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Jack London Square is hot spot for foodies and craft lovers

October weekend events highlight local vendors

Press Releases, Commercial Real Estate, Community
October 4th, 2018

Oakland, Calif. – October 4, 2018: Jack London Square hosts events in October designed to attract hundreds of food lovers, families and shoppers looking for unique items and taste experiences.

Here’s a rundown of the events:

  • Farmers Market, every Sunday rain or shine, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Buck, first and third Sundays of the month, Oct. 7 and Oct. 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Second Saturday, open-air market, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Farmers market provides local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options for visitors. The Buck runs concurrently with Farmers Market and includes a wide variety of local-makers and vendors selling unique clothing, jewelry and specialty food products.

Second Saturdays is a monthly, festive, open-air market on the waterfront, featuring up to 100 artisan vendors, children’s activities, live entertainment, and an array of food choices from local vendors and favorite eateries.

Transportation options to the Square include AC Transit, the Alameda/SF Bay Ferry, Amtrak, biking, walking and driving. For directions to the Oakland waterfront, please go here.

Farmers Market at Jack London Square video link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcBp8RWitxk

 

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

Marilyn Sandifur
Port of Oakland
Port Spokesperson
(510) 627-1193
msandifur@portoakland.com