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Returning in 2023

Oakland will host the Fourth Annual Oakland Cocktail Week in celebration of the city's unique cocktail heritage, as well as local spirits small businesses and employees. Participating bars and restaurants representing 15 different neighborhoods throughout Oakland will be slinging specialty cocktails throughout the week.

Oakland Cocktail Week is a chance for locals and visitors to hop from bar to bar sipping special cocktails, crafted just for the week. A lineup of festive events connects cocktail fans with spirits makers and business owners all in support of strengthening our local communities!

Tickets for these special community-focused events, organized by Drink Up Bay Area (Oakland Cocktail Week’s event production arm), will be available later this month through

Whether you choose to go to your favorite spot or try somewhere new, going out and supporting a local business is what we encourage you to do. Need a little inspiration? Check out this list of over 100 bars currently open in Oakland waiting with a drink for you.