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Special Events



  • Wednesdays on the Waterfront

    Wednesdays on the Waterfront

    Monday, October 1  |  12:00am - Monday, December 31  |  12:00am

    Participating in Wednesdays on the Waterfront?

    You can show your receipts from any Jack London Square restaurant or retailer on a Wednesday during the months of July, August and September and be entered to win one of the grand prizes!

    But where do you show your receipt and get entered into the raffle? Come stop by our offices at 472 Water Street between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or at the Jack London Square booth during our weekly events (i.e. Dancing Under the Stars, Waterfront Flicks, etc.)

    - or - email a photo! Send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    Prizes include:
    1. Wine Tasting Passes for Rosenblum Cellars
    2. Theater Tickets to Cirque du Soleil
    3. An Alaska Airlines ticket worth $1,400!

    Don't forget, lunch receipts give you a double entry!



  • The Buck

    The Buck

    Sunday, November 04

    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.

  • Patchwork Show Oakland Makers Festival

    Patchwork Show Oakland Makers Festival

    Saturday, November 03

    11 AM - 5 PM

    Shop handmade and independent goods from 150+ local makers + food artisans at Patchwork Show in Oakland!

    Patchwork Show is FREE to attend + family & dog friendly!

    Shop locally to find the perfect, unique gift for everyone on your shopping list - including yourself - in one awesome day!

    PLUS we'll have food artisans + trucks, DIY crafting and music!

    Patchwork vendors are strategically selected by a jury and feature:
    - clothing for men, women + kids
    - handbags + accessories
    - jewelry
    - art + home goods
    - ceramics + garden finds
    - plush, crochet + knit items
    - pet gear
    - craft kits & patterns
    - bath + body goodies and more!

  • CUESA Farmer's Market

    CUESA Farmer's Market

    Sunday, November 04

    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 »

  • Second Saturday

    Second Saturday

    Saturday, November 10

    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:


    LOCAL VENDORS! Would you like to be a part of Second Saturday? We'd love to have you! Please click here to apply.

  • Jack London Square Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Jack London Square Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Friday, November 30

    5 PM - 8 PM

    Ring in the holiday season with Jack London Square's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

    Oakland’s favorite holiday tradition promises to deliver holiday magic to the Oakland waterfront with the lighting of a spectacular 55-foot Mount Shasta Fir Tree adorned with 5,000 sparking white lights and 600 colorful ornaments.

    The festivities include live music and entertainment from local musicians and arts groups, holiday pop-up shops, and a special appearance by Santa Claus! As always, it's FREE to attend - with tasty treats and holiday drinks available for purchase.

    We'll also be hosting a donation drive to collect non-perishable foods, unwrapped toys, and gently worn coats for the Oakland Fire Department and One Warm Coat - please give back to your community and donate an item, big or small.