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Oakland Dance Festival

Two days of outdoor fun at Jack London Square capped by huge free dance party
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The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for one day of fabulous rhythm and fun.

2018 Oakland Dance Festival
April 28-29, 2018 | Noon to 8 pm
Jack London Square, Oakland

The festival will showcase a dazzling array of dance genres including jazz, ballet, modern, hip-hop, folkloric dance and more. From little ones to professional adults, dancers of all ages will perform and celebrate the power of dance. In addition to performances, this event will feature workshops, master classes, and more.

This event ends with a large outdoor public dance party.

2018 Saturday Schedule


  • 30 minute F R E E Dance Classes
  • Afternoon Stretch: Christiane Crawford 12-12:30pm
  • Tajik Dances (Natalie Nayun) 12:30-1
  • Belly Dancing (Heaven) 1-1:30
  • Soca (Alicia) 1:30-2:00


Pre-show – A Look Back at The Artist from “The SF Movement Arts Festival”

Lucia August of Everybody Can Dance
Erin Parsley & Company
Requistedance Contemporary Modern
EMotion Arts
SF Pole & Dance featuring Amy Bond

3 pm – 6 PM

Opening Act- Carla Service hosting and performance with Dance-A-Vision

Stage Starts

Salsa Dreams
Ray of Light Performing Arts
Filhos de Bimba – California Bay Area school of Capoeira
Erin Parsley & Company.
EMotion Arts
Audience Dance Break with Alicia The Dance Dragon Slayer: Soca
Tiruchitrambalam School of Dance
Todavia-Cuban Popular.
Adara Dance Company
Asheq Collective
Kantuta Ballet Folklorico de Bolivia

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
DJ Dance Party (Audience) W/ DJ Page Hodel

2018 Sunday Schedule

Schedule is to be announced, but expect about 20 different dance troupes performing throughout the day capped by an outdoor dance party around 6pm.