Kern County Fair 2023 – Bakersfield, CA

Kern County Fair is annually organized at the 160-acre fairgrounds in Bakersfield, California. The event was first held on August 5, 1916. During the early years, the fair was organized at different locations. In the year 1952, the fair found its permanent home and was held for the first time at the present fairgrounds. Kern County Fair is a family-friendly event that offers lots of fun and entertainment for people of all ages. The fair features livestock, food, rides, horses, and more. In 2023, the twelve-day Kern County Fair will be held from Wednesday, September 20 to Sunday, October 1.

Start Date

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

End Date

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Event Venue

1142 South P Street, Bakersfield, CA 93307, United State


An Admission fee will be charged from ages six and above to attend the Kern County Fair. Admission is free for children up to five years old.

Active and retired military personnel can also enter for free with military ID.


  • Phone: 661-833-4900
  • Fax: 661-836-2743
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  1. When do the tickets for box seats for the rodeo on October 1, 2022 go on sale? thank you

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