BACK IN BERKELEY: BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL
After two years of virtual programming, the 8th annual Bay Area Book Festival returns May 7-8 with its literary magic and signature community vibe. This year, the Festival will offer 100 author talks across 15 indoor and outdoor stages in downtown Berkeley. Come meet some of the most lauded authors and thinkers of today, writing in many genres representing a wide diversity of backgrounds. Bring the family to the festival’s free outdoor fair in MLK Jr. Civic Center Park and stroll 150 literary exhibitors, frolic in the interactive Family Fun Zone, relax with a good book in the outdoor reading lounge sponsored by REI, and grab lunch in the Festival food court featuring the women of La Cocina. BayBookFest.org for tickets and info.
HOTEL SHATTUCK PLAZA ROLLS OUT SUMMER DEALS
With a premium downtown location and timeless style, the historic Hotel Shattuck Plaza is a great Berkeley lodging choice. Now more than ever, with a pair of creative offers just in time for summer. With the "Book Early" promotion, guests can save 20% off two-night stays now through October 2022. Don't wait, this offer will expire on May 22, 2022. Driving in and looking at gas prices rising like summer mercury? Make every drop count with the Hotel Shattuck Plaza's "Gas & Go" offer. Book and stay for two nights or more from June 1 through August 31, 2022 and receive a $50 gas gift card at check-in. Room inventory is limited; book early for the best availability.
GRIDIRON GAMEDAYS AT GRADUATE BERKELEY
Celebrated, iconic quarters with a boho beat -- that's definitely Graduate Berkeley. Stay at this historic, hip hotel just a kickoff away from California Memorial Stadium this fall and catch a Cal Golden Bears football game. Before and after, relax with a drink and choose from the tasty selection of bar bites at Henry’s, the lobby-level restaurant and pub. Check out the Golden Bears schedule and book now!
BOTTLEROCK + BERKELEY
Heading to BottleRock Napa? 75 bands, five stages, celebrity chef demos, what?! Finding hotels in Napa for this popular Memorial Day weekend event can be challenging. We're here to help. Berkeley is your best place to stay and play. Take the easy drive and save money by booking your BottleRock overnights in Berkeley.
Day-trip close to Napa, Sonoma and Livermore wine country, Berkeley is your NorCal Base Camp. From Berkeley, it’s a head start to Mendocino, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, and all amazing NorCal destinations. Pre and post, return to your “Berkeley Base Camp” for world-class dining and arts, artisan shops and outdoor adventures. We should mention: you may not want to go anywhere else, for all there’s to do right here. Plan to play accordingly!
EXPLORE BERKELEY ON THE GO WITH NEW MOPO APP
Whether you’re seeking local arts & culture, outdoor fun with the family, or a chance to volunteer for a cause close to your heart, you can find it in the MOPO mobile app. Real Berkeley experiences that match your interests and values. Download now!
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