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Celebrate Oakland’s First Rainbow Crosswalks

The 1-year anniversary of Oakland’s rainbow crosswalks + a Pre-Pride Block Party
By - posted 8/20/2019 No Comment

Come celebrate the 1-year anniversary of Oakland’s first Rainbow Crosswalks, along with Oakland Pride & our amazing Upper Telegraph community.

There will be Queer First Fridays DJs and Dance Party, Drag shows, food, drinks and more. And although there’s still a long road ahead, this event also celebrates that the City of Oakland has agreed in principle to repaint the volunteer-created rainbow crosswalks, with a plan to permit permanent crosswalks.

These crosswalks are right in front of White Horse Bar, the oldest gay bar in America. 

Upper Telegraph Pre-Pride Party
Saturday, August 24, 2019 | Noon to 6pm
Telegraph & 66th, Oakland

  • Queer First Fridays DJ’s and Dance Party all day
  • Drag shows at 1:30pm, 3pm, and 4:30pm
  • Local business booths including Pet Food Express and The Pacific Center
  • Food and beer vendors include Kenny’s Heart and Soul, the new Upper Telegraph taproom “Tannery on Telegraph” (opening soon at 6369 Telegraph Ave) serving food from their Napa restaurant Oenotri, and the Temescal BID beer booth serving Tannery Bend Beerworks and Temescal Brewing beer.

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