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- Oakland First Friday Street Festival
- Oakland Restaurant Week
- A's Fanfest
- Chinatown Lunar New Year Bazaar
- Black Joy Parade
- Oakland Running Festival
- Oakland Art Month
- Oakland Greek Festival
- Art & Soul Festival
- Laurel StreetFair World Music Festival
- Oaktown Half Marathon
- Chinatown Street Festival
- Oakland Triathlon
- Hiero Weekend
- Oakland Pride Parade & Festival
- Eat Real Festival
- Oakland Cocktail Week
- Rolling Loud Music Festival
- Oaktoberfest in the Dimond
- Oakland Black Cowboy Parade
- Autumn Lights Festival
- Dia de los Muertos Festival
- Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker
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Oakland From Home
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Q. If this was your last day on Earth, where in Oakland would you dine?
Q. Where is the first place you take your friends and family from out of town in Oakland?
Uptown Oakland starting at Drake’s Dealership
Q. What’s your favorite secret spot in Oakland?
Leona Canyon in East Oakland
Q. Describe your Oakland in 3 words?
Cultural, Authentic, Lush
Q. Where is one of your favorite travel destinations in the world?
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Q. What is your go-to happy hour drink?
Old Fashioned with Bulleit Bourbon
Q. What do you love about your job?
I get to sell the city that I love!
Q. Describe who you are in 140 characters or less.
Amateur whiskey connoisseur, avid East Bay hiker, practical joker, and dog freak.
Q. Best place to shop in Oakland?
Oaklandish for your Oakland gear and Crimson Horticultural Rarities for unique and cool plants