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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Oct
18
Thu
3rd Thursdays in Latham Square @ Latham Square
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heaviest Feather Band Image

 

Get down with 3rd Thursdays in Downtown Oakland October 18th!

Enjoy local brews, food trucks and treat yourself to something special with craft retail pop-ups in Latham Square. Don’t miss out the Bay’s finest Jazz Mafia’s Heaviest Feather with special guests Brass Mafia and DJ Lady Fingaz.

To learn more about the event, click here.

Oct
24
Wed
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
outdoor comedy show under twinkle lights

 

Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars! is a live weekly stand-up comedy showcase located in the heart of downtown Oakland. Each week features some of the best local and traveling comedians as seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Seeso & Viceland. Every show is hosted by local favorites Adam Pearlstein, Joe Gorman & Josef Anolin. Please arrive early, seating is not guaranteed.

The event usually takes place in The Uptown’s outdoor patio, but they move the event indoors to the bar room on rainy days.

To find more information, click here.

Oct
26
Fri
Social Studies Improv Show @ All Out Comedy Theater
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
comedy troupe onstage

 

Social Studies Improv thoughtfully explores relationships, culture, and society through long-form improvisation.

We are Dave Dennison, Mona Thompson, Tony Contreras, Michelle Swaney, and Freddie Sulit. Individually we have trained, performed, and taught at theaters in Chicago, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, and all over the San Francisco Bay Area.

For more information and tickets, go to eventbrite.com.

Oct
31
Wed
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
outdoor comedy show under twinkle lights

 

Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars! is a live weekly stand-up comedy showcase located in the heart of downtown Oakland. Each week features some of the best local and traveling comedians as seen on Comedy Central, HBO, Seeso & Viceland. Every show is hosted by local favorites Adam Pearlstein, Joe Gorman & Josef Anolin. Please arrive early, seating is not guaranteed.

The event usually takes place in The Uptown’s outdoor patio, but they move the event indoors to the bar room on rainy days.

To find more information, click here.

Free Summer Walking Tours: Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens @ Paramount Theatre
Oct 31 @ 8:08 pm – 9:08 pm
art of downtown oakland

 

Uptown to the Lake: 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.

Tour begins at 10 am in front of the Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway.

Parking is available at Telegraph Plaza Garage, Telegraph Avenue between 21st and 22nd streets.

To make a reservation for Tour 3, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail aallen@oaklandnet.com. Please include the specific tour and date you are requesting in your message.

For more information, go to www2.oaklandnet.com.