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Things To Do in Oakland, CA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

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Oakland Ballet Company

Oakland Ballet Company

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Oakland Chinatown Streetfest

Oakland Chinatown Streetfest

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Claremont Country Club

Claremont Country Club

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Dimond Recreation Center

Dimond Recreation Center

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Regal Jack London Stadium 9

Regal Jack London Stadium 9

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Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate

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Paramount Theatre of Arts

Paramount Theatre of Arts

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The Layover

The Layover

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Oakland Zoo

Oakland Zoo

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Jack London Square

Jack London Square

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Dimond Recreation Center

Dimond Recreation Center

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Chabot Space & Science Center

Chabot Space & Science Center

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Local Resources in Oakland, CA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Samuel Merritt University

Samuel Merritt University

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Oakland Convention & Visitors Bureau

Oakland Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Children's Hospital

Children's Hospital

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KRON TV 4

KRON TV 4

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East Bay Times

East Bay Times

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Bay Area Rapid Transit

Bay Area Rapid Transit

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City of Oakland Public Works

City of Oakland Public Works

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