Sunday, October 4 | 11am - 8pm
Telegraph Ave, 39th St to 51st St

Discover Temescal outdoors! Spend Sunday, October 4th walking, shopping, and dining out on the street all while supporting Temescal businesses. Enjoy expanded outdoor seating, new parklets, free fitness classes, and sidewalk sales on the newly repaved Telegraph Ave, and relish in some safe and socially distanced time outdoors while exploring over 12 blocks of Telegraph. Picnic on Telegraph is also the Grand Opening Celebration for Skylyne at Temescal - the new 24 story residential development at MacArthur BART - Visit 39th St for virtual tours of the new apartments, and free swag! Strict Health & Safety Protocols are required for attendees and participating businesses at Picnic on Telegraph, and can be viewed HERE.

Expanded outdoor seating from your favorite Temescal restaurants, bars, and taprooms:
Aunt Mary's Cafe, Roses' Taproom, Prima Materia, Co Nam, North Light, Saucy Oakland - Brunch 10:30am-2pm, Pizzaiolo, Hancook, Asmara, Bird & Buffalo, Daol Tofu, Azit, Pyeong Chang Tofu House, The Avenue, Marufuku, Smokin' Woods BBQ, Burma Superstar and more! Temescal Brewing is hosting a block-long beer garden starting at noon with Al Pastor Papi food truck, Giant Oreos from Homeroom, and Cardio Dance party with dance instructor Lili Waugh Mahoney and live DJ tbale starting at 1pm!

Shop sidewalk sales from:

And enjoy interactive activities for all ages such as:

Plus a Taste of Temescal Booth by Studio One Art Center - 11am - 4pm at 4521 Telegraph Ave where Taste of Temescal 2020 ticket holders who donated their ticket revenue to local schools & nonprofits can receive a Temescal Telegraph BID supporter T-shirt as a special prize (while supplies last).

For more information visit Thank you to our sponsors Square One Yoga and The Skylyne at Temescal, and our media sponsor Yelp!
The Avenue Bar | 4822 Telegraph Ave | Open daily

Enjoy a drink, a fresh meal, and a classic movie outdoors at The Avenue! Watch your favorite movies such as Ghostbusters, Star Wars, E.T and more outdoors at The Avenue's expanded outdoor seating. The Avenue is also partnering up with local restaurants to provide dinner! Be sure to follow The Avenue on Instagram to be the first to know what movies they'll be screening. Read more on how owners Curtis and Tana are adapting during these uncertain times in this SFGate article!
Can't make it to Picnic on Telegraph to support your favorite restaurants and shops? There's still plenty of ways to support local businesses! Visit for a list of 100+ Temescal businesses and how you can support each one via online shopping, ordering takeout, purchasing gift cards and more! Support our local businesses, so that they can continue to offer thoughtfully-curated unique goods, services, and delicious food for many years to come.
Show Opening Sunday October 4 | Sally Weber's "Flux" | 4750 Telegraph Ave.

partnered with the City of Oakland to activate empty storefronts with The Storefronts Initiative by showing artwork by Oakland and Bay Area artists! The first installation launches this Sunday, at Picnic on Telegraph, featuring the work of Oakland-based artist Sally Weber and her installation, "Flux," a laser pendulum installation that responds to the presence of its audience. Stop by to view it beginning Sunday, October 4th at 4750 Telegraph. More artwork in Temescal storefronts to come soon!
Starting Tuesday, September 22, the State announced an update to its color-coded four-tier Blueprint for a Safer Economy to allow nail salons to operate indoors! Read the full press release here. Visit our website to see a full list of nail salons in Temescal. Be sure to contact each business for availability!
Shifra de Benedictis-Kessner | Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District | 510-860-7327 | |