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Eat Real Festival at Jack London Square to draw big crowd

Oakland, CA – (Sept. 22, 2016): The Eat Real Festival 2016 is a multi-cultural eating extravaganza at the Oakland waterfront this weekend. The three-day event at the Port of Oakland’s Jack London Square draws tens of thousands of visitors. Admission is free. The event is family-friendly and runs Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25…. Read More

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Coastal cleanup volunteers to pitch in at Port of Oakland shoreline

Oakland, Calif.– September 15, 2016: Over 60,000 Californians are expected to clean up beaches and waterways for the annual California Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday. As part of the statewide effort, about 200 volunteers will gather at two Port of Oakland properties to clean up the shoreline. “This event is a wonderful opportunity for our… Read More

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Norwegian adds Boeing 787 nonstop service to Barcelona and Copenhagen

Oakland, CA – (Sept. 8, 2016): Together, Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) announce another major expansion from the increasingly popular San Francisco Bay Area airport to two new high demand destinations in Europe. Norwegian will launch its award winning Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights from OAK to Copenhagen, Denmark on March 25, 2017, followed by Northern California’s first… Read More

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How to become certified with the Port of Oakland

Oakland, CA.- August 3, 2016– Three instructional videos were unveiled today on the Port of Oakland website to help local firms get certified with the Port for business opportunities. The Port said the videos will help further promote local hiring and regional economic growth. “We are releasing these videos to show local businesses the ease… Read More

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Oakland International Airport sees 9.9% more passengers in June

Oakland, CA: (August 1, 2016) – A busy summer travel season has lifted passenger traffic at Oakland International Airport to a six-year high. The Airport reported today that 1,113,508 travelers passed through its terminal gates in June. It was the most passengers in a single month since March 2008. The Airport said passenger traffic was… Read More

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Website renaissance: new Airport technology takes off

Oakland, CA – (July 29, 2016): Visitors to the Oakland International Airport website today will be welcomed by a brightly colored, interactive homepage. Today, the Airport announces that it has completely redesigned its website at www.oaklandairport.com. The site’s bold new homepage features bright, scrolling graphics, clickable icons for all destinations reachable by OAK, and graphic… Read More

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Pedalfest returns to Jack London Square Saturday

Oakland, Calif.–July 21, 2016: Pedalfest rolls into Jack London Square, Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 11 AM to 6 PM. The free annual event celebrates all-things cycling at this Bay Area premier bicycle festival. In partnership with Bike East Bay, Pedalfest is anticipated to draw more than 20,000 biking enthusiasts to the Oakland waterfront. This… Read More

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Dancing Under the Stars returns to Jack London Square

Note: Please see short Dancing Under the Stars video here. Oakland, Calif. – June 22, 2016: It’s back! The free, Friday night dance lesson and party at the Port of Oakland’s Jack London Square is happening again this summer. Every Friday evening the Square transforms into a huge, outdoor dance party. “This is one of the… Read More

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