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  • Donate Food At Jack London Square

    Donate Food At Jack London Square

    Throughout the Holiday Season 9:00am – 5:00pm

    Help us collect food for those in need at the Holiday Tree Lighting December 2nd. Please bring any of the items below to the collection stations located at the entrance of Jack London Square during the event. Let's clean out those pantrys!

    The following is a list of the most needed food drive items: canned tuna, canned chicken, natural peanut butter, nuts and beans, brown rice, quinoa, canned soup (low-sodium), whole grain cereal, and oatmeal.

  • Nneka's Holiday Pop-Up

    Nneka's Holiday Pop-Up

    Friday, December 2  |  5:00pm - 7:00pm

    55 Harrison Street

    The Holiday Pop-Up at a Jack London Square provides for a great opportunity to shop Bay Area artisans for holiday gifts! Free to attend, this eclectic urban extravaganza will feature a vibrant mix of 50 local artisans, alongside musicians playing from the Bay Area. From friends to families, everyone is invited to enjoy this lively evening which takes place the same day as the Jack London Square tree lighting. For more information, visit | Facebook Page

  • Jack London Square Lights Up for the Holidays!

    Jack London Square Lights Up for the Holidays!

    Friday, December 2  |  5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Foot of Broadway

    Ring in the holiday season with Jack London Square's annual tree lighting festivities! Share in an enchanting evening on the Oakland waterfront with holiday music performed by the talents of many Oakland youth. Free to attend, enjoy a merry evening that includes Santa, of course, as well as live reindeer, the lighting of the 55-ft. Mount Shasta fir tree brightly lit with 5,000 sparkling lights, kids' activities, tap dancing Christmas trees and more.

    Visit: | 510.645.9292

  • "Deck The Hulls!" | 40th Annual Celebration of Lights

    Saturday, December 3rd | 5:30pm

    Foot of Broadway

    Bay Area boaters start the holiday season by decorating their boats of all sizes and cruise the Oakland/Alameda Estuary. Parade route is from the Oakland/SF Ferry to Grand Marina. View from either the Oakland and Alameda waterfront or your favorite Estuary restaurant.


  • CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market

    CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market

    Sunday, December 4  |  9:00am - 2:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Every Sunday, the new CUESA's Jack London Farmers Market will fill the waterfront with a crew of farmers and sellers offering fruits, vegetables, specialty foods, flowers and more. Free cooking demos, culinary educations classes and other events will also take place. CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is the new operator of Jack London Square's Farmers Market.

    Visit: | 415.291.3276

  • Santa Cruises

    Santa Cruises

    Sunday, December 4th & Sunday, December 11th | One-hour cruises at 4pm and at 6pm

    USS Potomac

    Start a new Christmas tradition. Come cruise with Santa and his elves.
    $35 adults, $10 ages 2-12.

    Info + tickets: or call 510.627.1215

  • December Seminar + Client Appreciation Holiday Party

    December Seminar + Client Appreciation Holiday Party

    Thursday, December 8  |  6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Happy Holidays! Please join attorney and host, Endy Ukoha-Ajike at our December Seminar: Trusts 101 (6PM-7PM) followed by our Client Appreciation Holiday Party: Hors d'oeuvres + Wine (7PM-9PM). Space is limited. Free to attend. Register at or 510.834.9944.

  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

    Saturday, December 10  |  11:00am - 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Jack of All Trades will fill Jack London Square with a curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antique dealers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more brought together by the Treasure Island Flea. Free to the public, this eclectic market will feature one-of-a-kind items, live music and several free DIY workshops for all ages. Jack of All Trades will take place on the second Saturday of each month. 

    Visit: | 415.898.0245

  • Fa-la-la Cruise

    Fa-la-la Cruise

    Saturday, December 10  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm

    USS Potomac

    Celebrate the season with Christmas carols, wine, hors d'oeuvres, and a two-hour bay cruise. There may even be a visit from Santa. $65 per person / $120 per couple.

    Info + tickets: or call 510.627.1215