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!
Nestled on the banks of Kern River, Bakersfield is replete with abundant natural beauty, where the magnificent Greenhorn Mountain Range casts its shadows on the town's charming landscape, and motley serpentine trails weave through the wild Sequoia National Forest. A tapestry of parks, museums, theaters and restaurants validate its cultural, forward-looking character. Having its roots deeply entrenched in the California gold rush, this flourishing town is also dotted with oil fields, which have played an important role in its past, while also framing its present. As if this was not enough to render this place an eccentric, fascinating canvas, the city is also where the 'Bakersfield Sound' genre of music came to being. The Kern County Museum here is insightful and historic, as is the Beuna Vista Museum of Natural History & Science, while the ancient Buck Owens Crystal Palace reverberates with the harmonies of soulful country performances.
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.
Previously known as the Bakersfield Centennial Garden & Convention Center, the Rabobank Arena, Theater & Convention Center is a grand venue for all kinds of concerts, trade fairs and sporting events. With a capacity to seat 3000 people at a go, this place promises fun and entertainment galore. Come and watch wrestling, ice hockey or football or just simply listen to one of your favorite bands play. Make sure you check out the prohibited objects and the event dates and hours.
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.
The Theater at the Rabobank Arena Theater & Convention Center is one of the main venues housed on the premises. It can seat a decent number of audience members and the interiors are well-equipped with the latest light as well as acoustic assuring every show is a magnificent spectacle. Patrons can catch up on performances of musicals, melodrama, and theater.