Temescal Events, Shopping, Arts and Dining

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Temescal Holiday Fair

Sunday, December 8 | 11am - 5pm | 49th St at Telegraph & Temescal Alley | FREE

Come find beautiful & unique gifts for all your holiday needs while supporting Temescal's independent artists. We are returning this year with another FREE petting zoo with an alpaca, goats, pigs, bunnies, ducks, and more! Bring the whole family or your favorite group of friends for that perfect holiday card or profile pic with the adorable barnyard animals.

Repave & Redesign of Telegraph Ave.

First Quarter 2020

After the lengthy design process, and discussion with the City’s paving contractor throughout Summer 2019, the paving contractor has communicated that they will not have crews available until December 2019. Because of the negative impact paving would have on Temescal businesses during the holiday season, there will be no paving in December. The City anticipates construction beginning in the first quarter of 2020 subject to weather and other considerations.

14 more pedestrian lights installed

On Monday, December 17th, the construction of 14 more pedestrian lights on Telegraph Ave between 40th Street and West MacArthur Blvd was completed, and now the lights are on and functional! These 14 additional lights join the 153 pedestrian lights already installed by the Temescal Telegraph BID throughout the Temescal District on the sidewalks to enhance safety and improve the pedestrian experience.

Temescal Trick or Treat 2019

Thursday, October 31 | 4 – 6pm | Telegraph from 40th – 51st  | FREE

Kids of all ages and parents, come and stroll Telegraph Ave and collect treats from local merchants. Start at The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse and grab a halloween tote for all your candy, then head over to Ruby’s Garden Kidwear & Gift costume contest, trick and treat your way down to Flying Studios for their family dance party, and enter the apple bobbing contest at Ancient Ways!

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Participate in the Temescal Holiday Fair

Sunday, December 8 | 11am – 5pm | 49th St. at Telegraph & Temescal Alley | 486 49th St.
The holiday season is fast approaching and the Temescal Telegraph BID is organizing the 2019 Temescal Holiday Fair: Creators & Critters for Bay Area shoppers to find beautiful unique gifts while supporting Temescal’s independent artists.

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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.