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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!

Chabot Space & Science Center

Chabot Space & Science Center

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Fox Theater

Fox Theater

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Eat Real Festival

Eat Real Festival

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Claremont Country Club

Claremont Country Club

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Fox Theater

Fox Theater

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Piedmont Theatre

Piedmont Theatre

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Pardee Home Museum

Pardee Home Museum

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Fox Theater

Fox Theater

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The Trappist

The Trappist

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Redwood Regional Park

Redwood Regional Park

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Jack London Square

Jack London Square

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The Broken Rack

The Broken Rack

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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.

Holy Names University

Holy Names University

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The City of Oakland

The City of Oakland

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Highland Hospital

Highland Hospital

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East Bay Express

East Bay Express

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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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Spectrum

Spectrum

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