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Fight Cancer and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have launched a new program that provides discounts at local stores while raising money to fund cancer research, programs and services. Shoppers who donate $20 or more to the American Cancer Society are eligible to receive a free Shop Downtown Discount Card. Simply make a donation online, get your receipt verified, and receive your digital discount card to save up to 15% off at participating businesses.

When you get a Shop Downtown Discount Card, you help support your neighbors, the local economy, and the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. You also can get great savings on a variety of products and services every time you patronize a participating business. It’s a win/win situation.

The American Cancer Society does not endorse any product or service.

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Things to do in Bakersfield, California

Main Street of old Downtown Bakersfield speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Bakersfield the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Bakersfield brings smiles by way of doughnuts and pastries made fresh daily for your enjoyment. Everyone has their favorite of course but having a variety of bakeries is what makes downtown so special. Fritters, scones and pies oh my!

Downtown Bakersfield gives several options to find the right piece of art as it takes time and a diligent effort to get just the right piece. Shopping for art downtown is the best way to locate your next purchase.

Downtown Bakersfield has that special dining venue and you are sure to find something to please with numerous meals served to satisfy each palette. A wide variety of restaurants and delis are available to choose from with a nice selection of entrees and especially desserts.

Downtown Bakersfield offers on-the-go dining when you visit your favorite food truck. Pick up some corn tortilla tacos with freshly made pico with a fresh squeeze of lemon to give your day a boost. Food trucks can offer a wide variety of niche ethnic blends.

Why do you love downtown?

Daniel E Swanson
The Downtown area stores are friendlier and have comparable pricing as the bigger stores. The only problem is parking and the distance you may have to walk to do your shopping.

Roberta Gomes
it's so quaint!

Patricia Majewski
So quaint and fun!

Mike Adamski
Love shopping for unique finds and supporting local shops!

Debbie Kimpel
We are coming in August to visit . My husband is related to Esther, the town was named after. We would like to visit some Historial areas there and also visit the downtown area as well.

Restaurants in Bakersfield, California

B Ryder

7401 White Lane # 8
Downtown Bakersfield

Banshee In Kitchen

2000 Majesty Palm St
Downtown Bakersfield

Antojitos Romelia

2105 Edison Highway
Downtown Bakersfield

Bailey J G CO

1505 Mill Rock Way
Downtown Bakersfield

Amayas Kitchen

515 Union Avenue
Downtown Bakersfield

Alis Burger

916 Drive Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
Downtown Bakersfield

Bakersfield Restaurant

4885 Truxtun Avenue # B
Downtown Bakersfield

A2Z Cafe

3015 F St
Downtown Bakersfield

Anitas Restaurant

4240 California Avenue
Downtown Bakersfield

Baja Marlin Restaurant

1641 Union Avenue
Downtown Bakersfield

Bamboo Brother

3000 Mall View Road
Downtown Bakersfield


2401 White Lane # B
Downtown Bakersfield


1514 Wall St
Downtown Bakersfield

4gb Restaurants

6725 White Lane
Downtown Bakersfield

Babadeep Singh Khalsa Darbar

6700 Stine Road
Downtown Bakersfield

Athena's Greek Cafe & Bakery

2900 Calloway Drive
Downtown Bakersfield

Downtown Bakersfield Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Bakersfield can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Ask to be shown a room before you check-in which signals the front desk agent to show the best room available to sell it right away. This can put you in the best room available at that time and gives you the ability to check for cleanliness, smells and sounds before transacting with the hotel.

Always find a reason to email the front desk manager in hotels that you plan to visit again. Tell them what they did right and express your plans to stay again and ask what opportunities there might be for frequent discounts or upgrades on your next visits. If you become friends with the manager, you just might get the friends and family rate some day.

Garden Suites Inn
2310 Wible Rd

Studio 6 Bakersfield
6141 Knudsen Drive

Travelodge Bakersfield
1011 Oak Street

Sleep Inn & Suites
6257 Knudsen Dr

Clarion Hotel
3540 Rosedale Hwy

Motel 6 Bakersfield East
8223 E Brundage Ln

Hotel Rosedale
2400 Camino Del Rio Court

Comfort Suites Bakersfield
3115 Camino Del Rio Court

The Padre Hotel
1702 18th St