Why plan a meeting in Oakland? We're glad you asked, The Town is accessible, has a plethora of affordable hotels, and is full of inspiring venues like the ones below.

Oakland Museum of California

The OMCA knows how to host an event. In fact, every Friday the museum puts on a festival with live music, dancing, food trucks, drinks and half price entry to the museum! You can trust your attendees will be dazzled by the sleek space with gorgeous gardens, impeccable service, and quality in-house catering.

Oakland Rotunda

One of the most beautiful buildings in Northern California, the elliptical dome is 120 feet high and 5,000 square feet. Your guests are sure to be blown away by the breathtaking interior while receiving top-notch service.

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Chabot Space & Science Center

Let your inner child run wild at this interactive center. While attendees are sure to have fun with the exhibits the real fun here happens after dark. Take a peek at the stars from one of the centers three giant telescopes or take in a mind-bending laser show in the planetarium. Chabot sits amidst the redwoods atop the Oakland Hills and has event space for groups of all sizes.

Oakland Aviation Museum

Located inside one of the countrys oldest airplane hangers this unique space is sure to put your guests on cloud nine. Perfect for smaller gatherings, the museum has over 5,000 sq. ft. of event space. This venue will leave a lasting impression on your attendees and comes in at an affordable price for you.


Impact Hub Oakland

This highly convertible co-working space has a vibe that exudes modern creativity. A/V and catering are a breeze, the event staff can turn this space into anything you can imagine. dunsmuir estate oakland

Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

This estate oozes class and elegance on its exquisitely landscaped 50-acre property. The Dunsmuir actually has 10 different venues to offer guests from traditional to contemporary, and indoor to outdoor, there will be something to fit your needs.


This brand new 50,000 sq. ft. multipurpose, indoor/outdoor event space is part bowling alley, part bocce ball court, part restaurant and beer garden, and part arcade. That is a lot of parts, which all add up to an unforgettable space to bring your guests.

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Kaiser Rooftop Garden

The roof garden that started the roof garden trend around the world. Your (up to) 1,500 guests can enjoy the three-acre garden featuring 42 types of trees and hundreds of medal winning roses. The event staff at Kaiser will take care of all your A/V, catering, and seating needs to make sure there is no thorn in your side. Like what you see? Check out Oaklands full list of special event spaces and the top meeting hotels. You can also submit an RFP here.