banner-events

Oakland Convention Center Event Calendar

Choose a month below to see events at the Oakland Convention Center and surrounding areas. Oakland has many annual events throughout the city. For a full list of city-wide events, visit www.visitoakland.org/events.

january-events
february-events
march-events
april-events
may-events
june-events
july-events
august-events
september-events
october-events
november-events
december-events
 
January

February

March

April

May

June
July

August

September

October

November

December

January Events

Chinatown Lunar New Year Bazaar

Website: www.oaklandchinatownchamber.org/lunarbazaar
This annual event covers two city blocks and occurs every year on a weekend in either late January or February, depending on when the New Year falls on the lunar calendar. The Bazaar features diverse cultural entertainment, exquisite food demonstrations, fortune telling, and a Little Prince and Princess Contest (sponsored by Oakland Chinatown Lion's Club).

Oakland Black College Expo

Website: www.thecollegeexpo.org
Dates: January 24, 2015

Bay Area Woodworkers Association

Website: www.bayareawoodworkers.org
Dates: January 25-28, 2015

CACM Northern CA Law Seminar and Expo

Website: www.cacm.org
Dates: January 29-30, 2015


February Events

California International Antiquarian Book Fair

Website: www.sfbookfair.com
Dates: February 6-8, 2015

VP International, Inc.

Dates: February 14-15, 2015

Division of Workers' Compensation Conference

Website: www.dir.ca.gov/DWC
Dates: February 16-22, 2015

State Bar of California

Website: www.calbar.ca.gov
Dates: February 22-26, 2015

Gold Country Classic Gymnastics

Website: www.goldcountryclassic.com
Dates: February 20-22, 2015


March Events

HR West 2015

Website: www.hrwest.org
Dates: March 2-4, 2015

54th Annual CCSS Conference

Website: www.ccss.org
Dates: March 6-8, 2015

Oakland Running Festival

Website: www.oaklandmarathon.com
Dates: March 17-22, 2015
The Oakland Running Festival features 5 races of all distances: marathon, half, relay, 5k and kid's fun run. Voted the "Best Marathon in the Pacific/West", it's not-to-miss for runners.

Virtual Enterprise Entrepreneurship Conference and Trade Show

Website: www.veinternational.org
Dates: March 13-17, 2015

FTC West Super-Regional Championship

Website: www.ftcwest.org
Dates: March 25-29, 2015

2015 George Wright Society Con

Website: www.georgewright.org
Dates: March 29-31, 2015


April Events

Society for Affective Science Annual Meeting

Website: www.society-for-affective-science.org
Dates: April 8-12, 2015

TNV Leadership Conference 2015

Website: www.leadershipconference.tv
Dates: April 9-12, 2015

2015 National Transgender Health Summit

Website: www.transhealth.ucsf.edu
Dates: April 16-18, 2015

2015 CEP American Spring

Dates: April 18-21, 2015

WASC Senior Colleges & University Commission 2015 ARC Conference

Website: www.wascsenior.org
Dates: April 22-25, 2015

Kraken Con

Website: www.krakencon.com
Dates: April 25-26, 2015


May Events

Usenix Symposium on Networked Design & Implementation (NSDI)

Website: www.usenix.org
Dates: May 2-9, 2015

Southwest Geotechnical Engineers Conference

Dates: May 18-22, 2015

NCVA Bay View Classic

Website: www.ncva.com
Dates: May 22-25, 2015

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

Website: www.omegapsiphifraternity.org
Dates: May 27-31, 2015


June Events

California Northwest Convocation Church of God in Christ

Dates: June 15-22 2015

ACRL RBMS 56th ALA Annual Pre-Conference

Dates: June 21, 2015

National Council of Meridianites, Inc.

Website: www.counciloforganizations.com
Dates: June 24, 2015

LIFE Leadership-Summer Leadership SLC Convention-West

Dates: June 25, 2015

The Gesneriad Society Convention

Website: www.gesneriadsociety.org
Dates: June 28 - July 4, 2015


July Events

Warren Family Reunion

Dates: July 2, 2015

4th of July at Jack London Square

Website: www.jacklondonsquare.com
Celebrate Independence Day on the Oakland Waterfront at Jack London Square! This free festival features interactive activities and performers for all ages.

NAFA 2015 Biennial Conference: The Road Less Traveled

Website: www.nafadvisors.org
Dates: July 13-19, 2015

Teach for America

Website: www.teachforamerica.org
Dates: July 23, 2015

State Bar of California General Bar Exam

Website: www.admissions.calbar.ca.gov
Dates: July 26-31 2015


August Events

Oakland Art & Soul Festival

Website: www.artandsouloakland.com
Art & Soul Oakland is a weekend of live music, artist booths, global cuisine and children's activities set in the heart of downtown Oakland.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians AANP Conference

Website: www.naturopathic.org
Dates: August 1-10, 2015

Oakland Chinatown StreetFest

Website: www.oaklandchinatownstreetfest.com
Scheduled during the fourth weekend in August each year, the Chinatown StreetFest is home to cultural performances, live music and delicious food throughout Oakland's Chinatown.


September Events

Oakland Pride Festival

Website: www.oaklandpride.org
Dates: September 13, 2015

The annual Oakland Pride Festival starts at 20th & Broadway in downtown Oakland. This event featuring multiple entertainment stages, unique vendors and a Family & Children's Garden.

CELA 2015 Annual Conference

Website: www.cela.org
Dates: September 23-27, 2015

Code for America Summit

Website: www.codeforamerica.org
Dates: September 27, 2015


October Events

APA California Chapter 2015 Annual Conference

Website: www.apacalifornia.org
Dates: October 3-6, 2015

R&P Group – 2015 Strengthening Student Success Conference

Website: www.rpgroup.org
Dates: October 7-9, 2015

CFI Annual Conference 2015

Website: www.calinterpreters.org
Dates: October 8-12, 2015

40th Annual Conference of Deep Foundations

Website: www.dfi.org
Dates: October 8-17, 2015

FAR-West 2015

Website: www.far-west.org
Dates: October 15-18, 2015

NLG 2015 Convention

Website: www.nlg.org
Dates: October 21-25, 2015

San Francisco Regional Management Association

Dates: October 22, 2015

Latino Health Conference

Dates: October 29, 2015

Black Cowboy Parade & Festival

Website: www.blackcowboyassociation.org
Dust off those cowboy boots and celebrate the annual Oakland Black Cowboy Parade, the only parade and celebration of its kind in the United States! This historic parade gives visitors a "taste of the old west" with food, horse and pony rides and an array of entertainment for all ages.

State Bar of California 1st Year Law

Dates: October 27, 2015


November Events

32nd CPPA Annual Conference

Website: www.cppaparking.org
Dates: November 2-6, 2015

Cal Nonprofit Annual Conference

Website: www.calnonprofits.org
Dates: November 3-4, 2015

California Library Association Conference

Website: www.conference.cla-net.org
Dates: November 5-7, 2015

NASPA Western Regional Annual Conference

Dates: November 6-11, 2015

BABE! Bay Area Bead Extravaganza

Website: www.beadextravaganza.com
Dates: November 12-18, 2015


December Events

Muktamar San Francisco IMSA-MISG 2015

Website: muktamar.imsa.us

Jack London Square Holiday Tree Lighting

Website: www.jacklondonsquare.com
Celebrate the festive holiday season with an annual family tree lighting ceremony on the waterfront at Jack London Square. Free to attend, visitors will be delighted by performances by The Tap Dancing Christmas Trees, an assortment of costumed characters and a visit from Santa!

Oakland Holiday Parade

Website: www.americas-holiday-parade.com
The first annual Oakland Holiday Parade was held in 2000 and over 30,000 people attended. Within a few short years, the Oakland Holiday Parade has not only become Northern California's premier family event, but has become recognized as "America's Children's Holiday Parade".

Back To Top

 

oakland-convention-center-logovisit-oakland-logocity-of-oakland-logo

Subscribe For Specials

Get updates on all our latest offers, events and news.

© 2015 Oakland Convention Center. All rights reserved. Website Design & Online Marketing provided by Blue Magnet Interactive.

back-top-button