Our Venues: Oakland Metro Operahouse


The Oakland Metro Operahouse is located at 522 2nd Street.

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The Oakland Metro Operahouse is approximately 12 blocks/15 minute walk from the 12th Street BART Station. Take the stairs up from the station and walk southwest on Broadway toward 2nd Street. Turn right onto 2nd Street. The closest intersection is 2nd at Washington.

Helpful Transportation Phone Numbers

Travel Info
511 (can be dialed from any area code.)

925.676.BART (schedule your trip online!)

AC Transit
(24 hour recorded information)

By Car

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  • Take 880S to Exit 42 (toward Broadway/Alameda).
  • Turn right onto 5th Street.
  • Turn right onto Martin Luther King Jr Way, then turn left onto 2nd Street.

  • Take 880N to Exit 41B (Broadway/Downtown).
  • Continue on 6th Street to Washington Street.
  • Turn left on Washington, then right onto 2nd Street.

  • Take 24W to 980W to Exit 1C (12th Street).
  • Merge onto, then stay straight on, Brush Street.
  • Turn left onto 5th Street.
  • Turn right onto Martin Luther King Jr Way, then turn left onto 2nd Sreet.
  • Patron Information

    Getting to the Venue

    Oakland Metro Operahouse is located at 522 2nd Street in downtown Oakland at cross street Washington, and in the Jack London Square area.

    In addition to metered street parking near the venue, parking is available close by at the Washington Street Embarcadero West garage, at 101 Washington Street. Additional parking information for nearby Jack London Square (including information about the Washington Street garage) can be found at:

    Passenger Drop Off Zones
    Passenger drop off zones will be located directly at the front of the theater and adjacent side driveways. In addition, a white drop off zone area is located at the front of Regal Cinemas, diagonally across the street from the Operahouse on Washington.

    Will Call
    Will Call will be located in the lobby of the Oakland Metro Operahouse beginning 1 hour before the performances.

    Refreshment options at the venue
    Alcohol and other beverages will be available for purchase at the venue. (ID is required at the door to the venue if you plan to purchase alcoholic beverages.) Please note: Cal Performances spill proof cups will not be available or honored at this venue.

    Nearby Dining Options
    Pre-performance dining options at Jack London Square (approximately .5 miles away) including Scott’s Seafood Grill and Bar, Forge Pizza Oakland, and Kincaid’s Oakland. For more information on these restaurants and others, visit: