If you or your organization or business are interested in being a sponsor and or supporter of this amazing event please visit our Sponsorship page and find out how you can be a part of Oakland First Fridays. You have several levels of support to choose from and sponsors’ support is acknowledged both before and during the event.
Oakland First Fridays relies on a number of different sources of income and funding to happen on a monthly basis. Your support is crucial to the long-term sustainability of the event. And you will benefit as well!
Oakland First Fridays is an immersive art and community experience, and the premier monthly arts event on the West Coast. It has caught attention from around the Bay Area and other parts of the country and is an upbeat and positive reflection of the creativity and diversity of Oakland.
Every First Friday from 5–9 pm, Oakland's cultural art community springs to life with open galleries, artists, street artists, culinary artisans, local artisans, performers, social activists, musicians, dancers, live painters, DJ’s, poets, and literary events, too.
Every month thousands of people come from all around the Bay Area and beyond to experience a variety of art, be inspired, eat great food, enjoy live music, and stroll through the amazing, eclectic city of Oakland. Make your own statement and become a part of this amazing event! More Sponsorship Information
We're in the news!
OaklandLocal covers the many arts events happening on the First Friday of March, 2014.
Check out a column by Martin Snapp of the Bay Area News Group that covers our event. It'll run in Friday's Oakland Tribune, Piedmonter, Montclarion and other local papers.
A Special Thanks to this Month's Sponsors!
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For contributing plywood for sound stages
May 2 Oakland First Fridays is on! Reserve your space by clicking here