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Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Annual Earth Day

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center 2300 West Line Street, Bishop, CA

Environmental information tables, Spring Market, Food Vendors, Live Music, Film Screenings.  FREE and open to the public.

Father’s Day Weekend Fishing Derby in Independence

Dehy Park Independence, CA

Don't miss the annual Independence Fishing Derby in Independence, CA, in the beautiful Eastern Sierra! Fish the creeks and sand traps in and around Independence. Register and weigh fish any time between 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Dehy Park. Awards start at 4:00 p.m. Prizes, Silent Auction, and live music by Coale Johnson at the weigh-in ...This is a FREE family and kid-friendly, blind bogey event — food will be available for purchase at Dehy Park beginning at 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact 760-614-0044.


Bishop Summer Kickoff Party

Bishop City Park 690 N. Main Street, Bishop

Come down to the 3rd Annual Bishop Summer Kickoff Party at the Bishop City Park!! There will be live music, food trucks, dance, crafts, games and activities for kids and adults. Win prizes! There is even a frozen T-shirt contest!! WHEN: Saturday, June 22nd TIME: 11am - 3pm. For more information, contact the Bishop Visitor Center as 760-873-8405 or e-mail

Trout Fest 2019

Hot Creek Hatchery 121 Hot Creek Hatchery Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Touch a Fish - Taste a Fish - Feed a Fish - Catch a Fish Learn to tie, learn to cast, learn to clean, learn to cook All activities are free, all gear is provided.  Fishing for 15 years and under only.

Big Day in the Bishop City Park.

Bishop City Park 690 N. Main Street, Bishop

Celebrate the 4th of July with a full day of fun in Bishop City Park.  Kids Arts & Crafts begin at 1pm.  Free swimming in City Park Pool 1-4pm.  Music, free watermelon, pie & ice cream at 2pm.  Festivities end at 4pm so everyone can head out to the airport for Bishop Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks Show For more information, call 760-873-5863.

4th of July Events in Independence


6:15 am:  American Legion Flag Raising Ceremony at Dehy Park. 6:30-9:00 am: Lions Club Pancake Breakfast at Dehy Park 7:00 am: Run/Walk 8:00 am - 2:00 pm:  Arts & Crafts Show on Courthouse Lawn 10:00 am:  Parade 12:00 pm:  Pioneer Methodist Pie Social at Dehy Park 1:00 pm:  Spelling Bee at Dehy Park 2:00 pm:  Old Timey Kids Games at Dehy Park 1:00-6:00 pm:  OV School Pool Open for Swimming 4:00-6:30 pm:  Deep Pit BBQ at Dehy Park Dusk:  Grand Finale Fireworks Display at Independence Airport For more information, email or call 760-937-2429

Big Pine Trout Derby

Big Pine American Legion Bishop, CA

50/50 Raffle.....$600 Blind Bogey... prizes for largest fish...largest limit (5 fish)...tagged and juniors categories.  No fishing license required.  Free fishing day. Day of the Derby signup 6:30am-10:00am Country Kitchen, Big Pine.  Early signups available at Country Kitchen.  Special drawing for early bird entries.

32nd Annual Kids Fishing Festival

Bishop, CA

Snowcreek Resort Ponds on Old Mammoth Road. FREE for kids 14 and under.  Fishing Rods, Reels and Tackle Provided...or bring your own.  Educational activities.  Catch huge trout.  For information on lodging contact or or Call (760)937-2942 or


Goldfield Days

Goldfield, Nevada US Hwy 95 South of Tonopah, NV

Come find your gold mine of treasure!  Parade, food, raffle prizes, tours, contests and much more.  Visit for more information

Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Swamp

FFA School Farm Bishop, CA

Pumpkin Patch & More 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Free entrance to the farm Pick a pumpkin, prices from $5-$20 Face Painting $5 Pony Rides $5 Farm Hayride Tour $3 Games $1 each BBQ Bake Sale Corn Maze Craft & Pie Auction Stick Horse Races Costume Contest Wheelbarrow Decorating Cow Pie Bingo Kids Games Petting Zoo Haunted Swamp open 7pm-9pm $10 admission ($5 for kids 12 & under) The Haunted Swamp is open October 12th and 19th. A fun fundraiser for BUHS Future Farmers of American Program. Location: BUHS FFA Farm on Sunland Drive

Trunk Or Treat 2019

Bishop City Park 700 N. Main Street, Bishop, CA

Come join the fun, dress up for Halloween and visit booths with decorations, games, and treats.  Free costume contest for ages 0-10 years.  Food will be available for purchase.  Located between fields 1 & 2 at Bishop City Park.


Pumpkin Extravaganza

C5 Art Studios 210 S. Warren Street, Bishop, CA

C5 Studios is hosting a Pumpkin Art Carving Contest.  All members of the community are invited to participate.  Turn in your carved or decorated pumpkin to C5 Studios (210 S. Warren St.) on October 27th from 5:00pm-7:00pm.  $10 for each entry. The pumpkin art show will be open for viewing October 28th, 29th, & 30th, 5:30pm-8:00pm.  Bring your family and vote for your favorite pumpkin.  Hot cider and cookie sale proceeds go directly to art programs.  For more information visit or email 

Mule Deer Migration Corridor Field Trip

Round Valley Bishop, CA

Join Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife for a tour of the Round Valley mule deer herd's migration corridor.  While looking for deer making their annual journey, mule deer expert Tim Taylor, a CA Department Fish & Wildlife Biologist, will share information and updates about how deer are coping with the challenge of habitat loss and alteration.  This free, family-friendly event includes some walking; please leave dogs at home.  For details on meeting location and to RSVP, please contact:

Junior Livestock Show and Auction

Tri-County Fairgrounds & Event Center 475 Sierra Street, Bishop, CA

Local 4H & FFA youth bring their livestock projects to the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop for show and sale.  Online auction Saturday, 7pm.

Fair Parade

Bishop, CA

The Tri-County Fair will include a Labor Day Parade this year! The parade is on Saturday September 4, @ 10:00 am on Main Street in Bishop, Ca. The parade will start with a cattle drive down Main Street! It will also include entertainment including a juggler, mime, awesome animal stilt walkers featured at the fair this year, derby cars, fire department and other first responders and more. The entire community is invited to be a part of the parade.


Curley Fletcher Poetry Rendezvous

Laws Historic Village Bishop, CA

Celebrating Laws' most famous resident! Friday, 9/24 6:00 pm Dinner and Show at Whiskey Creek. Limited tickets available - buy ASAP Saturday, 9/25 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Poetry, Music, Kids Activities, Handcar Rides, Mining Demonstrations, Railroad History, Food & Craft Vendors and the FAMOUS PIE AUCTION! Sunday, 9/26 - Graveside Farewell Toast Visit for more information and tickets.


Bizarre Bazaar

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center 2300 West Line Street, Bishop, CA

Vendors, Raffles, Cake Walk, Pumpkin Carving Contest, Costume Contest, Live Music & Fun for All!

Trunk or Treat + Haunted House

Tri-County Fairgrounds & Event Center, Heritage Arts Building Bishop, CA

Trunk or Treat plus Walk Through Haunted House at the Fairgrounds! Heritage Arts Building Area (6pm-830pm) Free to the public



Kids Night Out

Bishop, CA

Gymnastics, Crafts and Holiday Fun! Drop the kids (ages 5-12) off so you can get your shopping done. Space is very limited.


Magic of Christmas

Bishop, CA

An Outdoor 30-minute Christmas Musical on December 10, 11 with four performance times to choose from. Presented by the Nazarene Church.


Easter Egg Hunt at Brown’s Town Campground

Brown's Town Campground Corner of US 395 & Schober Lane, Bishop, CA

Organized by The Salvation Army. Free refreshments. Food and crafts for sale. Live music - bring a chair and friends. Bring your own basket for collecting eggs. Gates open at 9:30 am, hunt begins at 10:00 am.

Big Pine Easter Egg Hunt

Bishop, CA

Big Pine Civic Club will host the annual community Easter Egg Hunt in Mendenhall Park at 12 Noon. Over one thousand eggs for the hunt, special golden eggs and pictures with the Easter Bunny.