Best Christmas Lights in Bakersfield

holiday lights at calm bakersfield 2018

Bakersfield California is ready to transform into a virtual winter wonderland with millions of Christmas lights strung on homes and businesses throughout the city, Santa appearing in the malls, and kids behaving exceedingly well as they write their Christmas lists.

Where to see Xmas lights in the city? Check out the Holiday guide right here. 

1. Bakersfield Christmas Town 2018

christmas town bakersfield 2018

This popular family fun holiday attraction at the Kern County Museum (inside Pioneer Village) features Jolly Hayrides behind a stunning Christmas theme backdrop, ice-skating rink, sledding hill, displays, Santa photos for the kids, reindeers and awesome Christmas lights show.  Tickets:

Date: Nov 23, 2018 through Dec 31st (*Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
Times: Sun - Thurs 5:30pm-9:00pm & Fri-Sat 5:30pm-10:00pm
Location: 3801 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301

2. Calm Holidays Lights in Bakersfield 2018

calm christmas lights in bakersfield 2018

This year, the Bakersfield Museum (CALM) will be lit with more than three million holiday lights and more than 75 displays. The Calm Christmas lights was voted Best Annual Event in The Bakersfield Californian’s Reader’s Poll this year - so you don't want to miss this! Calm will be adding new light displays this year along with kid friendly attractions such as free train Candy Cane rides and free carousel rides. Children under 3 are free, and of course photo op with Santa. 

Date: Nov 30, 2018 through Jan 5th, 2019 (Closed on Christmas Day)
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm, Monday-Sunday
10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield, CA 93306

3. Haggin Oaks Neighborhood Southwest Bakersfield 

Hundreds flock to this neighborhood including the annual, Bike Bakersfield group. 
Location: 2305 Haggin Oaks Blvd