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“90s Experience” opens today in Jack London Square

Interactive exhibit kicks off weekend events at waterfront

Press Releases, Commercial Real Estate, Community
July 12th, 2019

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, tasting, touching, and hearing standouts from the decade. For details or tickets, visit experiencethe90s.com. Part of the proceeds from this exhibit will go to a local non-profit.

Tickets can only be purchased online for a specific timed entry. The “90s Experience” is between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. today and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

The “90s experience” highlights a full weekend of events expected to draw thousands of visitors to the waterfront. “Live on the Square” is every Friday night during the summer months. This family-friendly, free community event attracts locals and Bay Area residents for an Oakland outing.

Here’s the “Live on the Square” schedule of activities:

6 – 11 p.m.       DJ plays music at Franklin St. (between restaurants Forge & Plank)

7:30 – 8 p.m.    Pre-show DJ music on the Broadway Stage (foot of Broadway)

8 - 8:15 p.m.     Dance performance (Broadway Stage)

8:15 – 9 p.m.    Dance instruction

9 – 11 p.m.       Public dance party

Second Saturday, the monthly block party at Jack London Square, returns tomorrow with up to 50 vendors, live entertainment and food from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Every Sunday is Farmer’s Market at the Square between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Market customers connect directly with farmers and sellers offering fruits, vegetables, specialty foods and more. Free cooking demos are also part of the market.

Transportation options to the Square include the Alameda/SF Bay Ferry, Amtrak, biking, walking and driving. The free “B” Broadway shuttle runs Monday thru Friday, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. For directions to the Oakland waterfront and parking information, please 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 84,000 jobs in the region. 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
msandifur@portoakland.com

Mike Zampa
Communications Director
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1565
mzampa@portoakland.com