There’s always something fun to do in Tehachapi. Both tourists and residents will be greeted with consistent entertainment and attractions all year long. Below is a listing of these events by month.

Check or Tehachapi News for details as each event approaches, and for more events that come up throughout the year.


Rotary Club’s Wine Pairing Dinner


Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce’s annual Installation & Recognition Gala


• Easter Egg Hunt by Tehachapi Valley Recreation and 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

• Western Swing Out Weekender

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


• Flag Retirement Ceremony, Coy Burnett Football Stadium

• Tehachapi Art Association’s Artisan Festival

• Train Show, Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum


• Tehachapi’s All-American Fourth of July, Philip Marx Central Park

• Bad Bulls Rodeo, Tehachapi Event Center and Rodeo Grounds

• TPops concert and fireworks display, Coy Burnett Football Stadium

• Fourth of July Warrior 5K Run, Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District

• All American 5K, Phillip Marx Central Park


• 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

• Tehachapi Valley Arts Association’s Artisan Festival

• 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 and Park District

• National Night Out, Philip Marx Central Park


• Playwright Festival, BeeKay Theatre

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

• Tehachapi GranFondo Pasta Fest

• GranFondo

• Tehachapi Valley Arts Association’s Artisan Festival, Railroad & Depot Park

• Evening For Life presented by the Family Life Pregnancy Center, Dorner Family Vineyard

• California State Old Time Fiddlers Association Contest


• Tehachapi Apple Festival, Downtown Tehachapi

• Trunk or Treat by Main Street Tehachapi

• TPops Halloween Concert, BeeKay Theatre

• Oktoberfest, Stallion Springs

• Links For Life Lace’n It Up


Hot Chocolate Turkey Trot 5K, Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District


• Tehachapi Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

• Tehachapi Creche Festival, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

• Santa at the Depot, Tehachapi Depot Museum

• Christmas Bazaar, Aspen Builder’s Activity Center