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Jack London Square Art and Wine Festival celebrates local artists and regional vintners

Event includes closing ceremony for Oakland Mural Festival

Press Releases, Commercial Real Estate, Community
May 16th, 2018

See here for an overview video about the events at Jack London Square.

Oakland, Calif. – May 16, 2018: The Jack London Square Art & Wine Festival is Saturday at the Oakland waterfront at the foot of Broadway from noon to 5 p.m. The Festival will showcase artists, music, dancers, children’s activities and unique vendors. Attendees can purchase food and beverages including craft beers and small eats. The public can also participate in interactive art and enjoy live painting demonstrations.

Those who purchase wine tasting tickets will enjoy samples from more than 40 Northern California vintners. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit a local non-profit, The Stride Center. The organization jumpstarts careers in technology to empower economic and social mobility for local individuals and communities. Tickets can be purchased at: http://bit.ly/2oWF0wz.

The Oakland Mural Festival holds its closing ceremony in Jack London Square concurrent with the Art & Wine Festival Saturday, May 19. Bike tours are being offered to see the nine new murals being painted in the Jack London District as part of Oakland Art Month.

Muralists and other local artists are displaying some of their works at the Jack London Square pop-up gallery at 54 Washington Street on the ground floor. The exhibit is free and open to the public during the Art & Wine Festival.

There are over 55 free public events at Jack London Square. Go here to see all the activities at the Oakland waterfront.

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
msandifur@portoakland.com

Robert Bernardo
Communications Manager
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1401
rbernardo@portoakland.com

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