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- Oakland First Friday Street Festival
- Oakland Restaurant Week
- A's Fanfest
- 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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Food & Drink
To help support Oakland businesses operating with limited service during this time, the Oakland Chamber of Commerce created Oakland’s Open, a list of Oakland restaurants offering take-out and/or delivery; available retail businesses and services; and food services that are temporarily closed. Check out the list often for updates as they come. Local businesses — email firstname.lastname@example.org with your latest details for inclusion.
When we're back on track, we encourage you look for the hottest new restaurant in Oakland!
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