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- Oakland First Friday Street Festival
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- Chinatown Lunar New Year Bazaar
- Black Joy Parade
- Oakland Running Festival
- Oakland Art Month
- Oakland Greek Festival
- Art & Soul Festival
- Laurel StreetFair World Music Festival
- Oaktown Half Marathon
- Chinatown Street Festival
- Oakland Triathlon
- Hiero Weekend
- Oakland Pride Parade & Festival
- Eat Real Festival
- Oakland Cocktail Week
- Rolling Loud Music Festival
- Oaktoberfest in the Dimond
- Oakland Black Cowboy Parade
- Autumn Lights Festival
- Dia de los Muertos Festival
- Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker
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Oakland From Home
While we adjust to the new normal, we're bringing Oakland to you! We encourage you to continue supporting the community that breathes life into our Town by shopping Oakland businesses online, ordering to-go from our local restaurants, and enjoying Oakland culture from the comforts of home.
Oakland's not going anywhere, so get inspired to visit us when we are on the other side of the curve. Strong roots weather the toughest storms.
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Take a virtual dance class, learn about Oakland coffee roasters and artists, or enjoy behind the scenes access to the Oakland Zoo (with a subscription, of course). Check out all the ways to experience the Town from home.
Are you a local business with a story to share? Submit your video, recipe, craft project, or tutorial here.
From ways to help your favorite neighborhood, to learning new recipes, coloring activities, and top book picks, read up on things to do from home by our fellow Oaklanders.
5 Ways to Experience Oakland from Home
Oakland Arts & Crafts To Do At Home
Family Activities to Do at Home
Make Your Own Cocktails at Home
Go Live With Oakland Zoo's "Behind The Scenes"
Oakland’s Queer, Trans, POC, Fat Positive Gym Hosts Virtual Workouts
Make Pasta from Scratch with Oakland’s Zero-waste Grocery Store MudLab