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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Plan the Perfect Weekend in Oakland During Black History Month

Oakland’s deep roots in Black culture are celebrated through the city’s food, music, art, and creativity. Here are a few ways to spend a weekend celebrating The Town’s Black-owned businesses, events, and history during Black History Month! Friday Start your weekend off with a delicious house-made…

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Holiday Events in Oakland, California

It's the holiday season here in Oakland, California! Plan a visit to The Town and you will find plenty of ways to get in the holiday spirit! Here’s a list for holiday shopping, and more to get you started! Get your calendar out, select the holiday events that look the most fun for you and your…

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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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Things to do this October in Oakland

October is a busy month in Oakland, California so we went ahead and put together a list of what's happening during that month in The Town. Check it out! Oakland Roots Don’t miss the Oakland Roots’ last home game of the season against El Paso Locomotive FC on Saturday, October 14. For the 2024…

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Oakland's Fall Festivals & Events 2023

The City of Oakland offers great live music, events, dining and outdoor fun all year round, and the fall season brings unique festivities that you can only find here. From discovering new beers at Oaktoberfest in the Diamond to immersing yourself at the Dia de los Muertos Festival in Fruitvale…

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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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A Glimpse at Oakland's LGBTQ Owned Business Scene

According to the Census, Oakland along with San Francisco make up the most queer metropolitan area in America, so it’s no surprise that Oakland’s diverse and creative population includes many LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. From nightlife to dining to shopping, many of Oakland’s unique businesses are owned by…

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