Easily accessed by BART, the Oakland Art + Soul Festival will take over downtown Oakland with live music, food, artist's booths and a kid zone for two days, August 20 and 21. Free attended bike parking and ferry access are also rounding out the transit options.
Children under 12 are free while adult admission costs $15. (Teens and seniors cost $7)
Art + Soul Festival hours:
Saturday, July 28, 2018 Noon to 6pm
Sunday, July 29, 2018 Noon to 6pm
The Family Fun Zone includes hands-on art activities (free); carnival-style rides (small fee); and circus shows and workshops sponsored by the Kinetic Arts Center of Oakland. Find this segment of the festival on 12th Street between Broadway and Clay. (Exit BART at 12th Street.)
Beyond the activities specifically designed for kids, Oakland's Art + Soul is an opportunity to see murals, gospel music, break dancing and other cultural treats of Oakland.
[Photo from artandsouloakland.com]