May 04 2016

Jack London Square’s Cartopia

Jack London Square's Cartopia 2016

Saturday, May 7  |  10:00am – 3:00pm

Throughout Jack London Square
Jack London Square rolls dozens of classic, exotic, old school, new school and muscle cars and trucks onto the Oakland waterfront, for a Cartopia auto extravaganza. From car buffs to casual enthusiasts, the waterfront will transform into an auto mecca showcasing rare and beautiful vehicles, along with a DJ spinning music and special awards. Make a day of it and enjoy this collection of four-wheeled treasures, along with delicious eats from the restaurants at Jack London Square.

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Apr 20 2016





We are located just off the ferry landing in Jack London Square. Take the ferry from San Francisco, enjoy great food and beverages in Jack London Square before or after picking up your rental.  We rent road, mountain and recreational bikes from Giant Bicycles; Xtracycle and Yuba cargo bikes.  The whole family can ride–we have tandems,  kids’ bikes, trailers and child seats on the Xtracycle Edgerunner and Yuba Boda Boda.  Our performance road bikes are the Defy 2, Bicycling Magazine’s Editor’s Choice, and the women-specific Liv Avail 2.

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Where to ride?  Whether you’re looking for a short ride to enjoy a picnic, an exhilarating ride with the best views of SF Bay, or to enjoy the popular tourist sites, there is no shortage of great bike rides in the Bay Area. We’ve compiled a few of them in the sidebar on the right, with more to come as we build out our new website.  We’ll even have space here for you to post your favorite ride.

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Apr 06 2016

Oakland School for the Arts Performs On Broadway!

Oakland School for the Arts Performs On Broadway!

Tuesday, April 12  |  6:00pm – 7:30pm

Foot of Broadway

Come to Jack London Square every Tuesday in April and May to listen to the wide variety of music coming out of Oakland School for the Arts!! From string ensembles to jazz combos, OSA offers a wide spectrum of styles providing students age 10-17 performance opportunities across The Bay Area as well as comprehensive study in music history, theory and performance practice.

Oakland School for the Arts is an accredited public charter school founded by Governor Jerry Brown in 2002. The school offers an immersive arts education for students in 6th -12th grade in a college preparatory setting, providing unique opportunities for learning, innovation, expression and personal growth. We are comprised of ten schools, or emphases: Literary Arts, Theatre, Vocal, Instrumental, Visual, Circus, Production Design, Dance, Figure Skating, and Digital Media.


  • Tuesday April 12 Wind Quintet
  • Tuesday April 19 Future Trio |Jazz Combo
  • Tuesday April 26 Piano Duo

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Mar 23 2016

Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv


The East Bay’s witty bunch of Senseless Bureaucrats will take your random suggestions and craft them into clever scenes to delight and amuse you. Watch the Senseless Bureau simultaneously write, act, and direct comedic sketches.

Featuring a variety of games and scenarios, the show is free, but food and drinks are available for purchase.

The Senseless Bureau | Free Improv Comedy Night
Every fourth Wednesday | 8-10 pm
Spice Monkey, 1628 Webster St., Oakland


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Mar 09 2016

2016 Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival



The Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival is coming back for Year 3! Woo! On Sunday, March 13th from 2:30pm to 5:00pm at the Market Building at Jack London Square,@eat Boston, Bison Organic Beer and Oakland Grown present the third annual Oakland Bacon and Beer Festival as a fundraiser for Oakland Grown. You can tell your pals about the event by inviting them or RSVPing here! Tickets go on sale RIGHT HERE on February 11th at 10AM! In the meantime, sign up on the email list to be the first to hear about any upcoming details.

The Bacon

alaMar, Bacon Bacon, Bellanico, Ben & Nicks, Calavera, Casa Cubana, Chickpea Chick, Chop Bar, Farm Burger, Fist of Flour Pizza Co, Grease Box, Kainbigan, Keena’s Kitchen, Lungomare, Marc 49 Restaurant, Memphis Minnie’s, Miss Arepita, Mo’Shroom Edible Productions, Nora Cocina Espanola, Plank, Prickly Pig Pork, Sugar in a Rush, Sweet Bar Bakery, Sweet Milalani, Tart Bakery

The Beer

Ale Industries, Almanac, Altamont Beer Works, Bison Organic Beer, Calicraft, Cleophus Quealy, Crooked City Cider, Diving Dog, Drakes Brewing, Eel River, Hermitage Brewing, Highwater Brewing, Iron Springs, Lagunitas, Magnolia Gastropub and Brewery, Mendocino Brewing Co, Merit Cider, New Belgium, Pacific Coast Brewery, Sierra Nevada, Speakeasy Ales and Lagers, Trumer Pils, Uncommon Brewers, William Tell Craft Hard Ciders by Cider Brothers

Details subject to change. This is a 21+ event.

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