Things to do in Bakersfield – July 2023 Edition

 Here is another article listing some exciting events going to happen in July in Bakersfield with details about when and where they are going to happen and where you can find tickets to book for those events beforehand.  

It’s been a ritual for this blog now to list down events of the month to educate people about fun activities so they can spend some quality time and relax their minds and bodies for good. a

 I assume the previous blogs about Things to do in Bakersfield in May and June proved to be fruitful to you and you enjoyed some of the events from that list as well. And if not, no worries, read this blog till the end because I’m sure you’ll find something exciting to do in July with your loved ones.

Hoping to see you at one of the events.

Find Your Voice Summer Reading Challenge

Things to do in Bakersfield - July

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Kern County Library in Bakersfield is going to host this event in July 2023 in which you will be able to unlock the free book signup at by reading 10 books for straight 10 hours.

Reading lovers will be the happiest to take this challenge and win a free signup to the library’s website. People of all ages are invited to participate in this challenge. The plus point is that the event is free so anyone can avail this opportunity and participate in the challenge.

Independence Day Celebration

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Fireworks for the Independence Day celebrations will happen at the River Walk Park in Bakersfield where entry is free.

Independence Day celebrations will start at 6:00 pm on the 4th of July and the amazing fireworks will light up the city at 9:15 pm with musical night. You can enjoy the celebrations at the beautiful riverwalk park with your family and friends.

First Friday – Art Walk

Things to do in Bakersfield - July

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This year 7th July is the first Friday of the month and Downtown Bakersfield is organizing an Art Walk on this day that will last from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.

Locals from Bakersfield will set up their tents to sell handmade items, food, art pieces, and a lot of other things.

You can visit and enjoy shopping for your favorite art pieces from there as entry is free of cost.

Check out things to do in Bakersfield - June Edition.

Wind Wolves Preserve Night Hike

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Wind Wolves Preserve covers the area of the hike for San Emigdio Canyon Trail. Although the event is free, registrations are required since the seats are limited.

The night hike is enjoyable at 8:00 pm on the 7th and 29th of July this year. The age requirement for this hiking event is 7+ years so you can take your children with 8 years and above with you as well.

The Weekend Night

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The Weeknd Night by Temblor Brewing Company is scheduled for the 8th of July at 9:00 pm where DJ Pinkteeth will entertain the attendees with his magical music.

This event is for 18+ people and costs $8 – $12 per ticket which can be pre-bought at

Bakersfield Hyundai Summer Movie Series

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Bakersfield Fox Theater is famous for its movie events. This time in July they are going to organize the Bakersfield Hyundai Summer Movie Series on 9th July at 1:00 pm. For tickets, you can visit where they cost $5.

Bee Gee’s Tribute

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For Bee Gee’s tribute, the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame is organizing a musical night on the 13th of July from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Grab your tickets to enjoy the amazing music from at $50. Dn’t forget to take your loved ones with you.

Movie in the Park

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One of the free events organized at Bakersfield is Movie in the Park which is going to be held at Liberty Park this month.

Save the date 13th of July and grab some snacks for the movie night on July 13th from 8:00 to 10:00 pm.

Monster JamThings to do in Bakersfield - July

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Do you enjoy racing trucks and cars? Bakersfield’s Monster Jam is the perfect event for you where you can enjoy meeting your favorite drivers and get autographs and pictures with them.

This exciting event is scheduled for 15 and 16 July this year. Tickets cost for this event from $20-$67 and can be booked from

Also, check out things to do in Bakersfield – May edition

Bored Teachers Comedy Tour

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The name, comedy tour sounds fun as the comedian teachers participate in this event by Bored Teachers to make some good laughs altogether.

The historic Bakersfield Fox Theater is the venue for this event which will be held on 21st July at 8:00 pm. Tickets are available at for $25 – $55.

Line Dancing w/Joel Hoffman

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This dancing event is brought to you by Temblor Brewing Co. where Joel Hoffman is going to give the line dancing session from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on 23rd of July.

If you or your relatives and loved ones enjoy dancing and want to learn line dancing from this great instructor Joel Hoffman, book your tickets for this event for $10 at

Kern Literacy Council Trivia NightThings to do in Bakersfield - July

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A fun trivia night in Bakersfield is scheduled at the KC Steakhouse for people who love to win prizes because along with food and music, prizes will be there for winners as well.

The date for this event is 28th July, 2023 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. You have to pre-book the tickets for the Kern Literacy Council Trivia Night from for $20.

Take your friends with you for a fun night.

Science SaturdayThings to do in Bakersfield - July

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Buena Vista Museum of Natural History in Bakersfield located at 2018 Chester Avenue presents Science Saturday at the end of July on 29th July from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

This event gives you an opportunity to learn about science through some practical experiments. The ticket for this event costs $6-$10 while member’s entry is free.

Take your children with you to Science Saturday to experience some hands-on exciting science experiments.


Bakersfield, California schedules some exciting events every month for their locals so they can enjoy and relax with some fun activities.

This article lists the events that are going to happen in July on different dates. Some events consist of musical nights while some consist of movies and dancing. You can choose from the events which one you want to enjoy with your friends, coworkers, and family.

Some of the above-mentioned events are free of cost while others need ticket entry for which you can pre-book the tickets to have some fun with your loved ones.


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