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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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Fox Theater

Fox Theater

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Fire Arts Festival - The Crucible

Fire Arts Festival - The Crucible

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Metropolitan Golf Links

Metropolitan Golf Links

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Lake Merritt

Lake Merritt

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Regal Jack London Stadium 9

Regal Jack London Stadium 9

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Chabot Space & Science Center

Chabot Space & Science Center

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TheatreFIRST

TheatreFIRST

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The Layover

The Layover

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Bay Area Ridge Trail

Bay Area Ridge Trail

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Bay Street Emeryville

Bay Street Emeryville

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Inter-Ocean Tours

Inter-Ocean Tours

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Paramount Theatre of Arts

Paramount Theatre of Arts

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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 Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

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Oakland Medical Center

Oakland Medical Center

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East Bay Times

East Bay Times

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East Bay Times

East Bay Times

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AC Transit

AC Transit

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City of Oakland Public Works

City of Oakland Public Works

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