Come enjoy the "front porch of Oakland" with a delicious weekly lineup of mobile food creators, as well as a cash bar brought to you in partnership with Oakland Museum of California. Each week, OMCA offers free activities to enjoy, including expanded DJ sets from the Bay Area's finest and hands-on family activities. Check out the Lake Merritt page to get the latest schedule of trucks!
Right outside the Oakland Museum of CA on 1000 Oak Street.
Street parking is available.
OTG Lake Merritt is easily accessible by public transportation, bike, and on foot. Get off at Lake Merritt BART and walk a few blocks. For AC transit routes to the market, you can use the Trip Planner feature on their website.
Every Friday night 5 PM - 9 PM.
Located inside the OMCA.
Safety and Security
Oakland Police (non-emergency) (510) 777-3333.
OMCA Security (510) 318-8560.
Off the Grid does not offer public wifi in the markets.
Off the Grid is ADA compliant in all the markets.
If you have questions, concerns or need to talk someone from our team, please reach out to our Off the Grid staff in red jackets on site.
Want to rock out OTG gear? Head over to our Retail Store and you can purchase shirts, hoodies and reusable water bottles.
We do not offer Order Ahead at Lake Merritt but we do at our Salesforce Tower Market. Visit the Salesforce Tower Market page to learn more.
In the interest of creating shared spaces that are accessible to everyone, Off the Grid does not currently offer reservations / reserved seating. We encourage visitors to enjoy our designated communal areas on a first come, first served basis. If you’re planning to attend with a large group and/or space is a concern, we encourage you to plan ahead and arrive early to snag a spot! If you’re interested in hosting a private event with Off the Grid, our Catering team would love to help! Please tell us more about your event by completing our online questionnaire, and a member of our Catering team will get back to you within 1 business day.