Category - Sports & Outdoors

Warriors are the 2017 NBA Champs!

Come and celebrate the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors during their victory parade Thursday, June 15th. The parade will start at 10:00am at 11th and Broadway in downtown Oakland, and finish with a rally around 12:15pm outside of the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center.  Fans can begin to line up for the rally as early as 5:00am. Make sure to check the Warriors page for any parade updates and a full list of street closures. 

Tips for making the most of your Warriors fan experience without having to cash out on a Finals game!

It's safe to say The Warriors are a popular team these days. Especially this year entering this year's NBA Finals ® with 2 NBA® MVPs. DubNation is frantic for a taste of experiencing the NBA Finals® live, but not all of us are as "lucky." So whether you’re coming to Oakland for the first or 20th time, or are simply looking for the best watch party spots, these tips will make your Warriors fan experience a memorable one. 

No matter where you go in Oakland, there is always someone reppin' The Golden State Warriors! Whether you are visiting for a Warriors game or just part of Dubnation looking for things to do, you have to check out these Warrior Murals!  

We caught up with The Town’s own Andre Ward while he was getting ready for his fight in Oakland. Everyone knows we're pretty biased with our love for Oakland, so you don’t have to take our word for it, but you should trust Dre's. #WardBarrera  

Sorry Game of Thrones fans, but Summer is Coming. And with it brings the holy trifecta of baseball, grilling, and dAy beers that combines for the glorious tradition of tailgating. So we asked some chefs around town to share their favorite tailgate recipes to spice up your pre-game ritual. Bon appetit and GO A's!

With Oakland having so many sports teams, it's not hard to believe some of the worlds most well-known athletes are from The Town! A few are pretty obvious if you are a well-versed sports fan, but a couple of these might have you texting your friends with your newfound Oakland knowledge. So keep your head up when you're around town, you never know who might be home for a visit.