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Oaklandish 3rd Street Holiday Pop Up

Oaklandish 3rd Street Holiday Pop Up

In celebration of the most wonderful time of the year, we will be re-opening our annual Holiday 3rd street Pop-Up on select dates leading up to Christmas Eve, starting the first weekend of December! The Holiday Pop-up will be located outside our concept shop, Oakland Supply Co. at 291 3rd street, near Jack London Square. Whether you’re […]

December First Friday: Live Jazz & Tacos Sinaloa

December First Friday: Live Jazz & Tacos Sinaloa

Tacos and Jazz! This First Friday, December 2nd, Oaklandish will be switching gears and hosting a live jazz performance in our downtown Oakland retail store. Come by 1444 Broadway between 7-10pm for refreshments and smooth sounds courtesy of the Lucas De Hart Group. We are happy to have the quartet members back for yet another holiday […]

Oaklandish Blood Drive

Oaklandish Blood Drive

On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016, Oaklandish is partnering with Blood Centers of the Pacific and 95.7 The Game for our first ever Blood Drive! Tuesday, December 13th, from 1:00PM – 6:00PM Blood Centers of the Pacific will have its Bloodmobile outside our Broadway retail location at 1444 Broadway for what we hope to be a great turnout for […]

Oaklandish Holiday Gift Boxes

Oaklandish Holiday Gift Boxes

The holiday season is generally seen as a time for giving. Although we are here to help you find gifts this holiday season, we are also committed to giving back to the community. If you’re as terrible at wrapping gifts as we are, these gift boxes — complete with tissue paper and golden elastic ties — will […]

Oaklandish Holiday Hours

Oaklandish Holiday Hours

The holiday season is yet again upon us! While we would like to assume that everyone can get their holiday shopping done ahead of time, we know that often isn’t the case. Never fear, we will be adjusting the retail hours for all of our shops to help you get all your shopping done locally […]

Oaklandish Plaid Friday 2016!

Oaklandish Plaid Friday 2016!

Each year, the Friday after Thanksgiving is generally marketed as a flock-to-the-mall affair with insane lines deals. In the Town, we take a different approach and instead celebrate Plaid Friday, supporting local, independent retailers! On Friday, November 25th, the Oaklandish team is putting together some seriously exciting events. Since Plaid Friday emphasizes buying local and supporting […]

Tree Decorating at Oaklandish

Tree Decorating at Oaklandish

Oaklandish always installs a Christmas tree in the Broadway store this time of year, and to mix things up we’re inviting the Town’s finest (aka you) to come through and decorate it with us! So, next Wednesday, November 23 from 5-8pm, gather up your family, your crew, your coworkers and anyone else who might have […]

Oaklandish at the Airport!

Oaklandish at the Airport!

Another holiday season means we are back for year 5 of the Oaklandish Pop-Up at the Oakland International Airport! The Oaklandish Airport Pop-Up opens Wednesday, November 16th and runs through January 3rd! Located in Terminal 2 – the Southwest Airlines terminal – our pop-up shop is stocked with best-selling Oaklandish t-shirts, hoodies, hats, and other […]

Oaklandish Suite at the Downtown Oakland Marriott

Oaklandish Suite at the Downtown Oakland Marriott

Oaklandish is proud to announce that we have partnered with the Oakland Marriott City Center on a new suite! Fresh off a stunning $22 million dollar renovation, with 500 newly designed guest rooms, a new ‘Great Room’ restaurant and locally contracted murals from local artists, the Oaklandish suite will be unveiled tonight! The rooms are inspired […]

November Nonprofit of the Month: 51Oakland

November Nonprofit of the Month: 51Oakland

Oaklandish is proud to announce 51Oakland as our November Nonprofit of the Month! 51Oakland is a non-profit committed to building opportunity for Oakland Unified students to have access to culturally vibrant Art and Music programming. 51Oakland came into existence because of their strong belief that access to Art and Music is a critical element in a young […]

October First Friday Recap: Elujay & Rayana Jay

Where to start? Well, first there’s the fact that Rayana Jay used to work here Oaklandish and we’re so proud of her! Secondly, we just hosted an Elujay in-store listening party in mid September. Thirdly, OMF changed the layout and organization of their festival from a one-day event to a ten-day, multi-venue event in the […]

Fall 2016 Launch Party Recap

Our Fall 2016 launch party at Starline Social Club was a great success! We had the place packed, the drinks we’re flowing, there were several special guests in attendance and on stage AND we celebrated our friend Tyranny’s (Marketing Kings) birthday in tremendous style! The night got off to a smooth start with DJ Criddy […]

‘The Lock Sessions’ Listening Party Recap

We hosted Locksmith for a mixtape listening party and meet and greet on the 30th of September and had a blast! Locksmith, who was celebrating his birthday, wanted to share the day with some of his biggest fans and debut his mixtape ‘ the Lock Sessions’ in an all ages event. The turn out was great and we […]

October Nonprofit of the month: Oakland Trails

October Nonprofit of the month: Oakland Trails

We are proud to announce Oakland Trails as Oaklandish’s nonprofit of the month for October 2016! Over the past few years, Oaklandish has developed a close relationship with this local nonprofit. OaklandTrails.org began as a committee of the Dimond Improvement Association (DIA) formed by Stan Dodson in 2010. With a group of DIA volunteers, Stan led several trail […]

Oaklandish OUSD T-Shirt Promo Recap

With school being all the way back in full swing, we thought it was a good time to recap our recent OUSD tee giveaway! The promotion, our 5th annual offering a free limited-edition Oaklandish classic tee to any Oakland Unified School District high school student with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, was welcomed with open […]

Oaklandish x OMF First Friday with Elujay and Rayana Jay

Oaklandish x OMF First Friday with Elujay and Rayana Jay

For our First Friday in October, we are officially partnering with Oakland Music Festival to bring a live performance from two of the Bay Area’s rising talents: Elujay and Rayana Jay! Elujay is a multi-talented emcee and producer from Oakland, CA. The 20-year-old emcee began creating music when he was 14, after a friend of […]

Town Eats 2016 Recap

Town Eats 2016 Recap

The second annual Town Eats was a tremendous success this past weekend! Between the kickoff on Friday night, the pig roast on Saturday and Tomatotopia on Sunday, the weekend was full of good music, good food and happy faces! Friday night had DJ Toure and DJ Ammbush supplying the tunes while people danced and enjoyed the […]

5 Days of free ISH: Fall Launch

5 Days of free ISH: Fall Launch

Our Fall Launch is just around the corner (this Friday, September 30th!) and that means we are gearing up for our 5 Days of free ISH giveaway! Every Fall and Spring launch, we celebrate with 5 consecutive days of giveaways through a scavenger hunt, of sorts. Starting this Friday, September 30th, we will head out to one secret […]

Oaklandish x Explore Oakland Instameet 002 Recap

Instameet002: BOSK, Broadway, Eat Real and Town Eats. We had a blast during the 2nd Oaklandish x Explore Oakland Instameet this past Saturday. We began the night with a meet-up at BOSK in Old Oakland. After everyone got to meet each another and check out some of the great brands we have at BOSK, we […]

‘The Lock Sessions’ Listening Party

‘The Lock Sessions’ Listening Party

Its Locksmith’s birthday on the 29th of this month and we’ve planned something special to celebrate it! With his newest mixtape ‘The Lock Sessions’ set to release on the Richmond, California, rapper’s birthday, we decided to open our doors and host a free listening party for anyone who supports Lock and his work. From 5-7pm at […]

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