The City of Berkeley,Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department and the Marina Experience Program present the Bay Festival, at the Berkeley Marina on
Sat., April 8, 2017
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
This wonderful FREE event first happened 80 years ago when the Marina first opened in 1937. The Bay Festival now showcases activities and environmental education that are available here at the Marina and all around the region. Come celebrate the Earth and our Bay by listening to music, eating wonderful food, and enjoying a day by the Bay.
Held outdoors in Shorebird Park, 160 University Ave. Berkeley CA. This event is for all ages, providing information for you. Visit our Straw bale "green" building and pick up information about solar products and insulated windows from the exhibitors here. In addition, groups will have summer program offerings and locations you can go to for educational trips.
Come pick up a Passport to the Bay with all these wonderful groups listed in it. If you go to each table and do the activity they provide, you can learn amazing things!
Come see the E.B.R.P.D. mobile fresh water fish exhibit. These large fish are found locally in the delta and lakes nearby. Make sure you stop by our classroom to see our 200 gallon salt water native fish tanks and fresh water native fish tanks.
In 2016, Our food vendors were: India Gourmet and Endless Summer Sweets.
In 2017 if you are interested in vending for our event, Please contact us.
The entertainment will be spirited with Gary Lapow -children's music in the morning , Dana Smith an entertaining juggler, Lee Waterman Trio and The Bay Area Back Pages (Oldie Goldies), jamming for you.
The Adventure Playground will be open for children to build with hammers, nails, saws and paint ( with parental supervision).
ON THE WATER! Dragon Boats, Cal Sailing Club and "New" Kayaking will provide a first hand experience on the Bay.