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 Berkeley Bay Festival 

The Berkeley Bay Festival is canceled. The Berkeley Marina/Harbormaster's Office is open.

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Saturday April 18, 2020 11am - 4:00pm  
Shorebird Park, 160 University Ave, Berkeley CA, 94710 
  Come to the FREE Berkeley Bay Festival at the 
Berkeley Marina!

 April 18, 11-4 p.m. Enjoy hands-on educational activities and learn about organizations helping to protect the Bay and its wildlife. A variety of live music for all ages will play throughout the day and there will be an assortment of food vendors. Take a sailboat ride or paddle a Dragon Boat. Build with recycled materials in Adventure Playground. All ages are welcome. 

New this year will be a Bay wildlife-themed costume parade!  

      Main Event   

All Participating organizations will have fun hands-on activities, games or crafts! 
Eat great food, listen to great music and acts!  

BBF Field

  Downtown Rhythm Photo

 Shorebird Park Stage
 2020 Lineup TBA

2019 Lineup 
              11:30am-12:30pm The Bug Family Band
              12:45pm-1:30pm: Asheba (Children's Set) 
              1:45pm-2:30pm: Downtown Rhythm 
              2:45pm-3:45pm Asheba (Carribean Dance Set)
                                                                                                 Asheba Headshot   Bug Family Band



Free Boat Rides 
Take a sailboat ride with Cal Sailing Club or paddle a Dragon Boat with Dragon Max! 




Kids of all ages are encouraged to build, paint, climb, and ride the zip line. Parents must supervise their children in the park and sign the waiver as they enter.   
open from 11am-4pm.   
For more information about Adventure Playground, click here. 

 We encourage public transportation (AC Transit 81 bus) and carpooling. 
Bike parking available.
Contact us: 

Phone: 510-981-6720
Email: naturecenter@cityofberkeley.info
Address: 160 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710



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