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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 [...]
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 [...]
Father's Day is just around the corner, so we've come up with a list of places in The Town to take your dad this weekend. 1. Show up to New Parkway Theater early to secure a couch and watch a movie or two. 2. Gift him quality time with the little ones at Children’s Fairyland . 3. Check out some Warriors Murals around [...]
No matter where you go in Oakland, there is always someone reppin' The Golden State Warriors! Whether you are visiting for a Warrior game or just part of Dubnation looking for things to do, you have to check out these Warrior Murals! 1. Chinatown Broadway & 6th St. (on the right going North on 880 Freeway) Artists: [...]
While nobody should leave Oakland without a " I Hella " shirt, there is a little more to our shops than your typical souvenir tees. We've compiled a list of 8 shops that are definitely as unique and diverse as The Town itself, and should be added to any shopping itinerary during your visit. 1. Man Cave America If you [...]