KidsFest Bakersfield - Fun for the Whole Family

How can I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased 3 ways:

  1. You can come to The Bakersfield Californian (1707 Eye Street) and purchase tickets. Monday – Friday 8AM - 5PM.
  2. You can purchase tickets at the Kern County Museum (4801 Chester Ave.) Tuesday – Saturday 10AM - 5PM and Sunday 12PM – 5PM
  3. You can purchase tickets online through EventBrite*. Eventbrite - Kidsfest
    * Additional processing fees if purchased through EventBrite online.
How much are tickets?

Admission

  • $5 per person*
  • $17.50 Family 4-pack* (Only available through Friday, July 18, Noon)
  • Kids 3 years and younger free (Admission is free, access to the attractions will require tickets)

Wristbands

  • $10 All Access to the rock wall, bounce houses, water slides and 6 in 1 interactive activity station*

* Additional processing fees if purchased through EventBrite online.

What is included with my ticket?

With each ticket you will receive:

  • Two free passes through the Fun Zone (Rock Climb is not included). Parents can give children their passes to use.
  • Access to the Kern County Museum exhibits and structures which depict the history of Kern County, California and the West set amid 16-acres of beautiful grounds. Entrance to the Black Gold exhibit. The 9,640-square foot exhibition and surround ing 2.3 acres presents a complete overview of how oil is created, different methods of discovery and extraction throughout history and the changing role of industry workers and their families. Plus, vendors who offer products or services geared towards kids of all ages. In addition, there will be plenty of things to see, touch and do such as arts and crafts, hockey lessons from the Condors, mascot appearances by Chuck-E-Cheese and Condors, Kern County Sheriff's ID program, and on display will be Hall Ambulance, Kern County Fire Department, BPD squad cars, Kern County Bomb squad and so much more!
  • Free parking
More information
What activities are included in the Fun Zone?
There will be water slides, bounce houses, an interactivity game center which will feature baseball, basketball, darts, frisbee, soccer and football, plus a rock wall. Each ticket comes with two passes towards the Fun Zone (Rock wall climb not included). For additional participation a wristband must be purchased. Parents may transfer their passes to their children. Kids 3 years and younger will need passes in order to ride the attractions.
Why is a wristband needed?
Each ticket comes with two passes towards the Fun Zone (Rock wall climb not included). For additional participation, a wristband must be purchased. Kids 3 years and younger will need passes for the attractions. Individual tickets will be available for sell during the event.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
No age limit here! Kids 3 years and younger are free!
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Bring sunscreen, hats, towels and something to change into if the kids plan to go down the water activities. No outside food/drink allowed.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact the event organizer at mpatel@bakersfield.com or 661-395-7586.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, you will redeem your printed ticket for a hard ticket. Each ticket comes with two passes towards the Fun Zone (Rock wall climb not included). For additional participation a wristband must be purchased. Parents may give their entries to children.
What is the refund policy?
This event is non-refundable.
My child is 3 years and younger and gets free admission, but does the child require tickets for the attraction.
Yes, only your child's admission is free. In order to participate in the attractions, individual tickets or a wristband will need to be purchased.