Do you feel that rhythm in Bakersfield? That's the sound of the West's best country music scene, and the vibe of one of California's most unique and welcoming towns. Stay in one of the hotels close to Kern County Fairgrounds, and you'll be in good position to explore all that the city has to offer. From intriguing natural history museums and wildlife exhibits to music concerts and drinking holes, it's all here in Bakersfield.
Kern County Fairgrounds
Some of the best hotels in Bakersfield are near this point of interest. The Kern County Fairgrounds has a history dating back to 1916, and has long been the hosting site of the Kern County Fair, which is now held there in late September/early October and includes fun rides, classic fair food, live shows, and more. Throughout the year, this event center also holds everything from livestock shows and rodeos to trade shows and meetings. The Kern County Fairgrounds is also a great place to catch a music act, especially if you're into country tunes. You can even rent the facility for an event, and your guests can find accommodation at one of the hotels near Kern County Fairgrounds.
If you would like to explore the surrounding area, know you are close to many attractions. Drive, take a bus, or hail a taxi, and head 4.5 miles to the Kern County Museum, where thousands of cultural artifacts are on display in 56 historic buildings. Just 5 miles from the fairgrounds is the Buck Owens Crystal Palace—a country music venue that also showcases the famous musician's memorabilia for visitors to see.
Go boating at Lake Ming, see a show at the Fox Theater, and tour the Bakersfield Museum of Art—all in one trip. Look for cheap hotels near Kern County Fairgrounds on Travelocity to help you save on your Bakersfield vacation. Get the Travelocity app, and save even more with special mobile deals for Bakersfield.