After The Event

Our permit requires Oakland First Fridays to shut down at 9pm and the street sweepers roll in soon after. If you’re not ready to go home, here is some other stuff to do (as well as some cool stuff going on in KONO).

Around KONO, Around Town
Classic Cruise from Oakland First Fridays!
We’re delighted to have the classic cars back, and at 9pm they will cruise out of our footprint onto Broadway.

FIRST FRIDAYS BURLESQUE at the Stork Club
KONO’s beloved dive bar hosts this sexy esoteric revue every Friday night at 10pm, right in our footprint: 21+, 2330 Telegraph

SECOND ANNUAL FREAK SHOW WITH FREAK COMIX at Classic Cars West Beer Garden
Mutual Friends is a group show curated by Oakland-based artist Jocelyn Tsaih, featuring work from California-based artists. The show is inspired by the tight-knit art community in the Bay Area and how everybody seems to be connected through friends and friends of friends. Alice Lee Andy Busc Hana Ward Meg Fransee Jocelyn Tsaih John-Patrick Thomas […]Classic Cars is a great space with (yes) classic cars and classic pinball too, just a half block down at 411 26th (toward Broadway), 6-10pm.

MOTHERLAND BOOK RELEASE at Chapter 510
Celebrate the release of our first book of the season, Motherland, Oakland poems inspired by home by Hoover Elementary 3rd graders. Perla Yasmeen Meléndez created a poetry writing workshop to help students identify the complexities of home, and they drafted, revised, and distilled their senses into beautiful poems. These poems have been compiled into a gorgeous hand-made book that is a must see (and have). Come get yours and hear the students read alongside special guest author Melissa Reyes. 2301 Telegraph, 6-7pm

FIRST FRIDAY FOOD FASCINATION at Chabot Space and Science Center

Learn all about the science of the food we eat through hands on activities and demonstrations by local community partners. Dig into every aspect of the production and consumption of your daily meals, with an emphasis on education, community, and sustainability.10000 Skyline Blvd at 6-10pm.

FIRST FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR 6-9pm // FUTURESHOCK LIVE MUSIC VIDEO MIXING DANCE PARTY  9pm at Legionnaire Saloon
The dance floor gets packed with this amazing night of mixing music videos with Dj Saurus and Marc Stretch!  21+, 2272 Telegraph at 9pm.

THE INTERRUPTION SHOW at the All-Out Comedy Theater
The Interruption Show features standup comedian Dalia Malek (BBC Radio, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, SF Sketchfest) and rotating co-hosts interrupt stand-up comedians mid-performance to ask burning questions, dig into backstories, and find out what happened next. Check social media for updated line-ups. 2525 Telegraph at 9-10:23pm.SMITTY and DELANEY

HENDERSON OPENING RECEPTION at Warehouse 416

Painting and illustration from two artists. 416 26th, 6-10pm

THE (NOT SO) LATE SHOW at Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar

Featuring the best comedians from the Bay Area and beyond, with appearances on Comedy Central, HBO, Late Night talk shows, and performances on every habitable continent, Comedy Oakland brings you a hilarious lineup of comedians every week! 1628 Webster Street at 9:45pm.

DJ & DANCE at Club Waterfront
Top 40 hits and old-school classics. Eve's Waterfront, 15 Embarcadero West, 9pm.

BATCHMADE MARKET at Forage Kitchen
This is your monthly chance (every First Friday) to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. We set up our favorite chefs in the courtyard so you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. PLUS, we have drinks, AND music! What could be better? 478 25th st. at 6-10pm.\

ANOTHER FIRST FRIDAY PARTY at Complex Oakland
Admission free with RSVP,  420 14th St, 9pm-2am
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Oakland First Fridays is a program of the KONO Community Benefit District, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Oakland, CA.

Office Location: 2633 Telegraph Ave Suite 109, Oakland, CA 94612
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:30am-3:30pm
EVENT DAY: We do not check phone calls and emails on the day of the event.


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