I LOVE AMERICA - Freedom Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 7:30 PM (PDT)
Note: I Love America is a two-part event, 1) the Liberty Festival (daytime) and 2) the Freedom Celebration (evening). Admission tickets are not needed for the Liberty Festival. However, tickets are required for the Freedom Celebration. Purchase tickets here and enjoy an exciting evening of patriotic music, skydivers, singing flag, and aerial fireworks with your friends and family. Winners of the Liberty Festival daytime competitions, Bakersfield Singing Star, a singing competition; Young Patriot; Beautiful Bakersfield Baby; Patriotic Photo Competition; track and field events, and a bicycle decorating contest will be announced. The Freedom Celebration begins at 7:30 p.m. inside Memorial Stadium, on the Bakersfield College campus. Tickets are required for admission. Features: Liberty Festival (daytime) contest winners announced 150-voice Singing Flag Bold, inspiring, live patriotic music Honors for returning military and veterans Swearing-in ceremony for new military recruits and citizens (tentative) Blue Eagle Honor Guard, Edwards Air Force Base (tentative) Audience participation Sky divers Lights of Liberty – aerial fireworks show spectacular, and more. Freedom Celebration Ticket Prices are: Starting at $5 for children under 12 years Starting at $12 for adults. Early-bird discounts available (see pricing by clicking the link below) Freedom Celebration Parking Pass: Park close to the action in one of the Bakersfield College lots. Purchase your pass with your tickets to save money and time. You will not be able to return to purchase it later: Single-space vehicles: $3 (discounted from $5/day of) – Lots at Haley & University, University & Mt. Vernon, Mt. Vernon & Panorama. IMPORTANT: Be certain to print, bring, and show your pre-purchased parking pass at the event. Parking for buses, motor homes, 5th wheels, or other oversized vehicles requiring 2 spaces will be allowed in the Haley & University lot only at $20 per vehicle at the entrance on the day of the event. Hard Tickets Outlets Want a traditional hard ticket instead of an online ticket? For a list of our Bakersfield area ticket outlets, click here.