Home » *Top Pick*, Block Party, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, In Person, Kids & Families, Outdoors, Shopping & Fashion

“Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll” Festival on Second Saturdays (2022)

Every 2nd Saturday Through December 10th.
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free

5655 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618 | Rockridge District - College Avenue Shops,

Event Details

“Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll” Festival on Second Saturdays (2022)

Sat, May 14, 11am-6pm; Second Saturdays ongoing May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10

Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll brings outdoor live music dotted along College Avenue, big sales from merchants, give-a-ways, tastings with special menus, popup vendors, kids’ crafts, and fun activities for the whole family. The retailers, restaurants, and service providers that make up the Rockridge District welcome you to experience of local goods, art shows, spa specials, fine dining, savory sweets, and delicious drinks. Every second Saturday of the month, attendees are invited to stroll, sip, sample, and save.

On Second Saturdays, Rockridge hosts over a dozen performers along with DJs and house music on College Avenue between Broadway and Alcatraz Avenue. Merchants offer trunk shows, sidewalk sales, and in-store offers while hosting local popup vendors selling locally made goods. Some retailers will be donating their proceeds, like Nathan & Co.’s (5636 College Avenue) fundraiser for Ukraine’s Children’s Relief (UNICEF).

Restaurants feature unique menus, like Cactus Taqueria’s (5642 College Avenue) delicious street tacos, available right out of their window to enjoy while strolling the event. Rockridge Market Hall (5655 College Avenue) will offer American-made cheese tastings. Craft brewers will be hosted at venues like Ben ‘N Nick’s (5612 College Avenue) with Line 51 Brewing available to sample and buy.

Oakland Art Gallery (5291 College Avenue) will host live music and a rotating art show. First Federal Savings (6058 College Avenue) and College Avenue Presbyterian Church (5951 College Avenue) have crafts available for the kids. Children’s stores Goldenbug Shoes (5509 College Avenue) and Bella Vita (5511 College Avenue) host kid-oriented popup vendors.

Rock-N-Stroll unites community together through the showcasing of independent businesses, local bands, artists, and makers in a leisurely and spacious daytime event for all ages.

Rockridge Rock-N-Stroll is BARTable, free, and fun for all ages.

For more information, visit RockridgeDistrict.com.

Presented by Rockridge District Association

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
Categories: *Top Pick*, Block Party, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, In Person, Kids & Families, Outdoors, Shopping & Fashion
Venue: 5655 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618
Address: Rockridge District - College Avenue Shops,

Saturday, October 8, 2022

9:00 am   North Beach Farmers Market  FREE
9:30 am   Free de Young Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Advanced timed tickets required.
9:30 am   Free “Legion of Honor” Museum Day for Bay Area Residents (Every Saturday)  FREE*
*Free general admission to Bay Area residents. Valid ID or proof of residency required. This offer applies only to the permanent collection galleries. Timed advanced tickets required
10:00 am   SFMaker Market at Ferry Building  
10:00 am   “Metcon at the Park” Total Body Workout at Salesforce Park (SF)  FREE*
*Free for all
11:00 am   Free Community Day: Every Second Saturday at MoAD (SF)  FREE*
*MoAD is free to the public every second Saturday of the month.
11:00 am   ArtWalk Livermore 2022  FREE*
*Free
11:00 am   2022 “ArtScape” Street Festival: Every 2nd Saturday (May to October)  FREE*
*Free Admission
11:00 am   MoAD: Museum of the African Diaspora Free Museum Day (SF)  FREE
11:00 am   2022 “California Seaweed Festival” in Tiburon (Oct. 7-8)  FREE*
*All Day Free! - We are a non-profit
11:30 am   Saturday Sounds at the Park (Salesforce Park)  FREE
12:00 pm   Fleet Week 2022: Blue Angels Airshow + Full Schedule (Saturday)  FREE
12:00 pm   Epic 12-Hour “Our Labyrinth For Grace” Art, Music & Dance Event (Grace Cathedral)  $20
12:00 pm   “Art Walk SF” October 2022 Block Party (Outer Sunset)  FREE*
*Free to attend
1:00 pm   The West End Village Culture Crawl (San Rafael)  FREE
2:00 pm   “Due South” w/ Ozomatli: SF’s Free Music Festival at McLaren Park (2022)  FREE
6:00 pm   2022 “Yerba Buena Night” San Francisco Free Outdoor/Indoor Music & Arts Festival  FREE*
*Free and open to the public
7:00 pm   SF’s Tiki Bar “HellaSecret” Comedy Show (7p + 9p Shows)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   “Comedians with Criminal Records” Live in SF (2022)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (normally $15-20)
7:00 pm   “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Saturday Night (SF)  $15*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $15 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $20). General Admission tickets $20 adv with code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $25) - limited to 40 tickets due to maintain social-distance. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   SF’s Secret Speakeasy Comedy Night  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets start at $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP. There is a two drink minimum
7:00 pm   FREE: Oakland Comedy Saturday Night @ Secret Speakeasy  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:30 pm   The Comedy Edge: Stand-Up on the Waterfront (Oakland)  $10*
*$10 General Admission and $20 VIP, no drink minimum
7:30 pm   AWKtober “Mortified Live” Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling (Oakland)  $15*
*Early bird tickets normally $20, use code FUNCHEAP for $5 off. After early bird tickets are sold out, prices go up.
8:00 pm   Nuthouse at the Golden Squirrel: Stand-Up Comedy Cabaret (Oakland)  FREE*
*Sliding scale donation requested during the show
9:00 pm   “Weekend Love” Hip Hop/Reggaeton/House/Hyphy DJ Night (Delirium)  FREE
10:30 pm   No Scrubs: ’90s Hip Hop and R&B Night (SF)  $10*
*Get $5 off Tickets - Early Bird tickets $10 adv w/ code FUNCHEAP (otherwise $15-20). Two drink minimum
< Friday, October 7 Sunday, October 9 >