Tickets are now on sale for the seventh annual Freedom Fest taking place on July 1 at the Porterville Sports Complex. Sponsored by the City of Porterville, Tule River Indian Tribe and Sierra View Medical Center, this community event is said to be a BLAST for the entire family.
The festival showcases live musical entertainment, a patriotic aerial performance, a spray zone, an array of local food vendors, a beer garden and more. The finale to the evening is the spectacular display of fireworks. Bring out your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a summer evening with friends and family.
Gates open at 4pm and festivities kick off at 5pm, with fireworks at 9pm. The cost of admission is per carload; $10 in advance and $15 the day of. There is also a limited amount of preferred parking passes for $20. Tickets can be purchased at the Heritage Center, 256 E. Orange Avenue, or Parks and Leisure Services inside City Hall.
Can’t make it to either of the locations to purchase your parking pass before the big event? No problem- there is an online coupon that will allow you to secure the advance sale ticket prices without ever leaving your home. Just check out the City of Porterville’s website, print out the Freedom Fest coupon and present it at the event to receive the discounted prices.
Porterville Transit is also offering free transportation out to the event. Just hop on the event shuttle departing from the Transit Center located at 61 W. Oak Avenue. First bus departs at 5:10pm. Call Porterville Transit for more details at (559) 791-7800.
For more information on the event, check out the City of Porterville website, call (559) 791-7695 or follow Parks and Leisure Services on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.