Home » East Bay, History, Walks & Tours

Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov

First Presbyterian Church (Oakland) | Broadway & 27th Street, Oakland, CA


Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples

Visit historic places of worship and learn about their architecture and influence on the development of Oakland. Highlighted buildings include First Presbyterian, First Congregational, and First Christian churches as well as Temple Sinai.

Tour begins at 10:00 a.m. in front of the First Presbyterian Church, Broadway at 27th Street.

Parking is available at curbside meters.

2019 Dates:

  • Saturday, May 18
  • Saturday, June 15
  • Wednesday, July 24
  • Saturday, August 24
  • Wednesday, September 25
  • Saturday, October 1

To make a reservation for Tour 7, please e-mail aallen@oaklandca.gov. Please include the specific tour and date you are requesting in your message.

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises.

The six-month long tour season ensures ample opportunity to take in each of the eight different tour itineraries. Each tour, led by a volunteer guide, begins at 10 am from various starting locations depending on the itinerary.


Free / RSVP


Cost: FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
Categories: East Bay, History, Walks & Tours
Address: Broadway & 27th Street, Oakland, CA

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

9:30 am   Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays  FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
9:30 am   de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays  FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
10:00 am   Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day | GG Park  FREE
10:00 am   Free Oakland Walking Tours | Oakland’s Churches & Temples  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
11:00 am   SF City Guides: Rare Walking Tours Month | October 2019  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
11:00 am   First Tuesday “Pay What You Wish” Day | Cartoon Art Museum  FREE*
*Pay What You Wish Day
11:00 am   Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch  FREE
11:00 am   Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays  FREE
11:00 am   Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays  FREE
12:00 pm   TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF  FREE
12:00 pm   Free Admission Day at the Bedford Gallery | East Bay  FREE
12:00 pm   Brand New “Painted Pianos” Musical Art & Live Performance | Walnut Creek  FREE*
*Weather Permitting.
4:20 pm   Live at Lagunitas: Strfkr | Petaluma  FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
5:30 pm   2 for 1 Margaritas “Taco Tuesday” | SF  2-for-1*
*Get 2 for 1 Margaritas on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 10pm. And tip like a rockstar.
6:00 pm   The Detour Free Arcade Game Night | Every First Tuesday  FREE*
*Free play arcade games with purchase from bar
7:30 pm   Cinema Under The Stars “The Muppet Movie” | Napa  
8:00 pm   First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover  FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
< Monday, September 30 Wednesday, October 2 >

Facebook comments: