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Downtown Oakland has it all from legendary music venues, the hottest foodie destinations, authentically Oakland grown retail to the most dynamic art scene in the region. In addition to a vibrant nightlife there are plenty of things to do in Downtown Oakland during the day with the amazing weather (260 sunny days per year!), 3.4 miles of glorious lake-side trails on the shores of Lake Merritt, street fairs and one of the best farmer’s markets in the country! Seize the day – click the map below to explore the heart of Oakland!

What to do with a day

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It’s sunny out! What’s your outdoor activity of choice?
exploring lake merritt
sampling craft brews
catching an A's game
Let’s take the Free B shuttle! How are you passing the time?
reading theatre reviews
playlist & hip flask
people watching
What attraction shall we head to?
oakland museum
classic cars west
grand lake theater
What historical building should we see?
beaux-arts style city hall
oakland tribune tower
rotunda building
What’s your favorite Oakland movie?
made in america
matrix reloaded

It’s time to eat. What are you having?
nine course tasting menu
chicken and waffles
vegan soul food

Who’s your Oakland Spirit Animal?
jack london
mc hammer
bruce lee