1st Annual Kern County Living History & Military Festival 2019

Date: Saturday, Jul. 6, 2019


Location: Kern County Fair & Event Center

Cost: Special

Description: Welcome to the 1st Annual Kern County Living History & Military Festival 2019, Where Real History Comes to Life!

Experience the Newest, Coolest, and Largest Living History & Military Timeline Event On the West Coast Of the USA!

Have A Love History Or All Things Military? Then This Is the Event For You!

Come See & Learn About What Our Veterans, Both Past & Present Have Gone Through To Protect Our Freedoms & Help Shape the World We Live In Today!

Things People Will See & Do At this Family-Friendly Event:

• Learn History Like It Had Never Been Taught In School!
• Interact with over 2,000+ Living Historian Reenactors Representing Many Historical Eras from Around The World! From the Vikings, Romans,
      Medieval Knights, to WWI & II to Today’s Present Day Military.
• Explore Period Encampments & Historical Displays from Many Historical Time Periods & Much, Much More!
• Experience What Life Was Like For Both Soldiers & Civilians Alike, During Wartime & Peace time.
• See Training Exercises, Weapons, Living History Demonstrations, Period Trades, Battle Reenactments, & Gun Fights All Weekend!
• Watch Our Climatic Battle Reenactments with the Loud Roar of Cannons, Guns, & Armor Firing Off from All Eras All Weekend Long!
• Watch Our Mighty Civil War Battles with over 10 Cannons Firing on the Field!
• Watch the Medieval Knights Fight It Out With Medieval Swordfights & Medieval Jousting All Weekend! Performed by Imperial Knights Productions of
      Former Medieval Times Fame!
• See Vintage Vehicles on Display: Military Vehicles & Tanks, Emergency Vehicles, Trucks, Buses, Cars, Tractors, Antique Gas & Steam Engines, etc.
• Meet Many Prominent Historical Figures from the Past including: General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Civil War Generals Ulysses S.
      Grant, Robert E. Lee, George Pickett, as well as Colonel Teddy Roosevelt, and Many, Many, Many More!
• Stroll Thru our (Indoor & Outdoor) Marketplace of Period Vendors, Militaria Vendors, Period Artisans, & So Much More!
• Listen To Period Music Being Played By Period Instruments & Musicians From All Eras!
• Attend Our Mini History Lecture Series (Inside an Air Conditioned Bldg.).
• Enjoy Dinner & Meet with Our Living Historian Reenactors as well as Join in on the Fun of Participating in a Period Civil War Evening Dance with
      Popular Period Dance Caller Tom Akins & the Popular Period String Band: Occasional Strings Playing Period Dance Music (Lasting 3 Hours inside an
      Air Conditioned Bldg. #3).

Public Admission, Parking, Food, & Drinks:

Public Admission Starts at: $20 for Adults & $15 for Children Ages 7-18, Children Ages 6 & Under are Free with a Paid Adult Admission. Parking is $5 per vehicle per day. (Cash Only For Parking).
Multiple Food Vendors will be onsite serving Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Authentic Mexican Food, BBQ, Hamburgers, Corn Dogs, and Much, Much More!
Multiple Drink Vendors will be onsite serving Water, Soda, Craft Soda , Shaved Ice, Cider, Beer, Mead, Wine, Hard Cider, etc. (2 Drink Limit for Alcoholic Drinks). Alcoholic drinks have a 2 drink limit.

The Main Public Event Hours: Saturday 9AM to 6PM Except for Paid Dinner & Period Dance till 10:30PM. Sunday Public Hours: 9AM to 4PM. Parking Opens at 8AM & Main Gates Open at 9AM Both Days. Event Starts at 9:30AM Both Days.
Soldiers Dinner & Dance: For an Extra Fee on Sat. Only Ticket or VIP Ticket, Folks Can Meet & Have Dinner With the Living Historians and Participate in the Period Dance From 6:15 PM Till 10:30 PM on Saturday Evening Only. Dinner is from 6:15PM till 8:00PM. Dance starts at 7:30PM

Event Location: the Kern County Fair & Event Center, 1142 South P Street, Bakersfield, CA 93307.

Proceeds From the Event Go To:

Proceeds raise funds for future events, selected area museums, selected living history groups & nonprofits, & for the Western States Living History Park & Resort Project.

Organizers: Freely Historical Events & the 3rd US Artillery/Washington Artillery of New Orleans (a 501c3 So. California Living History Group).

1st Annual Kern County Living History & Military Festival 2019

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