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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!

Lake Merritt

Lake Merritt

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Morcom Rose Garden

Morcom Rose Garden

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Art and Soul Festival

Art and Soul Festival

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The First Tee of the East Bay

The First Tee of the East Bay

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Dimond Recreation Center

Dimond Recreation Center

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Piedmont Theatre

Piedmont Theatre

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Pardee Home Museum

Pardee Home Museum

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Woodminster Summer Musicals

Woodminster Summer Musicals

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Era Art Bar & Lounge

Era Art Bar & Lounge

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Dimond Recreation Center

Dimond Recreation Center

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Jack London Square

Jack London Square

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Lake Merritt

Lake Merritt

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Bonsai Garden

Bonsai Garden

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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.

Holy Names University

Holy Names University

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Oakland Fire Department

Oakland Fire Department

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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

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KRON TV 4

KRON TV 4

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East Bay Times

East Bay Times

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Oakland International Airport

Oakland International Airport

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AT&T

AT&T

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