Fourth of July celebrations will be happening around the High Desert. Here is a list of some happening nearby.
Victorville will be having a drive-in celebration at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville. Attendees can park in the parking lot of the fairgrounds and listen to a musical accompaniment to the fireworks at 100.7 FM. You can begin parking at 7:30pm, and the fireworks begin at 9pm.
The Freedom Festival will be taking place at the Lenny Brewster Sports Center in Apple Valley. The event will have fireworks, music, food, and vendors. The gates open at 2pm, and the fireworks begin at 9pm. This event is free to attend. The park is located at 21024 Otoe Road, Apple Valley.
The Apple Valley Village Street Fair, planned for July 3, promises lots of fun for the entire family. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., will include food vendors, live music, car show, and a chili cook-off. For more information, please call 760-810-9856
Apple Valley Recreation is holding its annual Firecracker Run at 7 a.m. Sunday in Brewster Park. Pre-registration ends Friday, July 2, or when the park reaches event capacity. All paid runners will receive a finishers medal. Separate awards will be given for men, women and children in different age divisions. Cost to register is $21 before July 2, and $25 on the day of the race. Check in is at 6 a.m. Register here.
Mojave Narrows Regional Park will host a Community Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, July 3. The free event will include free popcorn and cotton candy, games, crafts and much more. The park is located at 18000 Yates Road in Victorville. The event will take place by the water play park.
The community of Silver Lakes in Helendale is planning a fireworks extravaganza at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 3. Please note that a Spring Valley Lakes Association card or Guest Pass with Photo ID is required for most activities. Please call (760) 952-3107 for more information.
Adelanto will be having the Whosoever Car Show in the parking lot of Adelanto Stadium. This event is free to the public and is from 5pm till 10pm. While no firework show will take place, attendees will be allowed to set off their own fireworks in designated areas.
The possession of any type of fireworks including “safe and sane.” are against the law in any unincorporated area of San Bernardino County. Report any illegal fireworks use to www.sbcfire.org.