Shopping Grand Lake District: Sales, Events & Gift Ideas

As of 2/7: Shopping Grand Lake District: Sales, Events & Neighborhood Activities

A NOTE TO INDEPENDENT MERCHANTS: Our Shopping Grand Lake District Guide is better when it includes you! Please send us your sales, events, and gift ideas and we’ll add them to our listing.


Oakland Neighborhood Events, Markets, Craft Fairs, and More

2/8. EVENT. Councilmember Bas. Meet with Councilmember Bas and her team next weekend at the Grand Lake Farmers’ market! Sign up for a 20 minute one-on-one appointment here. If you go, please explain to her that Oakland needs to do more to support our Local Indies! Word on the street is that there’s no political will for The City to to nurture and support them. 

Shopping the Grand Lake District Neighborhood

Merchants A 

NOW. LIMITED RELEASE. 510 Brand from Instagram: “Our Oakland brother and Iraq war veteran @digitalintrospect_visuals released a book. We have limited stock down here at 510. Grab it while it lasts!”


2/8. SALE. Alyce on Grand. There are so many reasons to visit Alyce On Grand. And a SALE of 25% off Outerwear is a very good one! Here’s what they say on Instagram: “Guess what!? It’s kinda chilly out today, so if you’re up for a new coat enjoy 25% off on us! Stop by & mention the INSTAGRAM post!” We don’t know how long the sale lasts, so best go soon!

2/29. BIG EVENT. Alyce on Grand. They love supporting local makers and as such, here we are! Save the Date! They’re planning a celebration of black makers and designers this month! It will take place right in their shop. More details to come. 


Merchants B

NOW. VALENTINE’S DAY. Bay Grape is has some great VALENTINE’s DAY gift ideas for our wino friends. Get your loved one a membership or consider purchasing some special bubbly for the occasion! Shopping local romances up the day!


2/14 5-6pm. WORKSHOP. Bay-Made says “Are you excited for Galentines day! We can’t wait to spend the day with our gal pals. You can join us Feb 14th 5-6PM for our Galentines jewelry making workshop with @lemonjitters. Bring a friend and make a gorgeous necklace. Rose and snacks included!”

NOW. VALENTINE’S DAY PREP. Buckingham Oakland “Will you be Wine? Jean Perrier et Fils Savoie, remont Cuvee Gastronomie: light..refreshing.. lively.” They’ve got plenty of options to make Valentine’s Day very special.

Merchants C to T

2/9. EVENT. Cycle Sports Oakland. Ride with Cycle Sports on the Hill Ride. “It’s always awesome to see regulars and meet some new people or have friends join us for the first time.” Check with them for ride details.


12/12. EVENT. GIFT IDEAS. Dress Best for Less will be in celebration mode with the entire Lakeshore community for Shop, Stroll, and Dine. DBFL will be hosting the fabulous a capella Piedmont Troubadors to sing your favorite holiday classics! 20% of all DBFL sales from the evening will support the Alameda County Food Bank. 


NOW. SALE. Dress Best for Less is having a massive moving SALE with 25% off EVERYTHING in the store! Get creative and find great choices to round out your winter wardrobe.


NOW – 2/28. DEAL. Lake Merritt Dental. If you’re looking to take care of your teeth, check out their special. “Great deal going on for our Oral B Genius Systems!! Get your pearly whites ready for Valentine’s Day.” 


NOW. SALE. Oaktown Spice Shop They’re having a gift box sale. And they’ve got some of their favorites on SALE for 30% off while supplies last! Why are they doing this? Well they say, “because we ❤️ you. We don’t usually discount our products, but we wanted to say a big thank you for all the support throughout the years.” LOVE IT. Might make for a very spicy Valentine’s Day dinner??????

Merchants U to Z

NOW. VALENTINE’S DAY PREP. Urban Indigo: They are a “must shop” gift shop in oakland. And they are getting ready for meeting your Valentine’s Day needs.

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