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In Bakersfield for an afternoon? Here are five fun things to do while you’re visiting.

5) Dewar’s Ice Cream Parlor & Candy Shop
    Since 1909 Dewar's Family Candy and Ice Cream Parlor has been serving up their delicous treats.

4) The BLVD / Rush Air Sports / Temblor Brewing Company
    These attractions offer fun experiences for the whole family like bowling, arcades, trampolines, food, craft beer and more!

3) Woolworth’s Lunch Counter
    Bakersfield is home to the last Woolworth's lunch counter in the US. Lunch with a side of history.

2) Antique District
    Only a few blocks away from the Amtrak station, the Antique District has 12 stores packed with rare finds.

1) Art Trek
    A walking tour of downtown Bakersfield’s public art. 

 

Staying for a full day in Bakersfield? Here are five ways to spend a fun-filled day in California’s ninth Largest city.

5) Basque Food
   Bakersfield is world-famous for its Basque food, originating from Basque country on the French/Spanish border.

4) Museum Trail
    This 15 mile driving route connects four unique and family-friendly Bakersfield attractions.

3) Murray Family Farms
    Murray Family Farms offers an ‘on the farm’ experience for the whole family!

2) Top 10 Snapshot Spots
   Ten picture perfect selfie spots guaranteed to capture your Bakersfield experience.

1) Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace
    Our top tourist attraction. The Crystal Palace is regularly nominated as "Nightclub of the Year" by the Academy of Country Music.

 

Here for a week? These Bakersfield attractions will keep you busy and give you a unique experience.

7) Diners Drive-Ins & Dives (click to download brochure)
    Try one of the eight restaurants made famous by this Food Network show.

6) Wind Wolves Preserve
    The largest non-profit preserve on the West Coast is home to nearly 200 Tule elk, and various other animals.

5) Driving Tour of Bakersfield (click to download brochure)
   Explore places of interest around the city on this self guided, 30 mile tour.

4) Bakersfield Jazz Workshop 
   The Bakersfield Jazz Workshop features free live jazz every Tuesday evening at Temblor Brewing Company

3) Catch a Play (click to download Live Theater brochure)
   Enjoy an evening of live performances.

2) Kern River Parkway Trail
   More than 30 miles of paved bike bath stretching through the city.

1) Live Music
   Bakersfield is known for its love of music. Enjoy a live show at venues around Bakersfield.


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Brimhall Farmers Market

Brimhall Farmers Market

Brimhall Farmers Market is a California Certified Farmers Market featuring local grown produce from small farms, gourmet food and health conscious snacks. Buy fresh directly from the grower or producer week after week We are open every Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.


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Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace

Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace

The Bakersfield Sound is alive and well at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace. The all-in-one restaurant, museum and music venue focuses on the rich history and sounds of country music and the legacy of Buck Owens. Throughout the year the Palace is home to concerts…


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Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History is a unique museum housing many one-of-a-kind fossils. These fossils are found right here in the foothills of Bakersfield. Within the 16,000 sq. ft. of exhibits visitors will view rare Miocene fossils, African, Asian…


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California Fruit Depot

California Fruit Depot

The California Fruit Depot is located just off of Highway 58 at the southern end of California's San Joaquin Valley outside of Bakersfield California. We are one of California's smallest fruit packing facilities specializing in growing and shipping premium…


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California Living Museum (Bakersfield Zoo)

California Living Museum (Bakersfield Zoo)

The California Living Museum (CALM) is California’s premier native zoo and garden. A visit to the beautiful grounds of CALM will take you through different animal exhibits and plant communities to give you and encapsulated glimpse at the diversity of our…


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Camelot Park

Camelot Park

Camelot Park Bakersfield Family Entertainment Center is where you can enjoy Mini Golf, Go Karts, Batting Cages, Bumper Boats, a huge Video Game Arcade, Snack Bar and more!


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Cinertain Drive-In

Cinertain Drive-In

With over 3,500 drive-ins closed (since 1958), CINERTAIN is on a mission to bring a modern, yet classic drive-in back to Kern County! We are taking a classic and putting a modern spin on it. We are currently partnered up with our semi-permanent home at Sam Lynn…


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City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks Dept

City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks Dept

The Rec and Parks Department oversees 59 parks and other various athletic facilities throughout Bakersfield. The department is one of 79 agencies in the country (the second in California) to receive national accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation…


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Club Odyssey

Club Odyssey

There is no doubt that Club Odyssey is the favorite spot for travelers alike. For a relaxing afternoon or evening, visit the bar where our friendly bartenders are ready to prepare your favorite refreshing beverage. If you have not been here yet, you will not…


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CraSh Lounge

CraSh Lounge

CraSh Lounge & Lifestyle Apparel is located in downtown Bakersfield on Eye Street just off the Iconic Wall Street Alley. Built in 1938, CraSh resides in this beautifully restored brick building with open truss beams and copper ceiling. CraSh features classic…


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Dore Theatre

Dore Theatre

Located on the campus of California State University Bakersfield, the 500-seat theatre is home for three student productions each year, as well as number of professional acts through the Dorian Society Encounters with the Arts series. The Encounters series has…


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Downtown Arts District

Downtown Arts District

Take a self-guided tour of arts attractions. Stop in for a coffee at the locally owned Dagny's, catch a concert at Jerry's Pizza, where the hometown, Grammy-winning band Korn first played or check out the Metro Galleries to see the best in locally produced…


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