Special Events and Activities
4th of July 2016 at the Berkeley Marina
The Berkeley Marina plays host to one of the best 4th of July celebrations in the Bay Area featuring live music, carnival rides, food booths, magic shows and more. There is no cost for admission however there is a $15 per car charge for parking. Come on down for Food, Fun and Fireworks starting at noon this Fourth of July. Click on the event flyer to the left for more information.
The fireworks show is held every year at Berkeley Marina. The pyrotechnic display lasts approximately one half-hour and starts around 9:30. The display will be launched from a barge just south of the Berkeley Pier at the foot of University Avenue, but will be visible from all over the Marina and elsewhere. Automobile access is limited.
Berkeley Kite Festival August 30th & 31st at the Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Marina's Cesar Chavez Park has been the home for the annual Berkeley Kite Festival for the past 30 years. There is no cost for admission however there is a $15 per car charge for parking. This event has something for everyone: free kite making, music, food vendors, kite flying competitions, candy drop for kids and much more. Come to see some of the world's largest kites and stay for the food and the sun. Click on the event to the left for more information.
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With all these events- Please help us by carpooling and limiting the amount of trash you leave when you come. Please help keep our parks beautiful.
1. Berkeley Bay Festival Environmental education festival to highlight the wonderful organizations and opportunities we have here around San Francisco Bay. 11- 4 Adventure Playground, Music, Sailboat rides, Dragon Boat rides. Tour the new classroom and strawbale visitors center, and more. Check here and the link for updates as they happen.
2. Earth day Shoreline clean-up. Come to the Shorebird Park Nature Center at 160 University Ave. Berkeley, CA. 94710 for the background and safety talk. Here we will have you sign the waiver, show you the locations, distribute data cards and pencils, and buckets and gloves if you cannot bring your own. Clean-up areas will be around the inner harbor, Shorebird park and along University Ave. If you are interested in joining us, please send an email to : Naturecenter@cityofberkeley.info with the date you are interested in, your name, and names of any additional people their ages and if you can bring your own materials. Thank-you so much!See information below
Shoreline Clean-up Please click this link for more information.
Come clean-up our East Bay shoreline.
Be part of an international event On Sept. 17th 2016. that collects trash data to help the environment. Bring your own bags or buckets or if you can't, we will provide them and a raffle at the end. Staging area behind the Seabreeze Market at West Frontage Rood and University Avenue. Bring Gloves, water, sunscreen, hat, windbreaker. Groups of 10 or more please contact us for group information.
Regular Shoreline clean-up. Third Sat of each month. 9:30 a.m. Let us know how many people are in your party and the age range and we will provide information and materials if you can not bring your own. Call or email us at email@example.com