Bakersfield is located in California’s Central Valley and is the birthplace of Bakersfield Sound country music. The rich agricultural land around Bakersfield produces fruit, vegetables, nuts, flowers, alfalfa, and cotton. More information about Bakersfield.
American Kids Sports Center
3622 Allen Rd. Bakersfield,
4401 Ride St. Bakersfield
American Kids Sports Center has two facilities, one in Northwest and one in Southwest Bakersfield. The facilities include a gym, a swimming pool, dance and activity rooms. Party packages are available with swimming or gymnastics.
1801 Panorama Drive, Bakersfield
Bakersfield College is one of the nations oldest community colleges, founded in 1913. The college has several facilities that are available to rent for events including the Planetarium, theaters, sports facilities, and classrooms. The William M Thomas Planetarium seats 72 people and has a 36’ done. The Outdoor Theater seats 1,938 people. The Indoor Theater seats 517 people. The Fine Arts Theater seats 186 people. The Theater in the Round seats 120 people. The Memorial Stadium is a football field that seats 20,000 people.
Bakersfield Event Center
3201 F Street, Bakersfield
The Bakersfield Event Center features 185,000 square feet of indoor event space and 255,000 square feet of outdoor event space located in downtown Bakersfield. The center also has a 102,000 square feet shopping promenade. The 17,152 square feet Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 1,928 people. Additional spaces range from 600 square feet and up.
Bakersfield Ice Sports Center
1325 Q St, Bakersfield
The Bakersfield Ice Sports Center is located behind the Rabobank Arena. The ice rink is available to rent for events and party packages are available for groups of 10 or more people. The facility also has meeting rooms available to rent for events.
Bakersfield Inn and Suites
2514 White Lane, Bakersfield
Bakersfield Inn and Suites is conveniently located off State Route 99. The 66 guestroom hotel’s amenities include a swimming pool and a public computer with internet access. The hotel has a meeting room that accommodates 40 people.
Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center
801 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center is located in downtown Bakersfield and connected to the Rabobank Arena. The hotel’s amenities include restaurants, a fitness center, a pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has 14,000 square feet of meeting and event space including a 7,344 square feet Grand Ballroom that accommodates up to 900 people. The Ballroom can be divided into four 1,836 square feet Salons that accommodate up to 200 people each. The 3,240 square feet Prefunction Area accommodates up to 200 people. The 552 square feet Hammons Room accommodates up to 50 people. The 384 square feet Harvest Room and the 380 square feet Kern River Room each accommodate up to 30 people. The 476 square feet Boardroom accommodates 18 people.
Bakersfield Museum of Art
1930 California Ave, Bakersfield
The Bakersfield Museum of Art is a 17,400 square feet art museum that provides creative spaces for events. The museum’s gardens accommodate up to 300 people. The banquet room accommodates up to 200 people. The galleries accommodate up to 100 people. Rentals include use of chairs and tables.
Bakersfield Palms RV Park
250 Fairfax Rd, Bakersfield
Bakersfield Palms RV Park offers resort style living with a pool and hot tub. The park also offers playground equipment for children, a horseshoe pit, and a shaded picnic and barbecue area. A meeting room is available for events.
Bakersfield Racquet Club
1660 Pine St, Bakersfield
Bakersfield Racquet Club offers 11 lighted courts, 2 fenced practice backboards, 2 swimming pools, a fitness center, a pro shop, and a restaurant. The club hosts tournaments and other events.
Best Western Crystal Palace Inn and Suites
2620 Buck Owens Boulevard, Bakersfield
Best Western Crystal Palace Inn and Suites is a 199 guestroom hotel located minutes from the Buck Owens Crystal Palace. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, a business center, a fitness center and an outdoor courtyard with an Olympic sized outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub. The hotel has over 4,000 square feet of meeting and event space available for events with up to 300 guests.
Best Western Hill House
700 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield
Best Western Hill House is conveniently located near Rabo Bank Arena and the McCarthy Acquatiy Center. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a hot tub. The hotel offers meeting and event space to accommodate groups with up to 250 people.
1203 18th St, Bakersfield
Bill Lee’s was established in 1938 and continues to serve delicious Asian food today. The private dining room accommodates events with up to 80 people. Catering is available on and off site.
Bright House Amphitheater
11200 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield
The Bright House Amphitheater is located at the Park at Liver Walk. The amphitheater seats up to 4,000 people with tiered stadium seating and lawn areas. The venue is available to rent for concerts and other events.
Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace
2800 Buck Owens Boulevard, Bakersfield
Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace serves great food with live music, dancing, and other entertainment. The facility is available to rent for concerts and other events.
Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area
1110 Golden State Ave, Bakersfield
Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area is a destination for outdoor activities including, boating, jet skiing, fishing, camping, picnicking, and bicycling. Three covered picnic areas that can accommodate 100 to 400 people are available to reserve for groups. Group camping facilities are also available.
Cafe Med Restaurant
4809 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield
Café Med Restaurant offers the Cellar, a private dining room for events. The Cellar accommodates private dining events with up to 10 people. Catering is available for events on and off site.
California Living Museum
10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield
The California Living Museum is Bakersfield’s zoo. The zoo offers facilities for weddings, parties, and other events. The Amphitheater seats 250 people. The Large Pavilion seats 60 people. The Small Pavilion, the Bear Pavilion, and the uncovered Patio Pavilion each seat 24 people. A Wedding Gazebo is available for wedding ceremonies.
1251 Oak Street, Bakersfield
Camelot Park is a family fun park with an arcade, batting cages, go carts, and miniature golf. The park makes a fun setting for birthday parties and other group events. Birthday party packages are available. The park can be used during normal business hours or rented for exclusive events.
1300 Easton Dr, Bakersfield
2673 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Carrows Restaurants are popular family friendly dining establishments with a varied menu including burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads, deserts, and breakfasts. Banquet rooms are available at oth Bakersfield locations for meetings and events.
900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Centennial Park is located north of Stockdale Highway. The park offers basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts, baseball and soccer fields, and picnic tables. A serving shelter and the picnic area are available to reserve for events.
200 Oak St, Bakersfield
Chalet Basque is a Basque Restaurant that was formed in 1969. The restaurant has several rooms available for private dining and events. The Festia Room accommodates up to 70 people and can be combined with the Sunshine Room and the Country Room for events with up to 210 people. The Sunshine Room accommodates up to 50 people. The Country Room accommodates up to 30 people.
Chuck E. Cheese’s
3760 Ming Ave., Bakersfield
Chuck E. Cheese’s is a fun party destination for children with games, rides, pizza, and more. Party packages are available for birthdays and organizations with game tokens, food, and a private table.
3540 Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield
The Clarion Hotel in Bakersfield is conveniently located off State Routes 99 and 58. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a hot tub. The 1,254 square feet Banquet Room accommodates events with up to 139 people. The 572 square feet San Joaqiun Room accommodates up to 64 people. The 352 square feet Bakersfield Room accommodates up to 39 people. The 330 square feet Kern River Room accommodates up to 37 people.
4000 Easton Dr, Bakersfield
Coconut Joe’s is a family friendly restaurant with beach inspired décor and dining. The restaurant’s Private Beach Club is available to rent for parties and other events.
Days Inn Bakersfield
818 Real Rd, Bakersfield
Days Inn Bakersfield is an 180 guestroom hotel with a fitness room, an Olympic sized pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has two rooms available for banquets with up to 250 people. A meeting room is available for events with up to 30 people.
Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Park
900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Park includes a community center with a swimming pool, a spray park, and a gym. The center has a large multipurpose room and a kitchen available for events. Two group picnic areas and a serving shelter are also available for events in the park.
Doubletree Hotel Bakersfield
3100 Camino Del Rio Court, Bakersfield
Doubletree Hotel Bakersfield is located at the intersection of Highway 99 and Rosedale Highway. The 262 guestroom hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, a business center, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a hot tub. The hotel offers 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The dividable 7,560 square feet Doubletree Ballroom accommodates up to 1,000 people. The dividable 1,152 square feet Lake Rooms accommodate up to 100 people. The 875 square feet Nevada and Sierra Rooms each accommodate up to 60 people. The 560 square feet Rosedale Room accommodates up to 50 people. The 358 square feet Sequoia Room accommodates up to 20 people. A Courtyard Gazebo is also available.
Four Points by Sheraton Bakersfield
5101 California Avenue, Bakersfield
Four Points by Sheraton Bakersfield is located on 7.5 acres of landscaped grounds in Bakersfield’s business district. The 197 guestroom hotel’s amenities include an interior courtyard with beautiful water features, a pool, a hot tub, a gym, and a restaurant. The hotel offers 6,800 square feet of flexible meeting and event space and can accommodate events with up to 300 guests. The 2,898 square feet Bistro Ballroom accommodates up to 200 people. The 1,974 square feet Summit Room accommodates up to 225 people. The 920 square feet Valley Room accommodates up to 90 people. The 625 square feet Mojave Room accommodates up to 40 people. The 364 square feet Belridge, California, Elk Hills, Grapevine, Kings Canyon, Midway Sunset, Sequoia, San Joanquin, and Yosemite Rooms each accommodate up to 25 people. Rooms can be combined for larger events. The courtyard is available for wedding ceremonies.
The 420 Club
3910 Alfred Harrell Hwy, Bakersfield
The 420 Club is located on Alfred Harrell Highway north of Bakersfield. The club has a 4,000 square feet hall available events with up to 200 people. The hall includes a 2,000 square feet banquet room, a kitchen, a bar, and a gazebo with a large patio.
2001 H Street, Bakersfield
The Fox Theater is a historic 1930 movie theater with exquisite Art Deco and Spanish Colonial architecture. The theater is available to rent for all sorts of events including plays, musicals, film screenings, concerts, recitals, graduations, conferences, and meetings. The theater has 1500 seats, a 35 mm projector, a high definition DVD projector, and great acoustics.
Garden Suites Inn
2310 Wible Road, Bakersfield
Garden Suites Inn is located in the center of Bakersfield. The hotel’s amenities include an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. The hotel has a conference center with meeting and banquet facilities available for events.
Golden West Casino
1001 S Union Ave, Bakersfield
Golden West Casino operates in the historic building that was formerly Maison Jaussaud’s Restaurant. The casino offers 30 tables with 24 hour gaming, 7 days a week. The casino hosts Poker and Blackjack Parties that include dinner, instruction, a tournament, and prizes.
900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Grisson Park is located west of Highway 99. The park features a playground and a basketball court. The park has two picnic areas and a serving shelter that can be reserved for events.
Hampton Inn Bakersfield
1017 Oak St, Bakersfield
Hampton Inn Bakersfield is located near the Kern River and several historical sites. The 95 guest rom hotel’s amenities include a business center, a fitness room, and a pool. The hotel has a 170 square feet meeting room that accommodates events with up to 8 people.
Hilton Garden Inn Bakersfield
3625 Marriott Dr, Bakersfield
The Hilton Garden Inn is located near downtown Bakersfield and attractions such as the Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace and the Bakersfield Country Music Museum. The hotel features a pool, a fitness room, and a business center. The 1,925 square feet Ballroom accommodates up to 150 guests. The 625 square feet Edwin and Stephanie Rooms and the 600 square feet Jasmine Room each accommodate up to 60 guests. The 180 square feet Board Room accommodates up to 9 people.
Holiday Inn Express Bakersfield
4400 Hughes Lane, Bakersfield
Holiday Inn Express Bakersfield is located off Highway 99. The hotel’s amenities include a business center, a pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has a 1,152 square feet meeting room available for events with up to 30 people.
Holiday Inn Express Bakersfield Central
3001 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield
Holiday Inn Express Bakersfield Central is conveniently located in the middle of Bakersfield. The hotel’s amenities include a fitness center, a pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has two meeting rooms totaling 1,464 square feet of meeting and event space. The larger meeting room is 864 square feet and accommodates up to 70 people.
Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Bakersfield North
3927 Marriott Dr, Bakersfield
Holiday Inn and Suites Bakersfield North is located off Highway 99. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, a business center, a fitness center, a pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has two meeting rooms. The Brighton Ballroom is 960 square feet and accommodates up to 100 people. The Brighton 2 Room is 576 square feet and accommodates up to 40 people .
Homewood Suites by Hilton
1505 Mill Rock Way, Bakersfield
Homewood Suites by Hilton is located one block from California State University Bakersfield. The 123 suite hotel’s amenities include a business center, a fitness center, barbecue grills, a basketball court, and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel has a 1,080 square feet meeting room that can accommodate events with up to 67 people.
Hungry Hunter Steakhouse
3580 Rosedale Hwy, Bakersfield
Hungry Hunter Steakhouse serves Bakersfield’s best prime rib. The restaurant has a separate banquet room that accommodates up to 80 people. Catering is available for events on and off site.
Italian Heritage Dante Association
4415 Wilson Rd, Bakersfield
The Italian Heritage Dante Association features a beautiful Italian Garden that is available for events with up to 500 people. The garden’s Roman Stage that makes an ideal setting for a wedding ceremony. The facility also has a club house that accommodates events with up to 215 people with a dance floor and dining facilities.
900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Jastro Park was donated to the city in 1916 and has been in continuos use ever since. The park features horseshoe pits, a spray park, a playground, and tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts. The park has two picnic areas available for events including one with a serving shelter.
900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Jefferson Park is a fun family park with a playground, a pool, spray park, basketball courts, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, a volleyball area, and an amphitheater. A picnic area is available to reserve for events.
Kern County Fairgrounds
1142 South “P” Street, Bakersfield
Kern County Fairgrounds is a 168 acre landscaped facility conveniently located minutes from downtown Bakersfield. The fairgrounds offers facilities for events such as meetings, weddings, dances, concerts, horse shows, rodeos, and concerts ranging from 50 to 3,700 people.
Kern County Museum
3801 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield
The Kern County Museum includes 16 acres of grounds with a pioneer village with over 50 historic buildings, a children’s discovery center, music memorabilia, and a hands on oil exhibition. The facility can accommodate events with up to 5,000 people and has multiple settings available for wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Kern County Soccer Park
9400 Alfred Harrell Hwy, Bakersfield
The Kern County Soccer Park is over 40 acres with 24+ fields and 4 snack bars. The fields are available to rent for tournaments and other events.
Kern River Resort
2400 Camino Del Rio Court, Bakersfield
The Kern River Resort is a 165 guestroom hotel with a restaurant, a pool and hot tub. The resort has over 5,600 square feet of meeting and event space. The newly renovated ballroom can accommodate up to 275 people. Catering is available.
La Quinta Inn and Suites Bakersfield
3232 Riverside Dr, Bakersfield
La Quinta Inn and Suites Bakersfield is a comfortable 65 guestroom hotel located close to Bakersfield’s attractions. The hotel’s amenities include an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, and a business center. The hotel has a small meeting room available for events.
Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield
Lake Ming is a man made lake located 10 miles northeast of Bakersfield. The lake has boat ramps, play equipment, picnic tables, and barbecues. Swimming is not allowed in the lake. The lake can be reserved for boating activities.
The Links at Riverlakes Ranch
5201 Riverlakes Dr, Bakersfield
The Links at Riverlakes Ranch features a beautiful valley golf course, a club house with a restaurant, practice facilities, and a pro shop. The facility hosts indoor and outdoor weddings and other events. The indoor ballroom has views of the golf course, lakes and fountains. The romantic outdoor setting includes lush green grass and water features with fountains.
Luigi’s Italian Deli and Catering
725 E 19th St, Bakersfield
Luigi’s Italian Deli and Catering includes a restaurant, a bar, and a store. Luigi’s is available to rent for private evening parties. The big room accommodates up to 120 people. The small room accommodates up to 40 people.
6401 White Ln, Bakersfield
10700 Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield
Mauricios Mexican restaurants have two Bakersfield locations. The restaurants can accommodate events with up to 200 people. A private room is available at the Rosedale Highway location that accommodates up to 100 people. A private room is available at the White Lane that accommodates up to 50 people.
Mama Toscas Italian Restaurant
9000 Ming Ave, Bakersfield
Mama Toscas Italian Restaurant is located in Market Place Plaza. The restaurant has two private dining rooms available for banquets and other events. The larger dining room seats up to 60 people. The smaller dining room seats up to 20 people.
Metro Art Galleries
1604 19th St, Bakersfield
Metro Art Galleries is available to rent for weddings, parties, meetings, and other events. The facility features cherry hardwood floors, a baby grand piano, and world class art. The 4,000 square feet gallery accommodates up to 320 people or 200 people for seated events.
Moorea Banquet Centre
8700 Swigert Ct, Suite 109, Bakersfield
Moorea Banquet Centre is an event venue with an inviting foyer, soaring ceilings, a kitchen prep area, and a relaxing courtyard with water features. The facility hosts wedding receptions, reunions, parties, conferences, meetings, and other events.
Monster Mini Golf
4751 White Ln, Bakersfield
Monster Mini Golf is a mini golf course with arcade games and a haunted party room. The facility offers birthday party packages with a party room that seats up to 20 people. The facility also makes an unusual and fun setting for weddings and other events.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center
4320 California Avenue, Bakersfield
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center is a great place to hold children’s birthday parties. The facility offers party packages with exclusive use of the gym and fun activities centered around the birthday child.
1325 Baker St, Bakersfield
The Noriega House was built as a hotel 1900 by Faustino Mier Noriega. The facility can accommodate events with up to 350 guests in the ceremony and reception gardens. The upstairs chapel accommodates 80 guests. The upstairs room accommodates 64 guests. The dining room accommodates 40 guests. The celebration room accommodates 10 guests.
900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Planz Park is a neighborhood park with a baseball diamond, a basketball court, a swimming pool, and a spray park. The park has three picnic areas and a serving shelter that can be reserved for events.
Quality Inn and Suites
4500 Buck Owens Blvd, Bakersfield
Quality Inn and Suites is conveniently located off Highway 99. The 207 guestroom hotel’s amenities include a lounge and an outdoor pool. The hotel has a meeting room that accommodates events with up to 50 people.
Rabobank Arena Theater and Convention Center
1001 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield
The Rabobank Arena Theater and Convention Center hosts a wide variety of events including concerts and sporting events. The theater seats 3,000 people.
Ramada Limited Central
830 Wible Rd, Bakersfield
The Ranada Limited Central is a 53 guestroom hotel with a fitness center and an outdoor pool. The hotel has a meeting room available for events.
Ramada Limited Suites
828 Real Rd, Bakersfield
Ramada Limited Suites is located off Highway 99. The hotel’s amenities include an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, and a business center. The hotel has a meeting room available for events.
Rayburn S. Dezember Leadership Development Center
9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield
The Rayburn S. Dezember Leadership Development Center is a state of the art facility for meetings, events, and training. The facility has meeting rooms, seminar rooms, training rooms, a lounge, a foyer and a courtyard available.
Residence Inn Bakersfield
4241 Chester Lane, Bakersfield
The Residence Inn Bakersfield is a 114 suite hotel located near Buck Owens Crystal Palace. The hotel features a fitness center, a swimming pool, a hot tub, and an outdoor picnic and barbecue area. The hotel has a 536 square feet meeting room available for events with up to 39 people.
1004 34th St, Bakersfield
7850 Brimhall Rd, Bakersfield
Rollerama offers two roller skating rinks in Bakersfield. The Rollerama on Brimhall Road also has an indoor skatepark. The rinks make a great setting for parties and other events. Birthday party packages are available.
900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Saunders Park features a playground, a basketball court, and picnic tables. The park has three picnic areas, a serving shelter, and barbecues available to reserve for events.
Seven Oaks Country Club
2000 Grand Lakes Ave, Bakersfield
Seven Oaks Country Club features a 27 hole championship golf course, a 25 yard pool, a fitness facility, tennis courts, and open air dining. The clubhouse is available for weddings and other events.
900 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Siemon Park offers a pool, playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic tables, and barbecues. The park has a large picnic area available to reserve for events.
Silver Creek Park
7011 Harris Rd, Bakersfield
Silver Creek Park is a 14 acre park with a community center, a pavilion, a pool, a wading pool, tennis courts, a disc golf course, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, and picnic areas. The community center has a multi purpose room and a stage. The dividable multi purpose room can be reserved for events with up to 100 people. The pavilion can be reserved for sporting events. The two picnic areas are available for events with up to 125 people each and feature serving shelters with grills and sinks. A stage is also available that can be reserved for performances.
SpringHill Suites Bakersfield
3801 Marriott Dr, Bakersfield
SpringHill Suites Bakersfield is a 199 suite hotel with a fitness center, an indoor pool, and a Jacuzzi. The hotel has a 374 square feet meeting room available for events with up to 12 people.
Stars Theatre Restaurant
1931 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield
Stars Theatre Restaurant is a historic bank building that was converted for theater and dining. The theatre seats 175 people for dinner and a show and offers group rates and custom packages. The theatre can be rented for events. A meeting room that seats 10 people is also available.
Sundale Country Club
6218 Sundale Ave, Bakersfield
Sundale Country Club features a golf course and a club house. The facility is available for tournaments, banquets, weddings, and other events. The Tavern by the Green accommodates up to 120 guests or 110 guests with use of the dance floor. The outdoor deck accommodates up to 200 guests.
801 N Chester Ave, Bakersfield
Trout’s Nightclub was established in its current location in 1945. The 7,000 square feet club has a hardwood dance floor and an oak stage. The club can be rented for special occasions such as anniversaries, reunions, and parties.
Unity Church of Bakersfield
2001 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield
Unity Church of Bakersfield is available for weddings. The church sanctuary seats over 200 people. Amenities include a bride’s dressing room and a cry room for parents with babies.
Wool Growers Restaurant
620 E 19th St, Bakersfield
Wool Growers Restaurant is a popular, family friendly Basque restaurant. A private banquet room is available for groups. Weekend events must have over 60 people to reserve the banquet room.
Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.
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