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“Oakland First Fridays” Block Party

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Friday, June 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Telegraph & 27th | Telegraph Ave and 27th St, Oakland, CA

“Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival

Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5-9 pm for five huge blocks on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street.

Photography from @skyhighoakland via Oakland First Fridays

Oakland’s KONO district (Koreatown/Northgate) springs to life for this event, with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local culinary artisans, performers, musicians, dancers, DJs, and poets gathering for Oakland First Friday events.

Oakland First Fridays

Every First Friday | 5-9pm
Telegraph Ave from West Grand to 27th St., Oakland

  • Closest BART – 19th Street
  • Rain sometimes cancels – They typically make an announcement by Wednesday – Check Facebook for updates

Oakland First Fridays is Back on October 1st 2021!

After a long time away from our beloved community, we’re back and ready for a COVID safe reunion on October 1st! First Fridays is located in Oakland along Telegraph St between West Grand and 27th St.

Helping us celebrate our re-launch at 27th Street Stage are:

  • The Best Intentions (7:30pm-8:30pm) – Presenting the Original Motown Classics, Old School, and R&B sound from the 60’s. 70’s, 80’s & up.
  • FLO (Funky Latin Orchestra) (6:00pm-6:45pm) – Presenting smooth & energetic sounds of the Mambo, Latin Jazz, Latin Rock, and much more!
  • FARENHYTE 5150 (5:15pm-5:50pm) – A dynamic entertainment music machine offering the ultimate experience in both live, original and cover music performance!

Other Activities Include:

  • Fashion Show with Mario B at 25th St. (Northgate side)
  • Art Wall “Any Body Can Paint” interactive canvas painting with a theme (24th St. Broadway side)
  • Turf Inc. turf dancers (24th St. on the Northgate side)
  • KONO Lounge (on Sycamore & Telegraph)
  • Drumming Group (23rd on the Broadway side)
  • Lincoln Female College Basketball Team working the entrance gate.
  • Classic Car Show at W.Grand and Telegraph Ave. in front of Moxy Hotel

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.

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, East Bay, Eating & Drinking, Walks & Tours
Address: Telegraph Ave and 27th St, Oakland, CA