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Special Events


May

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  • Session Fest

    Session Fest

    Saturday, May 26  |  1:00pm - 5:00pm

    Foot of Broadway
    Join more than 30 local craft brewers as they show off their skills with a variety of session beers. These refreshing and delicious brews are full of flavor but lighter on the alcohol. Also enjoy food from local vendors, live music and beer education brought to you by local brewers. Norcal Session Fest is produced by San Leandro based Drake’s Brewing with all proceeds benefiting the bicycle advocacy work of Bike East Bay.

    Visit: www.BikeEastBay.org/SessionFest

  • CUESA Farmer's Market

    CUESA Farmer's Market

    Sunday, May 27

    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 »



June

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  • Dancing Under the Stars | Cumbia (Selena Night)

    Dancing Under the Stars | Cumbia (Selena Night)

    Friday, June 01

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    June 8: Pop (Michael Jackson Night)
    June 15: Polynesian
    June 22: Bollywood
    June 29: Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

  • The Buck

    The Buck

    Sunday, June 03

    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.

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Pop (Michael Jackson Night)

    Dancing Under the Stars | Pop (Michael Jackson Night)

    Friday, June 08

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    June 15: Polynesian
    June 22: Bollywood
    June 29: Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

  • Second Saturday

    Second Saturday

    Saturday, June 09

    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.


  • Dancing Under the Stars | Polynesian

    Dancing Under the Stars | Polynesian

    Friday, June 15

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    June 22: Bollywood
    June 29: Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

  • Patchwork | Summer Show

    Patchwork | Summer Show

    Saturday, June 16  |  11:00am - 5:00pm

    This event showcases local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly. Patchwork Oakland draws on the East Bay's strong artistic community and commitment to support local commerce. Featuring clothing for men, women and kids, handbags, accessories, jewelry, art, ceramics, garden finds, home goods, crochet & knit items, pet gear, kits & patterns, bath & body goodies and more!

    Visit: https://dearhandmadelife.com/patchwork-show/

  • 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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    June 29: Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

    Dancing Under the Stars | Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

    Friday, June 29

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 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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  • 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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

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

  • Dancing Under the Stars | Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

    Dancing Under the Stars | Bachata, Salsa & Merengue

    Friday, July 13

    Friday's at Jack London Square

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

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

  • 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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    July 27: Dancers of Inspiration & Love

  • 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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    Upcoming Dates:

    July 27: Dancers of Inspiration & Love


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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 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

    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 from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.