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Oakland in California.
Oakland is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of California. It is a major West Coast port, located on San Francisco Bay, about 8 miles (13 km) east of San Francisco. Oakland is a central hub city for the Bay Area sub region collectively called the East Bay, and it is the county seat of Alameda County. Based on the United States Census Bureau for 2010, Oakland's population is 390,724.
Annual cultural events
Many annual events celebrate the diverse cultures of Oakland:
Oakland Greek Festival (mid-May)
Temescal Street Fair (June)
Fire Arts Festival (July)
Laurel Street Fair (early August)
Lakefest (early August)
Chinatown Streetfest (late August)
Art & Soul Festival (mid-August)
Montclair Jazz & Wine Festival (mid-September)
Koreatown/Northgate Culturefest (mid-September)
Eat Real Festival (late-September)
Black Cowboy Parade (early October)
Oaktoberfest (early October)
Oakland International Film Festival (September or October)
Fruitvale Dia de los Muertos Festival (Sunday before November 1)
Oakland Inspiration Awards (November)
Oakland Holiday Parade (First Saturday in December)
Chabot Space and Science Center
Fox Oakland Theatre, reopened: pending tour information TBA.
Jack London Square
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, home of baseball’s Oakland Athletics, and the Oakland Raiders of the NFL.
Lake Merritt, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Oldest wildlife/bird sanctuary in North America, Lake Merritt Garden Center, Bonsai Garden
Mountain View Cemetery, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and resting place of many famous Californians
Oakland Aviation Museum
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland Public Library
Oracle Arena, directly adjacent to the Oakland Coliseum, home to the Golden State Warriors of the NBA
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, Museum of History and Culture
USS Potomac, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidential yacht
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