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Black Friday has started to occupy more and more of our Thanksgiving holiday. Major chains are now starting to open their doors on Thursday evening, taking away more of our family time. In 2015 REI began their #OptOutside initiative, shunning retail tradition, by closing their doors on Black Friday and encouraging [...]
Featured Events Happening Throughout The Week Oakland First Fridays Festival Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Every First Friday from 5–9:30 pm, Oakland's KONO [...]
KONO (Koreatown Northgate) is a hub of arts and culture in the Bay Area and Oakland, featuring The First Fridays Festival and Art Murmur Gallery Walk. Along and with the arts, KONO features Oakland’s most popular craft beer gardens and pubs. Here are some suggestions for your visit to KONO! First Fridays - Celebration [...]
Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Oakland? Look no further! We gathered up costumer events, pumpkin festivals, and even events for you and your pet. “Thriller Night” Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid October 28, 2016 5:00 PM Oakland Museum of California Learn the Thriller dance with the Bay [...]
Have a sweet tooth? Look no further. Oakland is your destination for delicious treats! From crispy cinnamon churros, to cream filled doughnut... we have just what you need to fix your sugar craving! Chocolate Churro Churros Mexicanos Crispy fried dough stuffed with dulce de leche caramel, chocolate, vanilla custard, [...]
We spend a lot of time telling you how Oakland is the Sunny Side of the Bay, but from time to time we'll get rain as well. Don't worry though, that doesn't stop us from having a good time. Here is a quick guide on where to go if you are looking to run inside and escape the rain. 1. The New Parkway Theater What is [...]
Kevin Durant... get used to hearing the man's name around The Town a lot. With the former MVP choosing to put on a Dubs jersey this season, this Warriors season is going to be fun to watch! Here's a list of things you probably didn't know about KD! 1. He wants to a music producer when he retires. Oakland is home to [...]
With Oakland already being a popular hot spot for foodies and sports fans, Pokémon Go is just one more reason why you should be planning a trip out to Oakland! From concentrated Poké Stops and Gyms, countless Pokémon spawns everywhere, and events happening throughout summer to pair with your journey to catch them all, [...]
With so many high profile names rollin" through Oakland, it's hard to keep track of all the shows! We can help you out! Here are a list of just a few of our favorite concerts coming to The Town Summer 16! July 14: Shy Glizzy Oakland​ Venue Oakland July 15-16: Ozokidz The New Parish July 22-25: Musiq Soulchild [...]
Over 100 local photographers came out to Explore Oakland's Instameet for a walking/photography tour of Downtown , Uptown , Lake Merritt ! We gathered a bunch of our favorites that came through on Instagram following the meet up! Make sure you are following these local talents who captured Oakland through their own [...]