Area Attractions

Step outside the Kissel Uptown Oakland to explore the hub of the city’s arts, dining, and entertainment scenes. Next door you’ll find The Hive, a cluster of eclectic breweries, bakeries, merchants, and music venues. Head down Broadway to discover your new favorite band at the Fox Theater, or take a detour to stroll the three-mile trail around Lake Merritt, where you’ll find verdant greenspaces, mom-and-pop cafés, the Children’s Fairyland Amusement Park, and much more. 

Kissel Uptown Oakland

2455 Broadway
Oakland, California, United States, 94612



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Fox Theater
Childrens Fairyland Front

Fox Theater

The Fox Theater, located in Uptown, was built in 1928 and underwent a $75 million renovation to reopen in 2009, restoring many of the original details. Now you’ll find world-famous bands performing shows with their state-of-the-art Meyer sound system.


Lake Merritt Aerial Runner
Joaquin Miller Outdoor
Lake Merritt Rowing

Lake Merritt

Found in the center of Oakland, Lake Merritt was declared a state wildlife refuge in 1870, making it the oldest in the United States. A landmark with three miles of shoreline, the lake is popular with joggers, rowers, and walkers, and it offers several surrounding restaurants for lunch or dinner.

San Francisco Bay Trail

As part of more than 350 miles of trails that that circle the bay and go through 47 cities, the trails near Oakland’s 19-mile waterfront area offer a great space for enthusiastic joggers, cyclists, skaters, and walkers to get some fresh air.


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