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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.
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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.
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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.