How To Hack The Finals in Oakland
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.
This is the Ultimate Warrior Fan Experience for the rest of us who can't just fly across the country and attend the games in Cleveland. Come together with DubNation and watch the NBA Finals® on Warriors Ground. Official Warriors Watch Parties will take place at Oracle Arena for Games 3 and 4 of the NBA Finals® and will include the following:
- Game Night Concessions and Merchandise
- Performances by Warriors Dance Team, Jr. Jam Squad and more!
Doors at Oracle Arena will open at 5 p.m. with parking for $10 opening at 4:30 p.m. Ticket cost $20.
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:
The New Parkway - All the action on the giant silver screen, replete with outstanding food and drink.
Era Art Bar & Lounge - Get in early or reserve a seat online.
Lake Chalet - ESPN will be broadcasting from Lake Chalet for Warriors NBA Finals®. Wristbands will be handed out an hour before broadcasting begins to roughly the first 80 in line. Be sure to get there early!
alaMar - Dollar oysters, drink specials and the game on their 150" big screen!
Boot and Shoe Service - Come watch the Warriors Games back at the bar!
Dragon Gate Bar & Grille - Catch the Games on our Large Projection & Flat Screens or reserve a private karaoke room (up to 15 people) to watch the Warriors NBA Finals®. Signature cocktails and drink specials to celebrate the Warriors during the game. Enter the Dragon and reserve your seats!
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.
Have a few hours to kill before game time? Pre game at one of Oakland's breweries or wineries.
Searching for nightlife after the game? Throw down some drinks in Old Oakland, or turn up on the dance floor in Downtown.
Helpful DubNation Tips
Make sure you come correct and rep the team and the city right. Blue and gold everything! Make sure you stop by some Oakland shops to pick up some gear before the game!
Live Audience Opportunities
Ever wanted to be a part of a live audience? Here's your chance! Fox Sports' Undisputed and ESPN's First Take & The Jump are being filmed at Lake Chalet and plank in Oakland! They'll be back on Sunday, June 4, and if needed, on Monday June 12 and Sunday, June 18.
Looking for more specific questions about checking out a Warriors game? Check out out Warriors page.
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