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June

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  • Sparkling Ice

    Sparkling Ice

    Monday, June 18  |  12:00am - Saturday, June 30  |  12:00am

    Guess the Mystery Flavor for a chance to win over 450 fabulous prizes!

    Submit your guess on Twitter or Instagram using #WhatTheFlavorSweeps or by filling out the entry form on Facebook here!

    Sparkling Ice is an Official Sponsor of Jack London Square Events for 2018.

    Catch them at the upcoming Dancing Under the Stars, Waterfront Flicks & 4th of July Block Party.

    www.sparklingice.com 


  • Waterfront Flicks | The Sandlot

    Waterfront Flicks | The Sandlot

    Thursday, June 21

    Sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Come on out to the Oakland waterfront this summer to enjoy free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites, every other Thursday evening at sundown on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. Arrive early for pre-film festivities including trivia and prize giveaways, good eats, and to set up those lawn chairs and blankets!

    Waterfront Flicks begins on Thursday, June 21 with a special Oakland A’s night celebrating the 25th anniversary of the coming-of-age baseball film, “The Sandlot.” Guests will be treated to swag, fun activities, photo opportunities, and more, provided by the Oakland A’s!

    Many of Jack London Square's tenants will be offering specials for Waterfront Flicks, including Kincaid's and Rosenblum Cellars, among others. Ben & Jerry's will be selling a large variety of ice creams, sweet treats, and hot chocolate from their mobile cart at each event, all for $3 each or two for $5.50! We hear there will be mini cups, pint slices and frozen bananas - chocolate dipped, chocolate with rainbow sprinkles, and chocolate with peanuts. YUM!

    Here's the upcoming schedule:
    June 21 - The Sandlot (Oakland Athletics' Night!)
    July 5 - The Greatest Showman
    July 19 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    August 2 - Bridesmaids
    August 16 - Coco
    August 30 - Black Panther

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Bollywood

    Dancing Under the Stars | Bollywood

    Friday, June 22

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    June 29: Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

  • CUESA Farmer's Market

    CUESA Farmer's Market

    Sunday, June 24

    10 AM - 3 PM

    Webster Palm Plaza

    Founded in 1989, the Jack London Square Farmers Market has deep roots in Oakland, providing a vibrant waterfront marketplace for Bay Area families. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays (10 am to 3 pm), year round, rain or shine.


    With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. See our seller lineup »
    Every Sunday we also offer free education programs, such as cooking demos, tastings, and kids activities. Check out our calendar of upcoming events »


  • Dancing Under the Stars | Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

    Dancing Under the Stars | Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

    Friday, June 29

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    July 6: Reggae Dancehall & Reggaeton (Sean Paul Night)
    July 13: Bachata, Salsa & Merengue (Romeo Santos & Marc Anthony Night)
    July 20: Fitness Dance
    July 27: Dancers of Inspiration & Love


July

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  • The Buck

    The Buck

    Sunday, July 01

    11 AM - 4 PM

    Introducing The Buck to Jack London Square! The Buck is held every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 11 a.m.– 4 p.m., running concurrently with Jack London Square Farmers Market, giving people easy access to an assortment of vendors selling unique clothing, jewelry, fresh produce, delicious food, and much much more.

  • 4th of July Block Party

    4th of July Block Party

    Wednesday, July 04

    11 AM - 5 PM

    Come celebrate Independence Day with a festive afternoon at Jack London Square! Free to attend, everyone is invited to enjoy this day of red, white and blue fun that will fill the Oakland waterfront with live music and entertainment, a beer/cider garden, tasty backyard BBQ, local shopping and a kids zone.

    More than 10,000 people celebrate the 4th of July on the Oakland waterfront annually. This year, the block party will feature live music from Afro-Latin Funk group Sang Matiz, Oakland-based hip-hop artists The Corna Sto, a collaboration between Delly and [T-BLOCK], Reggae artist Heartafiya, and more.

    The event will also have activities for kids including games, entertainment, and a craft area, local vendors and eats with BBQ specials, and a beautiful beer garden right in the heart of Jack London Square with beers from Federation Brewing.

    4TH OF JULY BEER PASS CLICK HERE

    Thank you to our sponsors:
    Sparkling Ice
    Federation Brewing


  • Waterfront Flicks | The Greatest Showman

    Waterfront Flicks | The Greatest Showman

    Thursday, July 05

    Sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Come on out to the Oakland waterfront this summer to enjoy free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites, every other Thursday evening at sundown on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. Arrive early for pre-film festivities including trivia and prize giveaways, good eats, and to set up those lawn chairs and blankets!

    Many of Jack London Square's tenants will be offering specials for Waterfront Flicks, including Kincaid's and Rosenblum Cellars, among others. Ben & Jerry's will be selling a large variety of ice creams, sweet treats, and hot chocolate from their mobile cart at each event, all for $3 each or two for $5.50! We hear there will be mini cups, pint slices and frozen bananas - chocolate dipped, chocolate with rainbow sprinkles, and chocolate with peanuts. YUM!

    Here's the upcoming schedule:
    July 19 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    August 2 - Bridesmaids
    August 16 - Coco
    August 30 - Black Panther

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Reggae Dancehall & Reggaeton

    Dancing Under the Stars | Reggae Dancehall & Reggaeton

    Friday, July 06

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    July 13: Bachata, Salsa & Merengue (Romeo Santos & Marc Anthony Night)
    July 20: Fitness Dance
    July 27: Dancers of Inspiration & Love

  • Taste of Oakland

    Taste of Oakland

    Saturday, July 07

    7:30AM - 5:15PM

    The 2018 Taste of Oakland (formerly Taste of Oakland Fest) is brought to you by D’Wayne Wiggins Presents (DWP). This signature event celebrates Oakland’s and the Bay Area’s unique culture of independent and iconic musicians, culinary talents, and innovation in technology. DWP adds a new dimension to the standard music and food festival format by providing youth internship opportunities where local students will shadow the production team for the day. Interns will be an integral part of the team. The project-based internship will include all aspects of creative development and production. In addition, proceeds from the festival will benefit Youth Aid, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, that provides free music lessons and business fundamentals to youth in the city of Oakland.

    The festival will feature an amazing musical line-up throughout the day, local food and craft vendors, and tech demos to children’s entertainment, sports clinics, group dancing, and other activities.

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

    Dancing Under the Stars | Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

    Friday, July 13

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    July 20: Fitness Dance
    July 27: Dancers of Inspiration & Love

  • Second Saturday

    Second Saturday

    Saturday, July 14

    11 AM - 5 PM

    Second Saturdays, a new monthly open air market on the Oakland waterfront, featuring up to 100 artisan vendors, children’s activities, live entertainment, and great food from local vendors and favorite eateries. True to its namesake, Second Saturday will be held every second Saturday of the month from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. The flagship monthly event is open to the public and free to attend. The Second Saturday series kicks off on Saturday, March 10 and runs through the year.

    Hosted by Wiggins Consulting and Jack London Square, the new series will feature independent vendors with a strong Bay Area presence, including Imagination Unlimited, Old School Copes, and the Lisa Inez. Second Saturday serves as a platform for local entrepreneurs and business owners to showcase their products and services at a monthly family festive event.

    Each Second Saturday will have their own event page on Facebook, which will continue to be updated with the participating vendors and activities leading up to the respective date. These events are available on Jack London Square’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/jacklondonsquare

     

    LOCAL VENDORS! Would you like to be a part of Second Saturday? We'd love to have you! Please click here to apply.


  • Waterfront Flicks | Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Waterfront Flicks | Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Thursday, July 19

    Sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Come on out to the Oakland waterfront this summer to enjoy free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites, every other Thursday evening at sundown on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. Arrive early for pre-film festivities including trivia and prize giveaways, good eats, and to set up those lawn chairs and blankets!

    Many of Jack London Square's tenants will be offering specials for Waterfront Flicks, including Kincaid's and Rosenblum Cellars, among others. Ben & Jerry's will be selling a large variety of ice creams, sweet treats, and hot chocolate from their mobile cart at each event, all for $3 each or two for $5.50! We hear there will be mini cups, pint slices and frozen bananas - chocolate dipped, chocolate with rainbow sprinkles, and chocolate with peanuts. YUM!

    Here's the upcoming schedule:
    August 2 - Bridesmaids
    August 16 - Coco
    August 30 - Black Panther

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Fitness Dance

    Dancing Under the Stars | Fitness Dance

    Friday, July 20

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    July 27: Dancers of Inspiration & Love

  • East Bay SPCA Pet Adopt-A-Thon

    East Bay SPCA Pet Adopt-A-Thon

    Saturday, July 21  |  10:00am - 3:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    The East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) will partner with Jack London Square to find forever homes for furry friends. On this special day, the waterfront will welcome friendly dogs, adorable kittens, bunnies, guinea pigs, birds and reptiles from several East Bay pet adoption agencies. Potential pet owners are invited to meet these shelter animals seeking new homes from more than 50 pet adoption agencies.

    Visit: www.eastbayspca.org

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Dancers of Inspiration & Love

    Dancing Under the Stars | Dancers of Inspiration & Love

    Friday, July 27

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.


August

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  • Waterfront Flicks | Bridesmaids

    Waterfront Flicks | Bridesmaids

    Thursday, August 02

    Sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Come on out to the Oakland waterfront this summer to enjoy free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites, every other Thursday evening at sundown on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. Arrive early for pre-film festivities including trivia and prize giveaways, good eats, and to set up those lawn chairs and blankets!

    Many of Jack London Square's tenants will be offering specials for Waterfront Flicks, including Kincaid's and Rosenblum Cellars, among others. Ben & Jerry's will be selling a large variety of ice creams, sweet treats, and hot chocolate from their mobile cart at each event, all for $3 each or two for $5.50! We hear there will be mini cups, pint slices and frozen bananas - chocolate dipped, chocolate with rainbow sprinkles, and chocolate with peanuts. YUM!

    Here's the upcoming schedule:
    August 16 - Coco
    August 30 - Black Panther

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Oakland Night, Street Culture & Hip Hop

    Dancing Under the Stars | Oakland Night, Street Culture & Hip Hop

    Friday, August 03

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    August 10: Vogue (Madonna Night)
    August 17: Block Party, Night Walkers & Open Dance Floor
    August 24: The Jackson Legacy (Glow Motion Dance)
    August 31: Black Panther “Dance the Power in You”

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Vogue (Madonna Night)

    Dancing Under the Stars | Vogue (Madonna Night)

    Friday, August 10

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    August 17: Block Party, Night Walkers & Open Dance Floor
    August 24: The Jackson Legacy (Glow Motion Dance)
    August 31: Black Panther “Dance the Power in You”

  • Waterfront Flicks | CoCo

    Waterfront Flicks | CoCo

    Thursday, August 16

    Sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Come on out to the Oakland waterfront this summer to enjoy free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites, every other Thursday evening at sundown on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. Arrive early for pre-film festivities including trivia and prize giveaways, good eats, and to set up those lawn chairs and blankets!

    Many of Jack London Square's tenants will be offering specials for Waterfront Flicks, including Kincaid's and Rosenblum Cellars, among others. Ben & Jerry's will be selling a large variety of ice creams, sweet treats, and hot chocolate from their mobile cart at each event, all for $3 each or two for $5.50! We hear there will be mini cups, pint slices and frozen bananas - chocolate dipped, chocolate with rainbow sprinkles, and chocolate with peanuts. YUM!

    Here's the upcoming schedule:
    August 30 - Black Panther

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Block Party, Night Walkers

    Dancing Under the Stars | Block Party, Night Walkers

    Friday, August 17

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    August 24: The Jackson Legacy (Glow Motion Dance)
    August 31: Black Panther “Dance the Power in You”

  • Dancing Under the Stars | The Jackson Legacy (Glow Motion Dance)

    Dancing Under the Stars | The Jackson Legacy (Glow Motion Dance)

    Friday, August 24

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    August 31: Black Panther “Dance the Power in You”

  • Waterfront Flicks | Black Panther

    Waterfront Flicks | Black Panther

    Thursday, August 30

    Sundown

    Ferry Lawn
    Come on out to the Oakland waterfront this summer to enjoy free outdoor screenings of Hollywood blockbuster favorites, every other Thursday evening at sundown on the Jack London Square Ferry Lawn. Arrive early for pre-film festivities including trivia and prize giveaways, good eats, and to set up those lawn chairs and blankets!

    Many of Jack London Square's tenants will be offering specials for Waterfront Flicks, including Kincaid's and Rosenblum Cellars, among others. Ben & Jerry's will be selling a large variety of ice creams, sweet treats, and hot chocolate from their mobile cart at each event, all for $3 each or two for $5.50! We hear there will be mini cups, pint slices and frozen bananas - chocolate dipped, chocolate with rainbow sprinkles, and chocolate with peanuts. YUM!

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Black Panther “Dance the Power in You”

    Dancing Under the Stars | Black Panther “Dance the Power in You”

    Friday, August 31

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    7:30 PM    Pre-Show!
    8:00 PM    Dance Lessons Begin
    8:30 PM    Dance Party & Lessons

    From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars! Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a 30-minute dance lesson (including Hip Hop, Bollywood, Polynesian, Salsa and more) taught by professional dance instructors Johnny Lopez and Carla Service. Each night will be followed by a mixed music dance party ending at 10 p.m.