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Local Area Events

Things to Do in Beautiful Berkeley

Welcoming, relaxing, and thoroughly stunning, Berkeley, California, encapsulates the Bay Area lifestyle. At the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, you can experience it all, without the Bay Area price tag. Hike through regional parks, tour one of the nation’s preeminent public universities, or lose yourself in the city’s wonder — take a break from work and get to know this special place.

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35th Annual Berkeley Juneteenth Festival

South Berkeley's Five-block Alcatraz-Corridor
Mark this important holiday with our on-campus celebration focusing on fun, culture, live entertainment and activities for the whole family happening on June 19th, 2022, from 11am until 7pm.

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Chocolate and Chalk Art Festival

Gourmet Ghetto: Shattuck Avenue
Beautify your own piece of sidewalk, pick at gourmet chocolate, and wander among a string of festival booths.

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Solano Avenue Stroll

Solano Avenue
The East Bay’s largest street festival features over a mile of vendors, food booths, and amusement rides, and includes a 75-entry parade.

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2022 Oakland Día de los Muertos

International Boulevard, between Fruitvale Avenue and 42nd Avenue
Celebrate the colorful and festival Day of the Dead with world-class live music, family-friendly games, fun rides and Latin American artisans on October 30th from 10am until 5pm.

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Telegraph Holiday Fair

Telegraph Avenue, between Dwight Way and Bancroft Way
Get in the Christmas spirit at this streetside festival, complete with original artwork, artisanal crafts, and jovial light displays.

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