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21st Annual “Art & Soul Oakland” Free Festival (2023)

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Sunday, September 17, 2023 - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Frank H. Ogawa Plaza | 14th Street and Broadway, Oakland, CA

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Art + Soul Oakland is teaming up with AfroComicCon to present a FREE festival and interactive comics convention blending comics, art, media, technology, fashion, music, and culture.

Art & Soul Oakland 2023
Sunday, September 17, 2023 | Noon – 6pm
Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland

Musical acts include Latyrx & Friends (Lyrics Born and Lateef the TruthSpeaker) Yo-Yo, Suga-T and more celebrating 50 years of Hip Hop. Plus blues, jazz, scores of artisans, two food courts, an Afrofuturism-inspired fashion show and cosplay contest, and family activities with Liberation Park on the Road! AfroComicCon will transform the civic spaces inside Oakland City Hall into a cutting-edge multimedia and gaming expo, with panels, workshops, and celebrity guests for a one-of-a-kind comic-con experience! Easy to get to, free and fun for all ages.

“One of the Top 7 Bay Area Music Festivals to Get Your Groove On” – Culture Trip

“Best Music Festival” – East Bay Express

“Highlighted as a Must-See in Oakland’s Ranking as 15th Coolest City in America to Visit” – NY Times

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, In Person, Kids & Families, Live Music, Sponsored
Address: 14th Street and Broadway, Oakland, CA