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May

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  • Aeolian Day

    Aeolian Day

    Sunday, May 31  |  11:00am - 4:00pm

    Ferry Lawn
    Thingamajigs invites everyone to come, create and experience the sound of wind on Aeolian Day, a free community festival where artists, musicians, children and sound makers collaborate to celebrate the sound of wind. Don't miss this special exhibition of sound producing instruments, installations and sculptures – all played by the wind.

    For more information, visit http://thingamajigs.org/aeolianday/index.html.


June

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  • Full Moon Paddle

    Full Moon Paddle

    Tuesday, June 2nd

    California Canoe & Kayak
    Enjoy an evening of moonlight paddling on the Oakland estuary with California Canoe & Kayak. Everyone is invited to experience the calm waters and city lights on this leisure adventure that starts at sunset. For more information, visit www.calkayak.com.

  • Workout Wednesdays with CrossFit East Bay

    Workout Wednesdays with CrossFit East Bay

    Wednesday, June 3  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, June 10  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, June 17  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, June 24  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Ferry Lawn
    Join CrossFit East Bay for a complimentary hour of outdoor fitness training, on the Oakland waterfront. These introductory sessions will introduce interested participants to the Constantly Varied Functional Fitness program. All levels are welcome and workouts will be both challenging and accessible to all. www.crossfiteastbay.com | 510.910.2919

  • Dancing Under the Stars

    Dancing Under the Stars

    Friday, June 5  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, June 12  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, June 19  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, June 26  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm

    Foot of Broadway

    From experienced dancers to jiving 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. Each Friday night, Jack London Square will host a different dance theme including the Cha Cha, Salsa, West Coast Swing and Swing Time Swing. The festive, free dance lessons are brought to you, in part, by Professional Dance Instructors Vanessa Montoya of VM Dance and Bradley Montoya. Lessons begin at 8:30 PM, followed by a dance party, at 9 PM to try out all the new moves. www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292


  • Art Exhibit: Market Hall Artists Host Open Studios Show

    Art Exhibit: Market Hall Artists Host Open Studios Show

    Saturday, June 6  |  11:00am - 6:00pm
    Sunday, June 7  |  11:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday, June 13  |  11:00am - 6:00pm
    Sunday, June 14  |  11:00am - 6:00pm

    Market Hall, first floor area, 55 Harrison, Oakland, CA

    Explore and purchase the works of over 50 local, established and emerging artists in ProArts 2015 East Bay Open Studios, the largest one-stop group exhibit. Market Hall is transformed into an art lover's paradise. Runs June 6, 7, 13, 14, 11 am – 6 pm. 55 Harrison st., Oakland.

    For more information, visit www.markethallartists.com or on facebook: fb.com/market.hall.artists.


  • Waterfront Flicks | Jurassic Park

    Waterfront Flicks | Jurassic Park

    Thursday June 11 | Festivities Around 8 PM | Movie begins at Sundown Around 9 PM

    Ferry Lawn (Bring blankets and chairs.)

    Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of the annual Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square's waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick bite from one of the casual eateries to enjoy during the screening. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets in-hand for pre-film festivities including small eats, trivia and giveaways. www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292

    Upcoming Movies:

    Thursday, June 11 | Jurassic Park
    Thursday, June 25 | Maleficent
    Thursday, July 9 | Mrs. Doubtfire
    Thursday, July 23 | Night at the Museum
    Thursday, August 13 | Finding Nemo
    Thursday, August 27 | The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Follow our Facebook event page for more details and photo's from the events!


  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

    Saturday, June 13  |  11:00am - 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Jack of All Trades is a curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antiquers, 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. The Jack of All Trades will take place on the second Saturday of each month. Visitors can bike, ferry or drive to Jack London Square. For additional information on Jack of All Trades, visit www.JackofAllTradesOakland.com.

  • Historic Bridges on San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Historic Bridges on San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Thursday, June 18  |  10:30am - 1:30pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Hop onboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac for an intimate viewing of the San Francisco Bay Area's three important bridges – the Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge and San Rafael Bridge. This fully narrated cruise will include details on the history, construction and tall tales over a delicious included lunch. For more information and tickets, visit www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215.

  • Jack's Night Market

    Jack's Night Market

    Friday, June 19  |  6:00pm - 10:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square

    Jack London Square invites locals and visitors to spend the third Friday of the summer months on the waterfront for a captivating evening of merriment and verve, at Jack's Night Market. This special evening lights up the Oakland waterfront with an eclectic mix of artisans, music, food and fun. From local crafts and designers to area fruit purveyors and street performers, this vibrant outdoor bazaar will celebrate all that is Oakland. Night market-goers will enjoy a diverse array of music and quirky street performers, as well as tasty treats, street food, beer and wine. All beer and wine sales from Jack's Night Market benefit the Sustainable Business Alliance and Oakland Grown.  If you are interested in an application to join our artisans at Jack's Night Market, visit: https://nnekasmarketplace.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/night_mrkt_craft_vendor_2015-1.pdf


    www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292


  • All aboard! Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours

    All aboard! Free Port of Oakland Harbor Tours

    4:00 pm and 6:30 pm (two daily tours)

    U.S.S. Potomac, Jack London Square (Clay and Water streets)
    Take a FREE, 90-minute narrated harbor tour from the Oakland Estuary to San Francisco Bay on the historic ship, U.S.S. Potomac. Learn about the Port of Oakland, its operations and economic impact on the region. There will be two cruises every month on designated Friday afternoons from June through October 2015. To sign up, visit: www.portofoakland.com

  • HUSHfest: Jack London Square

    HUSHfest: Jack London Square

    Saturday, June 20  |  1:00pm - 7:30pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    HUSHconcerts presents HUSHfest: Jack London a cutting-edge concert experience. Unlike most concerts, HUSHfest is a "silent disco" a concert where participants of all ages listen to the performers using custom 3-channel wireless headphones. Walking past you will hear little but laughing and singing, or quiet side conversations. With the ability to switch channels on the headphones, attendees choose from up to three performers playing simultaneously. Our lineup for August 15 will include some of the Bay Area's most well known Djs playing an eclectic mix of funk, soul, r&b, rock, electronic music, and of course, disco.

    Tickets (Headphone Rental Fee: $15-20), the full lineup and other information will be available at www.hushconcerts.com.

  • Father's Day Cruise

    Father's Day Cruise

    Sunday, June 21  |  12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Take Dad or Granddad out on the San Francisco Bay for a cruise aboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac. Guests will be treated to a hearty boxed lunch, as well as a hosted wine bar while enjoying a fully narrated journey to historic locations, bridges, islands and more.

    For more information and tickets, visit www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215.

  • Waterfront Flicks |

    Waterfront Flicks | "Maleficent"

    Thursday June 25 | Festivities Around 8 PM | Movie begins at Sundown Around 9 PM

    Ferry Lawn (Bring blankets and chairs.)

    Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of the annual Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square's waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick bite from one of the casual eateries to enjoy during the screening. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets in-hand for pre-film festivities including small eats, trivia and giveaways

    www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292

     

    Upcoming Movies:

    Thursday, June 25 | Maleficent
    Thursday, July 9 | Mrs. Doubtfire
    Thursday, July 23 | Night at the Museum
    Thursday, August 13 | Finding Nemo
    Thursday, August 27 | The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Follow our Facebook event page for more details and photo's from the events!


  • Flights and Lights Wine Tasting Cruise

    Flights and Lights Wine Tasting Cruise

    Friday, June 26  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Enjoy sunset cruise along San Francisco's skyline with East Bay Vintners, who will offer tastings of their fantastic wines. Fruit and cheese will also be available. For more information and tickets, visit www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215.


July

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  • Workout Wednesdays with CrossFit East Bay

    Workout Wednesdays with CrossFit East Bay

    Wednesday, July 1  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, July 8  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, July 15  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, July 22  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, July 29  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Ferry Lawn
    Join CrossFit East Bay for a complimentary hour of outdoor fitness training, on the Oakland waterfront. These introductory sessions will introduce interested participants to the Constantly Varied Functional Fitness program. All levels are welcome and workouts will be both challenging and accessible to all. www.crossfiteastbay.com | 510.910.2919

  • Dancing Under the Stars

    Dancing Under the Stars

    Friday, July 3  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, July 10  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, July 17  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, July 24  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, July 31  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm

    Foot of Broadway

    From experienced dancers to jiving 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. Each Friday night, Jack London Square will host a different dance theme including the Cha Cha, Salsa, West Coast Swing and Swing Time Swing. The festive, free dance lessons are brought to you, in part, by Professional Dance Instructors Vanessa Montoya of VM Dance and Bradley Montoya. Lessons begin at 8:30 PM, followed by a dance party, at 9 PM to try out all the new moves. www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292


  • July 4th Festival of Family Fun

    July 4th Festival of Family Fun

    Saturday, July 4  |  11:00am - 4:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Celebrate Independence Day at the Jack London Square July 4th Festival of Family Fun. This festive day will fill the waterfront with interactive activities and entertainment for both parents and children. Free to attend, the July 4th Festival of Family Fun will also feature tasty treats, music and much more!  (Sorry no fireworks!)

  • Fourth of July Cruise

    Fourth of July Cruise

    Saturday, July 4  |  7:30pm - 10:30pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Board the Presidential Yacht Potomac for an explosive evening of champagne, gourmet desserts and fabulous fireworks while cruising on San Francisco Bay, on Independence Day! For more information and tickets, visit www.usspotomac.org
    or call 510.627.1215.

  • Waterfront Flicks | Mrs. Doubtfire

    Waterfront Flicks | Mrs. Doubtfire

    Thursday July 9 | Festivities Around 8 PM | Movie begins at Sundown Around 9 PM

    Ferry Lawn (Bring blankets and chairs.)

    Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of the annual Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square's waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick bite from one of the casual eateries to enjoy during the screening. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets in-hand for pre-film festivities including small eats, trivia and giveaways.

    Upcoming Movies:

    Thursday, July 9 | Mrs. Doubtfire
    Thursday, July 23 | Night at the Museum
    Thursday, August 13 | Finding Nemo
    Thursday, August 27 | The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Follow our Facebook event page for more details and photo's from the events!


  • Flights and Lights Wine Tasting cruise

    Flights and Lights Wine Tasting cruise

    Friday, July 10  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Enjoy sunset cruise along San Francisco's skyline with East Bay Vintners, who will offer tastings of their fantastic wines. Fruit and cheese will also be available. For more information and tickets, visit www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215.

  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

    Saturday, July 11  |  11:00am - 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Jack of All Trades is a curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antiquers, 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. The Jack of All Trades will take place on the second Saturday of each month. Visitors can bike, ferry or drive to Jack London Square. For additional information on Jack of All Trades, visit www.JackofAllTradesOakland.com.

  • Moonlight Paddle with California Canoe & Kayak

    Moonlight Paddle with California Canoe & Kayak

    Saturday, July 11th

    California Canoe & Kayak
    Enjoy an evening of moonlight paddling on the Oakland estuary with California Canoe & Kayak. Everyone is invited to experience the calm waters and city lights on this leisure adventure that starts at sunset. For more information, visit www.calkayak.com.

  • Jack's Night Market

    Jack's Night Market

    Friday, July 17  |  6:00pm - 10:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square

    Jack London Square invites locals and visitors to spend the third Friday of the summer months on the waterfront for a captivating evening of merriment and verve, at Jack's Night Market. This special evening lights up the Oakland waterfront with an eclectic mix of artisans, music, food and fun. From local crafts and designers to area fruit purveyors and street performers, this vibrant outdoor bazaar will celebrate all that is Oakland. Night market-goers will enjoy a diverse array of music and quirky street performers, as well as tasty treats, street food, beer and wine. All beer and wine sales from Jack's Night Market benefit the Sustainable Business Alliance and Oakland Grown. If you are interested in an application to join our artisans at Jack's Night Market, visit: https://nnekasmarketplace.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/night_mrkt_craft_vendor_2015-1.pdf

    www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292


  • East Bay SPCA Pet Adopt-a-thon

    East Bay SPCA Pet Adopt-a-thon

    Saturday, July 18  |  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, rats, 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. For more information, visit www.eastbayspca.org.

  • Waterfront Flicks | Night at the Museum

    Waterfront Flicks | Night at the Museum

    Thursday July 23 | Festivities Around 8 PM | Movie begins at Sundown Around 9 PM

    Ferry Lawn (Bring blankets and chairs.)

    Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of the annual Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square's waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick bite from one of the casual eateries to enjoy during the screening. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets in-hand for pre-film festivities including small eats, trivia and giveaways.

    Upcoming Movies:

    Thursday, July 23 | Night at the Museum
    Thursday, August 13 | Finding Nemo
    Thursday, August 27 | The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Follow our Facebook event page for more details and photo's from the events!


  • Islands, Shipyards & Estuary Cruise

    Islands, Shipyards & Estuary Cruise

    Saturday, July 25  |  10:30am - 1:30pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Explore the islands of San Francisco Bay and learn the history of the amazingly productive shipyards from the WW II era. This fully narrated cruise includes a gourmet box lunch. For more information and tickets, visit www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215.

  • Pedalfest

    Pedalfest

    Saturday, July 25  |  11:00am - 7:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Pedalfest rolls into Jack London Square to celebrate all-things cycling at the Bay Area's premier bicycle festival. In partnership with Bike East Bay and Bay Area Bikes, this annual event will pack the waterfront with more than 20,000 biking enthusiasts enjoying bicycle-themed entertainment, food and exhibits. Free to attend, Pedalfest-goers will enjoy cycling daredevils performing in a 30-foot Whiskeydrome; eye-popping two-wheeled stunts by pro riders; pedal-powered food; and a dazzling collection of new, vintage and handmade bikes from all over the Bay Area. In collaboration with the Bike East Bay and Bay Area Bikes, this amazing family festival celebrates all-things bicycles! Live music, bike demos, stunts, pedal powered stage, rides, art and food.

    www.pedalafestjacklondon.com | 510.645.9292


August

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  • Moonlight Paddle with California Canoe & Kayak

    Moonlight Paddle with California Canoe & Kayak

    Saturday, August 1st

    California Canoe & Kayak
    Enjoy an evening of moonlight paddling on the Oakland estuary with California Canoe & Kayak. Everyone is invited to experience the calm waters and city lights on this leisure adventure that starts at sunset. For more information, visit www.calkayak.com

  • Urban Wine Xperience

    Urban Wine Xperience

    Saturday, August 1  |  1:00pm - 5:00pm

    55 Harrison
    The East Bay Vintners Alliance presents more than 50 wines from all 15 members of the alliance at this exclusive tasting event. The event will also showcase food from local restaurants, food purveyors and live music. For more information and tickets, visit www.eastbayvintners.com.

  • Sing-Along Cinema | Frozen

    Sing-Along Cinema | Frozen

    Thursday August 6 | Festivities Around 7:30 PM | Movie begins at Sundown Around 8:30 PM

    Ferry Lawn (bring blankets and chairs)

    Enjoy an evening of song, dance and movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. Cinemagoers are invited to show up in costume dressed as their favorite character and sing-along to their favorite songs. Join the fun and a little bit of madness at this starry night sing-along.

    Upcoming Movies:

    Thursday, August 6 | Frozen
    Thursday, September 3 | Mamma Mia!
    Friday, October 9 | Hairspray

    Follow our Facebook event page for more details and photo's from the events!


  • Dancing Under the Stars

    Dancing Under the Stars

    Friday, August 7  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, August 14  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, August 21  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday, August 28  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm

    Foot of Broadway

    From experienced dancers to jiving 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. Each Friday night, Jack London Square will host a different dance theme including the Cha Cha, Salsa, West Coast Swing and Swing Time Swing. The festive, free dance lessons are brought to you, in part, by Professional Dance Instructors Vanessa Montoya of VM Dance and Bradley Montoya. Lessons begin at 8:30 PM, followed by a dance party, at 9 PM to try out all the new moves. www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292


  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

    Saturday, August 8  |  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. For additional information on Jack of All Trades, visit www.JackofAllTradesOakland.com.

  • Waterfront Flicks | Finding Nemo

    Waterfront Flicks | Finding Nemo

    Thursday August 13 | Festivities Around 8 PM | Movie begins at Sundown Around 9 PM

    Ferry Lawn (Bring blankets and chairs.)

    Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of the annual Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square's waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick bite from one of the casual eateries to enjoy during the screening. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets in-hand for pre-film festivities including small eats, trivia and giveaways.

    Upcoming Movies:

    Thursday, August 13 | Finding Nemo
    Thursday, August 27 | The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Follow our Facebook event page for more details and photo's from the events!


  • Pickin' on the Potomac with Banjo Master Bill Evans

    Pickin' on the Potomac with Banjo Master Bill Evans

    Friday, August 14  |  7:30pm - 9:30pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Have a stompin' good time with fantastic Bluegrass music in the intimate setting of the Presidents Saloon, dockside onboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac. Tours are available starting at 6:30 PM, along with beer, wine and nibbles. Tickets are $25 per person with all proceeds supporting educational programs for East Bay children. For more information, visit www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215.

  • HUSHfest: Jack London Square

    HUSHfest: Jack London Square

    Saturday, August 15  |  1:00pm - 7:30pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    HUSHconcerts presents HUSHfest: Jack London a cutting-edge concert experience. Unlike most concerts, HUSHfest is a "silent disco" a concert where participants of all ages listen to the performers using custom 3-channel wireless headphones. Walking past you will hear little but laughing and singing, or quiet side conversations. With the ability to switch channels on the headphones, attendees choose from up to three performers playing simultaneously. Our lineup for August 15 will include some of the Bay Area's most well known Djs playing an eclectic mix of funk, soul, r&b, rock, electronic music, and of course, disco.

    Tickets (Headphone Rental Fee: $15-20), the full lineup and other information will be available at www.hushconcerts.com.

  • Jack's Night Market

    Jack's Night Market

    Friday, August 21  |  6:00pm - 10:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square

    Jack London Square invites locals and visitors to spend the third Friday of the summer months on the waterfront for a captivating evening of merriment and verve, at Jack's Night Market. This special evening lights up the Oakland waterfront with an eclectic mix of artisans, music, food and fun. From local crafts and designers to area fruit purveyors and street performers, this vibrant outdoor bazaar will celebrate all that is Oakland. Night market-goers will enjoy a diverse array of music and quirky street performers, as well as tasty treats, street food, beer and wine. All beer and wine sales from Jack's Night Market benefit the Sustainable Business Alliance and Oakland Grown.  If you are interested in an application to join our artisans at Jack's Night Market, visit:  https://nnekasmarketplace.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/night_mrkt_craft_vendor_2015-1.pdf



    www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292


  • Flights and Lights Wine Tasting Cruise

    Flights and Lights Wine Tasting Cruise

    Friday, August 21  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Presidential Yacht Potomac
    Enjoy sunset cruise along San Francisco's skyline with East Bay Vintners, who will offer tastings of their fantastic wines. Fruit and cheese will also be available. For more information and tickets, visit www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215.

  • Historic Bridges on San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Historic Bridges on San Francisco Bay Cruise

    Saturday, August 22  |  10:30am - 1:30pm

    Hop onboard the Presidential Yacht Potomac for an intimate viewing of the San Francisco Bay Area's three important bridges – the Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge and San Rafael Bridge. This fully narrated cruise will include details on the history, construction and tall tales over a delicious included lunch. For more information and tickets, visit www.usspotomac.org or call 510.627.1215.

  • Waterfront Flicks | The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Waterfront Flicks | The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Thursday August 27 | Festivities Around 8 PM | Movie begins at Sundown Around 9 PM

    Ferry Lawn (Bring blankets and chairs.)

    Cozy up on the waterfront this summer for free outdoor screenings of hit movies, as part of the annual Waterfront Flicks series. From date night to family flick night, moviegoers can start their evenings early with dinner at one of Jack London Square's waterfront restaurants, or pick-up a quick bite from one of the casual eateries to enjoy during the screening. Moviegoers should arrive early with blankets in-hand for pre-film festivities including small eats, trivia and giveaways.

    Follow our Facebook event page for more details and photo's from the events!


  • Oakland Triathlon Festival

    Oakland Triathlon Festival

    Saturday, August 29  |  11:00am - 5:00pm
    Sunday, August 30  |  5:00am - 1:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    The Oakland Triathlon Festival is all about the incredible triathlon community in Northern California. The largest west coast urban triathlon will feature Sprint and Olympic distances for both new and experienced endurance athletes while showcasing the beautiful city of Oakland. For more information, visit www.oaklandtri.com.