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Featured Events

  • Jack London Square Farmers' Market

    Jack London Square Farmers' Market

    Every Sunday (Rain or shine!) | 9 AM – 2 PM

    The beautiful Jack London Square waterfront is home to a Farmer’s Market that is organized and managed by the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association. This market offers the best of California’s agricultural bounty direct from local farmers to you. You can find fruits, vegetables, greens and nuts as well as freshly baked breads and pastries, delicious specialty foods, fresh flowers and much more. For more information, visit Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association

    Please note that the Farmers' Market will be closed on Easter Sunday. BUT come back the following week, April 27th and celebrate Earth Day and Veg Week!

  • Thanksgiving 2014 At Lungomare

    Thanksgiving 2014 At Lungomare

    Thursday, November 27  12:00pm until 8:30pm

    This year Chef Craig DiFonzo has pulled out all the stops! We are featuring a traditional Thanksgiving feast with all the fixin's, and then some! From house smoked turkey and dry aged rib eye steak, to Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and fresh cranberry sauce, we have something to appease the entire family! November 27th, from 12 noon until 8:30PM, visit www.lungomareoakland.com or call 510.44.7171 to reserve now!

  • Thanksgiving At Scott's Seafood Restaurant

    Thanksgiving At Scott's Seafood Restaurant

    Thursday, November 27  11:00am until 7:00pm

    Come enjoy Thanksgiving at Scott's Restaurant with your family and friends! In addition to our dining room a la carte menu we will offer our Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner with all the fixings. Start with a cup of clam chowder or a mixed green salad. Dine on unlimited turkey, sourdough stuffing, mashed potatoes, garden vegetables, cranberry relish, and gravy. Finish with a slice of delicious pumpkin pie. $49.95 for adults and $19.95 for children. Reservations are available at 510.444.3456.

  • JLS Lights Up For The Holidays!

    JLS Lights Up For The Holidays!

    Friday, December 5  5:00pm until 7:00pm

    Foot of Broadway
    Jack London Square is set to ring in the holiday season with an annual tree lighting ceremony on the Oakland waterfront. Both locals and visitors are invited to be a part of this classic Bay Area tradition featuring holiday fun for the entire family. From Santa's reindeer to the Oakland Ballet's Sugar Plum Fairies, enchanting festivities will fill Jack London Square with an evening of merriment including the Tap Dancing Christmas Trees, a jingle bell dance contest, festive music, merry entertainment from Oakland-based Dance-A-Vision, cookie decorating, ornament making, a Holiday Pop Up featuring 90 local artisans and more. The evening will culminate with the lighting of a 55-ft. Mt. Shasta Fir Tree covered in 5,000 sparkling lights and 600 colorful ornaments!

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  • Nneka's Holiday Pop-Up

    Nneka's Holiday Pop-Up

    Friday, December 5  5:00pm until 7:00pm

    Water Street – Farmers' Market
    Come shop locally for the holiday season! Buy your gifts for the holidays from local small businesses, creators and artists while enjoying the holiday lighting of the Christmas tree at Jack London Square! Entertainment will be provided by the Oakland band Sang Matiz. This free event is indoors at 55 Harrison St (next door to Haven).

    Nneka's Holiday Pop Up brings this event to Jack London Square with the following partners: The Black, Oakland Grown/Sustainable Business Alliance and Oakland Makers.

  • Holiday Carolers

    Holiday Carolers

    Beginning December 8th to 23rd – Weekdays 6:15pm to 7:45pm

    Throughout Jack London Square

    Enjoy TOSCA, the Oakland Symphony's chorus group while visiting Jack London Square. This ensemble of beautiful voices will be singing holiday carols live and in person on the beautiful waterfront.


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