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Walking Tours

The regularly scheduled 2019 Walking Tours have ended. Check back in 2020 if you'd like to enjoy any of the free 90-minute walking tours in Oakland’s downtown districts.

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Free 90-minute walking tours in Oakland’s downtown districts.

Schedule: Tours are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Reservations are recommended, but not required.

Choose from one of eight tour itineraries. To learn more about a particular tour, review the individual itineraries by clicking the tour titles below. Following each itinerary description are the dates the tour will be offered. The tour schedule is also available by month.

Old Oakland Walking Tour

City Center Walking Tour

Uptown to the Lake Walking Tour

Preservation Park Walking Tour

Chinatown Walking Tour

Waterfront Walking Tour

Churches & Temples Walking Tour

New Era / New Politics Walking Tour

Private tours are available for a nominal fee and can be customized to meet your group's interests by combining elements from the eight different itineraries. More information about school fields trips can be found here.

To make a reservation or to request a custom tour, please call (510) 238-3234 or e-mail

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Map location for Walking Tours, located at 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

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