Taft fireworks show going on at 9 p.m. Saturday

Staff Writer
Taft Midway Driller
FIireworks will light the skies east of Taft Saturday night

Taft's annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show will go on despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bakersfield, Shafter and Tehachapi joined many others this week when they cancelled shows, but Taft's show is still going to light up the skies east of Taft Saturday night.

It starts about 9 p.m.

Its being moved back to its old location in the Franklin Field Area and only people in cars will be admitted.

Admission to the show is free.

Entrance to the show will only be from Airport Road at East Cedar Street. Ash Street and Cedar at Highway 119 are going to blocked off about 6 p.m. and people who are in the area will be asked to leave.

People attending the show should not line up on Airport Road before 7 p.m. Cars will be admitted starting at approximately 8 p.m. and those attending are asked to obey all traffic regulations and staff on hand.

People will be expected to follow all state COVID-19 guidelines and common sense behavior and social distancing will be enforced.

Families should stay near their vehicles.

All of the park facilities, including restrooms and concessions, will be closed. There will be no vendors.