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Fireworks on the water
Don Pedro Lake

Thanks to the rainy winter and spring, Don Pedro Lake will resume its annual Fireworks on the Water display this year. The 30-minute show, launched from a platform near the dam, is sure to wow visitors. Prime viewing is on the water, but from land, the best viewing can be from Blue Oaks Recreation Area group pavilion and the parking areas near the visitor center. Come earlier in the day for fishing, swimming, picnicking and to reserve a great viewing spot.

The Fireworks on the Water display will start at 9:30 p.m. July 2. Admission is $20 per vehicle. Arrival before 8 p.m. is highly recommended. Don Pedro Lake is located at 31 Bonds Flat Rd., La Grange. For more information, visit

or call 209-852-2396.

Woodward Reservoir

Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors presents the 22nd Annual Fireworks Celebration at Woodward Reservoir at 9:30 p.m. July 1.

Cost to enter the park is $25 per carload the day of the event. Be sure to get in the park early to reserve your viewing spot. As a tip to successfully enjoy the event, please make plans to stay inside the park until you are ready to pack up and go home. The park will be closed to inbound traffic if capacity is reached. Woodward Reservoir is located at 14528 26 Mile Rd., in Oakdale. For more information, visit


Banner Island Ballpark

Enjoy a baseball game and a patriotic fireworks display when the Stockton Ports minor league baseball team takes on the Visalia Rawhide on July 3 from their waterfront Banner Island Ballpark in downtown Stockton. Tickets range from $10 to $15 and can be purchased at