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The Grand Lake Theatre - 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA


NOIR CITY shows will be presented as double bills with a $20 admission price.

CURRENT GRAND LAKE THEATRE HEALTH PROTOCOL: Wearing an antiviral mask is optional but recommended in high-density situations such as ticket/concession/restroom lines and when an auditorium is highly occupied.


The Grand Lake Theatre is located at 3200 Grand Avenue and Lake Park Avenue in the Grand Lake neighborhood of Oakland, California.


Take Hwy 580 East. Exit at Grand Avenue in Oakland. Turn Left onto Grand Avenue. The theater is one block off the 580 freeway.

From the 19th St. BART Station (Broadway and 20th St., AC Transit stop #57111): the AC Transit bus #12 runs alongside Lake Merritt and drops off by the Grand Lake Theatre at Lakepark & Grand Avenue.

Returning to BART, the #12 bustop lies directly across the street from the theater (Grand Ave and Santa Clara, AC Transit stop #57077). Real times updates are available by calling 511 and providing the AC Transit stop number.

From MacArthur BART Station (40th St. and MacArthur Blvd): take the AC Transit bus #57 to MacArthur Blvd & Grand Avenue, two blocks from the theater. Returning to MacArthur BART, take the #57 Emeryville at Lake Park and Grand Avenue, AC Transit stop #54443.

→ View the AC Transit Trip Planner

From SF Transbay Terminal: take the NL bus. Get off at Macarthur Blvd & Lake Shore Ave and walk two blocks to the Grand Lake Theatre.

When returning, the last two NL buses leave Lake Park Ave. and Lakeshore Ave. at 11:21 pm and 11:51 pm Monday through Friday, and 11:24 pm and 11:54 pm Saturday and Sunday.

→ View the AC Transit Trip Planner


Take Hwy 580 West. Exit at Lakeshore Avenue in Oakland. Go straight onto Lakepark Avenue. The Grand Lake is two blocks away on the right hand side.

Take Richmond BART to 19th Street Station. Transfer to AC Transit bus #12, to Lakepark & Grand Avenue.


The City of Oakland parking lot, located under the 580 freeway, has free spaces after 6pm Monday - Friday and all day Saturdays and Sundays. Permit parking is in force Monday through Friday until 6pm. Paid kiosk parking is in force Monday - Saturday until 6pm. Please read signs carefully and park accordingly.

Free spaces can be located in the neighborhood surrounding the theater. There is metered street parking and parking lots around the theater. Kiosk metered parking is enforced from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Saturday (check parking kiosks for details). The current rate is $2.00 per hour. In the evening metered spaces are free after kiosk metering ends at 6pm.

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