3rd Thursday 2019

Oakland Central Presents the fourth season of 3rd Thursdays at Latham Square, a summertime “Happy Hour” concert series held from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm each 3rd Thursday of the month from May through October. Each event will showcase top musical talent from Oakland and will feature numerous neighborhood businesses and local organizations.

Artist Line up

past events

past events

Time & Location

Latham square | 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Public transportation

Downtown Oakland is not only in the heart of Oakland, it is also located in the geographical epicenter of the greater San Francisco Bay Area. It’s also easy to get to and get around once you’re here. It is easily accessible by multiple modes of transportation including train (BART and Amtrak), Bus (AC Transit), Ferry (San Francisco Bay Ferry), Bike Share, and of course, by rideshare or taxi.

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There are many parking options in Downtown Oakland including street parking, surface lots, and parking garages. All street parking is $2.00 per hour, and the City recently upgraded its parking meters to Smart Meters that accept credit cards and coins. Parkme is an interactive map on desktop or mobile that can even reserve a parking space in lots and garages. More on parking here.