New Year's Eve events in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Several New Year's celebrations are taking place throughout Bakersfield to ring in 2018.

If there are other events happening in Bakersfield and Kern County, let us know by emailing

Centro 18's Brazilian Style Dinner & New Yea's Eve Party
Sunday, Dec. 31
Centro 18 is hosting a Brazilian Style Dinner at $25. The dinner will include a variety of premium cuts and an assortment of family-style side dishes. After the dinner, VIP tables and bottle service is available with live entertainment by The Press, DJ Eric V & The Baka Boyz.
The dinner is from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The party starts at 9:00 p.m. 
Tickets range in price. Call (661) 493-0177 or visit online

New Year's Eve Dance Benefit hosted by Contreras Foundation
Sunday, Dec. 31
New Year's Eve Dance benefiting Kern County high school and college kids hosted by the Contreras Foundation. 
The event is open to the public, and it's happening at the Bakersfield Elks Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $60 and $115 off for couples. You can purchase them by calling (661) 717-1047. 

New Year's Eve Party at the Crystal Palace with Johnny Owens & the Buck Fever Band and Stampede
Sunday, Dec. 31
Doors open at 7 p.m.; Dinner served until 9 p.m.
Tickets: $65 with dinner (plus service fees); $35 without dinner (plus service fees)
Charge by phone: 661-328-7560

New Year's Eve at Elements Venue
Sunday, Dec. 31
Elements Venue & Banquet Centre
3401 Chester Ave., Suite H
7 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Doors open and dinner at 7 p.m.
21 and over only
Tickets: $99.95 couples dinner; General admission $15 advance, $20 at door.
For more information: 661-859-7503 or 661-301-4681

New Year's at the Padre Hotel
Sunday, Dec. 31
Hosted by Julius and Schzelle
Toast midnight around the world! 9 p.m., 10 p.m., 11 p.m. and midnight champagne toasts with tray passed appetizers all night!
Tickets: Pre-sale: $20 (Presale availability and pricing may change) 
21 and over only
For more information: 661-427-4900

New Year's Day Brunch at the Padre Hotel
Jan. 1, 2018
Start the New Year off right with a bubbly brunch at Belvedere Room
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tickets: $39 per person includes bottomless champagne
For more information: 661-427-4900

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