First Friday Art Around Town

100 W Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi, CA

On the First Friday of each month, Tehachapi residents and visitors are invited to a downtown Art Walk. Various shops and restaurants display local art while offering appetizers and wine. The monthly event is from 5–8pm with some venues open until 10pm.

Valentine Wine & Chocolate Walk

Downtown, Tehachapi, Ca

One of Downtown Tehachapi’s favorite events! Join friends and sweethearts for a downtown stroll all the while enjoying an evening of wine and chocolate tasting. Pick up your glass at the historic Tehachapi Depot then visit twenty other downtown businesses all hosting wine, chocolates and appetizers at each location.
Tickets are $25 each in advance or $30 on the day of the event.

Bright Lake Fishing Derby

22902 Banducci Road, Tehachapi, CA

We’ve stocked the lake and now you just need to catch them! Open to kids of all ages,* the annual Fishing Derby is a fun time for families to enjoy time together in the mountains of Tehachapi. (*Participants 16 years of age and older must have a valid California Sport Fishing License in their possession). Reserve campsites at 661-822-3228.

Keywords: brite lake, event, fishing
TVRPD Run with the Wind 5K and Duathlon

16334 Harris Road, Tehachapi, CA

Celebrate alternative energy in the Tehachapi Mountains under the sun that powers the valley, and breathe in the crisp mountain air. The race will begin and end at the beautiful Mountain Valley Airport, the destination for gliders. The running route is both off road and paved. The ride portion is paved. The post-race will include music, food, and drinks. Join us for a unique experience, great weather, a professionally ran race, championship timing and awesome swag. A technical race shirt, dye-cast finisher’s medal, swag bag and post-race goodies are included in the registration.

Keywords: 5k, running
Tehachapi Farmers' Market

Railroad Park, Tehachapi, Ca

Set in Historic Downtown Tehachapi at the Tehachapi Railroad Park (at S. Robinson Street and E. Tehachapi Blvd), Tehachapi's family friendly Farmers' Market offers a great assortment of food (both to eat at the Market or to take home), produce and unique handcrafted gifts. Each week offers a new and unique musical performance to enjoy while you shop and/or eat. 

Come early and/or stay late, and bring your dog!

Springtyme Faire

100 W. Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi, California

Featuring handmade arts and crafts from local and traveling artists. You’re sure to find something to treasure.

Chili Cookoff and Red Hot Classic, Custom and Antique Car Show

Downtown, Tehachapi, Ca

Hosted in downtown Tehachapi with activities for the whole family which include crafts, train show, live music, games, food booths, beer, and we can’t forget GREAT chili.

Buy tickets at the event to taste some of the incredible chili and then vote to help determine who is the best. Take Dad to the Red Hot Classic Car Show to check out all the cool rides. What else could a guy want!?

All of it happens in the beautiful cool summer weather in Tehachapi!

All American 4th of July Hotdog Festival

Central Park, Tehachapi, Ca

We would like to invite everyone in the Greater Tehachapi Valley to a fun-filled, patriotic July 4th celebration and Hot Dog Festival.  With the high gas prices, it's a good year to stay home and participate in the various activities going on around the city.  It will be a grand old-fashioned "All American" Fourth of July with fun for the whole family.
Bring your lawn chair and sunscreen and join in our games and the children's parade, listen to music from our own local musicians, and catch the fireworks display at the football stadium or rodeo grounds.  With 5,000 people or more attending the various activities there will be something for everyone.  There is no admission charge to watch any City-sponsored event, including the music performances in Central Park and the football stadium.


Downtown, Tehachapi, Ca

The City of Tehachapi, Tehachapi Police Department and Main Street Tehachapi have teamed up for the Trunk-or-Treat Halloween event in Downtown Tehachapi. 

Participants: Decorate your vehicle, park downtown, and bring lots of candy to hand out to thousands of children who have come to downtown for a great Halloween!

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Warrior 5K Run

Central Park, Tehachapi, CA

The 5K begins and ends at Phillip Marx Central Park in Tehachapi. The course weaves its way throughout central Tehachapi. Prizes given to top overall male and female and top three in each category. Stay and enjoy the City of Tehachapi’s vibrant Fourth of July Festival, including vendors, live music, beer garden, Children’s Parade/Kids Color Fun Run, and wiener dog races.

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