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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).


February Events

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March Events

Oakland Running Festival

Website: www.oaklandmarathon.com
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.


April Events

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May Events

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June Events

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July Events

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.


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.

Oakland Pride Festival

Website: www.oaklandpride.org
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.

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

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October Events

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.


November Events

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December Events

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".

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