heart and Pat Benatar. The July 3 concert will be followed by a fireworks show at 9 p.m. For tickets and general information, visit www.thelakearrowheadvillage.com or call 909-337-2533.
Freedom Fest, Victorville
The High Desert Event Center will host its annual Freedom Fest at the fairgrounds on July 4, which will include a day of activities, music and food. The festivities will culminate after sundown with a traditional fireworks show and music simulcast. The event will begin at 2 p.m., with the fireworks show at 9 p.m. The fairgrounds are located at 14800 Seventh St. in Victorville. For more information, visit www.sbcfair.com.com or call 760-951-2200.
Freedom Festival, Apple Valley
The Town of Apple Valley will present its 20th annual 4th of July Freedom Festival, a patriotic day of celebration that will include children’s games, live music, bounce houses, food and shopping vendors, a beer garden and a fireworks show. The Freedom Festival will begin at 2 p.m., with the fireworks show beginning at 8:55 p.m. The festival will be held at Lenny Brewster Sports Center, 21024 Otoe Road in Apple Valley. For more information, visit www.applevalley.org or call 760-240-7000.
Fireworks Spectacular, Barstow
The Robert A. Sessions Sports Park will host its annual Independence Day party with a 5 K Freedom Run, as well as live music and fireworks. Gates will open at 5 p.m. on July 4 and the fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. There is no admission charge. Robert A. Sessions Sports Park is at 2800 Mayor Katy Parkway in Barstow.
Independence Day Festival, Big Bear
Billed as the largest July 4 fireworks display in Southern California, Big Bear’s Independence Day Festival can be viewed from any of its public parks or on a boat on Big Bear Lake. Fireworks are shot off from a barge on the lake directly off of Pine Knot Landing. The show begins between 8:45 and 9:15 p.m. on July 4. For more details, call the Big Bear Visitors Bureau at 800-424-4232 or visit www.bigbear.com.
Enjoy the holiday. Drink plenty of water and stay in the shade as much as possible.
(This listing was prepared by outside sources and Daily Press online. Any errors are not the responsibility of the blog page owner)