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4th of July happenings in Bear Valley Springs

Alysia Bailey.

Hot air balloons took flight in the early mornings, filling the skies with vibrant colors at the Bear Valley Springs Independence Day Celebration.

There will be four days of Independence Day Celebration in Bear Valley Springs, a gated community in the Greater Tehachapi Area. The 4 days will be Thursday, July 4; Friday, July 5; Saturday, July 6; and Sunday, July 7. The 33rd Annual Independence Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. on the 4th. Hot air balloon rides are scheduled for July 4, 5, and 6 at 5:30 a.m. The Firecracker 5K Run will be on Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 a.m. Craft and activity booths, food and exhibit booths will be available at Cub Lake on July 4 from noon to 4 p.m. and July 5-6 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Other activities include a car show on July 6; a boat parade and races on July 5. A full list of weekend events can be seen at http://www.bvsa.org/posts/bvsa-annual-4th-of-july-2024/.

To participate in these events you will need to be a resident of Bear Valley Springs or make arrangements to have a gate pass waiting at the gate. If you have questions about gate passes contact the BVS Police Dept. at (661) 821-3239