Updated health and safety measures:
If you have been fully vaccinated, you are not required to wear a mask. If you have not been fully vaccinated, we ask that you kindly wear a mask for everyone’s safety.
We will continue to have hand sanitizer in each room and the lobby, feel free to use as much as you would like.
We ask that if you or any member of your group are feeling ill or have a fever to please stay home. We will be happy to reschedule your experience.
We will continue to sanitize each room between bookings.
What is an Escape or Adventure Room?
Real Escape Bakersfield is a physical adventure game in which you and others are locked in a themed immersive room where you have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room before time runs out.
do i need to fill out a waiver each time i come?
Yes. We ask that you fill out a waiver for each experience. We also ask that each member in your group fill out the waiver. If you have a minor in your group please have a parent or guardian fill one out for them. When filling out for minors you can add each one to your original waiver. There will be a link in your conformation email or you can scan the QR code in house. You can also click here and fill it out.
How do I know how easy or hard your rooms are?
We start with level 1 and they get harder with each lock.
What is PRP?
PRP – Pass rate percentage
PRP is used to determine the percentage of people who pass each room.
What is Paint & Escape?
Do the escape room like normal (all room details are listed under each room theme). After you are finished with the room (even if you fail) then you head to another room to paint a beautiful painting themed to the room. Art With Heart will walk you through the painting step by step.. If you have never done this or you feel you are not artistic, no worries. All our paintings are designed at a beginner level. As always feel free to make the paintings your own. You don’t need to bring anything but yourself to enjoy this. You are welcome to bring snacks and drinks (non alcoholic) to enjoy during the painting process. Real Escape will also have snacks and drinks for sale. Tickets prices for this event are listed in the room details. Keep an eye our for our upcoming bookings. You can also book a private event for this, please contact a member of our staff for details.
How do I book Paint & Escape?
When we have a scheduled booking you will so the experience listed with the other bookings. If you would like to schedule a private booking please call, email, Facebook us or speak with a member of our staff inside. We ask that you please contact us at lease 1 week prior to your desired booking so we can arrange to have our artist here.
Are you locally owned? Are you from Bakersfield?
YES! We are proud to say we are from Bakersfield and we are locally owned and operated. We are a family owned business.
How long will it take and how much does it cost?
Please allow at least 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after your experience. (if you book a 60 minute room, allow 90 minutes total) – This allows time for check in, going over rules and photos. Please arrive early so we have time to check you in and go over rules. If you are later than 10 minutes to your appointment you will need to reschedule.
Entry fee is $30 per person:
Paint & Escape is $50 per person
We also like to run special rates, keep an eye out for them
Children under 6 are free (must pay for Paint & Escape if they are painting their own). You must contact a member of our staff, if you pay for their ticket there will be no refund!
How many people do I need to play?
Each theme may vary depending on the size of the room and design. The number of available bookings are under each room description as well as at the top of the booking page.
Do you give hints?
One hint is given at the beginning. The best way to escape is by communicating openly with everyone else in the room. Share clues you’ve discovered. Work together to solve puzzles. If you discover new information, be sure all your teammates in the room know about it. More hints will be given if you ask for them. We will also give a nudge if needed. There is a leader board and if you want to be on it our staff will let you know how many hints you are allowed and the time to beat.
Do you tell us the rules before we go in?
Yes. Our staff will review the rules of the game with you before you begin, which include but are not limited to:
- There is no need to lift or move heavy objects.
- Never use force to try to open locked items.
- No climbing on furniture.
- Cell phones and other electronic devices must remain off and can not be used inside the room.
What is the Loyalty Program, how does it work?
You receive a card that you accumulate stamps on for each visit. Once all 5 spaces are stamped you can use it as a free pass. You can only use one free pass per group per booking (must book though us for this free pass). You must pay full price to receive a stamp, no stamps will be given for anyone using any kind of discount. This includes but is not limited to: free passes, coupons and BOGO.
Are we really locked inside the room and are restrained?
NO! You are not locked in the rooms. You may exit anytime you wish, or step out of the game to take a break. Your experience will not be paused during this time.
Can children participate?
Absolutely. However, keep in mind that the games are designed for adults and some younger children might find it difficult, so encourage you to work as a team. Recommended for children ages 12/13 and up. All participants 7 and up must have a ticket. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Is this something scary?
Not at all. The games are designed to be challenging and fun.
None of our games have total darkness, or things jumping out to startle or scare you. Some rooms may have limited lighting to enhance the experience. Please ask our staff if you are curious about the lighting in a specific room.
Can I RESCHEDULE OR cancel my room after booking?
Yes! Please contact a member of our staff to reschedule your booking. You must cancel prior to 48 hours of your booking time and you will receive a full refund. (if you only need a partial refund please contact a member of our staff) Less than 48 hours notice there is NO refund given.
What if i am late for my appointment?
If you are going to be late for your appointment please call and talk to a member of our staff. If you are more than 10 minutes late for your appointment we will need to reschedule you. We have a schedule to follow and it is not fair to guests who are in the appointment slot after you.
I have more than one pass, can i use them all for one room experience?
No sorry our passes have super fine print that says you can only use one pass per experience. The only exception is if you have a group pass, a special pass called a single pass or gift certificate. If you are unsure please talk to a member of our staff.
Can I use more than one promotion together for one experience?
Sorry we do not combine promotions. If you have a gift certificate that can be combined. Free passes and discounts can not be used together. This list is not all inclusive there might be promotions in the future that we add or remove from the list.
Are the rooms wheelchair friendly?
Yes, all of our rooms can be played from a wheelchair. Some items may be out of reach, someone else in you group may need to assist you. You can always contact a member of our staff if you have any questions.
Will other people be in the room with us?
No. Since Covid-19 all experiences are now a private event. If you have booked and need to add to your booking contact a member of our staff.
Where are you located?
We are located at 6225 District Blvd Suite 103. We are just East of Ashe on District, behind Stockdale Tile and across from Paladins Game Castle. Turn in to the entrance just East of Stockdale Tile and head all the way down. We are the last suite on the left.
Can we book a room outside of your normal hours?
Yes you can! If you would like a private booking please call, email or Facebook us. If we are available to come down we will book you.
do you offer group rates?
Yes we do. Please call, email or Facebook us for more info.
do You Accept Groupon?
No, we no longer accept Groupon.
What if I have an expired groupon?
If you have an expired Groupon contact a member of our staff. We can credit you what you spent on the Groupon but rules do apply. A manager must approve all requests.