Join us on Tuesday
June 4th, 5:30-7pm
It will be a great time to mix and mingle!Read More
May 1 – Elvis Lives! at Rabobank Theater & Convention Center
ELVIS LIVES! is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis” life. His iconic style, embraced by many of today”s artists, continues to intrigue audiences of all generations. Featuring finalists from Elvis Presley Enterprises” worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, as well as a tribute to Ann-Margret, audiences “Can”t Help Falling In Love”® with this phenomenal theatrical concert experience. Tickets on sale now! $45, $35, $25Read More
DBA’s Taste of Downtown Benefiting the Downtown Bakersfield Development Corporation Hosted by JC’s Place $50 per person (Tickets available at the DBA office or at Marriott)Read More
The state took away redevelopment agencies, but Bakersfield Downtown Business Association officials say they will start up a new program to keep improving the city’s core.
DBA redevelopment chairman Bob Bell said they got some inspiration at a recent state association meeting.
“We learned that they’ve formulated some new vehicles, and the DBA is going to take that vehicle and move forward, and hopefully build an association unlike what Bakersfield has ever seen,” he said Monday. It’s a two-prong plan, with both a nonprofit and a holding company.Read More
The Bakersfield Downtown Business Association is proud to announce the new DowntownBakersfield.com phone app and website! The technology was created to keep you up to date with “What’s Up, Downtown.”
The Mobile App utilizes Geo Mapping technology to provide the user with Event Listings, Classified listings, and Coupon deals. As a business owner, you will have the capability to update your current discounts or specials on a daily basis. Imagine you are visiting the Bakersfield area and are in need of a restaurant recommendation, hotel accommodations or a list of local shopping centers. With DowntownBakersfield.com you now have a virtual concierge at your fingertips.
Membership to DowntownBakersfield.com provides business owners with several benefits. Once you claim your listing you can update it as little or as much as you want. You officially own the listing and no one can change your information but you. The more information provided the better. It is a great way to grow socially, expand your business network and make your online presence known.Read More
by David Karnowski
The federal courthouse currently under construction on 19th Street is taking new shape everyday. Recent walls have been lifted into place and cranes can be seen at the site often. Downtown Bakersfield is seeing a tremendous push toward revival and the courthouse located between S and R Streets will be a major boost to the aesthetic appeal of our skyline. The building will also create a wonderful new background for visitors to Central Park’s Mill Creek area.Read More
Welcome to The Bakersfield Downtown Association’s new website where you can find the most comprehensive resources for business owners and merchants in the downtown area. Please explore the members section where you can find useful links to important happening around town. Stay up-to-date with out integrated event calendar and RSS feed so you will never miss an important chance to network and expand your business horizons.Read More
Please join us at our next Mix and Mingle event: Sister City Gardens 525 – 18th Street (East of Mexicali) Tuesday, October 2nd, from 5:30pm – 7pm. Cost is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. Every month the Bakersfield Downtown Business Association holds a Mix and Mingle event to help bridge the downtown community together. Hosted by sponsoring members, the events are open to the public at a minimal cost and it’s a great way to meet others in the business of growing downtown. Exciting entertainment, food and beverages are provided to help stimulate conversation and stoke an atmosphere of sharing.Read More