Golden Empire Transit District Halloween Bus Schedule

News Release

Jill Smith
Office: 661.869.6307

October 16, 2019

Golden Empire Transit District Halloween Bus Schedule

Bakersfield, CA — The Golden Empire Transit District (GET) announced its annual GET Halloween bus is currently traveling throughout Bakersfield to various events and schools for children to enjoy “Mickey’s House of Villains.”

Both the exterior and interior of a GET bus were wrapped and then decorated in this year’s theme by local artist Al Mendez. The GET Halloween bus will act as a traveling library for the month of October and then provide a safe trick-or-treating spot on Wednesday and Thursday, October 30 and 31, at the Kern County Museum from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

“We look forward to this bus every year,” said Karen King, GET’s CEO. “GET is proud to be able to share art with the community and provide safe Halloween excitement for the children of Bakersfield.” Children and their caregivers will enjoy the GET bus disguised as “Mickey’s House of Villains” at the following locations:

  • October 16 – Spooktacular Bus at Beale Library
  • October 17 – Casa Loma Elementary
  • October 17 – Third Thursday at the Kern County Museum
  • October 21 – KCSOS Richardson Center
  • October 22 – MAOF Preschool
  • October 24 – Fremont Elementary
  • October 25 – College Heights Elementary
  • October 28 – Bessie Owens Intermediate School
  • October 30 – Safe Halloween at the Kern County Museum
  • October 31 – Safe Halloween at the Kern County Museum

GET was formed in July 1973 and is the primary public transportation provider for the Bakersfield Urbanized Area. It is the largest public transit system within a 110-mile radius. The District’s legal boundary includes Bakersfield city limits as well as adjacent unincorporated areas. GET has a fleet of 88 compressed natural gas buses equipped with wheelchair lifts and bike racks. GET serves 16 routes, operating 7 days a week and transporting more than 6 million passengers each year with its fixed-route buses. In addition, GET operates 25 compressed natural gas GET-A-Lift buses and 7 microtransit RYDE shuttles. For more information, visit or call 869.2GET (2438).

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