“Eats, Beats & Brews” Block Party: Salsa Dancing, Games & Beer Garden | Berkeley
Downtown Berkeley’s Eats, Beats & Brews block party is back with Salsa Sundays featuring live salsa music, along with a Drake’s Brewing outdoor beer garden every third Sunday from 12 noon to 6 pm from June through October.
Also, Games of Berkeley will be taking over part of the street for a Locally Grown Games Day where everyone can come meet game developers, try out new games and celebrate modern gaming. So whether you like music, game-playing or just chilling outside with a beer, this family-friendly block party is for you.
2016 Band Lineup:
- June 19 – Fito Reinoso y su Ritmo y Armonia
- July 17 – Somos El Son
- August 21 – Rumbache
- September 18 – Julio Bravo
- October 16 – N’Rumba
Free Dance Classes: For all those who don’t know how to salsa dance, Ruth Caspary of Latin Connection Dance will teach a couple of short basic salsa lessons before the bands go on, so that everyone can dance to the sizzling latin rhythms.
The outdoor block party is conveniently located across the street from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station. Attendees are encouraged to take public transportation, walk or bike. There are also many nearby public garages and parking lots for those arriving by car.