If you’re looking to see fireworks this Fourth of July, there is no shortage of community events.
The Fresno Grizzlies celebrate the Fourth in true minor-league fashion: with an Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza that includes a hot-dog eating contest and post-game fireworks. There is a game, too. The team takes on the Sacramento River Cats at 6:05 p.m. Tickets are $8-$40.
Clovis Kiwanis hosts its annual Freedom Fest celebration at Clovis High School’s Lamonica Stadium. It will feature food and drinks, games and live entertainment before the fireworks show.
Gates open at 4 p.m., fireworks at dusk. Tickets are $5. For more information visit www.cloviskiwanis.com/Freedom_Fest.html.
Below is a list of other Fourth of July events around the Valley. All phone numbers are 559 area code unless otherwise noted.
▪ Exeter Celebrates, 7-10 a.m., pancake breakfast, 2-mile walk, 10K run and horseshoe tournament at Exeter City Park, 302 S. East St., Exeter. Lion’s Club Fireworks at dusk at Lions Stadium Dobson Field, free, 592-2919, www.exeterchamber.com.
▪ Fireworks Celebration, 5 p.m., live music and entertainment; fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m., Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Pavilion, 17225 Jersey Ave., Lemoore, 924-7751, free.
▪ Fireworks Extravaganza, park opens at 10:30 a.m., fireworks begin at dusk, Island Waterpark, 6099 W. Barstow Ave., 277-6800, www.islandwaterpark.com, $21.99-$29.99.
▪ Fireworks Show, 9 p.m., Bass Lake, 642-3676, free.
▪ Fireworks Spectacular and Golf Tournament, golf tournament begins at 8 a.m., fireworks at dusk, Madera Municipal Golf Course, 23200 Ave. 17, 661-5495, fireworks free.
▪ Fowler Fabulous Celebration, 5 p.m., live performance by Patrick Contreras, food and fun zone, fireworks at dusk, Fowler High School Stadium, 701 E. Main St., 834-5486, free.
▪ Freedom Fest, gates opens at 4 p.m., fireworks begin at dusk, Lamonica Stadium, 1055 Fowler Ave., Clovis, www.cloviskiwanis.com/Freedom_Fest.html, $5.
▪ Sanger Independence Day Spectacular, 6:30 p.m., fireworks begin at 9 p.m., Sanger High School Athletic Field, 1045 Bethel Ave., 876-6300 ext. 4, $2-$10.
▪ Firecracker 5K & Inflatable Family Fun, 7 a.m.-noon, 5k run, 3k walk and inflatable fun, Lemoore City Park, Bush and Fox streets, 924-6767, www.lemoore.com/parks/pdf/2016_fircracker.pdf, $30-$5.