Roundup: Celebrate New Year's Eve in Bakersfield

Roundup: Celebrate New Year's Eve in Bakersfield »Play Video

Eyewitness News wishes you a safe and enjoyable New Year's holiday! Here's some information to get you stated on your celebration.

New Year’s forecast

New Year’s Eve will be partly clouding in Bakersfield with a high of 59 and overnight low of 38. New Year’s Day will be partly cloudy with a high of 67.

Free cab rides

Call 325-5041 about 45 minutes in advance to get a free ride anywhere in the Bakersfield metro area, according to the California Highway Patrol. Yellow Cab Co. and American Cab Co. are donating their services to ensure safe celebrations.

The CHP promises it will crack down on drunk drivers this New Year’s Eve. Call 911 if you see a drunk driver.

New Year’s Eve celebrations (Bakersfield unless noted)

- B Ryder's, featuring Mento Buru and Velorio; 8 p.m.; $15; 7401 White Lane; 397-6709

- Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace, featuring Buddy Owens; 7 p.m.; $45 show only; 2800 Buck Owens Blvd.; 328-7560

- Padre Hotel, DJ and dancing; 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.; $30 in advance or $40 at the door; $85 to $105 for four-course dinner; $349 room packages; 1702 18th St.; (888) 443-3387

- The Dome; 7 p.m.; $25; 2201 V. St.; 327-0190

- Kern County Fairgrounds; 8 p.m.; $45 or $85 per couple; 1142 S. P St.; 833-4900

- The Nile Night Club; 8 p.m.; $25; 1721 19th St.; 323-8575

- Rollerama, skate party; 7:30 p.m.; 7850 Brimhall Road or 1004 34th St.; 327-7589

- DoubleTree Hotel, champagne and party favors; 8 p.m.; $5 and $10; 3100 Camino Del Rio Court; 323-7111

- Eagles Hall; 7 p.m.; $25; 1718 17th St.; 324-9684

- Kern River Brewing Co., featuring music by Out of the Blue; 9 p.m.; free; 13415 Sierra Highway, Kernville; (760) 376-2337

- Salon Juarez, party and music; 8 p.m.; $15 or $25 per couple; 815 18th St.