42nd Annual Solano Avenue Stroll
Sunday – September 11th 2016, 10am – 6pm
Invariably the second Sunday in September
Registration begins on April 16th annually
Over one mile of FREE family fun!
Since 1974 Solano Avenue and the twin-cities of Albany and Berkeley CA, have hosted the Solano Avenue Stroll, the East Bay’s largest street festival! The Solano Avenue Association invites you to see what makes Solano Avenue a wonderful place. We feature over five hundred vendors including 50 entertainers, 50 food booths, 150 government and non-profit agencies, 150 juried hand-crafters, a 75 entry parade, state of the art mechanical rides and much more! (Parade begins at 10am.)
Come visit the unique and popular professional services, restaurants, and shops already here on Solano Avenue.
250,000 participants and event guests visit from all over the west coast.
This family event promotes the unique traits of Solano Avenue, helping independently-owned businesses, artists, and community organizations to thrive by exposure and fundraising.
Please see the press room to stay tuned-into what’s hot at this years event!
Brought to you by the Cities of Albany and Berkeley; and with the help of our generous sponsors, SAA members, and volunteer board of directors.
Take AC Transit or B.A.R.T. and use our free shuttle. For your convenience we offer FREE Bicycle “valet parking” at 1245 and 1800 Solano Avenue. Please see our transportation information page “How to get to the Stroll.”
Come be a part of this wonderful community event! Sponsorship opportunities are available in March; Participant registration April 16th (annually); the festival is always the second Sunday in September.