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Tens of thousands of visitors expected at Eat Real Festival

Oakland, Calif. – September 18, 2019: The annual Eat Real Festival returns to the Port of Oakland’s Jack London Square for two days of feasting on specialty foods. Tens of thousands of visitors will attend this year’s largest event at the Oakland waterfront. The festival is family-friendly and features cooking demonstrations by Bay Area chefs,… Read More

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New event at Jack London Square Saturday

Oakland, Calif. – August 21, 2019: For the first time Jack London Square  welcomes the Oakland M.O.V.E.ment Festival (Motivating Others, Valuing Everyone), a fitness-focused event, to the waterfront this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-friendly community day is in its third year. The festival is focused on inspiring people of all ages… Read More

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Puppies and kittens at Jack London Square for Adopt-a-Thon

Oakland, Calif. – July 25, 2019:  Jack London Square welcomes the East Bay SPCA’s annual Adopt-a-Thon this Sunday where close to 30 local animal shelters and rescues come together. “The goal of the event is to raise awareness about the thousands of homeless animals in our community,” said East Bay SPCA CEO and President Allison… Read More

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“90s Experience” opens today in Jack London Square

Oakland, Calif. – July 12, 2019: The “90’s Experience”, a new interactive museum, celebrates the iconic music, fashion and pop culture of the years from 1990 to 1999. The exhibit opens to the public today in Jack London Square at 54 Washington St. Guests can take photos in front of the 90’s backdrops while seeing, smelling,… Read More

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Jack London Square free summer movies kick off tonight

Editors: See here for an overview video about events at Jack London Square. Oakland, Calif. – June 27, 2018: Waterfront Flicks at Jack London Square starts at sundown with the recent romantic comedy, Crazy Rich Asians, based on the best-selling novel. The free movies are every other Thursday evening and take place on the Ferry Lawn… Read More

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Port of Oakland boss states concerns over trade war with China

Oakland, Calif. – June 21, 2019: Port of Oakland Executive Director Chris Lytle is sounding an alarm over the trade war with China.  The veteran maritime leader this week warned that tariffs imposed by both sides threaten the U.S. economy.  He added that trade barriers could dry up his customers’ access to a major export market…. Read More

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