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63 Star Starred
Woodminster Amphitheater
Sanborn Dr. and Joaquin Miller Rd. Oakland, CA 94602
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It may be warm during the day in the park. After the sun goes down and our Bay Area fog and breezes arrive it can get mighty cool at night. Please bring a med jacket and blanket to take away the evening chill.
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The City of Oakland manages the parking in the park on performance nights, and there is a $5.00 fee for parking in the lots around the theater. You may park on Joaquin Miller Road for free, but be prepared to walk a considerable distance to the amphitheater.
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34 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 12 2014

A very nice production of a little performed Rogers and Hammerstein musical. The music is beautiful but the storyline is a bit thin. The two principles had the best voices on stage. The rest of the cast was just okay. The show just didn't have...continued

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11 reviews
45 stars
attended Sep 07 2014

The performances were very good, choreography was great, and we had a good time. It does get cold there when the sun goes down - bring a blanket. We didn't know how different the musical was from the movie.

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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 07 2014

Beautiful setting; great picnic spot. Engaging performance

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Unlike many other outdoor theater venues, there are seats, but they are not padded. Some people bring a cushion or blanket to sit on. We strongly suggest that you bring a flashlight for after the show, as it is a park setting without street lights.

Coffee, hot chocolate, soft drinks, hot dogs, candy, popcorn, and cookies, and more are available for purchase.

You may also bring your own refreshments. There is no restriction on bringing food or beverages into the amphitheater.

The area can get chilly at night, so jackets and blankets are recommended.

Picnic tables are available throughout the park on a first-come, first-served basis, or groups can reserve picnic areas through the Oakland Parks & Recreation Department.