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Rabobank Arena, Theater & Convention Center

1001 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301
661.852.7300
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Ranked #7 of 16 attractions in Bakersfield
Type: Convention Centers
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Rabobank arena was to be a premier venue for entertainment in Kern County. However, each time I have attended an event there, have been disappointed. The acoustics are horrible, with reverb in the higher level seats. The seats are small with no leg room at all. I am short and my knees were touching the back of the seats in... More

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Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you enjoy music then joining the Bakersfield Community Concerts is well worth your $80. They put on a selections of 8 musical presentations Sept/Oct - May. Each performance is unique and delightful. Give it a try it's a great deal and a most enjoyable afternoon or evening!

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Bakersfield, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I purchased orchestra seats tonight for Mike Epps, wasn't a sell out so ushers moved all the cheap seats up front as the opening act started. People that moved up were so rude, talking loud, took their sweet time finding a seat, ushers were in the way, it was ridiculous, we missed the first act. I felt bad for the... More

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Bakersfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Great entertainment if one could be close enough to see. Sating is very uncomfortable and crowded. Lines are long and tiring. We have found it is not worth the effort.

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Bakersfield, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Rabobank Arena.Is located downtown.In the great City of Bakersfield,Ca.Just under two hours.Driving distance.North of Los Angeles.Ive only attented live rock concerts.At Rabo Arena..Being built. As a basketball and ice hockey arena.For both local pro teams.Even arena football.Venue host.Several childrens shows on ice.WWF Wrestling events and so much more.As for concerts.The seating.All the way around the main floor.Is an awsome view.To... More

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Fresno, California
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162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I attended a convention here during the summer. The arena proprietors will not allow parking in their adjacent above-ground parking lot on Fridays, even for convention delegates. I had 3 disabled women with me and we had to park nearly a block away in an approved parking lot. One of the women had to walk using a crutch & slowly... More

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Lamont, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Rabobank Arena is a great place to go in Bakersfield when they have live concerts or even Disney on Ice I have gone there three times and from my point of view it was a great place it fits for any age. The front row seats are a good spot but if you would like to be farther way or... More

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Ventura, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I love it because it brings good acts to Bakersfield (been to concerts, Disney on Ice, sports events there) and it's convenient to walk to from any parking lot.

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Edwards, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I was at Rabobank for an event which was great experience. The seats are better than at other arenas and you have a great view anywhere you sit. What i did not like is the train that seem to stop and block traffic going in to arena and when we got out.

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

from graduations to concerts and everything in between. the Rabobank Area always has new things going on so check them out. its a spacious place with ample of setting and food stands.

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