The City of Oakley will host the annual Cityhood Celebration on Saturday, July 7th at the Freedom High School soccer basin located at the corner of Neroly Rd and O’Hara Ave.
This event commemorates the anniversary of Oakley incorporating as a city in 1999 and also celebrates our nation’s Independence Day.
The event starts at 6:00 p.m. Both admission and parking is FREE, however wristbands for unlimited use of children’s activities are $5. The wristbands are valid for all the activities on the upper and lower basin. Children ages 5 and under can receive a free wristband at the event. Wristband booths will be located on the walkway down from the school parking lot and also on the upper basin. Don’t wait in the long line though, as wrist bands are available for pre‐purchase at City hall now through July 5th.
This year’s activities will include glitter tattoos, face painting, giant slides, obstacle courses, the popular mechanical shark and surfboard rides, rock climbing wall, and bounce houses.
The food area has expanded this year to include food vendors on the upper basin as well as the main area. Food selections include: pizza, kettle corn, shaved ice, ice cream, frozen lemonade, gelato, acai bowls, steak sandwiches, gyros, burgers, hot dogs, lumpia, tri‐tip sandwiches, cotton candy, Dole Whip, sausage, and corn dogs.
A variety of vendors will be on hand, selling their wares and offering raffles and games. Guests are invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the music throughout the evening in anticipation of the spectacular fireworks show which begins at approximately 9:30 p.m.
Guests may bring a picnic dinner, but alcohol is not permitted. No fireworks or firecrackers are permitted. All bags, coolers, and large containers may be inspected. No glass containers permitted. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information, call (925) 625‐7044 or email: [email protected]