Top 10 Things to Do in the East Bay This Fall

Make the most of the season with these essential, must-do, must-see fall experiences, from a Raiders game to a hot jazz show.

Updated: August 13, 2004

The Top 10 Coliseum

7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621

Join the rowdiest fans in the NFL to cheer on the Oakland Raiders at the famed "Black Hole."

Chez Panisse Restaurant

1517 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

Sample this acclaimed restaurant's fall menu, which focuses on locally produced seasonal ingredients.

Yoshi's Oakland

510 Embarcadero W, Oakland, CA 94607

As the summer concert season cools off, this venue heats up with John Scofield, Cedar Walton and other jazz greats.

Caffe Strada

2300 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Feel the buzz of the new school year at this Berkeley coffeehouse's lively outdoor patio.

924 Gilman Street

924 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Warm up on a cold night by moshing with mohawked punks at the birthplace of rockers Green Day and Rancid.

California Memorial Stadium

Channing Wy and Prospect St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Watch the California Bears battle Pac-10 football rivals at this historic stadium.

Shattuck Down Low Lounge

2284 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

Shake off the autumn chill by shaking your tailfeather at this club that's always packed early in the school year.

Mc Nally Irish Pub

5352 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

A pint of Guinness by the toasty fireplace at Oakland's oldest Irish pub will help you kick the fall blues.

Saddle Rack

42011 Boscell Rd, Fremont, CA 94538

Trade in your summer shorts and flip-flops for jeans and boots to ride the mechanical bull at this cowboy bar.

Oracle Arena

7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621

Book a luxury box with your friends to watch the Golden State Warriors kick off the NBA season.

More Fall Favorites

Done all 10? Try these next

Uc Berkeley Art Museum

2626 Bancroft Wy, Berkeley, CA 94720

Pyramid Brewery & Alehouse

901 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA 94710