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70 Star Starred
Woodminster Amphitheater
Sanborn Dr. and Joaquin Miller Rd. Oakland, CA 94602
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10 reviews
0 stars
for there are lots of picnic tables.
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The weather was cool. I wore winter jacket and was comfortable. Oakland could be freezing at night..
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"Flower Drum Song"
85 ratings
4.5 average rating
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65 events
44 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 05 2014

I had not been to Woodminster Amphetheater in a very long time.
I was so surprised at how easy it was to get there. I took Highway 13 and exited Joaquin Miller Exit. I went up Joaquin Miller Rd and turned right into the park and got parking. If...continued

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34 reviews
10 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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21 reviews
83 stars
attended Sep 11 2014

Went with friend who never hear of musical or been to Woodminster. She love it!!! Pick up bottle of wine at concession stand, I brought snacks, sat back and enjoyed Flower Drum Song. I have seen movie version, which I enjoyed very much, but this...continued

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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.