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Special Events


August

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  • Waterfront Flicks | Moana

    Waterfront Flicks | Moana

    Thursday, August 17th | Sundown

    Ferry Lawn

    Sponsored by the Monterey Bay Aquarium. 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. 

    Visit: Facebook Event Page


  • Dancing Under the Stars | Zouk

    Dancing Under the Stars | Zouk

    Friday, August 18  |  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, Rumba, Salsa and Swing Time Swing. The festive, free dance lessons are brought to you by Professional Dance Instructor Bradley Montoya. Make an evening of it! Enjoy happy hour and dinner before the lessons start at 8:30 PM, followed by the dance party, at 9 PM. www.jacklondonsquare.com

    Upcoming Dates: 

    • August 25th (Salsa)
    Visit: www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292

  • GRILLED CHEESE BLOCK PARTY

    GRILLED CHEESE BLOCK PARTY

    Saturday, August 19  |  12:00pm - 6:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    Jack London Square is set to host a series of summer block parties on the Oakland waterfront. From fresh oysters to tasty street tacos, each party will feature a foodie theme including sausages, tacos, backyard barbecue, cheese and oysters. These special Saturdays will fill Jack London Square with delicious eats, beer from local breweries, music and eclectic vendors. This event features cheese-inspired dishes. Everyone is invited to enjoy the block party for free, with beer and food available for purchase.

  • American Idol Auditions | Jack London Square

    American Idol Auditions | Jack London Square

    Sunday, August 20  |  9:00am - 5:00pm

    Broadway at Embarcadero W
    Do you have what it takes to become the next singing superstar?! American Idol is coming to one city only in California - Oakland! We'll be hosting the open auditions in Jack London Square - at the foot of Broadway - on Sunday, Aug. 20.

    Many of the Jack London Square restaurants and retailers plan to offer specials to welcome those auditioning and supporting! Check back here for details in the coming weeks!

    Please note: All singers must be at least 15 years old to audition. For additional details and full eligibility requirements, submission forms, and terms and conditions, Visit: www.americanidol.com 

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Salsa

    Dancing Under the Stars | Salsa

    Friday, August 25  |  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. Every Friday night beginning at 8:30 PM throughout the summer months, Jack London Square will host a ½ hour dance lesson (including the Cha Cha, Rumba, Salsa and Swing Time Swing) taught by professional dance instructor Bradley Montoya and followed by a mixed music dance party from 9 PM - 10 PM.

    Come and enjoy this free, festive and fun evening!

    Visit: www.jacklondonsquare.com | 510.645.9292


  • Oakland Triathlon

    Oakland Triathlon

    Saturday, August 26  |  10:00am - 5:00pm
    Sunday, August 27  |  7:00am - 11:00am

    Throughout Jack London Square
    The Oakland Triathlon Festival is the largest west coast urban triathlon and is all about the incredible triathlon community in Northern California. The race showcases the beautiful City of Oakland and generates fundraising for Oakland sports programs as well as the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. The Oakland Triathlon Festival features Sprint and Olympic distances for new and experienced athletes. The event will begin in the Oakland Estuary and finish in Jack London Square.

    Visit: www.oaklandtri.com


September

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  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

    Saturday, September 9  |  11:00am - 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    A curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antique dealers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more brought together by the Treasure Island Flea. This free eclectic market will feature-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

  • Eat Real Festival 2017

    Eat Real Festival 2017

    Friday, September 22  |  3:00pm - 9:00pm
    Saturday, September 23  |  10:30am - 9:00pm
    Sunday, September 24  |  10:30am - 6:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square

    We believe that good, fresh, delicious food is something to be celebrated, so we created an annual party called the Eat Real Festival. With a focus on food craft, street food, handcrafted beers and local wines - all featuring sustainable local ingredients – we showcase food in all its different forms. But eating is only part of the fun - we'll show you how to make it and grow it! From cheese to kombucha, we'll have demonstrations galore that highlight a DIY lifestyle.

    Visit: http://eatrealfest.com/



October

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  • Oakland Gran Fondo

    Oakland Gran Fondo

    Sunday, October 1  |  7:00am - 3:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square

    The Oakland Gran Fondo, presented by Bay Area Bicycle Law, rolls out from Jack London Square on Sunday, October 15. Challenge yourself on the beautiful 28-, 55-, and 88-mile routes through the East Bay hills, or tour the Oakland waterfront on the family-friendly Fun Fondo route. All proceeds support Bike East Bay’s advocacy work to improve your ride.

    Register now at http://www.oaklandgranfondo.com for an early-bird discount. You can still get a free Oakland Gran Fondo Jersey through Pedalfest, July 22!


  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

    Saturday, October 14  |  11:00am - 5:00pm

    Throughout Jack London Square
    A curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antique dealers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more brought together by the Treasure Island Flea. This free eclectic market will feature-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

  • Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites

    Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites

    Saturday, October 28  |  11:00am - 4:00pm

    Broadway at Embarcadero W
    DogFest Walk 'n Roll Bay Area has teamed up with Boo! Barks, Brews + Bites at Jack London Square for an incredible event for dogs and people alike!

    DogFest Walk 'n Roll is a dog-friendly and family-friendly walk and festival celebrating and benefiting Canine Companions for Independence.

    DogFest Bay Area will be held on Saturday, October 28 from 11am-4pm at Jack London Square. We can't wait to see you there!

    Register for FREE today at cci.org/DogFestBayArea!


November

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  • Jack Of All Trades

    Jack Of All Trades

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

    Throughout Jack London Square
    A curated mix of local makers, indie designers, antique dealers, collectors, artists, start-ups and more brought together by the Treasure Island Flea. This free eclectic market will feature-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