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Carnival Rides

  • Giant Fun Slide
  • Crazy Bus
  • Tea Cups
  • Arcade Games
  • Climbing Wall
  • Jump House
  • Toddler Train
  • Cotton Candy and
    more

 3 Live Music Stages 

This year’s Island Jam will feature 3 Live Music stages. Some of the Bay Area’s hottest bands will rock the Main Stage, the Community Stage and, making its debut, the Tiki Bar Stage. All new Tribute Bands, Rockin’ R&B, Island music and more will deliver an experience you’ll never forget.

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Food!! Food!! Food!! 

Foodies will be in taste bud heaven with this year’s lineup of international culinary pleasures. Come ready to eat your way down the street with entre options including Seafood, Poke, BBQ, Greek, Teriyaki and Mexican foods. Then satisfy your Sweet Tooth with delectable bites on every block.

 Thirsty Island Tiki Bar

Tiki Bars have a history of bringing the relaxed island vibe to wherever they are. Expanded for 2018 is the Thirsty Island Tiki Bar featuring Tropical Cocktails, the Tiki Bar Live Music Stage and room to relax. Escape the hustle and bustle and chill out with Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, License to Chill.

 Local Beverages on Tap
beer and wine

Thirsty fairgoers can choose from a variety of beverages produced locally at Alameda Point. We are proud to offer a variety of beers from Faction Brewing and Alameda Island Brewing, as well as, wine from local favorites, Rock Wall Wine Company and spirits from Alameda’s own St. George Spirits. We’re keeping it all in the family!

 Fine Arts and Crafts

We’re doubling the number of vendors for your shopping pleasure. Our all new line up of fine artists and crafts people from all over the Bay Area includes unique gifts, jewelry, clothing and more. The Island Jam is a great place to find the perfect Father’s Day gift for Dad, a wonderful thank you gift for Mom or get an early start on your holiday shopping.

Kids Zone 
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The Island Jam Kid’s Zone is two full blocks of delightful entertainment for kids of all ages. Thrill your little ones on the ever-popular Toddler Train or let them bounce, climb and slide in the Jurassic Park Bouncy House.  An abundance of action for kids age 6 to 60 fill out the Kid’s Zone from Haight to Pacific.

Ride Your Bike to the Event
Parked Bikes

There’s no reason to worry about where to park your car. Take advantage of Alameda’s new bike lanes along Shoreline Drive by riding your bike to the JAM. Free, secure parking will be provided in the fenced in parking lot near Otaez Mexican Restaurant at Webster Street and Pacific Avenue.