Temescal Events, Shopping, Arts and Dining

Vibrant • Eclectic

Repaving Telegraph Ave.

March 26 Update:

The yellow loading, green 12-minute, blue ADA and additional customer parking spaces on commercial side streets adjacent to Telegraph have been painted. Some of these spaces will be metered, to ensure availability for customers, and some will not, to provide accessible parking for employees. The intersection signals along Telegraph have been retimed, to ensure smooth and safe traffic flow along the corridor.

Taste of Temescal

Tuesday, May 18, 5-9pm

$50/ticket | 20+ tastes per ticket | Buy Tickets HERE

Taste of Temescal returns in 2021 as a socially distanced and COVID-safe culinary crawl on May 18th. Eat your way through Temescal in this "farm-to-table trick or treat," indulging in 20+ bites from new and favorite Temescal restaurants -- all while giving back to amazing Oakland schools and nonprofits.⁠

RSVP for the BID’s Annual Meeting, April 28 @7pm

Join us for the Temescal Telegraph BID 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 28th to hear about 2020 challenges & accomplishments, plans for 2021, and vote on new TTBID Board Directors.
Enjoy Temescal-themed trivia (w/prizes!), a short presentation, Q&A and a chance to connect with Temescal businesses, property owners, residents, and the TTBID Board of Directors. RSVP HERE.
Annual Meeting Program
  • 2020 Review – Challenges & Accomplishments
  • Plans for 2021
  • Board of Directors Elections
  • Temescal-themed Triva (with prizes!)
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New Temescal BID Marketing & Program Assistant

The Temescal BID is excited to welcome Katie Larson as the BID’s new Marketing and Program Assistant, starting this week! Katie Larson comes to the BID after several years of working with Oakland Pride, where she served as Events Coordinator and was a core part of the team that produces Oakland’s LGBTQ+ Pride Parade and Festival, as well as their first-ever Virtual Pride celebration in September 2020.

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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.

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