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Oakland Museum of California’s Free First Sundays (OMCA)

Every 1st Sunday
Sunday, October 2, 2022 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions

OMCA (Oakland Museum of California) | 1000 Oak Street Oakland, CA 94607

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Oakland Museum of California’s Free First Sundays (OMCA)

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people.

  • Sunday Hours – 11am to 5pm – Please check website as hours may change seasonally
  • Suggested donation of $5 per person. On every first Sunday of the month, enjoy admission to OMCA with a suggested donation of $5 for general admission. There is an additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions.
  • Reserve your tickets ahead of time to reduce wait time

As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections on display in the 300,000 square foot building present the art and tell the history of California from many angles. The museum invites visitors to experience the history of California through interacting with art, becoming art, and rewriting history.

Updated 4/12/22 – Event info last checked via Oakland Museum of California

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*
*Suggested donation of $5 for GA/ additional $5 fee for access to special exhibitions
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Discount Tix / Promo Codes, East Bay, In Person
Address: 1000 Oak Street Oakland, CA 94607

Sunday, October 2, 2022

9:00 am   Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile  FREE
9:00 am   Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 2022  FREE*
*Free Admission
9:30 am   Jordan Park Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/476827/
9:30 am   2022 Komen San Francisco Pink Walk at SF Zoo  FREE*
*Registering for the walk is free. Your support helps us get ONE step closer to a world without breast cancer. Funds raised help support breakthrough research and provide assistance to those facing breast cancer today who need our support.
9:30 am   Grace Cathedral’s New Artist in Residence: Lee Mingwei (Oct. 2-9)  FREE
10:00 am   2022 “Oaktoberfest in the Dimond” Craft Beer Festival + Street Fair (Oct. 1-2)  FREE*
*Free admission for all ages; discount drink and dining packages for sale online
10:00 am   “East Bay Annual Bonsai Show” at Lake Merritt Gardens (Oct. 1-2)  FREE*
*FREE
10:00 am   SF’s “Health & Wellness Sundays” at Thrive City (Chase Center)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (subject to capacity)
10:00 am   Palo Alto’s 27th Annual “Great Glass Pumpkin Patch” (Oct. 1-2)  FREE*
*Free
10:00 am   Asian Art Museum: Free Admission Day (Every First Sunday)  FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
10:00 am   “Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/444979/
11:00 am   “Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)  FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
11:00 am   San Francisco’s 48th Annual Castro Street Fair (2022)  FREE*
*Donations requested - Suggested donation of $10-$20 to support out Beneficiaries
11:00 am   5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Festival  FREE
11:00 am   5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Festival (Oct. 1-2)  FREE
11:00 am   Free Guided Walking Tour of SF’s Mission Dolores Neighborhood  FREE*
*best to sign up at www.sfcityguides.org, though walk ups are welcome
11:00 am   Reuse” Pop-Up w/ Free Fashion Photos + Free Reusables (Castro Street Fair)  FREE
11:00 am   “Castro Art Mart” Mini Block Party on Noe St. (Every First Sunday)  FREE
11:00 am   Oktoberfest with Suppenkuche (Larkspur)  FREE
12:00 pm   14th Annual Rohnert Park Greek & Middle Eastern Festival (Oct. 1-2)  FREE
12:00 pm   26th Annual San Francisco Middle Eastern Food Festival (Oct. 1-2)  FREE
12:00 pm   2022 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: Sunday Lineup (Golden Gate Park)  FREE
1:00 pm   “First Sunday Afternoons” at Presidio Tunnel Tops (SF)  FREE
1:00 pm   St. Anthony’s Blessing of the Animals (SF)  FREE
1:00 pm   Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)  FREE
1:30 pm   Sunday Jazz at Union Station Cannabis Lounge (Mission Dist.)  FREE*
*This is a free event though TIPS are greatly appreciated!
2:00 pm   Parkside/Sunset Cleanup  FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/513199/
4:00 pm   “Slammin’ Sunday” $5 Roller Skate Party at Liberation Park (Oakland)  $5*
*Skaters ages 10+ pay $5 per session unless they have a yearly skate membership and will only have to pay for one session per event. Pre-purchase tickets online or in-person at the door.
4:00 pm   “Twang Sundays” Honky Tonk & Country w/ Beckylin and Her Druthers (SF)  FREE
4:00 pm   A Night of Richmond Storytelling: Open Mic, Book Talk, Music & Pot Luck  FREE
6:00 pm   FREE: Oakland “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (Sunday)  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
6:00 pm   Support the Courageous Uprising in Iran (Berkeley)  FREE
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase (SF)  FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated. $10 adv / $15 door tickets also required
7:00 pm   “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   HSB 2022 Unofficial After Party + Comedy Night (SF)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (normally $15-20)
7:00 pm   SF’s HellaDesi Comedy Night (Every Sunday)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 advanced tickets or $15 at door without RSVP
7:30 pm   Secret Guest List: Cobb’s Free Comedy Night (Oct. 2)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Must arrive 30 minutes early for guaranteed entry. All shows are 18 & over with valid photo ID. Like most comedy clubs, there is a two drink minimum.
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