Valley's Independence Day celebrations, closures

FresnoJuly 3, 2013 

Fireworks light up the sky at Freedom Fest at Veterans Memorial Stadium on the Fourth of July, 2012.

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Coarsegold Family Freedom Fest: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Coarsegold Historic Village, 35300 Highway 41. Free admission. Details: 642-4920.

Bass Lake: 5:30 p.m., Ducey's on the Lake, 39255 Marina View Drive. Details: 642-3121.

Clovis Freedom Fest: 6 p.m., fireworks at dusk, Buchanan High School, 1560 N. Minnewawa Ave. $5. Details:

Coalinga: fireworks at dusk, Coalinga Elementary School, Sunset Street and Cambridge Avenue. Free admission. Details: 935-2948.

Fowler: 6 p.m., fireworks at dusk, Fowler High School Stadium, 701 E. Main St. Free admission. Details: 834-3869.

Grizzlies Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza: 7:05 p.m. game, postgame fireworks, Chukchansi Park, 1800 Tulare St. $8-$40. Details: 320-8497 or

Hanford: 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Kings Fairgrounds, 801 S. 10th Ave. $7, free to ages 10 and younger and seniors, $6 parking. Details: 584-3318.

Lemoore: 5 p.m., Tachi Palace, 17225 Jersey Ave. Details: (800) 615-8030.

Madera: 5 p.m., fireworks at dusk, Madera Municipal Golf Course, 23200 Avenue 17. Free admission. Details: 661-5495.

Reedley Spectacular: 6 p.m., Reedley Sports Park, 2453 E. Dinuba Ave. $5, $3 children and seniors and military free. Details:

Sanger: 6:30 p.m., Sanger High School Athletic Field, 1045 Bethel Ave. Details: 876-6300 #4.

Tenaya Park: noon, Tenaya Park, 1362 W. Tenaya Way. Details: 228-3543.

Visalia: Gates open at 7 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m. Giant Chevrolet Mineral King Bowl, 1001 W. Main St. Free admission. Details: 713-4365.



Lindsay: Fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Sweet Brier Plaza, Sweet Brier and Hermosa avenues. Free admission. Details: 333-1994.



Shaver Lake: Boat parade begins at 6 p.m., fireworks at dusk. Shaver Lake. Details: 841-3350 or

Observing the holiday

The following places will be closed or not operating in observance of Independence Day:

Public schools

Colleges and universities

City, county, state and federal offices



Clovis, Tulare and Kings Area Rural transit agencies

Madera Dial-A-Ride

Porterville Colt

Post offices and mail delivery


Madera waste collection (service the following day)

Visalia waste collection (today's route was collected Wednesday)

Tulare waste collection (today's route collected Friday)

Hanford waste collection (today's route collected Friday)

The following places will be operating on the holiday:

Fresno and Clovis waste collections

Fresno Area Express (weekend service)


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