Father’s Day around Oakland, CA
Oakland. This city continues to spearhead the dynamic pursuits and culture of the East Bay, producing famous additions to sport and music, as well as inspiring various subcultures. This energy is a year-round specialty of Oakland, and whether you may be a visitor, returnee or local, you’ll be pleased to know it is indeed something quite visible in the events around here. Read on for some of our favorite places to celebrate Father’s Day and make memories here in Oakland.
Juneteenth with Dad
This year, Juneteenth and Father’s Day have coincided on the same weekend, a great way for the whole family to spoil Dad with live music, food, dance, vendors and performances while also engaging with the Oakland community during one of the proudest holidays of the East Bay.
Lake Chabot sailing, hiking
Whether prepared at home or in a to-go package from one of the many talented restaurants here in the East Bay, Lake Chabot is a great destination for a day outdoors picnicking and enjoying the June sunshine. Here at Lake Chabot, families can even rent boats to enjoy sailing and sightseeing on the lake, or tour some of the many hiking trails. The proximity to many of the cities of the East Bay also make this an easily accessible destination via car, great for itineraries and other travel plans.
For fathers and families who are big on sports culture and baseball, an Oakland Athletics game is a great way to celebrate Father’s Day, in an exciting and electrifying home game at RingCentral Coliseum. In addition, this is also a standout photo opportunity for any albums or records of your time here in Oakland and the Bay Area, and sure to be a more memorable and unique way to celebrate Father’s Day.
Dining around Oakland
Of course, this being Father’s Day, we haven’t forgotten the most important event, brunch! (or tea, or dinner, or all three) With such a wealth of innovative restaurants, kitchens and hotels around the Oakland area, every father of every palate will find themselves spoiled for choices. Hopscotch offers classic American comfort food with impressive presentation, while La Note is a longstanding tradition of Berkeley offering a French-inspired menu. Lake Chalet Seafood Bar and Grill boasts great views over the water, while Trader Vic’s is known for its distinct decor and imaginative cocktails.
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