Merle Haggard Post Office dedication ceremony set for tomorrow


Johnny Owens and the Buck Fever Band will be bringing their signature twang to the streets of Downtown Bakersfield Friday.

The downtown post office is being renamed in honor of Merle Haggard at a dedication ceremony. The ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. and is open to the public.

Because of the ceremony, there will be a few street closures:

  • G Street from 17th to 19th Streets will be closed
  • 18th Street from H and G Streets will be closed

If you would like to attend the ceremony, you’re encouraged to park in the garage located at the corner of 18th and Eye Streets, according to organizers.

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