How To Hack The Finals in Oakland, CA
Here are tips for making the most of your Warriors fan experience without having to cash out on a Finals game ticket!
It's safe to say The Warriors are a popular team these days. DubNation is frantic for a taste of experiencing the NBA Finals® in person, but not all of us are as "lucky." So whether you’re coming to Oakland for the first time, or are simply looking for the best watch party spots, these tips will make your Warriors fan experience a memorable one.
Come together with Dub Nation and watch the NBA Finals on Warriors Ground, even when the team is on the road. The official Warriors Watch Party will take place at Oracle Arena for Game 4 of the NBA Finals and include the following:
- Game Night Concessions and Merchandise
- Performances by Warriors Dance Team, Breakers, DJ D-Sharp and more!
Doors at Oracle Arena will open at 5 p.m. with parking for $30 opening at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 each.
A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to the AEG Oakland Community Foundation and the Warriors Community Foundation.
Warrior Watch Parties You Don’t Need A Ticket For
Oracle's Watch Party already sold out? DubNation will be loud and proud everywhere in The Town! Here are just a handful of the many watch parties happening in The Town:
Old Oakland 9th St. Watch Party
Rolled out astro turf and a big screen in the middle of the street, 9th Street Warriors Watch Party is perfect to chill outdoors with friends and family!
The New Parkway
The New Parkway Theater is a community-centered cinema and pub located in Oakland’s Uptown district. Sit back and relax in our cozy couches while watching our new releases, cult classics, and fabulous special programming. Plus, enjoy yummy food and local beer and wine in our café or even delivered right to your theater seat, all at affordable prices!
Halftime Sports Bar
Beer, billiards & pub grub offered in a contemporary space with large-screen TVs & a rec room vibe in Downtown Oakland.
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
Spice Monkey features casual dining with globally inspired comfort food, local craft beer and uniquely designed cocktails. Bar seating is available downstairs, with tables that can accommodate larger groups, in the upstairs loft. Throughout the month, the upstairs loft features live comedy and community gatherings.
Beers on tap, cocktails, food-truck menus & sports TV in a chill bar with a patio & rooftop deck.
Era Art Bar & Lounge
Sleek, bi-level bar & lounge featuring a striking bar, vintage-chic decor & vibrant dance floor.
alaMar (“to the sea”) brings mouth-watering crustacean boils and unique eats to the thriving Uptown Oakland restaurant scene. The industrial decor pays homage to this port city while encouraging you to roll up your sleeves and satisfy your primal instinct by diving into every dish – from starters to desserts – with your bare hands.
Creating your own Warriors Experience
Looking for creative ideas for a Warrior themed trip in Oakland? Take the fam out on a Warriors Mural drive around Oakland. Oaklanders are very passionate about their team so you can easily find Warriors art all over The Town.
Helpful DubNation Tips
Make sure you come correct and rep the team to the fullest! Blue and gold everything! Make sure you stop by The Warriors Team Store to pick up some gear before the game!
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