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Warriors are the 2018 NBA Champs!

Come and celebrate the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors during their victory parade Tuesday, June 12th at 11:00 am! The parade will begin on Broadway at 11th Street, turning right on 20th Street, turning right on Harrison to 19th Street, and right on Lakeside Drive, ending on Oak and 13th Street.  Fans can begin to line up for the parade as early as 5:00am. Make sure to check the Warriors page for any parade updates and a full list of street closures. 

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  

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.

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)