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Think Oakland First

As Oakland emerges from the pandemic, do your part to help our local economy recovery and grow. Whether you're shopping, starting a business or looking to invest, Think Oakland First!

The Town Love Social Media Contest

Show your love for Oakland by celebrating Valentine’s Day all month long at participating Dining for Justice restaurants and help feed Oakland’s most vulnerable residents.

Upload a selfie to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter by February 28 for a chance to win a pair of Southwest Airlines tickets through The Town Love Contest sponsored by the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. See Rules and Conditions.

Share your love of food, culture and community!

Oakland Gift Cards

Holiday Contest Results

Enter the Shopping Selfie Photo Contest and Win 4 Southwest Airlines tickets - Sponsored by the Oakland Metro Chamber of Commerce
Congratulations to ieftstoop and Sandra Pllo for their winning entries in the #ThinkOaklandFirst photo contest.

Merchant Window Decorating Contest - Sponsored by Visit Oakland
Congratulations to Nathan & Co. for capturing the People’s Choice Award in the inaugural Oakland Merchant Window Decorating Contest. Their location at 5636 College Avenue garnered 66% of the public’s votes. Honorable Mention goes to The Candy Spot at 7309 MacArthur Boulevard, whose theme of “Unwrap Positivity” captured the second most community votes.

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Back to School Shopping

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Dining Out with Friends

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Moms, Grads and Dads

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