Category - Family Fun

It's holiday season here in Oakland, California! Along with lights and festive decorations, events are popping up all around The Town! Here’s a list of performances, holiday shopping, walking tours, tree lighting ceremonies, and an ice skating rink to get you started! So, get your calendar out, pick the events that

‘Tis the season for hosting parties, game nights, dinners, and holiday festivities. Whether you are adding a statement piece or setting a pretty table, Oakland offers products that will create a welcoming home. Here are our 2018 picks courtesy of Oakland merchants and makers.

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If you thought that baseball games were just for sports fans, then you're wrong! This summer, don't miss out on cultural celebrations, exciting theme nights, and good ol' fashioned firework shows! It doesn't matter if you don't know who's on first, The Oakland A's have something for everybody! Go A's! #RootedinOakland 

Oakland's waterfront is beautiful, has cool weather, and way more chill than other destinations. People are driving out to San Francisco, and even all the way out to Tiburon... hello? Get yo' life! After reading this, we'll see you out here at the coolest summer spot in the Bay! Here are 11 reasons why Oakland's waterfront activity is just as impressive as your go-to spot! (Photo: Greg Linhares, City of Oakland)