Temescal Events, Shopping, Arts and Dining

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Repaving Telegraph Ave.

September 6th Update

The meters along Telegraph are being moved to align with the locations of the new parking spaces. Maintenance covers in the street are being lowered by the various utilities now-September 18th.⁠

The cat tracking on Telegraph from 51st to above 52nd has been approved by the city.

Virtual Temescal Experiences

July - September 2020

Although we are not able to gather in person, many of your favorite Temescal businesses are hosting virtual experiences throughout the summer! Enjoy a variety of classes and workshops including sourdough bread making, pilates, a Dungeons and Dragons Summer Camp and more!

Taste of Temescal Canceled


InIn view of the public health crisis surrounding the coronavirus this year's Taste of Temescal, which was originally postponed, has been canceled. The Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District is offering refunds to those who want them- now through October 4th; all remaining ticket proceeds will be donated to the organization you designated in your ticket purchase.

Picnic on Telegraph

Sunday, October 4th, 11am-8pm

Discover Temescal outdoors! Spend the day walking, shopping, and dining out on the street all while supporting Temescal businesses. Enjoy expanded outdoor seating on the newly repaved Telegraph Ave and relish in some safe and socially distanced time outdoors while exploring over 15 blocks of Telegraph.

Picnic on Telegraph – Sunday, October 4th!

Discover Temescal outdoors! Save the date for Sunday, October 4th for a Picnic on Telegraph! Spend the day walking, shopping, and dining out on the street all while supporting Temescal businesses.
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Temescal Salons Now Open!

Alameda County has permitted the reopening of indoor services for hair salons and barbershops. See a full list of Temescal salons and barbershops below. Be sure to call ahead to ensure availability!
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Temescal is a vibrant neighborhood leading the Oakland renaissance, full of innovative and diverse people creating small independent thoughtfully-curated shops, restaurants and services, celebrating emerging arts and culture in our community.

The Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District creates, promotes and nurtures an engaging destination for Bay Area residents, workers, and visitors to experience Temescal. We do so through strengthening our thriving economic base of both longtime and new businesses, celebrating the diverse cultures of the District and its events, and enhancing Temescal Telegraph's physical environment and public safety.