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About Us

About Us

Welcome to The Willows at California Living Museum, where your dreams of an extraordinary and unique event experience come to life! Nestled within the picturesque grounds of Kern County’s beloved California Living Museum, our venue offers a truly one-of-a-kind setting that seamlessly blends natural beauty and wildlife with the magic of your special day.

Perched on the banks of the Kern River, The Willows boasts awe-inspiring vistas of the surrounding foothills that will leave you and your guests captivated. Our wedding venue embraces its identity as part of a zoo, where the symphony of wildlife harmonizes with your celebration. As you and your loved ones share joyous moments, you can visit our exhibits while you sip on cocktails and catch glimpses of our animal residents.

At The Willows, we understand that each event is unique to those it is celebrating, and that’s why our team is devoted to creating a personalized experience that reflects your style and vision. Our dedicated event planners will work closely with you to curate the perfect ambiance, ensuring that every detail, from the décor to the cuisine, is a reflection of YOU.

Whether you envision an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, we are happy to accommodate any type of event for up to 250 guests. We invite those who want to embrace nature fully amidst the lush greenery and the gentle rustling of leaves to inquire today.

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10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93306