This year marks the tenth anniversary of Art and Soul, Oakland’s live music and art festival in downtown Oakland. The event takes place on Saturday, August 21st and Sunday, August 22nd. This year’s lineup features well known groups, including Cake, MC Hammer, En Vouge, Tony! Toni! Toné! as well as local East Bay talent. The event also features a Family Fun Zone for kids, art and artistic creations for purchase, lots of yummy food, and more! Tickets are available for purchase online. To purchase tickets and find out more information, check out their website here.
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Pacific Coast Brewing is finally legal! The company is celebrating 21 years in Oakland this October and wants you to join in the festivities! They will kick off their two day celebration on Friday, October 16, with live music, food, birthday cake, and, of course, beer, including their special 21st Anniversary Imperial IPA. The celebration will continue on Saturday night, October 17, with more live music and beer. Come on down! For more info, check out the party’s website.
Oakland’s Dimond District is hosting their annual Oaktoberfest this Saturday, October 10, celebrating all that is October and Oakland! This is Oakland’s Family-Friendly Craft Beer Festival, featuring a kid’s area, live music, and good food and drink, including a German Style Homebrew Competition. Come get October started off right with Oaktoberfest! For more details, check out the event’s website.
This year’s Art & Soul Oakland Festival will be moving from Labor Day weekend to mid August. For $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and kids age 13-17 and 12 and under free you can come and see Shawn Colvin, BoDeans, Bobby Caldwell, or Frankie Lee–among a plethora of other talent that will be performing. Not only will there be amazing live entertainment, there will also be art shows, dancing, food, local artisans and vendors, and more. This year, all food vendors will be using compostable plates, cups, and utensils too because the festival is going green! There will be recycling and compost stations throughout the event area. The festival will be in downtown Oakland and has multiple entrances. For more information about this year’s extravaganza, click here.
Come to Jack London Square on August 28, 29, or 30 to taste the best of the Bay Area’s street foods. There will be taco trucks, fresh produce, craft foods, ice cream vendors, and Northern California beers. For more information, click here.
Come taste wine from 15 local wineries at the 4th annual Urban Wine Experience. The event will be held from 2:00PM until 5:00PM on August 8, location TBD. There will also be regional foods and live entertainment! For more information, click here.