Best Things to do in the East Bay This February

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, but that shouldn’t be the only thing to celebrate for the entire month of February. Remember, the month is short, so make those 28 days count! Make plans with your friends and family this month and enjoy what the East Bay has to offer.

We’ve done the deep research for you on the best things to do in the East Bay including museums, cultural events, food tours, golfing, hikes and more. Speaking of food, we also have an extensive list of our best restaurants in the East Bay, and if you’re planning a weekend, the the best places to stay
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Photo: Courtesy of DJ Phantacat

Sailor Rave: K-Pop Edition

February 3

DJ Phantacat (founder of Sailor Rave), featuring DJ Peter Lo, will bring all night of music from your favorite k-pop groups from all generations to rave music. A professional photographer will be at the event, so remember to wear your best rave outfit!

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Photo: Courtesy of Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Lunar New Year x Black History Month: Celebration of Black & Asian Solidarity

February 4

Celebrate Lunar New Year and Black History Month at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. This event will spotlight performers celebrating arts and culture in Oakland and highlight how the two communities are intertwined through similarities and differences. Join the community celebration to strengthen AAPI and Black solidarity. 

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Photo: Courtesy of Nathan Dumlao

Mind Coffee Grand Opening

February 7

Join the Berkeley Chamber as they welcome Mind Coffee to Berkeley. Come meet the Mind Coffee owners and visit this new specialty coffee shop dedicated to spreading mental health awareness.

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Photo: Courtesy of Julian Klincewicz

Steve Lacy

February 16

Best known for being a member of the soulful, Grammy-nominated R&B band The Internet and for his production work on Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy-winning album DAMN. Steve Lacy will return to the city to perform his new Gemini Rights album live. 

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Photo: Courtesy of Black Joy Parade

The Black Joy Parade

February 26

The Black Joy Parade is an event that celebrates unique contributions to the Black experience and unites the community in Downtown Oakland. This event will include 200+ Black-owned businesses, performances, family-friendly activities, and more.

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Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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