California Festivals

Bakersfield Medieval California Festival

April 13-14, 2019, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Kern County Museum Pioneer Village
3801 Chester Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93307

The fun starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday with the King and Queen's procession. The first joust is at 11 a.m. 

The 4th annual Medieval California Festival is set among 16 beautiful acres with historic structures and exhibits depicting the history and culture of Kern County and the West. 

features Knights of the Realm, professional jousting team, under the Black Flag professional pirate team with a 40-foot pirate ship and crew, Badland Buccaneers professional pirate team, Kern County fencing team, the Horsemen of Judgment keep medieval Warriors, the armored Combat League medieval Warriors, Viking battle teams, medieval village a place to shop for medieval Goods, medieval Kids Corner where a kid can play all day long, three medieval bands, Spartan shooting range, vendors of all kinds a great variety of food and fun for the whole family.


  • Knights of the Realm Tournament of Champions
  • Under The Black Flag professional pirate team with a 40' pirate ship
  • Crew demonstrations
  • Buccaneer boot-camp for the kids
  • Pirate training
  • Badland buccaneers professional pirate team sword demonstrations
  • The Kern County fencing team demonstrations
  • Over 50 medieval Warriors in live battle 
  • Sword demonstrations all-day long
  • Medieval Village shopping for medieval goods
  • Medieval kids corner where kids can have fun
  • The Spartan shooting range
  • Throw spears, tomahawks and knives, and shoot bow and arrow, crossbows
  • Medieval bands
  • Food vendors, armory and crafts vendors
  • Meet the Queen

The medieval California Festival at the Kern County Fairgrounds Bakersfield California is an all ages event featuring costumes, world class actors and athletes, and great entertainment value.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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