The Best Seat in Town

24 Apr

One of America’s favorite pastimes is going to see a show.  Whether you’re watching an action, drama or family feature; there’s fun for all at the movies.  One of Bakersfield’s newest cinemas is Maya Cinemas 16. 


Maya Cinemas Bakersfield 16 is located at 1000 California Avenue. Open 7 days a week 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Maya Cinemas often hosts specialty days including: family, senior, and classic series day.


Allyson Johnson, 17, purchases her ticket to “The Croods” for the 8:45 p.m. showing. “I love Maya Cinemas because it’s the newest theatre in town and gives me something to do on a boring weekday night,” she said.


Tyler Scott, 18, takes movie tickets on Monday evening. Elizabeth Perez, 20, and Stephanie Montoya, 19, visit Maya Cinemas for a late night showing of “Oblivion.”



Maya Cinemas offers a full snack bar that sells the buttery icon that’s synonymous with the movies. They also serve drinks, pizza, ice cream, and candy.



Tyler Scott, 18, has been working at Maya Cinemas for 1 year. In addition to redeeming tickets near the front door he also works the snack bar. “I love working in the theatre, i get to see all the movies I want,” he said.





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