Buck Owens' Crystal Palace is a concert hall that houses a bronze Buck Owens statue, display cases packed with Buck Owens platinum albums, and a 1973 Pontiac Granville convertible signed by Elvis, perched above the bar. But the most popular attraction is a lifelike piece of country memorabilia known as Buck Owens himself. Every Friday and Saturday night, the former Hee Haw co-host draws throngs to his saloon-style theater, where he takes the stage with his band, the Buckaroos, and his trademark red-white-and-blue guitar. It is located at 2800 Buck Owens Blvd, 2.7 miles south of our Bakersfield property.
Established in 1980 and opened in 1983, the museum features a zoo, botanical garden, and natural history museum dedicated to teaching a respect for all living things by exhibiting the diversity of native animals and plants plus the uniqueness of California in geology and paleontology. It features exhibits native to California, including an aviary, coyote grotto, mammal round, petting zoo and reptile house. The California Living Museum is located at 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, 13.4 miles east of our Bakersfield property.
The Kern County Museum features exhibits that present the human and natural history of the area, to provide its citizens a deeper understanding and appreciation of their past, and to provide visitors to the area a better appreciation of the importance of the region in shaping California and the west. It is located at 3801 Chester Ave, 3.7 miles southeast of our Bakersfield property. The Kern County Museum features a lot of events throughout the year.
History of Kern County and Children's Discovery Center open Monday through Saturday from 10 - 5pm and Sundays from 12 - 5pm. Located at 3801 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA. 3.9 miles from our Bakersfield location. For more information call 661-861-2132.
Camelot Park offers quality family entertainment with a variety of attractions. This seven-acre family park includes miniature golf, bumper boats, go-carts, batting cages and a 10,000 square foot arcade. Camelot park is great for group events and birthday parties, and a fun place for all ages, every day of the year. It is located at 1251 Oak Street, 3.9 miles south of our Bakersfield property.
Fort Tejon is located in Frazier Park, in the Grapevine Canyon, 47.8 miles south of our Bakersfield property. The fort was established to protect and control the Indians who were living on the Sebastian Indians Reservation, and to protect both the Indians and white settlers from raids by the wide-ranging and rather warlike Paiutes, Chemeheui, Mojave, and other Indian groups of the desert regions to the south east. Open from sunrise to sunset every day. Call Fort Tejon State Historic Park at (661) 248-6692 for pricing and information.
The fairgrounds feature various activities such as a carnival, concerts, and commercial and fine arts displays. It offers year-round fun and entertainment. It is located at 1142 South "P" Street, 7.1 miles south of our Bakersfield property.
Art gallery sales, open Friday and Saturday from 1 - 4pm and by appointment. Located at 1702 20th Street, Bakersfield, CA. 5.7 miles from our Bakersfield location. For more information or to set up appointment call 661-328-9880.