EVENTS IN BERKELEY:
Population (2010): 112,580
Climate: Cool summer Mediterranean climate, with summer highs in the low 70s (F) and winter lows in the mid 40s (F).
Time Zone: Pacific / Pacific Daylight
Berkeley's Top Venues: California Memorial Stadium, Haas Pavilion
Teams in Berkeley: Cal Bears Football, Cal Bears Basketball
Featured Events in Berkeley:
Berkeley, California is known for more than bayside views and illustrious coastal mountains. Neighboring the major urban centers of Oakland and San Francisco, this trendy city is one of the state's most prominent cultural centers, containing a wide variety of attractions in an eco-friendly community. Berkeley is home to two major educational institutions - the University of California at Berkeley, which is the oldest of the UC system, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
The strong college presence naturally makes this city a great place for avid sports fans, fostering some of the best athletic teams in the state. The football, men's basketball, baseball, softball, men's gymnastics, men's tennis, men's and women's swimming, men's water polo, men's Judo, men's track and men's rugby teams have all won national titles in the recent decades. Known as the California Golden Bears, this community has a lot of school pride, making it a great haven for serious tailgaters, especially since UC-Berkeley has such a strong rivalry with its neighbor, Stanford. There is an annual football game between both teams that takes place every year, known as the Big Game, which is one of the most exciting events for fans from all over the country.
Those who would rather indulge in activities that are a little more leisurely can take advantage of the extensive bicycle and hiking paths that the city offers, including Ohlone Greenway, San Francisco Bay Trail and the Berkeley I-80 Bridge, which gives pedestrians and bikers access to Eastshore State Park and Berkeley Marina. Because there are so many recreational trails and parks, Berkeley is renowned when it comes to sustainability and eco-friendliness. The city is heavily involved in wetland and creek restoration, fostering several environmental groups and nonprofit organizations.
Points of interest that every Berkeley visitor should check out are the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Berkeley Rose Garden, Hearst Greek Theatre (home to the annual Berkeley Jazz Festival) and the Studio Building.
Anyone who visits Berkeley will likely be surprised by the wide assortment of restaurants, attractions and the hospitality of its open-minded residents. There will surely never be a shortage of things to do for nature enthusiasts and city dwellers alike, making it a city that never manages to disappoint.
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