The Scoop is your resource for all the latest and greatest events, restaurant and bar openings and retail news happening in Downtown Oakland! Explore the features and categories below to get local insights about the best places to eat in Downtown Oakland, best venues to enjoy live entertainment, Oakland’s hottest retail shopping, live music, and more! To truly experience Downtown Oakland in all of its authentic glory, you’ll want to come back time and time again.

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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 for a more comprehensive listing of events!

Dashe Wine, Eat Play Events & Catering
Dine and Dashe with Eat Play
Dine and Dashe with Eat Play Events & Catering Saturday, June 2, 2018 12pm – 5pm Dashe Cellars 55 4th
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brass-boppers in downtown oakland at Latham Square
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,
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Soul Mechanix at Yoshis
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 evening
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Agave Uptown Oakland Mole Tasting
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 event
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Oakland Symphony Rooted in Oakland Kev Choice
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 music
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Mixtape, vol 2: Soul Restoration feat.
March 9, 2018 The Uptown 8pm-11pm Soul Restoration celebrate's the foundation and future of Oakland culture.
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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 Events
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Sunday Brunch Parlour Oakland and Eat Play Events & Catering
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 Oakland
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Super Bowl Sunday at DOSA Oakland
Super Bowl Sunday at DOSA
Super Bowl Sunday Happy Hour All Day February 4, 2018 2301 Broadway
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Valentine Date Night in Oakland
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! Visit
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