Basque Festival

2022 Picnic Schedule

Join us for our 48th Annual Bakersfield Basque Festival.  As events are confirmed, we will update our schedule of events. 

Below is the schedule of events:

Friday, May 27, 2022

3:00-5:00 p.m.-Symposium at Humanities Complex 1108 on the CSUB Campus

7:00-8:30 p.m.: Free Concert by Mikel Urdangarin at Dore Theatre on the CSUB Campus

Saturday, May 28, 2022

8:00 a.m. – Mus Tournament ($40 per player-includes lunch)       

                                               1st Place Team – $500

                                            2nd Place Team – $250                                                                    

12-1:00 p.m. – Lunch – Adults $25; Children $20

2:30 p.m. – Mikel Urdangarin 25 World Tour

4:00 p.m. – Local Pelota Players

4:30 p.m.- Pelotaris from Euskadi

Sunday, May 29, 2022

8:00 a.m. – Park opens

10:00 a.m. – Mass by Aita Antton Egiguren OFM, Father Maurice Emelu & Deacon Fred Ansolabehere with KCBC Klika & Choir

11:30 a.m.- Music by Iñaki Reta       

12-2 p.m. – Lunch:  BBQ Lamb

2:30-4:30 p.m. – KCBC Dancers & Klika perform

5:00 p.m. – Lukainka & Ham/ Cheese sandwiches – $12

5:00 p.m. – Pelota/Handball Game – Pilotariak from Euskadi

7:30 p.m. – Dance – Music by AMERIKANUAK (Jean Flesher Band)

8:30 p.m. – Drawing – $5 a ticket or 5 tickets for $20

Andoni Gaskue

Ander Ruiz de Larramendi

Benat Senar

Aaron Arbizu

Monday, May 30, 2022

Our Basque Festival could not be a success without the support of our members and friends who donate their time, energy and financial contributions.  Thank you…Eskerrik asko!


We have reserved rooms for out-of-town guests attending the picnic at two venues.  The Doubletree (661-426-7919) is offering $99/night plus tax. Use the code KCB when you contact them to get the special rate.  The Springhill Suites by Marriott (661-377-4000) has a rate of $129 for a king and $149 for a queen bed plus tax if you use the code Kern County Basque Club. Book your rooms NOW!