Frequently Asked Questions

DATES + LOCATIONS

Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews takes place Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 12-5 PM on the Parade Lawn at 950 W Mall Square, Alameda Point, Alameda, California. 

21+ 

Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews is a 21+ event. No one under the age of 21 will be permitted to enter.

CAN I BUY TICKETS OVER THE PHONE OR IN THE CLUB’S OFFICE? 

All tickets must be made online at SquadUP so purchaser will cover appropriate processing fees and receive their ticket by email.  

WHAT IS THE EVENT’S COVID-19 POLICY?

For our full list of Terms + Conditions, please click here. Alameda Boys & Girls Club’s first priority is the safety and health of our attendees, sponsors, entertainers, production crew, volunteers and staff. We are working closely with our venue and the Health Department to ensure that Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews in October will be a fun and entertaining experience that is safe for everyone. As such, all attendees and exhibitors will be required to abide by our COVID-19 Protocol which will evolve as we get closer to the event and may include any or all of the following measures: liability waivers, face coverings, social distancing, non-invasive temperature checks, testing or proof of vaccination. Alameda Boys & Girls Club reserves the right to modify and add requirements at its sole discretion. We will update this page with those protocols as we get closer to the event. Cooperation with published health and safety protocols on-site will be required to enter and participate in the event.

LOST + FOUND

After the Festival, please email info@corksforksonthepoint.com to file a claim for lost item(s) and we will do our best to match lost items back to their owner. Valuables will be held for 30 days and then donated to a local charity. Alameda Boys & Girls Club will not be held liable for any unclaimed items.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews is committed to the safety and security of all patrons in the park. All bags will be searched before entry. Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Attendees should be prepared to have their bags searched each time they enter the festival and should plan for extra time to get through security.

ARE CHILDREN AND PETS ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

The festival is 21 and older. No children, infants or pets are allowed to attend the festival for the safety of all parties.

IS THERE A HOTEL NEAR THE EVENT VENUE?

Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews has partnered with two local hotels. Find information and discounted room rates here

PARKING LOTS

Available parking lots are as follows:
• Monarch St and W Red Line Ave behind Naval Air Station Main Barracks
• Lexington St and W Midway Ave behind
• Alameda Point Multipurpose Field
• Lexington St and W Ranger Ave behind Alameda Point Multipurpose Field
• W Midway Ave and Saratoga St across street from City Hall West
• Saratoga St and W Ranger Ave
• W Ranger Ave and Pan Ann Way next to Alameda Point Collaborative
• Pan Ann Way and W Midway Ave
• W Midway Ave and Todd St
• W Essex Drive between Saratoga St. and Pan Ann Way
• Saratoga St and W. Red Line Ave in front of Michaan’s Auctions
• Rainbow Ct and Moonlight Terrace near AFD Training Center

DIRECTIONS

Directions to Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews at City Hall West, Alameda:
FROM NORTH BAY: VIA 1-580 E
From US-101 S, take 1-580 E and 1-80 W to 5th St in Oakland. Take exit 42 from I-880 S. Continue on 5th St. Take Webster Street Tube into Alameda. Use the right 2 lanes to turn sharply right onto Willie Stargell Ave and continue straight onto W Midway Ave.

VIA IS 101 S
Follow US-101 S to Main Post Tunnel/Presidio Pkwy in San Francisco. Get on I-80 E from Lombard St, Broadway, Battery St and 1st St. Continue on I-80 E to Oakland. Take exit 42 from I-880 S. Continue on 5th St. Take Webster Street Tube into Alameda. Use the right 2 lanes to turn sharply right onto Willie Stargell Ave and continue straight onto W Midway Ave.

FROM NAPA:
Get on CA-37 E in Vallejo from CA-221 S and CA-29 S. Take I-80 W to 5th St in Oakland. Take exit 42 from I-880 S. Continue on 5th St. Take Webster Street Tube into Alameda. Use the right 2 lanes to turn sharply right onto Willie Stargell Ave and continue straight onto W Midway Ave.

FROM SOUTH BAY:
Get on I-880 N. Follow I-880 N to Oakland. Take exit 41B from I-880 N. Take Webster Street Tube into Alameda. Use the right 2 lanes to turn sharply right onto Willie Stargell Ave and continue straight onto W Midway Ave.

FERRY: The San Francisco Bay Ferry comes from Downtown San Francisco and Jack London Square in Oakland to Alameda Point.

BART & BUS: The two closet BART stations to the venue are West Oakland Station and 12th Street/Oakland City Center. The Oakland-Alameda 96 Bus picks up at Broadway at 12th Street and stops at W Midway Ave in Alameda.

IMPORTANT: Give yourself plenty of time to find parking! Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews Festival does not own or operate the parking lots or meters. Listed parking lots hours are subject to change without notice.

FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT
Alameda Boys & Girls Club
1900 Third Street
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 522-4900 x 102
kbarnes@alamedabgc.org

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