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 at the foot of Clay Street.

The event is family-friendly with pre-film festivities including trivia and prize giveaways. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to set up lawn chairs and bring blankets for a comfortable outing.

“It’s great to see so many people come to Jack London Square during the summer months to enjoy free outdoor events like Waterfront Flicks,” said Pam Kershaw, Port of Oakland Director of Commercial Real Estate. “It’s a place where you can be part of the East Bay community fun while enjoying this beautiful waterfront location.”

Waterfront Flicks 2019 schedule:

June 27        Crazy Rich Asians
July 11          A Star is Born
July 25         Bohemian Rhapsody
August 8      Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
August 22    Black Panther
Sept. 5          Mary Poppins Returns

Some of Jack London Square’s eateries will be offering specials for Waterfront Flicks. Pets are welcome at all Jack London Square restaurants that have outdoor dining, year-round. Ben & Jerry’s will be selling ice creams, sweets and hot chocolate from their mobile cart.

There are more than 55 free public events at Jack London Square throughout the year. Go here to see all activities offered at the Oakland waterfront or call (510) 645-9292. Transportation options to the Square include the Alameda/SF Bay Ferry, the Free “B” Broadway shuttle, public transit, biking, walking and driving. For directions to Jack London Square, go here.

About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland Seaport, Oakland International Airport, and nearly 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. The Port’s 5-year strategic plan – Growth with Care – pairs business expansion with community benefits, envisioning more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.

Media Contacts:
Marilyn Sandifur
Port Spokesperson
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1193
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Mike Zampa
Communications Director
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1565
[email protected]

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