Oakland First Fridays Festival
2301 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California 94612
Hours
By appointment only

510-343-5439

City of Oakland First Fridays Informational Meeting 09.28.12
The City of Oakland will host a meeting on Friday, September 28, for those planning to participate in FIRST FRIDAY on October 5, 2012. The informational meeting will be held from 6-7:30pm in Council Chambers located in City Hall on the 3rd Floor, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza.
 
 This is an informational meeting regarding First Friday street closures and location of vendors and musicians.
 
Food Vendors who have registered:  Sweet Treat Stop, Vesta Flatbread, Docs of the Bay, Liba Falafel, Whip Out Catering, My Shrimp Shack, Big Serg BBQ, SK Snacks, Gursha, The Barn Oak, Forbitten City, Victory Outreach.
 
If you know of others who are interested in participating in First Friday, please pass on this information.
 
Food Vendors:  Copies of your City of Oakland Business Tax Certificate, Seller’s Permit and either your Alameda County Health Certificate or a Temporary Event Permit must be turned in by Tuesday, October 2nd at noon in order to participate for Friday, October 5th.
 
For details for the meeting, please contact Nancy Marcus at (510) 238-3294 or nmarcus@oaklandnet.com.
 
 
Nancy Marcus
Administrative Assistant
Special Activity Permits
Office of the City Administrator
One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 11th Floor
Oakland, CA  94612
Phone:  (510) 238-3294
Fax:  (510) 238-7084
Oaklane First Friday Street Festival this Friday, May 6
Join us for another beautiful spring evening in Oakland at the May 6 First Friday. We still need volunteers to help us run this week's event, so please sign up if you want to get involved! Five blocks of Telegraph Avenue, from West Grand to 27th Street, will be closed to through traffic making room for 25+ food vendors, 100+ local artisans, and over a dozen Oakland-grown performers including: May Performance Preview 23rd Street Performance Area 7 PM     Roller Boogie Jam 24th Street Stage 5 PM      Pac Mobile 6 PM      Team Zoe 7 PM      Pac Mobile 7:45       Sol Development 8:45       Pac Mobile 24th Street Performance Area 5 PM UNTIL CLOSE      TURF Inc 25th Street Stage 6 PM    Daniella Davine 8 PM    The Plot 25th Street Performance Area 5 PM     Frisco Fred
ARTREPRENEUR BUSINESS SERIES Workshops
Dates: Every Wednesday, April 13 through June 22 Time: 6 PM to 8:20 PM Location: 2301 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612 Register before April 13 Fee: $99 for 10 sessions Green LEEF, in partnership with Oakland First Fridays, is proud to offer an entrepreneur series for local artisans who are ready to take the next step to become a business.  This is a ten-class series, and will guide participants through needed strategies to make your hobby or craft into a sustainable business. Who It's For: Artists Designers Artisans Hobbiests Entrepreneurs  Oakland First Friday Vendors What You'll Get: 20+ hours of in-class time Tools for strategic planning and business development Access to expert advice An opportunity to ensgage with a test market at Oakland First Fridays What You'll Learn: Business Basics Financial planning and management Business strategy Marketing and promotions (social media) Local business law