Celebrate nature's gift to Kern County with
Murray Family Farm's
Every year one of the first cherry harvests in the entire world happens right down the road from Bakersfield, so come enjoy the most delicious place in California at The Cherry Festival!
Join in celebrating our favorite time of the year,
Gourmet Cherry Bar
Get your fill of freshly picked cherries at your friendly neighborhood family farm! Specializing in over 30 different varieties of cherry, you'll be able to try out every flavor we're picking off the tree right now!
Featuring all of our Varieties!
The Wonderful GG1
Giant, Dark, super sweet and super crunchy
The Orginal Brooks
The staple of Murray Family Farms Cherries. Crisp and Rich Cherry flavor
The Royal Rainier
The eternally delicious sweet as honey King of Cherries!
Special Cherry Delights
on the Cal-Okie Menu
Try out delicious creations by the chefs in our kitchen as they use our fresh picked cherries to create delectable dishes that make you want to use fresh fruit for the rest of forever! Visit the beautiful Bakery table in the Big Red Barn and browse our cherry delights!
Games and Prizes!
The Pit Spittin' Competition
Can you out spit the best of em'? pit spittin' has been a game played by farmers for generations, and we're looking to get you in on the action. Are you a Sequoia Sharpshooter or a Rainier Rebel?! Pick your weapon of choice and get spittin' to take home the Cherry Champion Title,
The Cherry Pie Eating Contest!
The Pie Eating Contest is the Tastiest competition around! Race your friends against the clock to eat as much cherry pie as you can! Can you beat last year's title holder to become the Cherry Champion of 2018?
Funfact: The furthest cherry pit ever spit was 93ft!
Reigning Pit Spittin’ Champion
55ft of Fatherly Excellence