Please check this page, including the FAQ section at the bottom of the page, often for the latest protocols affecting events at Mechanics Bank Arena including Bakersfield Condors home games.


In accordance with California Department of Public Health guidelines regarding mega-events, all fans a­ttending any event at Mechanics Bank Arena, including Bakersfield Condors games, will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test. This applies for ages 3 and above.  Those 18 & older must provide accompanying identification.

For complete information from the CDPH:


There is also currently a State wide masking mandate for all individuals in indoor public settings through February 15, 2022.


Free COVID-19 testing is available at many pharmacies and health providers in and around Bakersfield. A complete list of sites that offer free testing is available at: https://phweb.kerncounty.com/Html5Viewer/index.html?viewer=COVID19TestingSites

Atlas Urgent Care, the official urgent care of the Bakersfield Condors, offers COVID-19 testing prior to games.

To receive a free COVID-19 test, visit the Atlas Urgent Care offices located at 5531 Business Park South. Results will take 2-3 days.

They are open daily from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. with walk-ins welcome, but encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling 491-1900.

Rapid testing will be available on the Plaza in front of Mechanics Bank Arena on game nights for $25, beginning 90 minutes before puck drop