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Everyday on the Farm
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AG2Auntie Annabell’s Animal Garden:
Stroll through the hand painted concrete tunnel into the lush and beautiful Auntie Annabell’s Animal Garden. Brimming with beautiful flowers, abundant foliage, and flock of friendly critters. Take time to enjoy the new aviary section that offers hundreds of exotic and familiar birds. Take a seat in our amphitheater and watch as our thoroughbred Indian Racing Ducks run to the finish line. They are so cute and funny. You will “quack” up! Don’t miss the old time “water pump rubber ducky races” now located in the animal garden. Many thanks to Buck’s Landscape for redoing our cascading waterfall and duck pond. Watch your children play in the plastic ball pool while enjoying the shade in our central court with turtle doves cooing in the background. The corn pool was removed due to animal health issues from overfeeding. Children love animals and our friendly goats, sheep and miniature horse are very pettable. Our Critter Corals have petting windows where animals can be petted. Please don’t forget to use our darling “sink go round” and wash your hands with soap and water.

Mount Murray Slide N Ride (2015 featured addition):Slide N Ride
This Children’s Barnyard Toboggan Hill utilizes cardboard on synthetic grass to exhilarate youth of all ages. Bigger than most, this hill is about 40 feet by 20 feet, sloping from a 10 foot high center!

BPBounce Pillow: 
Little kids, teenagers and “some” big kids (sorry, weight limit is 220 lbs) all love to jump on our giant bounce pillow. A Kern County exclusive, this 60 foot by 80 foot inflated pillow is placed halfway into the ground. No sides to fall under or wires to get stuck on! This activity is under a roof that provides year round weather protection. Ball Toss

Barnyard Ball Toss:
This fairly new attraction is 60 feet long and has aim and shoot bulls-eyes for baseball, football and basketball. Many of our Family Farm Fanatics have enthusiastically stated “The ball toss arcade is my favorite game on the farm!”

citrusU-Pic:
If you enjoy visiting the orchards for fruit, we now feature U-Pic plums, apricots, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines, and more! Please bring your fruit to the cashier for purchase.

 

 

Butterfly House

Check out our butterfly house with Monarch butterflies. This attraction has information on the whole life-cycle of butterflies and people are allowed to walk among them.

 

 

On Weekends ONLY:

HayrideHay Rides:
Enjoy our popular Hay Rides as it goes around the farm while one of our tour guides informs you on some fun facts about our crops and helps you pick our ripe fruit that we have available for u-pic.CornaCannon

Corn Cannons:
Another favorite, the “Corn Cannons”, test your aim and shoot skills with hydrolic hand held guns. The target is a painted metal pumpkin that rattles and shakes when you hit your mark.

Animal Train:Critter Train
The kiddies love to ride in the tractor pulled, brightly painted barrels. The barrels look like our cuddly petting zoo animals. This is a favorite for parents too because the photo opportunity is priceless!

 

Weekday Rates:
A reduced offering for a reduced price! Weekday farm admission (Monday-Friday) is from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at a reduced price of $6.99 (ages 3 and under are FREE). Please be aware that our entire farm will be open to the public but our weekday offerings will be restricted to the following: Bounce Pillow, Barnyard Ball Toss, Corn pit, Mount Murray Slide N Ride, and U-pic.

Weekend Rates:
Weekend farm admission (Saturday and Sunday) is from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, General admission $8.99 (ages 3 and under are FREE). In addition to the everyday attractions listed above, our entire farm will be open to the public with other offerings including the following: Hay Rides, Animal Train, Corn Cannons. After 3:00 pm, General admission is reduced to weekday rate ($6.99) and there will not be anymore hayrides. 

 

In Your Community

Bakersfield College Farmers Market | Website | Facebook
BC Campus, 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305
January 20, 2016
Starts at 8am
Farmers market stand on campus

Bakersfield Open (Golf) | Website | Facebook
4200 Country Club Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93306
February 3-5, 2016
Starts at TBA
Free seasonal fruit samples provided by Murray Family Farms

Bakersfield College Farmers Market | Website | Facebook
BC Campus, 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305
February 17, 2016
Starts at 8am
Farmers market stand on campus

Farm Day In The City | Website | Facebook
801 S Mount Vernon, Bakersfield, CA 93307
March 8-9, 2016
Starts at 9am
Participating, details to follow

Bakersfield College Farmers Market | Website | Facebook
BC Campus, 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305
March 16, 2016
Starts at 8am
Farmers market stand on campus

Garden Fest | Website | Facebook
BC Campus, 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305
April 16, 2016
Starts at 9am
Farmers market stand

Macaroni and Cheese Festival | Website | Facebook
CSUB, 9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311
April 16, 2016
Starts at 2pm
Participating in Macaroni and Cheese Cook Off

Bakersfield College Farmers Market | Website | Facebook
BC Campus, 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305
April 16, 2016
Starts at 8am
Farmers market stand on campus

Bakersfield Relay For Life | Website | Facebook
Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 South P St, Bakersfield, CA 93307
April 23, 2016
Starts at 9am
Free seasonal fruit samples provided by Murray Family Farms

Nut Festival | Website | Facebook
Kern County Museum, 3801 Chester Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301
May 14, 2016
Starts at 9am
Farmers market stand

Run & Ride with the Wind | Website | Facebook
Mountain Valley Airport (Glider Port), 16334 Harris Rd. Tehachapi, CA
May 15, 2016
Starts at 8 am
Free seasonal fruit samples provided by Murray Family Farms

Bakersfield College Farmers Market | Website | Facebook
BC Campus, 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305
May 18, 2016
Starts at 8am
Farmers market stand on campus

4th of July Warrior Run 5K Website | Facebook
Philip Marx Central Park, at Mojave and E St downtown, Tehachapi, CA
July 4, 2016
Starts at 7:30 am
Free seasonal fruit samples provided by Murray Family Farms

Relay for Life Tehachapi Website | Facebook 
 Coy Burnette Field, 706 E Tehachapi Blvd, Tehachapi, CA 93561
July 9, 2016
Starts at 9:00 am
Free seasonal fruit samples provided by Murray Family Farms

Mountain Gallop 5k & 10k Website | Facebook
Philip Marx Central Park, at Mojave and E St downtown, Tehachapi, CA
August 13, 2016
Starts at 7:30 am
Free seasonal fruit samples provided by Murray Family Farms

Tehachapi Granfondo | Website | Facebook
Centennial Plaza, 115 S Robinson St, Tehachapi, CA 93561
September 16-17, 2016
Starts at 3pm on Friday the 16th and 5am on Saturday the 17th
Free seasonal fruit samples provided by Murray Family Farms

Hot Chocolate Turkey Trot Website | Facebook 

Centennial Plaza, 115 S Robinson St, Tehachapi, CA 93561
November 19, 2016
5k Run: Starts at 6:30am
Free seasonal fruit samples provided by Murray Family Farms

Tehachapi Christmas Parade | Website | Facebook
Tehachapi, CA 93561
December 2016
Time TBA
Murray Family Farms Float

Bakersfield Christmas Parade | Website | Facebook
Bakersfield, CA 93301
December 2016
Time TBA
Murray Family Farms Float

 

Erica, Beau, Jennifer, and Karina (left to right) at the Kern County Museum for the Valley Fever Awareness Walk 2015.

Erica, Beau, Jennifer, and Karina (left to right) at the Kern County Museum for the Valley Fever Awareness Walk 2015.

Michelle, Yadira, Jennifer, and Adam (left to right) at the 2015 Macaroni and Cheese Festival where Murray Family Farms won 1st place for its Blueberry Mac & Cheesecake!

Michelle, Yadira, Jennifer, and Adam (left to right) at the 2015 Macaroni and Cheese Festival where Murray Family Farms won 1st place for its Blueberry Mac & Cheesecake!

 

 

Shane, Jennifer, Beau, and Karina (left to right) at Tehachapi Relay for Life 2015

Shane, Jennifer, Beau, and Karina (left to right) at Tehachapi Relay for Life 2015