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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Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars 7:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub | Oakland | California | United States
  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[...]
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Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night 6:30 pm
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night @ The Layover
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night @ The Layover | Oakland | California | United States
  It’s a storytelling event where the point is to meet each other. At this one-of-a-kind, participatory event, you’ll have a chance to meet cool people as well as listen to real-life stories without notes or[...]
Free Summer Walking Tours: Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens 8:08 pm
Free Summer Walking Tours: Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens @ Paramount Theatre
Oct 6 @ 8:08 pm – 9:08 pm
Free Summer Walking Tours: Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens @ Paramount Theatre | New York | New York | United States
  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[...]
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Black Laurel Films presents Visualutionaries.18 12:15 pm
Black Laurel Films presents Visualutionaries.18 @ The New Parkway Theater
Oct 7 @ 12:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Black Laurel Films presents Visualutionaries.18 @ The New Parkway Theater | Oakland | California | United States
  Come to the New Parkway Theater to see powerful visual storytelling by women of color in the age of #MeToo. Black Laurel Films’ juried film competition produced fresh, interesting, and exciting narrative storytelling by[...]
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Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars 7:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub | Oakland | California | United States
  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[...]
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DC Wonder Woman Run 5:00 pm
DC Wonder Woman Run @ Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
DC Wonder Woman Run @ Frank Ogawa Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
  Welcome to the official DC Wonder Woman Inaugural Series! Warner Brothers and DC Comics have teamed up to bring you a race series designed to empower the heroine in all, the DC Wonder Woman[...]
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Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars 7:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub | Oakland | California | United States
  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[...]
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3rd Thursdays in Latham Square 5:00 pm
3rd Thursdays in Latham Square @ Latham Square
Oct 18 @ 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 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[...]
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Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars 7:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub | Oakland | California | United States
  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[...]
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Social Studies Improv Show 7:30 pm
Social Studies Improv Show @ All Out Comedy Theater
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Social Studies Improv Show @ All Out Comedy Theater | Oakland | California | United States
  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[...]
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Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars 7:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Moonlight Comedy: Stand Up Under the Stars @ The Uptown Nightclub | Oakland | California | United States
  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[...]
Free Summer Walking Tours: Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens 8:08 pm
Free Summer Walking Tours: Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens @ Paramount Theatre
Oct 31 @ 8:08 pm – 9:08 pm
Free Summer Walking Tours: Uptown, Lake Merritt & Secret Rooftop Gardens @ Paramount Theatre | New York | New York | United States
  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[...]