Things to do in Bakersfield – September 2023 Edition

 Here we go again with another blog highlighting the hot happenings of September 2023 in Bakersfield. There is always a lot of action going on in Bakersfield every month and as real estate agents, we feel like it’s our duty to let you know about them. This time we are highlighting Things to do in Bakersfield – September 2023. .

So, we started this trend of going through the things to do in Bakersfield from May 2023 onwards. You can check out all the old editions linked in this article. Bakersfield is a lively place if you actually know what to do around here.

This month, it’s not quiet either and you can do a lot with your free time. In this blog, we will go through all the things that you can do in Bakersfield in September so you can plan your month accordingly.

So, let’s begin this list of things to do in Bakersfield in September 2023. Get your tickets before they run out!

Movies in the Canyon – Wind Wolves Preserve

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Want to enjoy a relaxing evening with your family, head over to the Wind Wolves Preserve 16019 California 166 Bakersfield, CA 93311 United States, and enjoy a free movie night and a lot of activities with your family or friends.

The movie “CARS” will be displayed at this event and a lot of activities that come before it makes it an excellent event for everyone.

The best part is that there is no reservation required but you can still register to receive important updates about weather, cancellations, etc.

Bringing your own chairs, and snacks is recommended by the organizers but remember to bring small trash bags as well to avoid tainting nature.

Just remember the date and time: Friday, September 1 · 6 – 9:45 pm PDT

Also, check out things to do in Things to do in Bakersfield June 2023 Edition

Wasco Rose Festival at Barker Park in Wasco

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Around 24 miles away from Bakersfield, there is the Wasco Rose Festival happening at Barker Park in Wasco.

Take your friends or family to this festival with a lot of fun-loving activities such as crafts, food vendors, and live music. Art show, with the presence and DJ Nonsense sticks and much more.

So, save the date Sat Sep 09 2023 10:00 am to 04:00 pm, and have a fantastic time.

Comedy For A Cause – Benefitting friends of Kern County Animal Shelters Foundation

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Want to contribute to a good cause and enjoy it as well while doing that? Well, this event is definitely the one to pick.

Take some time away from your hectic routines and enjoy comedy and contribute your ticket cost towards the Friends of Kern County animal shelters foundation, so they can save more animals and provide better shelters.

With the small fee of $50 you can help this cause proceed further and at the same time enjoy a comedic night as well. So, head over to World Records Theater 2815 F Street Bakersfield, CA 93301 on 9th September at 7 pm to make your contribution.

Also, check out things to do in Bakersfield May 2023 Edition.

27th Annual VillageFest at Kern Pioneer Village

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An amazing event for everyone who is either 21 years of age or above. This is not a place for family but rather a great place for partying for adults. Some are even calling it “Party of the Year”.

This event is taking place on Saturday, September 9 · 6 – 10 pm PDT at Kern Pioneer Village with ticket pricing ranging from $109-$129.

The price is not that high when you consider what activities you can enjoy such as live music with over 15 bands, and over 30 restaurants from Bakersfield serving food samples to you for free.

Moreover, you get  60+ breweries, and 25+ Central Coast wineries with a lot of different wines. However, there is a slight limit on drinks for safety. You can only get 15 drinks with your ticket but the food is unlimited.

Rusty Roots Vendor Show at CSUB

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Another family-friendly event on September 9th and 10th can make your weekend easier with a cheap entrance fee of $5 and free entry for children who are 15 or under.

This event is happening at California State University, Bakersfield, and includes a lot of stuff from local artisans and collective vendors. You can enjoy shopping, and eating and admire the wide range of art that is displayed at this event.

So, head over to California State University, Bakersfield from 8 am to 2 pm on both September 9th and 10th.

Desert at Dusk at Corks and Strokes

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Want to ignite the inner artist in you with painting? This is the perfect event for you. No experience is required to join this event.

Join this event to re-create the fantastic desert at dusk painting with our guidance. Food/snacks are not included and you need to bring your own.

The ticket price is $30 and it’s happening at Corks & Strokes Studio 2623 F St Suite M on 10th September 2023.


Pilates & Pints with Club Pilates

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Are you leaning more towards fitness? How about pilates with a professional? You can enjoy an hour-long Pilates class with an instructor from Cub Pilates and a glass of beer at the end.

The ticket will leave a measly $30 dent in your pocket which can be purchased from Eventbrite and the location is Temblor Brewing Company 3200 Buck Owens Boulevard #Suite 200 Bakersfield, CA 93308 United States.

Show up for your exercise on 10 September 2023 at 12 to 1:00 PM

The Fab Four performs The Beatles at Bakersfield Fox Theater

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True magic can happen when an amazing band gives tribute to the legendary Beatles! So, are you ready for the Fab Four Beatles tribute?

This tribute is taking place in Bakersfield Fox Theater on September 16th at around 8:00pm, The ticket price ranges from $27.50 – $80. So, why wait, purchase your now from

Bakersfield Roller Derby Double Header at Skateland

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Interested in a roller derby game? Head over to Bakersfield Skateland and have a truly fun time with your friends or family.

The tickets for this event are up for sale starting from $15 and ranging up to $30. The event is taking place on 16th September 2023

Rick Springfield, Tommy Tutone & the Hooters  at Mechanics Bank Arena

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Enjoy an amazing musical evening with popular classic stars at the Mechanics Bank arena on September 14th, 2023 from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

Take a trip down memory lane with Rick Springfield, Tommy Tutone, and the Hooters. The tickets start from $40 and range up to $146.

Halloween Wreath Night in 1933

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Want to make Halloween wreaths? Head over to Halloween Wreath Night in 1933 with a ticket cost of  $45 with an included kit to make a design of your choice.

The event is happening on 27th September at  8:00 PM.

West Coast Taco & Beer Festival – Bakersfield

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The month will be closing with a bang! This event is happening on September 30th (3 PM-8 PM) at Stramler Park.

This is another event where children, pets, and strollers are not welcome for good reason. So, if you are 21 and above you can party hard with constant music, unlimited tacos and other food, and a lot of beer and other beverages.

The tickets range from $45 to $109.

Kern County Fair – September 20th to October 1st

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Enjoy a great time with your family at the Kern County Fair happening from September 20th to October 1st with a lot of activities, concerts, stalls, and much more.

The ticket is priced at $5 for children aged 6-12 years of age and an adult ticket is priced at $12. However, if you have a military ID, you can enter for free at this fair.

Other than this, parking is charged separately at the event. It will cost you around $10 to park your car.


Every month there is a lot going on in Bakersfield and surroundings and September is no different.

In this list of events we provided, you will notice there is something for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you have family, or friends, or are just alone, there is something for you to do in Bakersfield!

So, why wait, purchase tickets for your favorite things to do in Bakersfield – September 2023 and have some fun?

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