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Oakland weekend: Oakport Carnival, Noise Pop Fest, Leap Day Party, more

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By MJ Carter - Published on February 28, 2020.

As February comes to an end, consider putting a few Oakland events on your calendar.

Gather the entire family and take them to the carnival this weekend, or have an adult night out at the Noise Pop Fest. And if day parties are your thing, celebrate the leap day party at the Golden Squirrel. Last, if you're looking for something to do with the kids instead of the carnival, consider seeing Frozen II at The New Parkway Theater.

Oakport Carnival in Oakland

Photo: Butler Amusements/ Facebook

Oakport Carnival is back in town, and it's right on time for the nice weather. Admission is free and attractions are reasonably priced, so families can spend an entire day at the carnival. Come out and enjoy the rides, play games and eat junk food.

When: Friday - Sunday, February 28 - March 8, times vary

Where: 5801 Oakport St. 

Price: Free Admission

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Noise Pop Fest 2020: Jacques Greene, M. Bootyspoon, NAVVI, more

Photo: Jacques Greene/Facebook

Noise Pop Fest 2020 hit the Bay Area on Monday, and there are concerts happening all weekend long. Saturday night, catch a concert at Starline Social Club. The lineup includes Jacques Greene, M. BootyspoonNAVVI and more.   

When: Saturday, February 29, 9 p.m. - 12 a.m.  

Where: Starline Social Club, 2236 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Price: $17 - 24

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Leap Day Party at The Golden Squirrel  

Photo: The Golden Squirrel/Facebook

It's a leap year, and Oakland is throwing a party for the occasion: this Saturday, The Golden Squirrel , a "family friendly" pub in Rockridge, hosts an all-day Leap Day Party. The event description promises the event will feature Thanksgiving dinner, New Years' sparklers and prosecco, egg nog, and more!

When: Saturday, February 29, 3:30 - 11:30 p.m. 

Where: The Golden Squirrel, 5940 College Ave.

Price: Free Admission

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Frozen II at The New Parkway Theater

Photo: Frozen II/Facebook

The Frozen II DVD is out this week, and if you don't already have kids at home watching it on repeat, surprise the family on Sunday and see it again on the big screen! The New Parkway Theater also has several other films showing on Sunday.  

When: Sunday, March 1, 2:20 p.m.

Where: The New Parkway Theater, 

Price: $8 - 10

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