Tonight, there are tons of election night parties in Oakland, and no matter who you support, I’m sure there’s somewhere for you to go. Here’s a listing of all of the public election night parties I could find. If you know of others, please share them in the comments and I’ll do my best to update this post throughout the day.
You might be wondering about the Jerry Brown and Prop 19 parties. Unfortunately they’re both private events so unless you have tickets already, you should stick with one of these other great parties.
Ella Baker Center/Oakland Rising Victory Party
What: Celebrate all of the community’s work and victory at the polls with The Ella Baker Center, Oakland Rising, Communities United Against the Dirty Energy Prop and more. Join us for music from DJ LN & DJ Sol Sisters, food, drink and a community that knows how to party!
Where: The New Parish, 579 18th Street
Rebecca Kaplan for Mayor Election Night Party
What: Rebecca Kaplan and supporters will watch the polls on Election Night at Everett & Jones BBQ.
Where: Everett & Jones Barbeque, 126 Broadway
Don Perata for Mayor Election Night Celebration
What: Please join the PERATA for MAYOR Team in celebrating Don’s campaign at Z Cafe & Restaurant from 8pm, and watch the election results roll-in on multiple HD-TVs. Special guests, The Zydeco Band, Miracle Mule! will play live music in the adjoining “Celebration Hall” for anyone tired of listening to the talking heads on TV!
Where: Z Cafe and Restaurant, 2735 Broadway
Jean Quan for Mayor Election Night Party
What: Come join Jean Quan and “Team Jean” as we party on Election Night! We’ll be thanking all of the volunteers for their hard & tireless efforts, watching the returns, connecting and reconnecting with good neighbors & friends, and celebrating our wonderful city of Oakland! Please bring something to share. We’ll have food and drinks available, as well as great music to celebrate.
Where: ILWU Local 6 Union Hall, 99 Hegenberger Rd @ Pardee
Don MacLeay for Mayor & Green Party Election Night Party
What: With Laura Wells, Green Party Candidate for Governor, along with as many other Greens and friends who want to join us.
Where: La Estrellita Cafe & Bar, 33 446 E 12th St
Libby Schaaf for City Council District 4 Election Night Party
What: We’ll have multiple election results streaming on a big screen!
Where: Monaghan’s on the Hill at 2820 Mountain Boulevard
Jennifer Pae for City Council District 2 Election Night Party
What: Come watch live election results in great company with food, drinks, and music by dj flood!
Where: Lucky Lounge, 3332 Grand Ave
Pat Kernighan for City Council District 2 Election Night Party
Where: Peony Restaurant, on the second floor of Pacific Renaissance Plaza in Chinatown at 9th and Webster
Courtney Ruby for City Auditor Election Night Party
Where: Vo’s Restaurant, 59 Grand Avenue