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Art + Soul Festival, Oakland


The Art + Soul Oakland is 2 days of hot bands, cool art, awesome food and great vibes in Downtown Oakland.

As the City of Oakland’s flagship festival that launched downtown’s cultural and economic renaissance, scores of local artisans featuring handcrafted works such as fine jewelry, paintings, woodwork, clothing, accessories, toys, home décor, musical instruments and more.

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.

Conveniently located in downtown Oakland adjacent to the 12th Street/City Center BART station, Art + Soul’s food vendors also feature a spectacular selection of cuisines from around the world. Let your taste buds travel the world by choosing from any of the high quality food vendors in the festival. A sampling of the fun eats includes:

  • Jambalaya, Gumbo and Crawfish Etoufee
  • Catfish, Snapper, Oysters, Crab Cakes , Shrimp and Hush Puppies with remoulade sauce
  • Ethiopian cuisine
  • Fried Chicken
  • Chicken Tikka Masala and Veggie
Featured Images / Pictures from The Photo Gallery
Art Car at Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2013, California
Bad to The Bone at Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2014, California
Bandaloop Vertical Dance at Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2014, California
Community Mural Painting at Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2013, California
Community Mural Project at Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2014, California
Family Fun Zone of Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2014, California
Smokey Luv BBQ at Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2014, California
The Porks of Hazzard at Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2014, California
Whiskey Rebellion at Downtown Oakland Art and  Soul Festival 2014, California