Spirit & Soul Festival


Downtown Richmond’s Premiere Event

Spirit & Soul Festival

A true celebration of Downtown Richmond. Spirit & Soul Festival transforms historic Main Street into an outdoor bazaar filled with food and artisan vendors, live music from two stages, dancing in the street, a beverage pavilion with VIP seating, and youth zone.

10th annual Spirit & Soul Festival – Salute to Soul

Saturday, September 15, 2018

1pm – 5pm

Macdonald Avenue, Harbour Way – 13th Street

All Ages & Family-Friendly | Free Admission!


Live Music on 2 Stages!

Main Stage: Salute to Soul Legendary Tribute Lineup

12th Street Stage: Young performers from Richmond

Beverage Pavilion

Main Street Margaritas, East Brother Beer Co., Benoit Casper, wine

*VIP Experience* $20 pre-sale or $25 at the event. GET TICKETS!

Dine & Shop

Food Booths & Trucks, Artisan Vendors

Family Fun

Dancing, Info Booths, Prizes, Giveaways & Youth Zone…and more!

and Honoring our 2018 Downtown Champions

VIP Experience

Hosted reserved area with seating and shade, plus primo views of the main stage! VIP Experience ticket includes: 2 drink vouchers, 5 complimentary drawing prize tickets, commemorative event program, and table service. Located adjacent to Beverage Pavilion, near 1000 Macdonald Avenue.

Pre-sale tickets are limited and selling fast!
Table reservations & seating guaranteed during pre-sale only.

Getting to Spirit & Soul

Mac & Harbour

BART: Take the Richmond train to the Richmond BART Station.
Amtrak: Take the Capitol Corridor or San Joaquin train to the Richmond BART Station.
AC Transit: Take 70, 71, 72M, 74, 76 lines to Richmond Transit Station.
Bike: Lockups available along Macdonald Avenue. BikeLink lockers located at Richmond Transit Station.

From Richmond Transit Station: Exit 16th Street, at top of the stairs take slight right to Macdonald Avenue, turn right onto Macdonald Avenue, travel 5 blocks or just follow the sound of the music!

Driving: Take Harbour Way (North) exit from I-80 or Macdonald Avenue exit from I-580. Free 2-hour street parking available along Macdonald Avenue; paid lot and garage located on Nevin Avenue at 12th Street ($1 per hour, $4 daily; garage closes at 6pm). ADA accessible parking spaces available at the 12th Street lot.

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Main Stage

a Salute to Soul Legendary Tribute Lineup 

Ray McCoy

Luther Vandross Tribute


1st Avenue Revue

Bay Area’s #1 Prince Tribute Band


and Richmond’s own

2morrows June

fresh pop rock


But-tah Buttafly

Aretha Franklin Tribute




All vendor booth spaces: Sold out!

Don’t miss out on next year’s events:


Festival helper superstars wanted! Help us bring this event to life: from set-up to clean-up, there’s something for everyone…and it’s a lot of fun.

Have questions or need help with something? 

Contact us: Call (510) 236-4049 or email outreach@richmondmainstreet.org

Join us in our Salute to Soul!

The annual Spirit & Soul Festival—our grand finale for Celebrate Downtown—is just around the corner and we are planning something truly special: a Salute to Soul tribute lineup to commemorate the festival’s 10th anniversary! You do not want to miss an afternoon filled with legendary performances, great food and beverages, shopping, and dancing on Macdonald Avenue. We invite you to save the date for dancing on Main Street and to send a message of caring and support for local arts, culture, and economic development by supporting Spirit & Soul Festival today!

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Sponsorship Levels

Go Old School
Check/Money Order/Cashier’s Check

Payable to: Richmond Main Street Initiative
Mail to: 1015 Nevin Avenue, Suite 105, Richmond, CA 94801
Make sure to also send completed your Sponsorship Opportunity form (pg.2)

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Contact us today!

(510) 236-4049

Thank You to our Sponsors

AC Transit     Chevron Richmond     Ghilotti Bros.     Republic Services     EBMUD     Taithan Corporation

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