Events designed to celebrate the extraordinary.

A safe where the Black and Brown  Professionals, Artist , Activist, Taste Makers, and the Fashion Conscious come to network, socialize, break stereotypes, party for a purpose, embrace community, and live life in a diverse environment exchanging positive energy amongst beautiful people. 




SoOakland is going on tour to spread the BAY LOVE and the first stop is ATLANTA GA APRIL 2018  We are bringing the Bay Culture to Atlanta and merging the two cultures in their most AUTHENTIC form. We want to show the South what REAL OAKLAND/BAYAREA is like and we want to see what REAL ATLANTA is like.  If you will be in Atlanta,Ga  and are interested in being a  retail vendor,  performer,  please click below.  And if you are interested in being apart of the SOOAKLAND X SOATLANTA street team / or a host click below . THIS EVENT WILL BE EPIC





SoOakland is FINALLY dropping its apparel and the much anticipated  ' SoBlack 'collection  will be the first release. Men and Women Unisex tees and hats will be available here online  along with other SoOakland Merchandise. Thank you for supporting us since 2015




SoOakland " SoBlack Event" March 3rd 2018 

videography by: Menelik 


SOOAKLAND ADULT  PROM 2018 video by Aminah Mohammed 

Our Mission is Simple.


SoOAKLAND is a movement fostering beneficial networking, socializing and good times to Oakland Natives. Celebrating Oakland diversity and culture through positive community gatherings, SoOAKLAND invites Professionals, Artists, Activists, Taste Makers, and the Fashion Conscious to party for a purpose. 




In SOOAKLAND's first year of Litness these events are a celebration about YOU and the beautiful vibes you have contributed to the growth of this movement. Postivity, good vibes, beautiful people, community love, breaking stereotypes, supporting businesses, and showcasing what it really means to be SOOAKLAND. These events bring in over 1500  beautiful people ..early arrival suggested.

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July 30th named So Oakland Day


On July 30th, 2016, Oakland California's Mayor, Libby Schaff proclaimed July 30 to be So Oakland Day! This was a complete honor in receiving recognition for our continuing efforts to celebrate Oakland and our culture. 



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