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Discover Oakland Central!

Discover the heart of Oakland…Art and architecture. Dining and nightlife. Shopping and entertainment. Innovative spaces for working and living. There’s no place quite like Downtown Oakland, from Uptown to Jack London and from Lake Merritt to Old Oakland.... and discover why we’re proudly Oakland Central!

What is Oakland Central?

Oakland Central is about promoting Downtown Oakland and the many neighborhoods that make up the greater downtown area.

From Uptown to Jack London, from Lake Merritt to Old Oakland and everything in between. is the best place to…

 Get the scoop!

View features about local businesses – or submit a feature for your business. Get to know the wonderful community of people who live and work here.

Find out what’s happening!

Check out the dynamic calendar of entertainment, cultural and other events in Oakland Central – or get your venue listed.


Art, dining, culture, shopping, lodging, business and economic information and more. It’s all here!

Get around!

Help visitors from out of town, customers or clients with handy maps, public transportation and

Catch the buzz!

Enjoy the latest tweets, post and news from a wide variety of social channels that connect you to the greater downtown community. Find yourself in the heart of Oakland.

Find everything you need to know about Downtown Oakland at

@OakCentral | #OaklandCentral |

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