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Regional Fourth of July celebrations
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Turlocks Patriotic Parade and Independence Celebration will begin on Main Street in downtown Turlock at 10 a.m. on Saturday. - photo by Journal file photo


·         Oakdale, Woodward Reservoir: Face painting, arts and crafts, and family games. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. $20 per vehicle charge.

·         Turlock: Patriotic Parade and Independence Celebration in downtown Turlock; 10 a.m. parade, followed from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. by a street fair with vendors, food, classic cars and classic rock.



·         Modesto, John Thurman Field: Modesto Nuts game vs. Lancaster JetHawks at 6:35 p.m., fireworks after the game.

·         Don Pedro Reservoir: Half-hour fireworks show to begin at 9:30 p.m.; $8 parking fee per vehicle, food for sale from the Gold Chain Lions Club. No pets allowed in Blue Oaks Recreation Area, no smoking or barbecues in the fireworks barge parking/viewing area.



·         Atwater: Run for Independence from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. festival in Ralston Park with entertainment, 10 a.m. parade, 6:15 p.m. – 9 p.m. concert at Buhach Colony High, 9 p.m. fireworks show

·         Gustine: Centennial anniversary of Gustine fireworks; 10:30 a.m. parade on 5th Street, noon – 5 p.m. Miss Gustine Pageant and activities at Henry Miller Park, and fireworks at night at the Gustine High Football Stadium

·         Turlock: Stanislaus County Fairground doors open at 5 p.m. Music, food, and entertainment until 8:30-9 p.m., at which time fireworks begin; $2 parking fee per vehicle, if parking onsite.