Event Venues in Oakland, California

Oakland is a waterfront city located 20 minutes from San Francisco, California, on the west side of the Bay bridge. The city features a Mediterranean climate, parks and open spaces, delicious restaurants, and a wide variety of entertainment options including professional sporting events, concerts, and theater performances. More information about Oakland, California.

À Côté
510-655-6469
5478 College Avenue, Oakland
À Côté is a small plates Mediterranean restaurant located in Oakland’s Rockridge District. The restaurant is available for private parties, classes, and other events. Event spaces include a private patio room and a large heated outdoor patio.

Acacia House
510-610-2928
6276 Acacia Ave, Oakland
Acacia House is a bed and breakfast located in the Upper Rockridge District of Oakland. The Italian style inn has a two bedroom guest suite and an upstairs guest room for overnight accommodations. The inn is available for small parties, meetings, meals, and other events.

African American Museum and Library
510-637-0200
659 14th St, Oakland
The African American Museum and Library features art, historic objects, literature, and information relating to African Americans in Northern America. The museum has two meeting rooms available for events. The larger meeting room seats 12 people, and the smaller one seats 8 people.

Air Lounge
510-444-2377
492 9th St, Oakland
Air Lounge is a sub street level lounge with a brick patio and blue hues. The lounge is available for private events with up to 200 people.

Allendale Recreation Center
510-535-5635
3711 Suter Street, Oakland
Allendale Recreation Center features a game room with billiards and ping pong, a kitchen, a multipurpose room, two baseball fields, basketball courts, a play structure, a water feature, and a picnic area. The multipurpose room and picnic area are available for events.

Alameda County Conference Center
510-272-6467
125 12th Street, Oakland
The Alameda County Conference Center is located near Lake Merritt and the Oakland International Airport. The conference center features 11 meeting rooms and a foyer. The largest meeting room accommodates events with up to 100 people.

Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center
510-615-5755
7701 Krause Avenue, Oakland
Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center is located in East Oakland at Arroyo Viejo Community Park. The park’s amenities include an amphitheater, a baseball field, a soccer field, and picnic areas. The amphitheater and picnic areas are available for events.

B Restaurant and Bar
510-251-8770
499 9th St, Oakland
B Restaurant and Bar is located in Oakland’s Historic District. The restaurant is available for receptions with up to 150 people or seated meals with up to 70 people. The community table seats 10 t 12 people for smaller parties.

Bay Wolf Restaurant
510-655-6004
3853 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
Bay Wolf Restaurant is located in a renovated Victorian house with two dining rooms and a heated Veranda. The restaurant’s Parquet Room accommodates events with up to 30 people. The heated veranda accommodates up to 15 people.

The Bellevue Club
510-451-1000
525 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland
The Bellevue Club is a private fitness and social club with a gym, a pool, a spa, and a restaurant. The club is available for weddings and other events. The Main Dining Room accommodates receptions with up to 200 people or seated meals with up to 150 people. The Mural Lounge accommodates receptions with up to 150 people or weddings with up to 100 people. The Terrace Room accommodates receptions with up to 90 people or seated meals with up to 50 people. The Emerald Room seats 20 people. The Committee Room seats 18 people. The Wisteria Room seats 16 people. The Roof Deck and Crystal Lounge are also available for events.

Best Western Airport Inn and Suites
510-633-0500
170 Hegenberger Loop, Oakland
Best Western Airport Inn and Suites is located two miles from the Oakland International Airport and McAfee Stadium. The hotel’s amenities include an exercise facility, an indoor pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has a meeting room that accommodates up to 15 people.

Beth Jacob Congregation
510-482-1147
3778 Park Boulevard, Oakland
Beth Jacob Congregation’s facilities include the sanctuary, a library, a gift shop, two social halls, and a teen lounge. The large and small social halls are available for community and family events.

Bjornson Hall
510-531-9882
2258 Macarthur Blvd, Oakland
Bjornson Hall, owned by the Sons of Norway, is available for parties and other events. The hall has a 2,500 square feet ballroom with a stage, a 400 square feet dining room, and a kitchen. The hall accommodates events with up to 250 guests.

Brazilian Room
510-544-3164
2950 Peralta Oaks Ct. Oakland
The Brazilian Room is located in Tilden Regional Park. The facility includes a 1,728 square feet main room, a 1,764 square feet patio and a kitchen. The Brazilian Room accommodates receptions with up to 225 events or seated banquets with up to 150 people without the dance floor or 120 people with the dance floor.

Bushrod Recreation Center
510-597-5031
560 – 59th Street, Oakland
Bushrod Recreation Center includes an indoor gym, a multipurpose room, two baseball fields, a softball field, three tennis courts, basketball courts, a playground, and picnic areas. The multipurpose room and picnic areas are available for events.

California Ballroom
510-834-7761
1736 Franklin Street, Oakland
The California Ballroom is a refurbished 1926 Art Deco Building located near Lake Merritt. The 7,500 square feet facility features a gold leaf ceiling, a 700 square feet dance floor, a stage, a bar, and a kitchen. The facility accommodates standing events with up to 600 people or seated banquets with dancing with up to 300 people.

California State University, East Bay
510-208-7001
1000 Broadway, Suite 109, Oakland
California State University, East Bay is located in downtown Oakland, 15 minutes from the Oakland airport. The university’s Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center is an 11,000 square feet event center with five flexible meeting rooms, a conference room, and a computer lab. The conference room accommodates events with up to 120 people. The meeting rooms’ capacities range from 14 to 75 people.

Camron-Stanford House
510-444-1876
1418 Lakeside Drive, Oakland
The Camron-Stanford House is a Victorian house and museum located on the shore of Lake Merritt. The house is available to rent for weddings and other events.

Carmen Flores Recreation Center
510-535-5631
1637 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland
Carmen Flores Recreation Center is located in Josie de la Cruz Park. The recreation center has meeting room that is available for events.

César E. Chávez Branch Library
510-535-5620
3301 East 12th Street, Oakland
The César E. Chávez Branch Library has around 56,000 books, CDs, DVD’s, videos, audio books, audiocassettes, magazines, and newspapers including about 11,500 Spanish items. The library has fourteen computers. A meeting room is available for events with up to 50 people.

Chabot Space and Science Center
510-336-7300
10000 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland
Chabot Space and Science Center is an 86,000 square feet interactive science center with a planetarium and giant Mega Dome theater. The science center offers birthday party packages and is available to rent for events. The entire Richard L. Spees Building accommodates receptions with up to 500 people or seated events with up to 300 guests. The building’s Ansari X-Prize exhibit accommodates receptions with up to 100 people or seated events with up to 60 people. Additional spaces in the building include first and second level Rotundas, the café, the upstairs Mezzanine and the Loggia. The Ronald V. Dellums Building has four private meeting rooms: the Galileo Room, the Kepler Room, the Copernicus Room and the Hauben Resource Center Room. The Astronomy Hall and Library are also available for events in the building. The Pleaides Courtyard provides outdoor event space including the Amphitheater, which accommodates up to 130 guests and the Café Patio, which accommodates up to 100 guests. The Observatory Complex accommodates standing events with up to 150 people or seated events with up to 100 people. The Ask Jeeves Planetarium seats 241 people and the planetarium’s stage can accommodate meals with up to 20 guests. The Tien MegaDome Theater seats 205 guests.

Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland
510-279-1700
371 13th St, Oakland
Clarion Hotel-Downtown Oakland is located within walking distance of the Oakland airport. The 64 guestroom hotel’s amenities include a fitness center, a business center, and a restaurant. The hotel’s has a meeting room available for events with up to 10 people.

Comfort Inn and Suites Oakland Airport
510-568-1500
8452 Edes Avenue, Oakland
Comfort Inn and Suites Oakland Airport is a 104 guestroom hotel located three miles from the Oakland Airport. The hotel’s amenities include an exercise room and an indoor hot tub. The hotel has a meeting room available for events.

Conga Lounge
510-463-2681
5422 College Ave, Oakland
The Conga Lounge is a tropical bar located above Café Rustica. The bar is available for private parties and events with up to 55 people.

Connie’s Cantina
510-839-4986
3340 Grand Ave, Oakland
Connie’s Cantina is a Mexican restaurant located near the Grand Lake Theater. The restaurant’s outdoor patio is available for private parties and events.

Courtyard Oakland Airport
510-568-7600
350 Hegenberger Road, Oakland
Courtyard Oakland Airport is located near the Oakland Airport. The 152 guestroom hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a hot tub. The hotel has 3 meeting rooms totaling 1,322 square feet. The hotel’s largest meeting room is 744 square feet and accommodates up to 80 people.

Courtyard Oakland Downtown
510-625-8282
988 Broadway, Oakland
Courtyard Oakland Downtown is a 157 guestroom hotel located in downtown Oakland. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has three meeting rooms totaling 1,500 square feet of event space. The largest meeting room measures 570 square feet and can accommodate up to 45 people.

Days Hotel Oakland Airport
510-568-1880
8350 Edes Ave, Oakland
Days Hotel Oakland Airport is a 138 guestroom hotel located near the Oakland Airport. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, a fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool. The hotel has meeting rooms and banquet facilities available for events.

DeFremery Recreation Center
510-238-7739
1651 Adeline Street, Oakland
DeFremery Recreation Center is a 100 year old historic Victorian mansion. The center offers sports, art, and cooking classes and includes a swimming pool and tennis courts. The center’s facilities are available for events.

Dimond Branch Library
510-482-7844
3565 Fruitvale Ave.
Dimond Branch Library has around 75,000 books, audio books, audiocassettes, CD’s, DVDs, videos, magazines, and newspapers. The library includes an American Indian Collection, and a Chinese Language Collection. The library offers 8 computers for public use.. A meeting room is available for events with up to 75 people.

Dimond Recreation Center
510-482-7831
3860 Hanly Road, Oakland
Dimond Recreation Center is located in a 12 acre park with a pool, tennis courts, hiking trails, play areas, and picnic areas. The community center offers art, fitness, and cooking classes. The park’s picnic areas are available for events.

Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate
510-615-5555
2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland
The Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate is a 37 room 1899 mansion located on a 50 acre estate with a pavilion, a gazebo, and a pond. The estate has ten different venues available for weddings, parties, and other events.

Eastmont Branch Library
510-615-5726
Eastmont Town Center-Suite 211
7200 Bancroft Ave.
The Eastmont Branch Library features a collection of about 65,000 volumes including books, audio books, CD’s, DVDs, magazines, and newspapers. The library offers 13 computers for public use.. The library’s meeting room is available for events with up to 35 people.

Econo Lodge Inn and Suites Oakland Airport
510-635-1892
10 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland
Econo Lodge Inn and Suites Oakland Airport is located near the Oakland Airport. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, an outdoor pool, a hot tub, and a picnic area. The hotel has a banquet room available for events.

81st Avenue Branch Library
510-615-5812
1021 81st Avenue (at Rudsdale), Oakland
The 81st Avenue Branch Library features a collection of over 30,000 items, 20 computers and a dividable meeting room. The meeting room accommodates events with up to 216 people or can be divided into two rooms that each accommodate up to 132 people.

The Event Center
510-463-1093
420 14th St, Oakland
The Event Center is an elegant event venue in downtown Oakland that can accommodate events with up to 500 guests. The Center’s Grand Ballroom features chandeliers, a stage, hardwood floors, and a bar salon. The ballroom accommodates events with up to 350 guests.

Executive Inn and Suites
510-536-6633
1755 Embarcadero, Oakland
Executive Inn and Suites is a 224 guestroom hotel located on Oakland’s waterfront. The hotel’s amenities include a business center, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a hot tub. The hotel’s dividable 1,924 square feet Bayside Room accommodates events with up to 150 people. The dividable 999 square feet Embarcadero Room accommodates up to 90 people. The 496 square feet Lighthouse Room accommodates up to 50 people. The 312 square feet Harbor Room seats 12 people. The 385 square feet Room 385 seats 8 to 10 people. The 413 square feet Room 164 seats 6 people. Additional event spaces are also available.

The Fat Lady Restaurant and Bar
510-465-4996
201 Washington Street, Oakland
The Fat Lady Restaurant and Bar is located in a historic renovated Victorian building. The restaurant’s restored 1884 Victorian Parlor serves as a banquet room for private parties and events.

First Presbyterian Church of Oakland
510-444-3555
2619 Broadway, Oakland
First Presbyterian Church of Oakland is a Neo Gothic Cathedral with an arched 53’ feet high ceiling. The church’s cross shaped sanctuary seats 530 people. The church also has a Fellowship Hall with a commercial kitchen, a Parish House with meeting rooms and offices, a nursery, four classrooms and a courtyard. The church’s facilities are available for weddings, receptions, and other events.

First Unitarian Church of Oakland
510-893-6129
685 14th St, Oakland
First Unitarian Church of Oakland is a historic 1891 church located in downtown Oakland. The church offers its facilities for weddings and other events. Hamilton Hall, the sanctuary, seats over 400 people and features a raised chancel that can be used as a stage, a balcony, a rear Narthex that can be used for receptions, and a sound system. Wendte Hall, the social hall, accommodates up to 250 guests and features a patio, a connected commercial kitchen, a grand piano, and a sound system. The Starr King Room is a Victorian parlor that accommodates up to 50 people. The dividable Program Room accommodates up to 30 people. The Arts and Crafts Room accommodates up to 20 people.

Francesco’s Restaurant
510-569-0653
8520 Pardee Dr, Oakland
Francesco’s Restaurant is an Italian restaurant located one block from the Oakland International Airport. The restaurant has five banquet rooms available for events. The Airport Room accommodates up to 225 guests. The Great Century Room accommodates up to 75 guests. The Santa Rosa and Villa Rooms each accommodate up to 50 guests. The Executive Room accommodates up to 15 guests.

Franklin Recreation Center
510-238-7741
1010 East 15th Street, Oakland
The Franklin Recreation Center is located next to Franklin Elementary School. The center offers arts and crafts classes, sports, games, and homework help. The center’s amenities include a social hall, an enclosed patio area, and a softball field. The social hall and patio area are available for events.

Garibaldi’s Restaurant
510-595-4000
5356 College Avenue, Oakland
Garibaldi’s Restaurant includes an elegant restaurant with a neighborhood bar. The restaurant has a private dining room that is available for events with up to 50 guests. Larger parties can use the main dining room which accommodates up to 100 people.

Golden Gate Branch Library
510-597-5023
5606 San Pablo Ave, Oakland
The Golden Gate Branch Library has a collection of around 35,000 books, audio books, DVDs, videos, CDs, cassettes, magazines, and newspapers. The library offers 13 computers for public use.. The library’s meeting room is available for events with up to 50 people.

Hibiscus
510-444-2626
1745 San Pablo Ave, Oakland
Hibiscus is a 70 seat restaurant located in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood. The restaurant is available for banquets and events.

Highlands Country Club
510-849-0743
110 Hiller Drive, Oakland
Highlands Country Club’s amenities include a fitness center, a tennis court, a sauna, a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a play structure, and a meadow. The club’s Fireside Room accommodates events with up to 100 people and features a full kitchen, a patio, and a deck.

Hilton Oakland Airport
510-635-5000
1 Hegenberger Road, Oakland
Hilton Oakland Airport is located on 12 acres near the Oakland Airport. The hotel’s amenities include a café, a bar, a business center, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. The hotel offers 16,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. The dividable 5,120 square feet International Ballroom accommodates up to 600 people. The 1,248 square feet Forum and Empire Rooms each accommodate up to 140 people. The 1,200 square feet California Room accommodates up to 100 people. The 1,140 square feet Fountain Room and the two 1,120 square feet Ballrooms each accommodate up to 120 people. The 1,050 square feet Pacific Room accommodates up to 75 people. The 619 square feet Boardrooms II, III, IV, and V each accommodate up to 60 people. The 619 square feet Boardroom I accommodates up to 24 people. The five 288 square feet Suites each accommodate up to 10 people.

Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, Oakland Airport
510-638-7777
77 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland
Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, Oakland Airport is located one mile from the Oakland Airport. The hotel’s amenities include a business center, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. The hotel has a 2,960 square feet meeting room that is available for events with up to 300 people. The hotel’s boardroom seats 8 people.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Oakland-Airport
510-569-4400
66 Airport Access Road, Oakland
Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Oakland-Airport is located just ½ mile from the Oakland Airport. The hotel’s amenities include a business center, a fitness center, and an indoor Jacuzzi. The hotel has 2,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland, Waterfront
510-663-2700
1103 Embarcadero, Oakland
Homewood Suites by Hilton Oakland, Waterfront is located on Oakland’s marina and estuary near downtown. The hotel’s amenities include a business center, a fitness room, and a pool. The hotel’s 780 square feet Estuary Room accommodates events with up to 75 people. The 200 square feet Board Room seats 10 people.

House of Curries Kohinoor
510-633-0732
10 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland
House of Curries Kohinoor has three banquet halls available for events including weddings, parties, concerts, and meetings. The banquet halls can accommodate up to 500 guests and parking is available at the venue for up to 250 cars.

I squared
510-658-4400
5403 College Ave, Oakland
I squared mixes the flavors of Italy with the flavors of Iran. The restaurant is available for private parties and events with up to 40 people.

The Inn at Jack London Square
510-452-4565
233 Broadway, Oakland
The Inn at Jack London Square is a 100 guestroom hotel located in downtown Oakland’s Jack London Square. The hotel’s amenities include a business center, a fitness center, a landscaped courtyard, and an outdoor pool. The hotel’s 826 square feet California Room accommodates events with up to 60 people. The 300 square feet Jack London Room seats 10 people.

Ira Jinkins Recreation Center
510-615-5959
9175 Edes Avenue, Oakland
Ira Jinkins Recreation Center is located in a park complex with the East Oakland Multipurpose Senior Center, Brookfield Branch Library, and Brookfield Head Start Center. The park offers ball fields, tennis courts, a play area and picnic tables.

JDB Event Center
925-382-4829
2500 Embarcadero, Oakland
JDB Event Center is a 10,000 square feet event space that can accommodate events with up to 250 people. The Grand Ballroom features a 3,024 square feet maple floor, surround sound, and lighting.

Jack London Inn
800-549-8780
444 Embarcadero West, Oakland
The Jack London Inn is located in Oakland’s Jack London Square, 12 blocks from downtown Oakland and 6 blocks from China Town. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, a fitness center, and a rooftop pool. The hotel has over 3,000 square feet of event space including a 2,500 square feet Grand Ballroom and an 864 square feet Atrium Room.

Joaquin Miller Park
510-238-3187
3594 Sanborn Dr, Oakland
Joaquin Miller Park is a 500 acre park located nine miles from downtown Oakland. The parks 8,500 square feet community center includes a kitchen, outdoor decks, and assembly and conference rooms. The two assembly rooms combine to accommodate up to 300 people or can be rented individually to accommodate up to 150 people each. The three conference rooms combine to accommodate up to 100 people or can be rented individually to accommodate up to 40 people each. The park also has picnic areas and an amphitheater.

Kona Club
510-654-7100
4401 Piedmont Ave, Oakland
The Kona Club provides a Hawaiian atmosphere in Oakland’s Piedmont District. The club is available for adult birthdays, bachelor, and bachelorette parties. The back room can accommodate private parties.

La Quinta Inn Oakland Airport Coliseum
510-632-8900
8465 Enterprise Way, Oakland
La Quinta Inn Oakland Airport Coliseum is a 148 guestroom hotel located next to the Oakland Coliseum and Arena, just 2 miles from the Oakland Airport. The hotel’s amenities include a fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool, and a spa. The hotel has a 260 square feet meeting room available for events with up to 20 people.

Lake Merritt Sailboat House
510-238-3187
568 Bellevue Ave, Oakland
Lake Merritt Sailboat House is located on Oakland’s Lake Merritt. The house includes a main room with floor to ceiling windows, a kitchen, and a balcony. The house accommodates standing events with up to 225 guests or seated meals with up to 125 people.

Lake Merritt United Methodist Church
510-465-4793
1330 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland
Lake Merritt United Methodist Church is overlooks Oakland’s Lake Merritt and offers several spaces for events. The Worship Center is available for weddings, concerts, lectures, and other events with up to 250 people. The Stark Room accommodates receptions and banquets with up to 200 people. A commercial kitchen and a playground are located next to the Stark Room. The Edwards Room is available for classes and group events with up to 50 people. The Octagon Room is available for classes and group events with up to 40 people.

Lake Temescal Beach House
510-544-3164
Broadway near Highways 24 and 13, Oakland
The Lake Temescal Beach House is located at the Temescal Regional Recreation Area. The house has a 815 square feet Fireside Room, an adjoining 590 square feet room, and a 2,576 square feet patio. The beach house is available for standing events with up to 130 people or seated meals with up to 80 people.

Lakeside Park Garden Center
510-238-3187
666 Bellevue Ave, Oakland
Lakeside Park Garden Center is located in Lakeside Park which features Herb and Flower Gardens, a Bonsai Garden, a Japanese Garden, and Koi Pond. The Center includes two kitchens and three separate rooms that are available to rent. The Vista Room accommodates standing events with up to 300 people or banquets with up to 150 people. The Ebell Room accommodates standing events with up to 250 people or banquets with up to 125 people. The Garden Room accommodates standing events with up to 100 people or banquets with up to 50 people.

Lakeview Branch Library
510-238-7344
550 El Embarcadero, Oakland
Lakeview Branch Library has a collection of about 35,000 books, audio books, DVDs, videos, CDs, tapes, magazines, and newspapers. The library has four computers for public use.. The library’s meeting room is available for events with up to 25 people.

Le Tasty
510-251-9688
1437 Franklin St, Oakland
Le Tasty is a restaurant serving Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisine. The restaurant has two rooms for private parties that accommodate 30 guests each.

Leona Lodge
510-238-3187
4444 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland
Leona Lodge is located in a quiet wooded area. The lodge features a banquet room with hardwood floors, a kitchen, and an outdoor barbecue area. The lodge accommodates seated events with up to 212 people or banquets with up to 100 people.

Levende East
510-835-5585
827 Washington St, Oakland
Levende East is a restaurant serving New American Cuisine which combines the flavors of the Mediterranean, Asia, and Latin America. The restaurant is available for private parties and events with up to 275 people.

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
510-238-7219
1428 Alice Street, Oakland
The Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts is a 1920’s performing arts center. The center offers theater, five dance studios, and two meeting rooms for events. The 7,000 square feet theater features an 1,152 square feet stage and seating for up to 470 people. The 3,888 square feet Studios A and E each accommodate up to 271 people. The 2,500 square feet Studio C accommodates up to 167 people. The 900 square feet Studios B and D each accommodate up to 49 people. The 300 square feet Studio X accommodates 12 people. Conference Room A seats 20 people. Conference Room B seats 8 people.

Manzanita Recreation Center
510-535-5625
2701 – 22nd Avenue, Oakland
Manzanita Recreation Center offers after school programs and arts and crafts, computer, cooking, and sports classes. The center’s amenities include a gym, two playgrounds, and basketball courts.

Maxwell’s Restaurant and Lounge
510-839-6169
341 13th St, Oakland
Maxwell’s Restaurant and Lounge features a raised stage and dance floor, intimate dining areas, and a high profile bar. The restaurant is available for private parties and events.

Melrose Branch Library
510-535-5623
4805 Foothill Blvd.
Melrose Branch Library has a collection of about 35,000 books, audio books, DVDs, videos, CDs, tapes, magazines, and newspapers. The library offers five computers for public use. The library’s meeting room is available for events with up to 75 people.

Metropolitan Golf
510-569-5556
10051 Doolittle Dr, Oakland
Metropolitan Golf is located south of the Oakland Airport. The golf course features two nine hole loops that both start and end at the clubhouse. The clubhouse has a banquet room available for events.

Mezzé Restaurant and Bar
510-663-2500
3407 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland
Mezzé Restaurant and Bar serves Pan Mediterranean cuisine, pizza, and pasta. The restaurant is available for events with up to 65 people plus an additional 16 people can be seated in the bar.

Montclair Bistro
510-482-8282
6118 Medau Pl, Oakland
Montclair Bistro is an elegant restaurant with a fabric draped archway, large mirrors, a faux fireplace, and an optional dance floor. The restaurant’s Garden Room is available for private parties and events.

Montclair Women’s Cultural Arts Club
510-339-1832
1650 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland
Montclair Women’s Cultural Arts Club is an elegant setting for weddings and other events. The Courtyard accommodates up to 250 people. The Ballroom accommodates standing events with up to 250 people or seated events with up to 200 people. The Salon accommodates standing events with up to 50 people or seated events with up to 40 people.

Montclair Recreation Center
510-482-7812
6300 Moraga Avenue, Oakland
Montclair Recreation Center offers arts and crafts, dance, and sports classes. The center’s amenities include a playground, play structures, a duck pond, a ball field, tennis courts, an amphitheater, and picnic areas. The amphitheater and picnic areas are available for events.

Morcom Municipal Rose Garden
510-238-3187
700 Jean St, Oakland
Morcom Municipal Rose Garden is a peaceful garden with 6,000 plants and 300 varieties of rose bushes. The eight acre garden includes a large Italian pavilion, a reflective pool, and rose terraces. The garden is available for wedding ceremonies and other events.

Mosswood Recreation Center
510-597-5038
3612 Webster Street, Oakland
Mosswood Recreation Center offers after school and preschool programs, computer classes, arts and crafts, martial arts, and drama. The center is located in a large park with an amphitheater. The amphitheater is available for events.

Mua
510-238-8224
2442 Webster St, Oakland
Mua is a fun bar and restaurant with lots of personality. Tables can be reserved for parties with up to 20 people during business hours. Mua is also available for larger private parties and events.

Museum of Children’s Art
510-465-8770
538 9th St, Oakland
The Museum of Children’s Art is a creative hands on learning museum for kids. The museum’s gallery and studios are available to rent for events with up to 100 people. The museum also offers art parties for groups of up to 15 kids and their adults.

The Oakland Asian Cultural Center
510-637-0458
388 Ninth Street, Oakland
The Oakland Asian Cultural Center is located in Oakland’s China Town. The center offers its auditorium, rooms, dance studio, and kitchen for events. The auditorium seats up to 325 people and can accommodate banquets with up to 220 people. Conference Rooms 4 and 5 each accommodate up to 130 people. Conference Rooms 2 and 3 each seat up to 35 people.

The Oakland Aviation Museum
510-638-7100
8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland
The Oakland Aviation Museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits of airplanes, a research library, and a film screening room. The museum offers group tours for groups with up to 50 people. The 4,012 square feet Hanger and the 1,000 square feet Gallery Room are available to rent for events.

Oakland Convention Center
510-466-6455
550 10th St, Oakland
The Oakland Convention Center located in downtown Oakland includes 64,000 square feet of convention, meeting, and event space. The dividable 48,000 square feet Exhibit Hall accommodates up to 5,000 people. Meeting Rooms range from 264 to 1,300 square feet. Additional event space can be found at the adjacent Oakland Marriott City Center.

Oakland Ice Center
510-268-9000
519 18th St, Oakland
Oakland Ice Center is an ice rink offering public skating, figure skating, and hockey. The rink is available for on ice events and the Ice Center offers meeting space off the ice as well. Birthday party packages are also available.

Oakland Main Library
510-238-3811
125 14th Street
Oakland Main Library has a collection that includes over 350,000 books as well as magazines, newspapers, and sheet music. The library includes 33 computers, a Children’s room, a Teen room, and a History room. The library’s meeting room is available for events with up to 121 people.

Oakland Marriott City Center
510-451-4000
1001 Broadway, Oakland
The Oakland Marriott City Center is located in downtown Oakland adjacent to the Oakland Convention Center. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant, a lounge, a coffee house, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. The hotel’s dividable 7,600 square feet ballroom accommodates groups with up to 700 people. The ballroom can be extended to 10,400 square feet for groups with up to 1,000 people. Additional event spaces range from 695 to 3,876 square feet.

Oakland Museum of California
510-238-3009
1000 Oak Street, Oakland
The Oakland Museum of California includes a collection of over 1.8 million objects in three levels of galleries and gardens located in downtown Oakland. The museum’s facilities are available for weddings and other events.

The Oakland Scottish Rite Center
510-832-0819
1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland
The Oakland Scottish Rite Center is located on the shore of Lake Merritt. The Center is available to rent for events. The 10,400 square feet ballroom accommodates up to 1,500 people. The auditorium seats 1,400 people and has a 1,400 square feet stage. The 3,500 square feet banquet room accommodates up to 400 people. The 3,400 square feet lobby accommodates up to 300 people. The 2,000 square feet foyer accommodates up to 150 people. The boardroom and café each accommodate up to 30 people. The Media Room accommodates up to 27 people.

Oakland Zoo
510-632-9525 x100
9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland
The Oakland Zoo is located on the 528 acre Knowland Park. The zoo has several venues available for events and larger groups can reserve multiple spaces. Picnic areas are available with capacities ranging from 30 to 250 people. Maddie’s Center, the Marian Zimmer Auditorium, and the Snow Building are also available for events.

Oliveto Café and Restaurant
510-547-5356
5655 College Avenue, Oakland
Oliveto Café and Restaurant is an Italian restaurant located in Market Hall in Oakland’s Rockridge District. The restaurant’s Sienna Room is available for private parties and events with up to 28 people.

Oracle Arena and Oakland Alameda County Coliseum
510-569-2121
7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland
Oracle Arena and Oakland Alameda County Coliseum host a wide variety of events including professional sports, concerts, circuses, rodeos, and more. The facility sits on 132 acres that include parking for 10,000 vehicles. Several venues are available for groups and events. The 40,000 square feet East Side Club accommodates up to 3,000 people. The 20,000 square feet West Side Club accommodates up to 1,000 people. The 8,000 square feet Smirnoff and 880 Clubs each accommodate up to 970 people. The 6,000 square feet Grandview Suites accommodates up to 300 people. The 6,000 square feet Courtside Club accommodates up to 200 people. Oracle Arena and the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum also offer luxury suites for smaller groups.

Ozumo
510-286-9866
2251 Broadway Ave, Oakland
Ozumo is a Japanese restaurant located in Oakland’s Uptown District. The restaurant has a large sushi bar, a robata grill, an elegant main dining room, and three private dining rooms. Ozumo can accommodate events with up to 200 guests.

The Paramount Theater
510-465-6400
2025 Broadway, Oakland
The Paramount Theater is a restored 1930’s Art Deco theater. The theater is available to rent for concerts, rehearsals, and other events. The theater’s orchestra level seats 1,756 people. The balcony level seats 1,284 people.

Picán
510-834-1000
2295 Broadway, Oakland
Picán is a restaurant, bar, and lounge combing the flavors of California with Southern cooking. The restaurant’s Bourbon room is available for private parties and events with up to 40 people.

Piedmont Community Church
510-547-5700
400 Highland Ave, Oakland
Piedmont Community Church is a 100 year old historic church with a beautiful courtyard and landscaping. The church Sanctuary seats 300 people for weddings and other events. The Guild Hall accommodates up to 200 people and features a stage and a fireplace. The fountain courtyard accommodates up to 100 people.

Poplar Recreation Center
510-597-5042
3131 Union Street, Oakland
Poplar Recreation Center is a state of the art facility with a kitchen, a gym, and banquet facilities. The banquet facilities are available for events.

Potomac
510-627-1215
540 Water Street, Oakland
The USS Potomac is a 165 foot ship that served as President Roosevelt’s private yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945. The ship is available for cruises, weddings, anniversaries, parties, and other events. The ship accommodates seated meals with up to 40 guests, receptions with up to 100 guests, or cruises with up to 120 guests.

Preservation Park
510-874-7580
1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland
Peservation Park is a preserved historic Victorian neighborhood covering two blocks of downtown Oakland. The Pavilion and Fountain Circle are available for outdoor weddings and events with up to 1,000 people standing or 300 people seated. Nile Hall is available for indoor events with up to 200 people. Ginn House Parlor is available for indoor events with up to 80 people. The Robinson Classrooms are available for smaller events up to 50 people.

Pro Arts Gallery
510-763-4361
150 Frank H Ogawa Pl, Oakland
Pro Arts Gallery is a contemporary art gallery located at the Oakland Art Gallery. The 2,200 square feet gallery is available to rent for events with up to 150 people.

Quinn’s Lighthouse
510-536-2050
1951 Embarcadero, Oakland
Quinn’s Lighthouse is a historic 1890 lighthouse that is home to a restaurant and pub serving American Cuisine. The restaurant has an 80 seat outside deck with marina views that is available for events.

Redwood Heights Recreation Center
510-482-7827
3883 Aliso Avenue, Oakland
Redwood Heights Recreation Center is located on a large park in the Oakland foothills. The center includes a multipurpose room, a craft room, and a kitchen. The multipurpose room is available for events.

Restaurant Peony
510-286-8866
388 9th St, Oakland
Restaurant Peony is a colorful Dim Sum and Chinese restaurant located in Oakland’s Chinatown. The restaurant is available for private parties and events. The main dining room accommodates up to 700 people. The Private Room accommodates up to 100 people. The two VIP Room each accommodate up to 40 people.

Rockridge Branch Library
510-597-5017
5366 College Ave.
Rockridge Branch Library has a collection of about 75,000 books, audio books, DVDs, videos, CDs, tapes, magazines, and newspapers. The library offers 8 computers for public use. The library’s meeting room is available for events with up to 110 people.

Rotunda Building
510-410-6002
300 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland
The Rotunda Building is a spectacular event venue with a 5,000 square feet dome ceiling, a grand staircase, dramatic columns, gold trim, and a terrazzo floor. The building makes an elegant setting for weddings and other events.

Scott’s Seafood Restaurant
510-444-3456
2 Broadway, Oakland
Scott’s Seafood Restaurant is a fine seafood restaurant located in Oakland’s Jack London Square. The restaurant has seven banquet rooms available for events. Harborview Room A accommodates up to 120 people. Harborview Room B accommodates up to 80 people. Harborview Room C accommodates up to 90 people. The Port of Oakland Room accommodates up to 50 people. The Terrace Room accommodates up to 40 people. The Jack London Room accommodates up to 20 people.

Sequoyah Country Club
510-632-2900
4550 Heafey Rd, Oakland
Sequoyah Country Club is a 160 acre retreat with a 36,000 square feet clubhouse, an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, and a pool. The club has several spaces available for events. The Skybar seats up to 180 people. The Terrace Room seats up to 170 people. The Bayview Room seats up to 120 people. The Sequoyah Room seats up to 70 people. The Board Room seats up to 20 people.

Sequoia Lodge
510-238-3187
2666 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland
Sequoia Lodge is a quaint event venue surrounded by trees. The lodge has a banquet room with a stone fireplace, a kitchen, and a wood deck. The lodge accommodates standing events with up to 150 people or seated meals with up to 80 people.

Skyline Community Church
510-531-8212
12540 Skyline Blvd, Oakland
Skyline Community Church is a beautiful church located in Oakland Hills. The church has several venues available for events with up to 250 people including a glass wall sanctuary, an elegant courtyard, a park with a labyrinth, and two meeting rooms.

Soi 4 Restaurant
510-655-0889
5421 College Ave, Oakland
Soi 4 Restaurant is a Thai restaurant with modern decor located in Oakland. The restaurant can accommodate private events with up to 30 guests on the mezzanine.

Swarm Gallery
510-839-2787
560 2nd St, Oakland
Swarm Gallery features a 1,600 square feet gallery and an additional 900 square feet of studio space. The art filled gallery is available for receptions, performances, classes, and other events.

Temescal Branch Library
510-597-5049
5205 Telegraph Ave.
Temescal Branch Library has a collection of about 29,000 books, audio books, DVDs, videos, CDs, tapes, magazines, and newspapers. The library has 5 computers for public use. The library’s meeting room is available for events with up to 45 people.

The Terrace Room at Lake Merritt Hotel
510-903-3580
1800 Madison St, Oakland
The Terrace Room at Lake Merritt Hotel is a lake front restaurant with views of Lake Merritt and Oakland Hills. The restaurant’s Terrace Room is a lovely setting for weddings, receptions, and other events.

Tessera
510-465-4800
1225 7th St, Oakland
Tessera is an art and event venue located in West Oakland’s Art District. The venue includes a 2,170 square feet gallery, a 1,282 square feet lounge, and a 1,250 square feet theater. Tessera can accommodate private events with up to 250 people.

Washington Inn
510-452-1776
495 Tenth St, Oakland
The Washington Inn is a boutique hotel located in a historic landmark building in Old Oakland. The hotel’s amenities include a restaurant and a conference room. The conference room can accommodate events with up to 150 people.

Waterfront Hotel
510-836-3800
10 Washington Street, Oakland
The Waterfront Hotel is a 145 guestroom hotel located ten blocks from the Oakland Convention Center. The hotel’s Spinnaker Room can accommodate events with up to 300 people. Additional event spaces range from conference rooms that accommodate 10 to 12 people to the dividable Regatta Room that accommodates up to 200 people. Poolside event space is also available.

Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center
866-966-3009
10051 Doolittle Dr, Oakland
Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center is an outdoor event venue located at Metropolitan Golf Links. The 3,000 square feet event tent accommodates up to 225 people. Larger events with up to 350 people can be accommodated by using the clubhouse’s Banquet Hall in addition to the event tent.

West Oakland Branch Library
510-238-7352
1801 Adeline Street
West Oakland Branch Library has a collection of about 35,000 books, audio books, DVDs, videos, CDs, tapes, magazines, and newspapers. The library offers six computers for public use. The library’s meeting room is available for events with up to 289 people and includes 110 seats.

Yoshis
510-238-4205
510 Embarcadero W, Oakland
Yoshis is a 17,000 square feet restaurant and jazz club located in Oakland’s Jack London Square. The restaurant and club are available for events. The performance space accommodates up to 325 people. The dining room accommodates up to 200 people. The Enkai Room accommodates receptions with up to 70 people or seated events with up to 50 people. The Tatami Room accommodates up to 50 people. The Japanese Tea Room seats 8 people.

Z Café and Bar
510-828-6564
2735 Broadway, Oakland
Z Café and Bar is a contemporary American Bistro located in a 1925 building. The main banquet hall and showroom is available for events with up to 100 people. The private dining room seats up to 18 people. An outdoor patio is also available for events.

Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.

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