Join the free Chinatown Guided Walking Tour in Oakland on Wednesday, June 28th at 10:00 am. Meeting point is at Pacific Renaissance Plaza Fountain.

Learn about the contributions of Chinese and other Asian immigrants to the history of both California and the Bay Area. Stroll along sidewalk markets filled with fresh fish as well as exotic fruits and vegetables. View changing displays in the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. in the Oakland Asian Cultural Center.

This tour is free but reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to

Parking is available at the Pacific Renaissance Garage. Enter on Webster or Franklin streets between 9th and 11th streets.

2017 Dates:

  • Saturday, May 20
  • Wednesday, June 28
  • Wednesday, July 5
  • Saturday, August 5
  • Wednesday, August 30
  • Saturday, September 23
  • Wednesday, October 25

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday through October. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises.