About This Festival
Telegraph Avenue between Grand Avenue and 27th Street in the KONO District|Telegraph Ave & 24th St, Oakland, CA | Map
From the Organizer
Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience on the first Friday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Telegraph Avenue from West Grand to 27th Street. Oakland's KONO District springs to life with for this event, with galleries, artist collectives, street artists, local culinary artisans, performers, musicians, dancers, DJ’s, and poets gathering for Oakland First Friday events. Thousands of people come from across the Bay Area and beyond to see and experience art, be inspired, eat great food, enjoy live music, and stroll through the amazing, eclectic city of Oakland. An economic impact report shows that the Oakland First Fridays has a major, positive economic impact on the KONO community. Oakland First Fridays’ is a free, inclusive event produced by the Koreatown Oakland Community Benefit District (KONO), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.