Temescal Events, Shopping, Arts and Dining

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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.

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:


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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Kasper’s Pedestrian Plaza Design Feedback Meetings

Tuesday, April 3 | 8:30 – 9:30am
Hawk & Pony | 4210 Telegraph Ave. | Open to all
Wednesday, April 18 | 6:30 – 8pm
Faith Presbyterian Church | 430 49th St. | Open to all
Please join the Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District (TTBID) and Groundworks Office for a presentation of of the TTBID’s proposal to create a pedestrian plaza at Kasper’s, including the existing sidewalk, Shattuck Ave from 45th to 46th, and the 46th St slip lane (Telegraph to Shattuck). Groundworks will present the various concepts and themes for the plaza, listen to your comments, receive feedback and answer questions. As part of the community, from businesses, property owners, and residents, your opinion matters! We want this plaza to be a vibrant and welcoming community gathering spot.
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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.