Oakland is an amazing place to soak up great summer vibes. With a variety of events and activities happening throughout The Town  – there is something for everyone to enjoy. By day or by night, whether you’re looking to plan the perfect date, get together with friends or enjoy lots of family fun - Oakland is the place to be!

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Oakland for Live Music Lovers

From the historic 7th Street Blues Walk of Fame to regular drum circles at the Lake Merritt pergola, Oakland is a city that moves to a musical beat. Oakland is blessed with several large performance venues, including the Fox Theater and Paramount Theater in Uptown, and the Oakland Arena near the…

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A Perfect Night Out in The Town

Oakland is a vibrant and diverse city that comes to life after dark. With its eclectic mix of bars, music venues, and cultural hotspots, Oakland offers a nightlife scene that's unlike any other. Join us as we explore the best nightlife hotspots and secret gems that make Oakland one of the Bay Area's…

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A LGBTQ+ Bar Crawl in Downtown Oakland

Home to America’s oldest continuously-operating gay bar, Oakland boasts a vibrant queer culture that can be by turns younger, more Black, more femme, and more family-oriented than its famously queer neighbor across the Bay. Local gay nightlife long took the form of itinerant, underground parties…

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Yoshi's Oakland: Where Sushi & Jazz Collide

With its rich repertory of jazz from straight-ahead to cool, some sizzling Afro-Latin rhythms, down-home blues, R&B, folk and funk, Yoshi's in Oakland is not just the city's pride and joy but one of the nations and the worlds premier clubs. Fans seek out the venue for its warm, intimate vibe, sleek…

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Where To Spend Your Halloween in Oakland, CA 2021

Creep it real this Halloween in Oakland, for yourself and your family! While COVID is in our ghostly midst, there are still plenty of fun, safe,and physically distant activities to keep you spirited. 👻 Check out all the different ways you can spend Halloween in The Town…

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Drink Through Historical Saloons in Oakland, CA

Play the Drinking Timeline game with Oaklands saloons 1883 // Jack London toiled with his story ideas at Heinolds First and Last Chance Saloon. How much more illustrious can you get? A lot. Other patrons include President Taft, poet Joaquin Miller, and journalist Ambrose Bierce. Many of the dollars hanging on walls…

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