Local Attractions

Stay updated with the community and indulge yourself with local music, art, sports and other fun activities, including:

Cal Performances – Zellerbach
Cal Performances produces and presents performances of the highest artistic quality, enhanced by programs that explore compelling intersections of education and the performing arts.

Greek Theater Berkeley
The William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre was built in 1903 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Greek Theatre, as it is commonly called, has a seating capacity of 8,500 and is used primarily for concerts during the summer months. The venue is used annually for the UC Berkeley graduation ceremonies and also has many public addresses by influential speakers.


ORACLE Arena & O.co Coliseum
A spectacular arena which sits amongst 132 acres, with a maximum of 19,200 occupancy, 72 luxury suites and three exclusive clubs.

Cal Berkeley Athletics
One of America’s most successful athletic departments, located in one of the elite academic settings in the world.

Fox Theater Oakland
A flagship venue for live music, which re-opened in 2009 following a $75m multi-use renovation project.


University of California Berkeley
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus — envisioned as a "City of Learning" — was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
One of the largest university art museums in the United States, BAM/PFA opened the doors of its distinctive Modernist building on the south side of the UC Berkeley campus in 1970

Local Shopping & Dining

Bay Street
Combining retail, entertainment, hospitality and residential uses, Bay Street Emeryville invites customers to escape into a casual village designed for strolling, shopping and having fun.

Jack London Square
Restaurants, bars, shops, museums, sailing and ferry rides - 15 minutes by car or taxi. Certified Farmers Market every Sunday 10am-2pm.

College Avenue
5-minute walk to shops, restaurants and ice cream parlors.

Rockridge
5 minutes by car on College Avenue, with shops, restaurants, bars, market place (fish market, bakery, etc.) Rockridge Bart (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station, a central station with direct routes to San Francisco, Contra Costa and all over the East Bay.


Telegraph Avenue
5-10 minute drive, Berkeley's cultural center featuring shops, bookstores, street vendors, student life, cafes, etc.

Oakland China Town
A working China Town with fresh fish and produce markets, restaurants, and unique stores in the heart of Oakland's diverse Asian community.

Shattuck Avenue
10-minute drive - Berkeley's downtown district, movie theater row.

Fourth Street
15-minute drive and within walking distance of the Berkeley Marina. All kinds of interesting shops and restaurants in this new shopping area.

Preservation Park/City Center
Magnificently restored turn-of-the-century homes and gardens. Restaurants, shopping, athletic club, guided tours of this historical Oakland area. 510-874-7580.

Activities, Sports and Games

San Francisco Giants Baseball

San Francisco 49ers Football
Oakland Raiders
Oakland A's
Golden State Warriors

Tilden Park Golf Course
Activities On The Bay
Sausalito Ferry

Golden Gate Park


Hornblower Dining Yachts
Dinner and brunch cruises on the bay for one person or a group.

Ferry Rides
Ferry rides from Alameda to San Francisco - a great way to commute or just see the bay! 510-522-3300.

Potomac Public Cruise
Public cruises, tours, and history cruises of the bay. 510-839-8256.

Jack London Water Taxi Website
Located near Jack London Square, narrated inner harbor tours of the Oakland Estuary and taxi service to dock side restaurants. 510-839-7572.

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