37th annual Xicana Moratorium day event will be at San Antonio Park August 28th 2016 from noon to 5:00pm. 



36th annual Xicana moratorium day event will be held in San Antonio Park Sunday August 30 2015 from 5am starting with a sunrise and the festival from Noon till 5;00PM. With live performances by La Ceiba, Deuce Eclipse, Aguacero, and more. 



The 35TH Annual Xicana Moratorium day event will be held again in San Antonio Park Sunday August 31 2014 from Noon till 5:00PM.

Xicana Moratorium Day event August 31 2014 // Photo courtesey of Sagnicthe Salazar

On Sunday, August 25th 2013 the annual Xicana Moratorium Day Event will be held at San Antonio Park. One of the guest speakers will be Brown Berets Co-Founder and Chicano Radical Carlos Montez. Hopefully the Chicano Xicana Moratorium will become a new Chicano tradition in Oakland.

Xicana Moratorium day event flyer for 2012Xicana Moratorium day event flyer for 2013


Xicana Moratorium Day event is a Festival commemorating the Chicano Moratorium- A large protest that was held in July and August of 1970 in Oakland and Los Angeles. The Oakland Chicano Moratorium Protest was held in July 26th, 1970 at San Antonio Park.

In 2011, the Xicana Moratorium Coalition decided to bring back the Chicano Moratorium Commemoration Event to Oakland at San Antonio Park after 41 years. On Sunday August 28, 2011 a Xicana Moratorium day event was held in Oakland. Again on August Sunday 26 2012 there was another Xicana Moratorium.