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Rabobank Arena, Theater & Convention Center

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Address: 1001 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301
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+1 661-852-7300
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fun place and good seats! You have to experience this place to understand what it all about. Condors hockey rocks.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 18, 2016
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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We use the facility for a religious convention every year. It is very accomodating, well located and has a good air conditioning system which is a must in Bakersfield in summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast. Good team. Excellent seats. The amenities are easy to access. Staff is friendly. Parking is plentiful in the area.

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Thank SMRuby
Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Fun place and good seats! You have to experience this place to understand what it all about. Condors hockey rocks.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Sound system not good quality, speakers rattle can't understand. Stairs are way to steep. If climbing is hard do for you, don't bother.

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Thank Donald V
Bakersfield, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

The convention center component is really the backstage area of the auditorium. The entrance is via the auditorium only, making it difficult to set up an attractive entry to any event. Further, there is no decent parking.

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Rabobank has the best events in town. They have this huge hall where my company gave us a company Christmas dinner. They upgraded their fountain which it gives rabobank that relaxing theme when your outside.

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Bakersfield
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have been to several concerts and plays here and the reviews are mixed. If you are there to see an "A" entertainer, it is usually great but the sound system in house is not very good. The live productions have all been very good, again, most travel with their own sound systems

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Tickets were at great prices, seats were great the staff was very nice and helped us find our seats.

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

seating is TIGHT and most seats are nosebleed for concerts. remove or hide valued items and LOCK YOUR CAR... welcome to bakersfield the fox theater has amazing seating but they have stopped booking good acts in the last year or so 2015/2016. pitty.

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Thank Oneal S
Bakersfield, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

One of the worst seating arenas I have ever been in. The isles between the seats as narrow and patrons must stand to let anyone in or out. You always feel like you are going to fall over the seats in front of you. They also allow drinking in the arena, unfortunately my wife had one beer spilled down her... More 

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Thank Jim R

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