Oakland has been a center of Black Expressions for decades, and Oakland First Fridays is commemorating Black History Month with a focus on community expression. Come on down to Telegraph Avenue between West Grand and 27th on Friday, March 1, from 5:00-9:00pm and bring your magic!!

registration is open for Friday, march 1

Please see our FAQ pages or email event@oaklandfirstfridays.org if you have any questions…

#we are oakland first fridays

Oakland First Fridays is a family-friendly community event that celebrates all the good things that make Oakland special, different and unique. We are taking a stand against violence, hate and divisiveness in our community. Join us. Stand with us. Tell us what both your city and the Oakland First Fridays event mean to you. Follow these easy steps:

• Watch our Public Service Announcement
• Respond, and tell us what Oakland First Fridays means to you in your medium of choice: painting, poetry, writing, photography, video, music, dance, or just a simple post.
• Share it on social media with the hashtags #WeAreOakland and #WeAreOaklandFirstFridays .

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