4TH OF JULY @ Berkeley Marina

Monday, , noon-10pm
20th Anniversary




The Afro Funk Experience

Tito y Su Son de Cuba brings you a cornucopia of authentic high energy Cuban music -- rumba, guaracha, son, boleros and son montuno to name a few. Tito is a flawless and engaging showman with energy that is totally contagious. Come ready to enjoy this stimulating and engaging music performed by Tito y su son de Cuba.

Sauce Piquante

The Queue is a 6-piece cover band that loves all genres of music and will get you off your feet. Their rocking sound includes music by The Pretenders, Tom Petty, Ray Charles, Bob Marley, Journey, The Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt and more. Come dance to Eve Graham on vocals; Dave Coltoff on guitar; Kevin Hines on sax; Brad Ricards on keyboard; Phil Haves on bass; and Julia Wolley on drums.

Adrienne Shamszad

The Rusty String Express celebrates string band traditions of the past while creating original music with unique and familiar flavors. Aaron Balano on dobro, Alison Bailey Streich on violin, Greg Dunn on bass and Steve Cornell on guitar. Interspersed throughout their set are exciting versions of familiar tunes. They tip their collective hat to Thelonius Monk, Dave Brubeck, The Meters, Duke Ellington, Django Reinhart, Van Morrison, The Cramps...and, of course, a handful of ragtime, Irish, old time, bluegrass and American tunes. There's something for everyone!

Lee Waterman & Jazz Caliente

Sam Siegel organizes the Afro Cuban Drumming Performance on the point south of Cal Sailing Club. As their rhythms carry out over the water, you can dance along side their group.

Lee Waterman & Jazz Caliente

Troupe Tangiers and Sharifa's Habbibis recreate traditional dances from North Africa, Turkey, and the Middle East. Their joyous celebration of women's bodies through the ancient art of Belly Dance is created and directed by the talented dancer, Sharifa Ohanesian.

Berkeley Kite Festival octipile kitesDragon Boats - 4th of July Berkeley Marina Glo Spinners Glo Glovess Flag face paintingBlue Green bounce Giant Slide Mini Train Pink Dino BouncePony RidesZippy PetsGiant SlideBubble FunHappy 4th of July!Berkeley fireworks

Entertainment Schedule

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210 University Ave.

Art by RTYSTIK.com • Sound by Fonky Rob
12:00-1:15 Troupe Tangiers & Sharifia’s Habibis
1:30-3:00 The Rusty String Express
3:15-5:00 US Air Force Band of the Golden West
5:15-7:15 The Queue
7:30-9:30 Tito y Su Son de Cuba

In Shorebird Park

1:00 Comedy Juggler – Frisco Fred
2:00 Magician – Jack Alexander
3:00 Zappo the Magician
4:00 The King of Mistake Music! – Adam Gottstein
4:30 Magical Nathaniel
5:00 Unique Derique


12:00-5:00 Free Dragon Boat Rowing Rides on K Dock
12:00-8:00 Kite Flying in Cesar Chavez Park
12:00-8:00 Adventure Playground, Waterballs, Bungee Trampoline in Shorebird Park
12:00-9:30 Arts & Crafts, Non-profit, and Light Up the 4th booths
12:00-9:30 Giant Slide, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Nerf Tag, Sumo Soccer, Mechanical Bull in Skates Parking Lot
12:00-9:30 Inflatable Park, Train Rides, Face Painting, Food Booths on the Ferry Dock
12:00-9:30 Free Photo Booth: Main Stage Area
Sponsored by Looking Glass Photo & Camera
Looking Glass Photo & Camera
12:00-10:00 Free Valet Bike Parking near Adventure Playground sponsored by AT&T
AT&T Careers
12:00-10:00 Food Trucks & Food Booths in L & M lots and on the Ferry Dock
1:00-6:00 Afro Cuban Drumming Performance in the SE corner of the Marina
2:00-6:00 Benjamin Glasgow on Steel Drums in the Food Court
6:00-8:00 Sean Lee: A One-Man Band in the Food Court
9:35PM End of Pier: Fantastic Fireworks Show
Presented by the City of Berkeley


Cops & ShoppersCops & Shoppers

Food CourtFood Court

Balloon Twister ­ Chris AbbeBalloon Twister Chris Abbe

Zappo the MagicianZappo the Magician

Glitter TattoosPhoto Booth
Sponsored by
Looking Glass Photo & Camera

Glitter TattoosJack Alexander - Magician

The King of Mistake Music! Adam GottsteinThe King of Mistake Music! Adam Gottstein

Glitter TattoosGlitter Tattoos

Comedy Juggler Frisco FredComedy Juggler Frisco Fred

Magical NathanielMagical Nathaniel

Unique Derique!Unique Derique!


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