Community Calendar

From First Friday street fairs to summer music festivals, from pop-up restaurants to the hottest nightlife performances, Downtown Oakland offers events for all occasions! There are so many great things to do in Oakland, the hardest part is just choosing which events to check out! Click on the calendar below to learn more and don’t miss out on our Events page for a more comprehensive listing of events!

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Rooftop Garden Concert 12:00 pm
Rooftop Garden Concert @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rooftop Garden Concert @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden | Oakland | California | United States
Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was[...]
Port of Oakland Harbor Tour 6:45 pm
Port of Oakland Harbor Tour @ Oakland Jack London Terminal
Aug 10 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Port of Oakland Harbor Tour @ Oakland Jack London Terminal  | Oakland | California | United States
The Port of Oakland is pleased to sponsor free harbor tours from May through October 2018 operated by Blue & Gold Fleet. The tours will be held twice monthly and each tour will last approximately[...]
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Second Saturday at Jack London 11:00 am
Second Saturday at Jack London @ Jack London Square
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Second Saturday at Jack London @ Jack London Square | Oakland | California | United States
Second Saturday, true to its namesake, is held every second Saturday of the month from 11:00am – 5:00pm. This family festive event will have everything. Showcasing up to 80 vendors, this monthly gathering will also[...]
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3rd Thursdays in Latham Square 5:00 pm
3rd Thursdays in Latham Square @ Latham Square
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
3rd Thursdays in Latham Square @ Latham Square | Oakland | California | United States
Get down with 3rd Thursdays in Downtown Oakland August 16th! Enjoy local brews, food trucks and treat yourself to something special with craft retail pop-ups in Latham Square. Don’t miss out on the Bay’s finest[...]
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Rooftop Garden Concert 12:00 pm
Rooftop Garden Concert @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rooftop Garden Concert @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden | Oakland | California | United States
Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was[...]
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Non-Engineering Careers at Bay Area Tech Companies 6:30 pm
Non-Engineering Careers at Bay Area Tech Companies @ Impact HUB
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Non-Engineering Careers at Bay Area Tech Companies @ Impact HUB | Oakland | California | United States
Have you ever considered a career at a local tech company but aren’t interested in coding? On Tuesday August 21st, The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area are hosting a panel discussion on “Non-Engineering Careers[...]
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Uptown & Lake Merritt Walking Tour 10:00 am
Uptown & Lake Merritt Walking Tour @ Paramount Theatre
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
A walking tour of the Uptown District with an emphasis on Art Deco! Tour includes the Paramount Theatre, Historic Sweet’s Ballroom, the Fox Theater and the Kaiser Center roof garden with views of Lake Merritt.[...]
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Rooftop Garden Concert 12:00 pm
Rooftop Garden Concert @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rooftop Garden Concert @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden | Oakland | California | United States
Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was[...]
Port of Oakland Harbor Tour 6:45 pm
Port of Oakland Harbor Tour @ Oakland Jack London Terminal
Aug 24 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Port of Oakland Harbor Tour @ Oakland Jack London Terminal  | Oakland | California | United States
The Port of Oakland is pleased to sponsor free harbor tours from May through October 2018 operated by Blue & Gold Fleet. The tours will be held twice monthly and each tour will last approximately[...]
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Rooftop Garden Concert 12:00 pm
Rooftop Garden Concert @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rooftop Garden Concert @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden | Oakland | California | United States
Pack your lunch and come listen to local jazz, rock, and hip hop musicians at the Kaiser Center’s roof garden free concert series from noon to 1 pm, every Friday from June 15 – September 14, 2018. The three acre roof garden at Oakland’s Kaiser Center was[...]
The Resistance – Oakland Pride Comedy Show 7:00 pm
The Resistance – Oakland Pride Comedy Show @ The New Parkway Theater
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Resistance - Oakland Pride Comedy Show @ The New Parkway Theater | Oakland | California | United States
Karinda Dobbins (Opened for Trevor Noah, Michelle Wolf, Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest) and Dhaya Lakshminarayanan (KQED’s Women to Watch, Host of The Moth) return to Oakland with their revolutionary comedy show “The Formula Presents: The[...]
Dancing Under the Stars – Black Panther “Dance the Power in You” 7:30 pm
Dancing Under the Stars – Black Panther “Dance the Power in You” @ Jack London Square
Aug 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dancing Under the Stars - Black Panther "Dance the Power in You" @ Jack London Square | Oakland | California | United States
From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and dancing under the stars. Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. Every Friday night beginning at[...]