Donate & Apply to Oakland Indie Alliance Repair Fund

Oakland Indie Alliance has created a repair fund for businesses whose storefronts have been damages. Donate to the repair fund to ensure the sustainability of the local small business community and apply to receive a grant.


Repave Telegraph Construction Update

It has been determined that the Repave Telegraph construction is essential and will continue, under the extended and stricter Shelter in Place orders that were enacted starting April 1st.


Virtual Fitness Classes Available

Support Temescal’s fitness businesses: take a virtual workout class! Many Temescal workout spots are offering virtual classes ranging from pilates to boxing! See the full list below. 


HEAD WEST in Temescal postponed, Live + Local now streaming on IG

Live + Local Creative Chat series | Every day, Monday – Friday | 4pm & 5pm | on Instagram Live HERE

Based on current Federal, State and Local mandates to shelter in place through May, the HEAD WEST Marketplace planned for Temescal on April 11th has been cancelled. The inaugural HEAD WEST Marketplace in Temescal will therefore be Saturday, August 8th. In the meantime, HEAD WEST has announced a new At-Home Instagram Live Series, ‘LIVE + LOCAL‘, highlighting makers, designers, artists, and musicians.


Temescal Street Fair Cancelled

In view of the public health crisis surrounding the coronavirus and in keeping with the continually evolving directives from state and local authorities, this year’s Temescal Street Fair originally scheduled for Sunday, June 14, 2020 has been canceled. Please mark your calendars for our rescheduled 17th annual street fair which will take place on Sunday, June 13, 2021.


Ways to support Temescal Businesses during COVID-19

Please support!

During these challenging times, the the Temescal Business Improvement District is asking our community to help support our local businesses, so that they can continue to offer thoughtfully-curated unique goods, services and of course delicious food for many years to come.


HEAD WEST Marketplace at Temescal

Saturday, April 11 | 11am – 5pm | 4521 Telegraph Ave | FREE

HEAD WEST Marketplace is coming to Temescal! HEAD WEST is an outdoor marketplace of makers, merchants and mavericks. On Saturday April 11, shop from 50 local brands and small businesses with new handmade, eco-friendly, home sourced goods and found vintage.


Taste of Temescal 2020

Tuesday, March 17 | 6 – 8:30pm | Telegraph from 40th – 51st  | $40 Buy Tickets HERE 

Taste of Temescal returns for 2020 with over 25 participating restaurants on Tuesday, March 17th, 6:00- 8:30pm! Scintillate your palates with this culinary crawl, one of Temescal’s most delectable annual events! Enjoy an evening of food, drink, live music and fabulous prizes. along Telegraph Avenue from 40th to 52nd Streets, Temescal Alley, and Claremont Ave. This is a green event too!


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!


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.