Celebrate Oakland’s 175th Anniversary!

Friday & Saturday, October 10 & 11, 2014 

Oakland Forever is a celebration of the people, places and things that make Oakland a fantastic neighborhood.  This community driven event is being organized and led by Oakland organizations, residents, institutions and businesses.  2014 is a special milestone year, marking the 175th anniversary of when the community was first identified as “Oakland”! Drawing on the profound history of Oakland, the world renowned culture of innovation among institutional partners and the strong sense of community pride, this weekend will highlight and mark Oakland’s unique and vibrant character.

Oakland Forever attendees will enjoy live music and performances, art and photography exhibits, lectures and symposiums, outdoor activities, family fun, historical retrospectives, free admission to many of Oakland’s world-class cultural institutions and much more!