Red, White and Blue day the Jack London Square way

Press Release

For Immediate Release
July 2, 2015

Red, White and Blue day the Jack London Square way

Free family festival on the Oakland waterfronte


Oakland, CA – July 2, 2015: Saturday, July 4, is a day of fun at the Port of Oakland’s Jack London Square with a free, family festival along the waterfront. Bay Area residents, visitors and families are invited to celebrate the holiday in the Square with music, food and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free family entertainment includes:

  • Balloon artists
  • Carnival games with an eco-twist
  • Clowns
  • Crafts
  • Face painters
  • Hula hoopers
  • Magicians
  • Performances
    • Dance-A-Vision
    • Kinetic Arts Circus Spire Youth Troupe
    • Oaktown Jazz
  • Petting zoo
  • Puppet shows
  • Riveropolis – kids create mini-river environments
  • Storytelling
  • Uncle Sam stilt walker

Daytime event only – no evening fireworks.

Fourth of July is one of 55 free public events throughout the year at Jack London Square. Go to to see the complete list of activities.

Jack London Square is located in Oakland on Broadway and Embarcadero and can be reached via car, bike, ferry or BART.

Visit or call 510-645-9292 for more information.


About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront. 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

Media Contact:

Robert Bernardo
Communications Manager
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1401
Click here to contact Robert Bernardo

Marilyn Sandifur,
Port Spokesperson
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1193
Click here to contact Marilyn Sandifur

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