Take a step back in time and experience the life of the soldiers and civilians! Frontier Army Days represents Fort Tejon as a 1856 U.S. Army post of the Far West with demonstrations. 

demonstrations may include 1850’s Army barracks life, blacksmith shop, artillery drill, open hearth cooking, Army Horsemanship, military drill, carpentry shop, laundry/candle making, weapons demonstrations, officer's quarters (availability of demonstrations will vary).  Admission is $5 Adults, $3 children. Event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following dates:

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 1856 Style 4th

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017


We also host other events representing different time periods:

Saturday – Sunday, June 3th & 4th: Civil War Event

Saturday, June 17th: Victoria Tea Party (Reservation Required)

Saturday, October 7th, 2017: Peter Le Beck Anniversary Tour and Ghost Candlelight Tour


For information, please call Ft. Tejon SHP at 661-248-6692, or visit or FORT TEJON STATE HISTORIC PARK is located on Interstate 5, just north of Lebec, about 36 miles south of Bakersfield and 77 miles north of Los Angeles.  Ft. Tejon State Historic Park has no food concessions; bring a picnic lunch and relax under the magnificent Valley Oaks.






Jean Rhyne

State Park Interpreter I

California State Parks

Tehachapi District, Mojave Sector


(661) 946-6900