Safe Halloween 

Safe Halloween is back at the Kern County Museum!

 Friday the 30th & Saturday. the 31st of October | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Safe Halloween is the place to be on October 30 and 31st for all little trick-or-treaters and their parents. Beginning at 5:00 PM, more than 50 candy stations are open along with music and family entertainment in beautiful Pioneer Village. Join us for a safe and fun Halloween evening!

This event is a non-smoking event, as there is no smoking on The Museum property. Thanks for your understanding!

Tickets are:

$10 per child (ages 5-13)

$5 per adult.

Children (ages 1-4) are free and will receive trick or treat bags.

VIP Parking Pass $20.    There will be free parking, but don’t waste time searching for a parking spot or walking.  Purchase our VIP parking pass and park right upfront.  Passes will not be sold the evening of the event and proceeds will go the Kern County Museum Foundation.

Tickets and VIP parking pass available at The Kern County Museum front desk.

Kern County Museum Safe Halloween

Be A Sponsor Or Host a Trick-or-Treat Station

Friday the 30th & Saturday the 31st of October | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join in on the fun!  Have your businesses or group host a trick-or-treat station.  Have fun with the kiddos and gain exposure for your business too! 

It’s a win, win for the kids and YOU!

Special thank you to our 2019 Sponsors; the Diane S. Lake Family Charitable Foundation, KUZZ, Seneca Resources, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Bakersfield Now for sponsoring this SPOOKtacular event!  We couldn’t do it without you!

Safe Halloween Rules & Info

Wed. the 30th & Thurs. the 31st of October | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1. Adults (14 and over) must purchase a ticket to be allowed on the grounds. Ages 4 and under are free, this includes thier bags.

2. Trick or treaters must use our bag. Unauthorized bags will not be allowed or “treated”. Sponsors will not give candy to children without the official Safe Halloween bag.  Please visit each sponsor booth only once.

3. No weapons of any kind, real or toy, are allowed. This includes light sabers, guns, swords, canes, and fairy wands. This is promoted as a “safe” environment and unintentional injuries can occur due to the number of people on the grounds.

4. Food is available for purchase.


To participate in the costume contest go to the Standard School Build 15 minutes before your judging time and sign-in. Costumes will be judged in the following categories:


CHILDREN 5-8 @ 7:30 pm

CHILDREN 9-13 @ 8pm

Judging will be based on originality, uniqueness, and style of costume.

No commercially packaged costumes.

Judging will be in Standard School and prizes will be awarded at the time of judging.

Decision of judges final.

Purchase Tickets HERE