Temescal Events, Shopping, Arts and Dining

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Taste of Temescal

Tuesday, April 24th, 6-8:30pm

Taste of Temescal, the Temescal BID's annual culinary crawl & fundraising event for local schools and nonprofits is now moving to the Spring! Mark your calendars for April 24th for Temescal's most delectable annual culinary crawl, an evening of food, drink, live music and fabulous prizes. Tickets available now:


Temescal Street Fair

Sunday, June 10th, 12-6pm

Join us for live music on three stages, great food from popular Temescal eateries and mobile food vendors, craft beer, and scores of artisans at our FREE annual Festival! Come see amazing tricks at the Kinetic Arts Center Circus Stage, visit business and community booths, listen to amazing local music,  and let the kids go wild a the Fun Zone and Carnival rides.

Repave Telegraph! Update – Telegraph is on the paving list for Spring 2019!

Thank you so much for your incredible support of our campaign. I’d like to announce officially that our campaign has been successful, after 600 signatures on the petition and all of your calls and emails, and sharing our campaign via your email lists, to your neighbors and via social media.

Yesterday, the city of Oakland sent us a letter recognizing a clerical error in the paving list and committing to repave Telegraph Ave in Spring 2019 (please see full letter HERE). We did it!

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Taste of Temescal 2018 Culinary Crawl

Tuesday, April 24th | 6 – 9pm
23 Temescal Restaurants | Telegraph, 40th to 52nd
Back for the ninth time, the 2018 Taste of Temescal is moving to the Spring! On Tuesday, April 24th, 6:00- 8:30pm, scintillate your palates with this culinary crawl (like farm-to-table trick or treat), one of Temescal’s most delectable annual events! Enjoy an evening of food, drink, live music and fabulous prizes (including gift certificates to your favorite local eatery), along Telegraph Avenue from 40th to 52nd Streets, Temescal Alley, and Claremont Ave. This is a green event too!
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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.