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2023 Oakland “Chimaek” (Chicken & Wings) Festival & Block Party

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Saturday, May 20, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food and drink for purchase.

Dokkaebier | 420 3rd Street Oakland, CA

Event Details

Dokkaebier invites you to Oakland’s first Chimaek (Chicken & Beer) Festival for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in 2023.

Chimaek (Chi from Chicken and Maek from Maekju, meaning beer in Korean) will gather diverse communities in Oakland together with live music and more.

Profits will be donated back to the local community.

What you’ll get to enjoy:

Breweries: Who’s gonna be there? Local breweries including Dokkaebier, Drakes, Black Hammer, Hella Coastal, Laughing Monk, HenHouse Brewing and more!

Food: Woo Can Cook, Aburaya, SOBO, Korner, and more!

Music: We have some amazing local artists playing at our event, including DJ Khalil Tran!

Commemorative Glass: Doing beer tastings? Your purchase comes with a limited-edition Chimaek Festival tumbler alongside two tickets that you can use at any brewery at the festival. Additional drink tickets can be purchased at the festival.

Note: Commemorative glasses can only be guaranteed to those who order online. We’ll have commemorative Chimaek tumblers available at the event while supplies last. We’ll take card or cash on the day of the event.

Early Bird Special: Buy your tickets before Wednesday, May 17th (date updated due to high demand!) to get $4 off your purchase!


Sponsored by: Jack London Improvement District

Organized by: Build Up HQ


Frequently Asked Questions:

Is this an all-ages event? Yes, but you must be 21+ to purchase a glass & drink tickets. Once checked in onsite, you will have your ID checked and receive a wristband. Admission is free of charge.

Can I purchase more than two drink tickets? Yes, you can purchase more drink tickets with cash or card on-site at one of our ticket booths. Only drink tickets will be accepted at the bars.

Will the event be held outside? Yes!

Will there be additional bathrooms on site? Yes!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Nope! Electronic tickets only.

More questions? Contact the event organizer at hi@enjoydkb.com for additional questions.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. Food and drink for purchase.
Categories: *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, In Person, Outdoors
Venue: Dokkaebier
Address: 420 3rd Street Oakland, CA