Donate Food At Jack London SquareHelp 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-Up55 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 www.nnekasmarketplace.com | Facebook Page
Jack London Square Lights Up for the Holidays!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: www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292
"Deck The Hulls!" | 40th Annual Celebration of LightsFoot 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 MarketThroughout Jack London SquareEvery 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: www.cuesa.org | 415.291.3276
December Seminar + Client Appreciation Holiday PartyHappy 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 www.ukohalaw.com/events.html or 510.834.9944.
Jack Of All TradesThroughout Jack London SquareJack 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: www.JackofAllTradesOakland.com | 415.898.0245
Fa-la-la CruiseUSS 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: www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215