Fireworks and Entertainment Event is June 29

Fireworks and Entertainment Event is June 29RIDGECREST LIONS CLUB — The Ridgecrest Lions Club, with assistance from Ridgecrest Shoutouts, has announced that the Independence Day Remembrance Fireworks show will return to the Desert Empire Fairgrounds June 29.

Beginning at 3 p.m., local bands “Jade’s Trick,” “Throttle” and “Seeing Ravens” will be playing during a Car and Motrocycle Show, followed by “The Fulcos” at 7 p.m.

Vendors include Tutu’s Catering, Shaved Ice Shack, Lumpia Lady, Roaming Dog Kitchen, Renegade Hydration and several others! Pita Fresh will be barbecueing kebabs, and Triple T’s will serve a full bar.

Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and will last until roughly 9:22 p.m. The Fulcos will take a break during our fireworks presentation, but for those who would like to stay – they have agreed to play until 11 p.m. or midnight, depending on the crowd.

Thank you from the Ridgecrest Lions Club and Ridgecrest Shout-outs. Please keep an eye out for our donation boxes, located at several businesses. All donations go toward this continued tradition of celebrating our nation’s independence.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact Mike Birdwell on Facebook or email You can also donate online at by clicking the “Donate” tab at the top of the website.

Sgt. V Mobile Battle-grounds will be at the fairgrounds with a paintball shooting gallery for most of the event.

Story First Published: 2019-06-21