Each year, Tehachapi is host to many popular events and festivities, offering something for everyone. Whether you're a local resident or tourist looking for exciting attractions to visit, Tehachapi takes entertainment seriously all year long. Below is a listing of these events by month.

Check TehachapiNews.com or the newspaper for details as each event approaches, and for more that come up throughout the year.


• Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce's annual Installation & Recognition Gala

• Rotary Club's Wine Pairing Dinner


• Valentine's Wine & Chocolate Tasting by Main Street Tehachapi


• Chilly Dip in Stallion Springs

• Easter Egg Hunt by Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District

• Brite Lake Fishing Derby

• Model Train Show, Tehachapi Depot Museum

• Spring Art Show, Bear Valley Springs

• Bark For Life


• Memorial Day Ceremony, Philip Marx Central Park

• Run & Ride with the Wind 5K and Duathlon, Centennial Plaza


• Flag Retirement Ceremony, Coy Burnett Football Stadium

• Springtyme Faire, Downtown Tehachapi

• Train Show, Tehachapi Depot Museum

• Kickin' Cancer in the Butt Run


• Tehachapi's 4th of July Hot Dog Festival & Wiener Run, Philip Marx Central Park

• Bad Bulls Rodeo, Tehachapi Event Center and Rodeo Grounds

• TPOPs concert and fireworks display, Coy Burnett Football Stadium

• Tehachapi's Relay For Life

• Camp Kiya, Family Traditional Music Camp

• 4th of July Warrior 5k Run, Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District

• Star Party, Brite Lake

• Tehachapi Mountain Beer & Wine Festival, Benz Visco Youth Sports & Cultural Park

• Canvas & Cabernet, Veritas Tapas & Wine Bar

• Playwright Festival, BeeKay Theatre


• Old-Timers Picnic, Philip Marx Central Park

• Cheers to Charity

• Tehachapi Mountain Festival (third weekend in August), Philip Marx Central Park

• Thunder on the Mountain Car & Truck Show, Downtown Tehachapi

• Tehachapi's PRCA Rodeo, Tehachapi Event Center and Rodeo Grounds

• Handcraft Festival by Tehachapi Valley Arts Association

• Tehachapi Valley Arts Association's Chalk on the Walk, Downtown Tehachapi

• Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society Show, St. Malachy Catholic Church

• Mountain Gallop 5k/10k, Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District

• T-Town Car Show, Downtown Tehachapi

• Quilt Show, Monroe High School

• National Night Out, Philip Marx Central Park


• Gran Fondo

• Tehachapi Valley Arts Association's Fall Harvest Fair, Railroad & Depot Park

• Evening For Life, Family Life Pregnancy Center

• California State Old Time Fiddlers Association Contest

• Warbirds Fly-in, Tehachapi Airport


• Tehachapi Apple Festival, Downtown Tehachapi

• Gone to the Dogs 5k Run/Walk, Have a Heart Humane Society

• AST Fall Festival, Monroe High School

• Trunk or Treat by Main Street Tehachapi

• Zombie Run, Golden Hills

• Oktoberfest, Stallion Springs

• Links For Life "Lace'n It Up"


• Hot Chocolate Turkey Trot 5k, Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District

• Ugly Christmas Sweater Wine Walk, Main Street Tehachapi


• Tehachapi Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

• Santa at the Depot, Tehachapi Depot Museum