Art + Soul is accessible to wheelchair users. A.S.L. interpreters provided for select performances. Additional accessibility related information will be available at the Art + Soul Information Booth.

Map of 2014 Art + Soul Festival  


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What to Bring
 
Chairs and seating are available at all stages on a first-come, first-serve basis.
 
Guests are WELCOME to bring:
 
Low-Profile Beach Chair – (seat height of chairs not to exceed 6 inches)
-Seat Cushions
 
For your safety the following items are NOT allowed:
  • NO Cans or Glass Bottles
  • NO Coolers or Ice Chests
  • NO Alcoholic Beverages
  • NO Animals with the Exception of Service Animals
 
Transportation and driving directions to Art + Soul 
 
Art + Soul is conveniently located in downtown Oakland adjacent to the 12th Street/City Center BART station.
 
So, no matter where you live in the Bay Area, there is no better (or easier to get to) entertainment option that weekend.
 
Entrances at: 
  • 14th Street & Broadway 
  • 16th Street & San Pablo Avenue
  • Promenade beside City Center West Garage 
 
Free Attended Bike Parking:
Ride your bike to Art + Soul! Free attended bike parking service is available both days at the festival's 14th Street & Broadway entrance.
 
 
Public Transit: 
Art + Soul is easily accessible on BART from the 12th Street/Oakland City Center Station. As you exit the station, you will be directly at one of the festival's entrance gates at 14th Street and Broadway. (BART information: www.511.org or dial 511 on your telephone) 
 
Or take AC Transit to downtown Oakland, 14th & Broadway. (AC Transit information: www.511.org or dial 511 on your telephone.) 
 
 
Ferry Service: 
Enjoy a cruise en route to Art & Soul. Take the Alameda/Oakland ferry from San Francisco's Pier 39 or Ferry Building to Jack London Square.
 
From the Square either walk up Broadway or use the free AC Transit bus transfer attached to your ferry ticket and hop on a # 72, 72M or 72R bus at Broadway and Third Street. (Ferry information: www.sanfranciscobayferry.com
 
 
Amtrak: 
From the Capitol Corridor route, transfer to BART at either the Richmond or the new Oakland Coliseum station and get off at Oakland 12th Street/City Center station. 
 
From the San Joaquin line, transfer to BART at the Richmond station, board any train and get off at Oakland 12th Street/City Center station. 
 
Or, take either route to Jack London Square and hop on AC transit’s 72 or 72M Line to 14th and Broadway in downtown Oakland. 
 
To book tickets on either route, visit Amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL. 
 
 
Parking: 
Please take public transportation as parking is very limited. The City Center West Garage at 12th & Martin Luther King, Jr. Way will be open for parking all day for $5 (max. capacity: 1000 cars). Limited street parking is also available.

 
Driving directions: 
 
FROM CONCORD/WALNUT CREEK:
Take Hwy-24 West towards Oakland
Hwy-24W becomes I-980 W
Take the 11th Street/12th Street exit
Turn Left onto 11th Street
Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Park in the City Center West Parking garage at the corner of 12th & Martin Luther King for $5
 
FROM THE PENINSULA AND SAN FRANCISCO:
Take the Bay Bridge eastbound towards Oakland
Take I-580 East towards Hwy-24/Downtown Oakland/Hayward/Stockton
Take I-980 towards Downtown Oakland
Take the 11th Street/14th Street exit
Turn Left onto 11th Street
Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Park in the City Center West Parking garage at the corner of 12th & Martin Luther King for $5
 
FROM THE NORTH BAY:
Take I-580 across Richmond/San Rafael Bridge
Take I-80 towards Oakland
Take I-580 East towards Hwy-24/Downtown Oakland/Hayward/Stockton
Take I-980 towards Downtown Oakland
Take the 11th Street/14th Street exit
Turn Left onto 11th Street
Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Park in the City Center West Parking garage at the corner of 12th & Martin Luther King for $5
 
FROM THE SOUTH BAY:
Take I-880 North towards Oakland
Take I-980 East towards Hwy-24/Walnut Creek
Take the 11th Street/14th Street exit
Turn Right onto 11th Street
Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Park in the City Center West Parking garage at the corner of 12th & Martin Luther King for $5
 
FROM SACRAMENTO:
Take I-80 West towards Oakland
Take I-580 East towards Hwy-24/Downtown Oakland/Hayward/Stockton
Take I-980 towards Downtown Oakland
Take the 11th Street/12th Street exit
Turn Left onto 11th Street
Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Park in the City Center West Parking garage at the corner of 12th & Martin Luther King for $5
 
FROM STOCKTON/MODESTO/FRESNO:
Take I-580 West towards Oakland
Take I-980 towards Downtown Oakland
Take the 11th Street/12th Street exit
Turn Left onto 11th Street
Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Park in the City Center West Parking garage at the corner of 12th & Martin Luther King for $5

 

 


Two sensational days of music, food, fun 
and art in beautiful downtown Oakland.
            
 

 


 
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