Things to Do in Bakersfield, CA

  • Our list of the best things to do in Bakersfield, California, features the top 30 nearby activities — including 5 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Bakersfield, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
  • The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Bakersfield, CA
  • Our list of the best things to do in Bakersfield, California, features the top 30 nearby activities — including 5 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Bakersfield, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
  • The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Bakersfield, CA
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Rooms of No Return 4700 Easton Drive, Bakersfield, CA MoreLess Info
Teams work together to find clues, solve puzzles, and decode riddles to escape their themed escape room before time runs out
1.5 Miles
History Museums 3801 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 MoreLess Info
Interpretive exhibits and artifacts concerning life of those who lived in the local area are on display at the Kern County Museum. Along with the cultural artifacts, there are 56 historical buildings situated along 16 acres of landscaped grounds.
0.4 Miles
83% 335 votes
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The Crystal Palace and Museum in Bakersfield, CA is a collection of guitars, suits, and memorabilia from legend Buck Owens. The venue offers food and space for concerts to honor the success of Buck Owens.
8.4 Miles
90% 182 votes
Zoos 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93306 MoreLess Info
Situated in a landscaped park-like setting, the California Area Living Museum (CALM) is essentially a zoo. There are several outdoor animal exhibits along with a reptile house, picnic tables, and gift shop with snacks.
0.3 Miles
89% 104 votes
Theaters 2001 H Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301 MoreLess Info
One of the last theaters of its kind built in the Golden Age of Hollywood, the Fox Theater continues to hold film presentations, shows, and special events. The theater can even be rented for private functions.
0.3 Miles
Owned by the City of Bakersfield, the Rabobank Arena, Theater & Convention Center serves as the home of the Bakersfield Condors hockey team. The venue also hosts family shows, community events, and concerts.
13.9 Miles
73% 102 votes
Farms & Ranches Highway 58, Bakersfield, CA 93313 MoreLess Info
Outdoor activities are held at Murray Family Farms throughout most of the year with seasonal events conducted frequently. In addition to a focus on tourism, the farms maintain their own on-site market with fresh produce.
0.3 Miles
Multiple subject areas are covered by the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, including biology, geology, anthropology, astronomy, anatomy, paleontology, and archeology. The museum also offers lectures, workshops, and seasonal science camps.
9.0 Miles
85% 89 votes
Rafting 15701 Hwy 178, Bakersfield, CA 93306 MoreLess Info
From kayaking to gold panning, River's End Rafting has an activity for water-lovers of all ages. Rafting exhibitions are hosted and can suitable for most water levels. There is also an adventure camp for younger children.
4.2 Miles
93% 14 votes
Parks 7551 Kroll Way, Bakersfield, CA 93309 MoreLess Info
Kroll Park is a park and dog park populated by several open fields. Attractions include picnic areas, a large sandlot play area, and a leash free space for dogs to play.
7.8 Miles
82% 34 votes
Parks River Rd, Bakersfield, CA MoreLess Info
Known to frequent the park since the 1950s, the Peacocks at Hart Park currently number about 30. The park is also home to geese and has tables and trees suitable for picnics and outdoor gatherings.
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