Eat. Drink. Stay. Repeat. From neighborhood gems and food trucks to Michelin star restaurants, explore The Town’s global culinary offerings during the 10 days of Oakland Restaurant Week 2024.

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Explore Oakland's Great Outdoor Adventures with your Dog

Discover the perfect dog park for you and adventurous pooch and explore the wonders of Oakland’s urban wildlands. Oakland’s Park, Recreation and Youth Development offers multiple fenced dog play areas; on-leash areas; and off-leash parks - including Estuary Park; Glenn Daniel/King Estate; Park…

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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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Weekend Road Trip to Oakland

The time for road trips is now! If you’re coming in from over six hours away, pack the essentials, pack the car, and pack your weekend with all-things Oakland. COVID-Safe Packing List Mask 😷 Hand Sanitizer 🧴 Wipes 🙌🏽 Water Bottle 💦 Camera 📸 Phone Charger 🤳🏾 Adventurous Spirit! 💫 Book…

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Ultimate Pit Stop in Oakland

As you plan your epic drive across every county line possible following Shelter in Place, add Oakland to the itinerary on your ultimate road trip adventure. The Town will send you onward with a full belly, and a longing to return for a proper visit the next time around (guaranteed to one-up the gas…

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Top Views in Oakland

Oakland is definitely a city you want to be on the ground to explore– in the streets, and in the action. But, it’s always nice to climb upwards, grab a view of our beautiful city, and take it all in. Here are some of our favorite places in town to get the best Oakland views. Joaquin Miller Park’s…

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8 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Born or Raised in Oakland, CA

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…

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