Temescal Events, Shopping, Arts and Dining

Vibrant • Gritty • Eclectic

Temescal Street Fair 2019

Sunday, June 9 | 12-6pm | FREE

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! Now accepting vendor and sponsor applications.

Success: Repave & Redesign Telegraph approved!

Summer 2019

On Friday, December 14th, the Repair Telegraph Ave. finalized design proposed by OakDOT staff was approved by Oakland City Council, ensuring the repaving of Telegraph Ave. in 2019! The approved redesign of Telegraph Ave. between 42nd and 52nd St (aka Repair Telegraph) includes a road diet, parking protected bike lanes AND a pedestrian plaza on Shattuck Ave. between 45th and 46th St.

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.

Valentine’s Day 2019 Events

Valentine’s Day is always a loving and special time of the year! It is a great opportunity to show someone that they are appreciated, and it also a chance to treat yourself and express a little self-love. Whether you are looking for a little pick-me-up for yourself or are planning out a special night for someone close to you, there are plenty of events here in Temescal which are sure to please.
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Taste of Temescal 2019 Culinary Crawl

Tuesday, March 19th | 6 – 8:30pm
25+ Temescal Restaurants | Telegraph, 40th to 52nd
Back for the tenth time, the 2019 Taste of Temescal is back for the Spring time! On Tuesday, March 19th, 6:00- 8:30pm, scintillate your palates with this culinary crawl around one of Temescal’s most delectable annual events! Bring your family and friends and 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.