Idora Park: Oakland's Grand Amusement

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The Oakland History Room will mount an exhibit on the Temescal district’s Idora Park. Opened in 1904, this popular amusement park entertained thousands of East Bay residents for over twenty years, offering visitors such diversions as a roller coaster, a hot air balloon launches, a roller rink, and an opera company. The exhibit features photographs, documents, vintage postcards, and other ephemera.  The exhibit runs from January 3 to March 31, 2018.

Saturday, January 6, 2018 - Saturday, March 31, 2018