Life is Living is a community-powered and community-run festival in West Oakland's Lil Bobby Hutton Park that is dedicated to resilience, the joy of living, and the health of the environment and all its inhabitants.


Vendor Marketplace

Curated by BAOBOB

Vend or table in the Kijani BAOBOB Marketplace. BAOBOB is bringing that Kajani to the marketplace. Kijani = Green, healthy, vibrant, growing, environmentally sound, thriving, abundant! The deadline to apply is October 4.

We Need Your Help

Submit by Saturday, October 26th

We need volunteers to help setup, break down, assist at our different zones as well as direct people. Use the form below to provide your information and we'll contact you shortly.

OCT 8 • 12PM-6PM • FREE

The 2022 Life is Living Festival presented by Youth Speaks is Saturday, October 8, 2022 in-person at Lil Bobby Hutton Park in West Oakland. Join us for activations from The Peoples Kitchen Collective, Town Park, Oakhella, ArtEsteem, the City of Oakland Arts Commission, Dark Star Universe, BAOBOB, Edutainment for Equity and more of your favorite local CBOs.

This multi-generational, multi-disciplinary festival celebrates and highlights everything that is beautiful about Oakland – the joy, diversity, adversity, and revolutionary spirit that vibrates through the streets of the city. Join us as we continue the legacy and tradition of celebrating The Town.


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