News Releases

  • Oakland Athletics Media Release

    January 19, 2017

    The Oakland Athletics will host their annual FanFest, presented by CSN California, on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Jack London Square. The free event will offer fans exclusive access to current players, coaches and broadcasters through autograph and photo opportunities and Q&A sessions.
  • JACK LONDON SQUARE ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING LIGHTS UP ON DECEMBER 2

    November 14, 2016

    Jack London Square brings holiday magic to the Oakland waterfront with a festive annual tree lighting ceremony on Friday, December 2, from 5 PM to 7 PM. Locals and visitors are invited to experience a merry evening that will culminate with the lighting of the spectacular 55-foot Mt. Shasta Fir Tree adorned with 5,000 sparking white lights and 600 colorful ornaments.
  • PEDALFEST ROLLS INTO JACK LONDON SQUARE ON JULY 23

    July 05, 2016

    All-things bicycling return to the Oakland waterfront for 2016 Pedalfest, one of the biggest bicycle festival in the country taking place on Saturday, July 23, at Jack London Square. Commuters, roadies, fixie riders, families, and bicyclists young and old are invited to join in the fun at this annual bicycle bonanza presented by Jack London Square, Bike East Bay and Bay Area Bikes.
  • Jack London Square Farmers Market FAQ

    April 19, 2016

    CUESA will become the new operator of the Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland in May 2016. Visit : www.cuesa.org
  • CUESA to Become New Operator of Jack London Square Farmers Market

    April 15, 2016

    CUESA (the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is excited to announce that it will begin operation of the Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland in May.
  • JACK LONDON SQUARE OVERVIEW

    February 01, 2016

    Situated along the scenic Oakland/Alameda estuary, Jack London Square serves as a vibrant destination in Oakland bringing together food, entertainment, business, commerce, recreation, artists and exciting events year-round.
  • TALL SHIPS TO SPEND 52 DAYS IN FOUR BAY AREA PORTS STARTING FEB. 20

    January 29, 2016

    Oakland, Calif. -- Two regular tall ship visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area will spend seven weeks and three days in four ports hosting school children and the public for tours and excursions.
  • Jack London Square Events

    January 25, 2016

    Oakland's picturesque Jack London Square offers a diverse range of free events throughout the year making it one of the San Francisco Bay Area's top spots for entertainment.
  • Jack London Square Dining

    January 21, 2016

    Jack London Square is one of the top restaurant and entertainment destinations in the San Francisco Bay Area, situated on the picturesque Oakland waterfront. From haute cuisine to Pan-American and artisan pizza to an impressive raw bar, there is truly something for everyone at this one-of-a-kind food mecca.
  • Oakland Is The New Waterfront Destination

    July 08, 2015

    Just in time for summer, Visit Oakland is excited to announce a slew of brand new attractions to the Oakland waterfront, making it the one-stop shop for boaters and land-dwellers alike! In addition to kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding from California Canoe & Kayak, plentiful waterfront dining options, and the Oakland Urban Wine Trail, Oakland now has even more to offer.
  • THRIVING OAKLAND WATERFRONT MAKES JACK LONDON SQUARE THE PERFECT DESTINATION FOR BOATERS

    April 06, 2015

    Situated along the Oakland/Alameda estuary, Jack London Square is Oakland's only publicly accessible mixed-use waterfront area making it the perfect daytrip destination for boaters looking to enjoy recreation, dining and entertainment. 
  • Jack London Square Ventures Announces Agreement with Trifecta Management Group for Major Entertainment Concept at Jack London Square

    March 13, 2014

    Oakland, CA – Today, Jack London Square Ventures, a joint venture between Ellis Partners LLC and DivcoWest, announced that it reached an agreement with Trifecta Management Group for a major dining and entertainment concept for the Pavilion Building that formerly housed a Barnes and Noble in Oakland’s Jack London Square Development. The city block sized site, located at 98 Broadway, includes a 34,000 sq. ft. building and a 15,000 sq. ft. outdoor plaza and lies at the center of the 9 block project.
  • Jack London Square Brings Jack of All Trades to the Waterfront

    January 01, 2014

    The Jack of All Trades will fill the Jack London Square Market Building with 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.
  • About the Redevelopment Of Historic Jack London Square

    Jack London Square is located on Oakland’s scenic and historic waterfront, just blocks away from downtown. The Square comprises 11 city blocks. Since the days of the Gold Rush, Oakland’s waterfront has been a destination for ships from across the globe and produce trucks from throughout California.