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- Oaktown Half Marathon
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- Hiero Day
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- Eat Real Festival
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- Rolling Loud Music Festival
- Oaktoberfest in the Dimond
- Oakland Black Cowboy Parade
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Oakland From Home
Just the facts
Main strip: Telegraph Avenue, between 20th and 35th Streets
Who dwells here: artists, dancers, hipsters
Main architecture: Early to mid 1900s, with loads of Art Deco masterpieces
Neighborhood giants: Oakland First Fridays
Where to mingle with locals: Oakland First Fridays
KONO is a thriving stretch of community that's a quintessential embodiment of The Town’s culture and influence in the Bay Area. This neighborhood features a large and active arts community, vibrant nightlife, and strong ties to the Korean community. Located near the 19th Street BART station, visitors and residents can easily explore KONO by foot and car, or can take advantage of the recently constructed designated curbside bike lanes.
The inside inside scoop
Oakland has the second highest per capita of artists in the country and KONO houses 20+ art venues, several murals and public art displays. Along with the arts, KONO features Oakland’s most popular craft beer gardens and pubs.
If you only have three hours
If you can't make it to Oakland on a first Friday, or if you want to avoid Art Murmur crowds, do the self-guided Saturday Stroll to many galleries, including 25th Street Collective, Creative Growth Art Center, and Vessel Gallery.
In the mood to watch a movie within the comforts of home at The New Parkway Theater, a unique dine-in cinema complex. Featuring comfy couches, American diner food, and beer and wine, your food is served while you relax and enjoy your film.
Looking for something a little different? That's Oakland's specialty. You will find a boutique vintage car dealership, art gallery, beer garden and vegan eats all in one at Classic Cars West.
How to get here
Bart stop: 19th Street
Arts & Culture Sightseeing Itinerary
If Brooklyn is the arts hub of the East Coast, Oakland is the arts and culture mecca of the West.
Oakland's Best Theaters
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