FAMILY FUN ZONE
(Frank Ogawa Plaza, in front of Oakland City Hall)
Oakland Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo
New this year: The acclaimed Oakland Symphony will host an interactive instrument petting zoo. Festival-goers are invited to pick up and play horns, strings and other instruments under the tutelage of local musicians and music instructors. A brass quintet from the Symphony will perform from 3:00 - 6:00 pm on the Plaza Stage. Be sure to check it out - fun for all ages!
Youth Arts Activities
Youth can enjoy hands-on arts activities organized by the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse and the Museum of Children’s Art. Plus learn science from the instructors at the Chabot Space & Science Center.
Fun & Games
Kid-friendly carnival rides *
* small fee
Two sensational days of music, food, fun
and art in beautiful downtown Oakland.