Friday Nights at OMCA
Every Friday night, 5–9 pm
Bars accept cash and credit. Prices vary for Off the Grid food trucks.
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights at OMCA with after-hours Museum access, Off the Grid food trucks, beer, wine, music, and more!
After-hours gallery access.
Marketplace at OMCA: local makers selling handcrafted works and art.
Music, DJs, acoustic sets, and dance lessons.
A rotating list of Off The Grid food trucks and featured artists.
Family fun at Friday Nights: every Friday night, from 5 to 8 pm, features free hands-on art workshops for all ages, and select Fridays feature storytime with the Oakland Public Library from 6 to 6:30 pm.
Check the weekly event listings at https://museumca.org/events
Picnic Table Reservations: Need a place to sit with your full party during Friday Nights at OMCA? Reserve a picnic table where your group can gather to join all the fun! If you're planning an even bigger bash, you can now book the Blue Oak café through OMCA's Event Services department as a private party lounge—it's perfect for personal and professional gatherings alike.
The entrance to the parking garage is on Oak Street between 10th and 12th streets. Parking fees are $3 per hour. The OMCA Garage offers flat-rate parking during some special events. Parking during Friday Nights @ OMCA is $7. The flat-rate fee will be collected upon entering the garage after 5 pm on Fridays.