Chris Isaak, Earth Wind and Fire, the Harry Potter movies and the Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker have all been hosted at The Fox Theater. This venue is open to practically every kind of event, both public and private. It hosts plays, concerts, seminars, readings, proms, corporate functions and more. This Art Deco theater dates back to 1930 and has become a prominent city landmark. Something interesting is always happening here, so don't forget to book your tickets well in advance!
Born of a passion and deep respect for the particular brand of country music that made Bakersfield famous, the Bareksfield Music Hall of Fame is a performance venue and recording studio that hopes to bring together the past, present and future generations of the city's talented musicians. Although inspired by country music, the Bareksfield Music Hall of Fame encourages musical expression in all its forms, irrespective of genre. The event venue is self-sustaining and is funded by a diverse group of members. The line-up includes established musicians, alongside talented new comers from the local music scene, granting these budding legends a gateway into the music industry. The theater itself is equipped with the latest sound systems and boasts exceptional acoustics that celebrate the pure sound of live music. The theater can easily be converted into a ballroom, and is available on hire for private events. Office space, a catering kitchen and a pair of professional recording studios are also available on hire.
Elements Venue, located in the Historic Ice House, provides Bakersfield with premier banquet facilities. Spread over two levels, it comprises of four rooms with a total capacity of 210. This elegant and sophisticated space is a great backdrop for concerts, wedding receptions, birthday parties and corporate functions. With catering services and event planners on offer, have your special occasion tailor-made to suit your preferences.
Spanning over 17,400 square feet (1616 square meters), the Bakersfield Museum of Art is a visual treat for art lovers. It features two large galleries and two smaller ones of stunning art mainly from regional artists as well traveling exhibitions. The museum also has several lovely, well-manicured gardens which display various sculptures and other media. In addition, the two classrooms and banquet hall within the building make this the perfect place for hosting weddings, mini-conferences, and receptions.
Bright House Networks Amphitheater is one of the best outdoor entertainment venues in Bakersfield. The venue has a serene location with comfortable seating. They host concerts, stage plays and other shows. Owned by the City of Bakersfield, the space has seating facilities for the handicapped and has many places to dine in and around the amphitheater.
Rabobank Arena is located within Rabobank Arena Theater & Convention Center and is a multipurpose stadium. The arena is home to Bakersfield Condors Ice hockey team and California State University's basketball team. Apart from that the stadium has also been a host to wrestling championships and live musical concerts. Additionally, the stadium is used as an exhibition ground for well known musical artists and sports persons. A great space to enjoy sporting tournaments and musical shows with friends and family.