Update: After many delays, The New Parkway is opening on Saturday!
FridayCelebrate the Holiday Season on Lakeshore - Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22 - 4-6pm. Celebrate the holidays on Lakeshore. Free Carriage Rides, Santa Visits, Face Painting and more! (free)
ZooLights at the Oakland Zoo - nightly, 5:30-9pm. The annual show of lights at the Oakland Zoo. (with admission)
Saturdaysunrise hike in the redwoods - Saturday, December 22, 6am. Take a 4-5 mile hike in the redwoods, starting at Chabot Space and Science Center.
Oakland Ballet presents The Nutcracker - December 22, 2pm; 23, 2pm; 24 11am. Join the Oakland Ballet for the holiday classic, The Nutcracker.
Cocoa, Cookies and Christmas Lights on Xmas Tree Lane - Saturday, December 22. 7-9pm. Picardy Drive in Oakland is transformed for the holidays with lights aplenty. Neighborhood residents will have cocoa and cookies for visitors, too.
ongoing events:Art Murmur (1st Friday)
Saturday Art Stroll (Saturdays)
Mt. View Cemetery Tours (2nd and 4th Saturdays)