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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 events below to learn more and don’t miss out on our Events page
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9th Street NBA Finals Watch Party and Championship Parade 2018
OAKHELLA and Oakland Central teamed up to host FREE NBA Finals watch parties inviting Warriors fans from all over the Bay Area to celebrate in the heart of Old Oakland.
3rd Thursdays at Latham Square July
3rd Thursdays at Latham Square Broadway + Telegraph @ 15th Street July 19, 2018 5pm-8pm FREE event with live music,Learn More
#Late Night Pull-Up in Oakland
#LateNightPullUp Forage Kitchen 478 25th Street Friday, July 13, 2018 10pm-1amLearn More
3rd Thursdays at Latham Square June
3rd Thursdays at Latham Square Broadway + Telegraph @ 15th Street June 21,, 2018 5pm-8pm FREE event with live music,Learn More
NBA Finals Warriors Watch Parties
Warriors Watch Party Tonight in Old Oakland at 6pm 9th Street 2018 NBA Finals Watch PartyLearn More
Dine and Dashe with Eat Play
Dine and Dashe with Eat Play Events & Catering Saturday, June 2, 2018 12pm – 5pm Dashe Cellars 55 4thLearn More
3rd Thursdays at Latham Square May
3rd Thursdays at Latham Square Broadway + Telegraph @ 15th Street May 17, 2018 5pm-8pm FREE event with live music,Learn More
Soul Mechanix at Yoshi’s Oakland!
Soul Mechanix Yoshi’s, Oakland April 27, 2018, 10:00pm Come down to Yoshi’s Oakland on April 27th for a special eveningLearn More
Agave Uptown – Free Mole Tasting
Free Mole Tasting March 24, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm Agave Uptown Agave Uptown in Oakland is hosting a free tasting eventLearn More
Rooted In Oakland featuring Kev Choice
Oakland Symphony presents Rooted in Oakland featuring Kev Choice and Schubert A look into the future of Oakland's musicLearn More
Mixtape, vol 2: Soul Restoration feat.
March 9, 2018 The Uptown 8pm-11pm Soul Restoration celebrate's the foundation and future of Oakland culture.Learn More
Foodies vs. Chefs-featuring Chef Ronny Miranda
Are you ready for some Chef Ronny Love at Parlour Sunday, March 11, 2018? Parlour Oakland and Eat Play EventsLearn More
Foodies vs. Chefs-Afro-Cuban Oakland Brunch Pop-up
Are you ready for some Afro-Cuban Love? Parlour Oakland and Eat Play Events & Catering bring you another #EPEC OaklandLearn More
Super Bowl Sunday at DOSA
Super Bowl Sunday Happy Hour All Day February 4, 2018 www.dosabydosa.com 2301 BroadwayLearn More
Win A Date Night for Valentine’s
With Valentine's Day on the horizon, enter to win one of two sweetheart packages for you and your Valentine! VisitLearn More
Foodies vs. Chefs-A Brunch Pop Up
Parlour Oakland, 357 19th Street Sunday, January 14, 2018 10am-2pm Eat Play Events & Catering hosts Foodies vs Chefs PopLearn More
“In the Name of Love”, 16th
In the Name of Love 16th Annual Musical Tribute Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Oakland Scottish Rite Center Sunday, JanuaryLearn More
New Year’s Eve Celebration at Lake
New Year's Eve at Lake Chalet www.thelakechalet.com/menus/#menus-overviewLearn More
Flyaway Productions presents: The Right To
The Lot 1100 Broadway October 6 & 7, 2017, shows at 8pm & 9pm Apparatus-based dance in a vacant lotLearn More
Insider Guide to Making the Most
Art & Soul is this weekend showcasing Goapele, Los Rakas, neosoul artist Angie Stone, and other amazing artists, vendors, food,Learn More