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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The Ultimate Guide for Oakland Restaurants with Outdoor Space

Known for its vibrant cultural scene and gorgeous sunny summer days, Oakland is the perfect destination for a meal out on a beautiful patio. This list will help you discover some of the best restaurants in The Town that have outdoor seating that is ideal for a sunny day with a loved one. Brenda’s…

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Best Places to Get Ice Cream in Oakland, CA

From the undeniable classics, to exciting unconventional flavors, Oakland has got your perfect scoop! Indulge in your favorite churned, vegan, rolled, and liquid nitrogen frozen scoops at these unique ice creameries in The Town. Check them out below! Ben & Jerry’s Known for their decadent ice…

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Where to Hike in Oakland, CA

Often when we tell people that we’re hiking fairytale forests in Oakland, there's a collective eye-rolling. Oakland, they think, is so urban . Yet, 20 minutes from downtown, up in the Oakland Hills, groves of gigantic redwoods, oaks and eucalyptuses grow. Get outside, find some peace, and check out…

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Events to Attend in Oakland this Summer

Oakland offers great live music, events, eats and outdoorsy fun all year round, but we are always super excited for the summer festivities. From dancing and day drinking at festivals and sampling food from all different cuisines, The Town has you covered. Whatever your summer vibes are, family…

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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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