Eat Real Festival, Oakland


The Eat Real Festival at Oakland’s Jack London Square (September 19 – 21, 2014) is all about street food, fresh summer produce,  food competitions, chef demonstrations, live music, dance performances, handcrafted local beers, and ice cream sold from the back of a bicycle. The event is free and the food is oh so affordable. Think state fair, street-food fest, and block party rolled into one fun event.

eat real festivalAt the Eat Real Festival, participants learn where food comes from, who grows and makes it, and how they make it. Eat Real Festival attendance is 100% free of charge, all food at the festival costs $5 and less, and all food incorporates regionally-sourced, fabulous, and sustainably-produced ingredients.

DEAL: Eat Real Festival – OAKLAND offers free admission and free/cheap food.

WHEN: September 19 – 21, 2014.

  • Friday 1pm to 9pm
  • Saturday 10:30am to 9pm
  • Sunday 10:30am to 5pm

WHERE: Jack London Square, Broadway and Water Streets, Oakland, CA.

ALSO SEE: More San Francisco Bay Area Festivals, Parades, and Fairs


  1. Adrolinessky says

    Lots of food trucks and a wide variety of types of food. All the trucks I visited last year gave large portions of food for $5.

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