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2014 Sunday Streets Berkeley | 17-Block-Long Street Party

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Shattuck Avenue | Shattuck Avenue and University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

2014 Sunday Streets Berkeley | 17 Block Long Street PartyInspired by San Francisco, Berkeley will once again throw a giant street party as Shattuck Avenue will be car-free for 17 blocks from Rose Street to Haste Street for more than a mile-long street party with cycling, skating, gamesdancing, dodgeball, a hip hop cipher, acro yoga, live music, hooping, free bike repair and more on the open streets.

2014 Sunday Streets Berkeley
Sunday, October 12, 2014 | 11 am to 4 pm
Shattuck Ave from Haste to Rose, Berkeley

2014 Sunday Streets Berkeley | 17 Block Long Street Party2014 Activities

FROM ROSE to VINE: North Hub anchored by Rock the Bike & their pedal-powered stage

  • 3-5 pm: Acroyoga and Hula-Hooping demos by Athletic Playground
  • Free Hula-Hooping Classes by Hoop Power
  • Pedal Powered Music by Rock the Bike
    • 11 am – 12 pm -TBD
    • 12 – 1 pm – The Blondies
    • 1 – 2 pm – Bicicletas Por La Paz
    • 2 – 3 pm – Thunderground Collective
    • 3 – 4 pm – Melted State
    • 4 – 4:45 pm – DJ
  • Art show by 50/50 Art Studio: The show will feature 50 pieces of art all based on light, with 10 different mediums including metalsmithing, sculpture, photography, glasswork, textile design, lighting design, ceramics, encaustics, drawing/painting and written word.
  • Family and kid friendly games by JCC East Bay
  • Buy Local Berkeley and the West Berkeley Design Loop Information and interactive games promoting shopping at local independent businesses
  • Mah Jongg revival games by Mah Jongg for Everyone

Vine Street Block Party in the Gourmet Ghetto by the North Shattuck Association (not official Sunday Streets Berkeley programming)

  • Wine & Beer Garden hosted by Vintage Berkeley, eats from The Local Butcher Shop, artisan and local independent businesses. Live performances by:
    • Kasia Kugay
    • Adrian West Trio
    • Lewiston Jazz Quintet
    • A Talent for Mischief Trio

FROM VINE to CEDAR: Gourmet Ghetto

  • Kitchen on Fire Cooking School: Open House and live filming for their new ‘How To & How NOT To” video series. Live audiences are welcome.
  • The Seratonins: 12:30-3 pm, hosted by M. Lowe & Co. 
  • M. Lowe & Co. is partnering with PEACE Out Loud (peace education and arts creation for everyone) to bring a Bejeweled Pumpkin Craft to the Walden booth in front of M. Lowe and Company during Sunday streets from 2-4 pm
  • Free body work demos and workshops by Berkeley Sauna & Acupuncture: Bodywork demo and workshops w/ musicians & healing background music
  • Family Activities hosted by Grace North Church
  • Massage Therapy for Pain Relief by The Body Technician
  • Andronico’s Community Market: Free sampling by local artisanal food purveyors throughout the store
  • Berkeley Chess School: Table games & giant chess


  • Live Music by Hernandez Hideaway from 12-2 pm in front of Peets Coffee
  • Special menu and outdoor seating at Guerilla Cafe
  • Berkeley Rotary Club: The Rotary Club will be instructing participants in how to make WAPIs (Water Purification Indicators)
  • Kid’s Arts & Crafts activities with The Academy


  • Create-with-Nature Zone by Zach Pine hosted by ACCI Gallery. Join in a collaborative artistic expression with bamboo, branches, flowers, and other wonders of nature.
  • Eden Arts: Multidisciplinary art activities hosted by ACCI Gallery
  • Climate Art: Ice Installation by Carter Brooks
  • Create your own earring jewelry by Baubles & Beads – benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Arts & Crafts with Archway Middle School
  • Knitter’s circle with Claddah Knitters: drop-ins welcome. Fiber arts demonstrations from drop spindle spinners, spinning wheel spinners, and crochet demonstrations
  •  Sticky Art Lab
  • Ragged Wing Ensemble – All ages mask making and clown lessons (1-2:30 pm)
  • Red Cross Bay Area: First Aid


  • Yoga Kula offering free yoga & pilates classes, live yogi music & free chair massage
  • Crowden School: Performances & Instrument Petting Zoo
  • Live music TBA

FROM FRANCISCO to DELAWARE: Community Corner: East Bay non-profit and social organizations

  • Music Jam hosted by Jon’s School of Music and the Firehouse North Art Collective
  • Berkeley Rent Board: Free housing counseling on landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities
  • Register to Vote by League of Women Voters and Alameda County Registrar of Voters
  • Ecology Center presents: Hula hoops, jump rope, sidewalk chalk, “Shooting for Sustainability” (aka plastic and alcohol-free Beer Pong) and “Health Awareness Jeopardy
  • Rebuilding Together: Interactive games, info to help low income seniors and people with disabilities make home repairs and live independent lives
  • Tibetan Aid Project

FROM DELAWARE to HEARST:  Plants & Animals

  • Berkeley Lion’s Club: Interactive education – White Cane and Service Dog Street Etiquette – helping the visually impaired travel the streets of Berkeley
  • Water Conservation tips by East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)
  • California Native Plant Society
  • Feral Cat Foundation
  • Berkeley Pathwanderers
  • Interactive dance performance about endangered species by the Institute of Population Studies
  • The Berkeley Project


  • Triple Rock Brewery: On-site brewery tours every hour on the hour & bluegrass band
  • Street soccer games for kids & young adults by Pacific Soccer Training
  • Kaiser PermanenteKaiser Permanente staff and volunteers will be handing out health education material focused on healthy eating and exercise, promotional items and asking visitors to spin the prize wheel
  • Health info services by Future Academy
  • KPFA Radio
  • Alameda County Heath Services information: Medi-Cal, Children & Family Services
  • Future Academy


  • Missing Link Bicycle Cooperative Free safety checks/tune-up adjustments and trade-in assessments
  • Middle Eastern Traditional Music & belly dancing hosted by the Turkish Kitchen, by Troupe Tangiers & Sharifa’s Habibis
  • Bicycle activities led by Bike East Bay

FROM UNIVERSITY to ADDISON (West Side): Fun & Games

  • Free bike tune-ups (Safety checks & tune-up recs) by Mike’s Bikes
  • Free yoga classes from 11 am-4 pm by Yoga to the People
  • Kids activities by 360 Kids: Children’s activities and music
  • Dance performances by Danse Lumiere

FROM UNIVERSITY to ADDISON (East Side): Art & Innovation

  • Art & Innovation Area
  • Science@Cal: Interactive science projects and Endangered Desert Tortoise ‘Noodles’ guest appearance; learn about the different parts of fruits and vegetables, science illustration (drawing), and a table-top card games
  • MoreLab
  • SoundFit: 3D scanner demos with Type A Machine 3D Printers
  • Inkworks
  • Kids games, free giveaways and prize wheel by Comcast


  • Berkeley Half Marathon – Free race swag and raffling off 5K and Half Marathon Race registrations all day
  • Livable Berkeley
  • La Pena Culture Club’s La Bomba Club: Puerto Rican Drumming and Dancing
  • Red Cross Bay Area: First Aid


  • Batala San Francisco: Brazilian Drumming and dancing
  • Games of Berkeley: Game demos & hula-hoops
  • Kid’s games and fun with Clif Kid: Free healthy, organic snacks for kids to nourish them throughout the day
  • SF MOMA on the Go! Arts & Crafts
  • Pop-up exhibit of “The Lexicon of Sustainability” by The David Brower Center


Downtown Eats, Beats & Brews Salsa Block Party by Downtown Berkeley Association & Salsa Vale Todo (not officially part of Sunday Streets Berkeley), 12-6 pm

  • Rumbaché: Live Cuban Salsa band and Dance Pavilion
  • Salsa lessons and demos by Salsa Vale Todo from 12-6 pm in the Salsa Demo Pavilion
  • DJ Antonio spinning timba, salsa, meregue, rumba, rock and more
  • Food with outdoor cafe seating and Drake’s Brewing Company beer garden
  • Bike Valet – by Sports Basement

FROM CENTER to ALLSTON : Downtown hub

  • Hip Hop Dance performances hosted by Orlando Williams (aka) DJ O Aces and
    B-Side Cipher featuring live Hip-Hop bands and beatmakers including:

    • Khafre Jay (HipHopForChange)
    • Coco Peila
    • Rashidi Omari (Destiny Arts Center)
    • Students For Hip Hop at Cal
  •  Sustainable Transportation Partners
    • Bay Area Air Quality Management District: Sign up for Spare the Air Alerts and share your ideas about air quality concerns – free branded gifts to participants
    • Alameda County Transportation Commission
    • Bubbles, hula hoops, hopscotch, jump rope hosted by City Car Share
    • Zipcar

FROM ALLSTON to KITTREDGE: Sports & Recreation

  • Skateboard park presented by City of Berkeley Recreation
  • Habitot Children’s Museum: Kid’s craft activities with Habitot Children’s Museum
  • The Optician: Free eyeglass adjustments
  • City of Berkeley Parks & City of Berkeley Recreation:
    • Tot/Pre-K Wee Play Area including active games and crafts for youth under 5 years old
    • Kids activities for ages 5+: Sports and games, Tai Chi (ages 15 yrs and over); face-painting and side walk chalk skate park
    • Art and science activities including Bubble Fun, Blow Paint Art, and much more


  • 3:00-5:00 pm: Berkeley Public Library: Petting zoo in front of the library. Meet a variety of animals – sheep, a giant tortoise, a rabbit, or a pot-bellied pig – who knows? Look for the Library on Wheels bikes, too.
  • Berkeley Public Library’s “Library On Wheels” bikes are equipped with a mobile hotspot for wifi, get your library card and check out books, movies, and eBook downloads on the go
  • Bay Area Book Festival: Old fashioned typewriter typing contest
  • Get your Tango on with Argentine Tango Club, demos and performances


  • Recreational Adult Dodgeball League’s interactive dodgeball speed contest: How fast can you throw?
  • Filipino Martial Arts by Eskabo Daan  and Crossbone FMA: Showcase Filipino Martial Arts (Escrima) and offer mini-lessons in traditional forms like sinawalis to interested passers-by
  • Girls on the Run: interactive crafts
  • Ralph Gracie Jui Jitsu
  • Capoeira demonstrations by the Capoeira Arts Foundation


  • Capoeira with Filhos de Bimba Bay Area: demo classes and demonstrations by current students of Capoeira Regional
  • Arts & crafts plus free typewriter haiku by Pegasus Books
  • Live music by
    • Mud Fence (Bluegrass)
    • Dirty Cello
  • Sierra Club: Environmental Art Projects for kids and adults
  • Tap dance interactive performance and demo by I’m Tapan

FROM CHANNING to HASTE: Family Fun Zone hosted by Sports Basement

    • Albany Berkeley Soccer Club Academy: Street soccer, soccer drills and kicking skills games
    • Family Fun Zone plus free bike tune-up recommendations & safety checks by Sports Basement
      • Yoga Classes
      • Bike Maintenance
      • Free Hydration for Yoga
      • Sports Basement Booth
    • Clowning Around Balloon Art by Alan Kahn
    • Storytelling with the Berkwood Hedge School

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Club / DJ, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Live Music
Address: Shattuck Avenue and University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

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