Today, it is a thriving, diverse community with many attractions.  

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Places To Visit In Bakersfield, California


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Fox Theater 


The Fox Theater, located on H Street in downtown Bakersfield is a historic theater which opened in 1930.

Buck Owens Crystal Palace  

Among the most well-known stars that have played here are Brad Paisley, Eric Church, and Kenneth Chesney.

The Rabobank Theater, Theater & Convention Center is a performing art venue and convention center on Truxtun Avenue.



Kern County Raceway Park

Kern County Raceway Park, a 0.5-mile (0.80 km), oval race car track, was built in 2013 to replace the Mesa Marin Raceway.

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California Area Living Museum 


This 17-acre museum has a zoo, botanical garden, and an education center.

Bakersfield Museum of Art  

If you're planning a visit to Bakersfield, California, make sure to include the Bakersfield Museum of Art in your itinerary.