Oct 01, 2016


Oakland’s version of Oktoberfest, this annual festival features a traditional Biergarten offering plenty of regional brews along with steins of traditional German flavors. Oaktoberfest also features food vendors from throughout the Bay Area, an eco fair and a kid’s area complete with entertainment and steins of root beer and ice cream. The Dimond at intersection of Fruitvale and MacArthur, Oakland. oaktoberfest.org


Oct 16, 2016

Duboce Park Neighborhood House Tour

This self-guided walking tour brings you into the charming Victorian homes surrounding historic Duboce Park, including a historic church outfitted with beautiful stained glass and detailed woodwork. Tickets $50. victorianalliance.org

Oct 15, 2016

Yerba Buena Night

Head to the Yerba Buena arts district for an evening of live music, dance, art and performance under the stars. Local performers include Visuals by 3, Midtown Social, Oakland Culture Shock and Grupo Samba Rio. Free. ybnight.org

Oct 09, 2016

Italian Heritage Parade

The oldest Italian heritage parade in the country brings handcrafted floats featuring local businesses and organizations, traditional Italian music and dancing and special appearances by local Italian-American celebrities. Open-air dining with Italian wine and food specials line the parade route, which begins in Fisherman’s Wharf and ends in North Beach. sfcolumbusday.org

Oct 23, 2016

Oak Street Po'Boy Festival

Oak Street at Carrollton Avenue. Free. poboyfest.com

Oct 25-30, 2016

The Illusionists at the Saenger Theatre

2:00, 7:30 and 8pm. The Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal Street. saengernola.com

Oct 22-23, 2016

Secret Gardens of the Vieux Carre

Noon and 4pm. Creole Delicacies, 533 St. Ann Street, patioplanters.org

Oct 15, 2016

Grupo Corpo at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre

8pm. Mahalia Jackson Theatre, 801 N. Rampart St., mahaliajacksontheater.com

Oct 12-21, 2016

New Orleans FIlm Festival

Various times and locations. neworleansfilmfestival.org

Oct 08, 2016

Kenny Rogers at the Saenger Theater

8pm. Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., saengernola.com