Jack London Square Begins New Tradition with a “Crab Crawl”

JLS, Oakland, CA -- In celebration of the Bay Area’s Dungeness crab, one of our richest culinary treasures, Jack London Square presents its first annual Crab Crawl on Saturday, March 24 from 10AM – 5 PM.

Published: March, 2007 

Get to Oakland to grab some crab, catch live sounds, play all day

All day activities include:

• Crab cooking demonstrations from Chef John Silva from the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market

• Fresh crabs for sale

• Fresh cooked crab by the plate

• Crab and seafood vendors

• Crab and other fishing boats

• Day-long music and entertainment

• Arts & crafts booths and activities

• Face painting and free jump houses for children

• Dockside tours on tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain (10 AM – 1 PM)

• A Battle Sail between the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain (2 – 5 PM)

• Netting the traps demonstrations

• Net hanging demonstrations

• Educational programs by Crab Cove, Fishing Families Outreach and the Half Moon Bay Fishermen’s Marketing Association

It’s a full day of great food, fun and education for all. Join us for the freshest crab and help support our local fishermen and fishing families! For more information, visit www.jacklondonsquare.com.