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Oakland is home to people with roots all over the globe, with some who go back generations and some who just landed. This month we celebrate them all with performances, activities and the usual array of food, art and fun for the whole family.
As always, admission is free (and donations are welcome)!

Interesting in vending or performing at Oakland First Fridays? Follow these links:

#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 .

We'll see you there!


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