Temescal Beach House

COVID-19 Park Closures & Parking Restrictions to Limit Overcrowding, Address Public & Staff Safety 
The COVID-19 health emergency remains a serious and evolving situation. The Park District has announced park area closures to limit overcrowding and public safety. All Visitor Centers, rental facilities and buildings - including bathrooms and water fountains - are CLOSED. Programs and events are canceled. More details...

Facilities Notice
Our indoor rental facilities (Brazilian Room, Temescal Beach House, Fern Cottage, and MLK Shoreline Center) are currently CLOSED to the public based on state and local public health mandates.
All Open Houses at the Brazilian Room and Temescal Beach House have been temporarily canceled until further notice.
In-person visits and new reservations are also on pause at this time. If you have further questions about renting our facilities, or would like to be notified when scheduled visits and new reservations are being accepted again, please email our Rental Facilities Office at brazil@ebparks.org. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time and look forward to working with you when it is determined our facilities can safely host events again. Please check back for updates!


North Entrance
6500 Broadway Oakland, CA 94618

Brazilian Room
Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley

Fern Cottage
Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area, El Sobrante

Shoreline Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline, Oakland

Facility Availability Search
View live information about availability for our indoor facilities on WebReg 

Get a list of Approved Caterers

Wedding Vendors
Get a list of Wedding Vendors 

Documents & Forms
A list of documents, forms, Rules and Use Agreement for download 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Contact Us
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ADA accessibility iconAbout the Facility 



  • Fireside room 29'x29' (815 sq. ft.) and adjoining room 38'x15' (590 sq. ft.), patio 92' x 28'
  • Seating Capacity: 80
  • Standing Capacity: 130 total, indoor and outdoor
  • Tables: (20) 6 ft. banquet and (16) 5 ft. round
  • Chairs: 80 folding white resin
  • Fireplace: Catered events only
  • 2 - ice tubs with dollies
  • Refrigerator with freezer
  • Kitchen cart


Wireless (Wi-Fi)

General Facility Information

For general information about Temescal Beach House call the Facility Office at (510) 544-3164 or the Reservations Department at 1-(888)-327-2757, option 2 (8:30am-4:00pm PST, M-F). This facility is wheelchair accessible.

Open House

Temescal Beach House can be viewed during Open House on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm.  
For viewing on another day call the Facility Office at (510) 544-3164.

Photo Gallery

Check out the Virtual Tour of the Temescal Beach House at the  Here Comes The Guide website. 

Rental Fees


You may hire a caterer from the Approved list or choose the non-catered option. If you choose the non-catered option you may not use an outside caterer or have any hired staff. Your unpaid volunteers will be required to attend an orientation. You will pay an additional fee for the ability to use the non-catered option. Events that end after 7pm, must be catered.


Reservations for the Temescal Beach House can be made beginning the first Monday in January for the next calendar year. All reservations at the Temescal Beach House require an initial payment to secure the date. This initial payment will be applied towards the total balance owed. For all time blocks, a $100 initial payment is due at the time of reservation. If a reservation is cancelled more than 180 days in advance, $50 of the initial $100 payment is refundable. Full payment is due 180 days before event date. For reservations made under 180 days, full payment is due at the time of booking. Please review the fee sheet or speak to a Reservations Agent for the cancellation policy once full payment is made.

Facility Reservations and Availability Information

To search for available dates, you can use the online Facility Search. Under “Facility Type”, click the “Indoor Facility” check box to filter the results. 

You may also call the Reservations Department at 1-888-327-2757, option 2 (8:30am-4:00pm PST, M-F) and a Reservations Agent will be able to assist you.

Driving Directions

Temescal Beach House (Building) is located in the Temescal Regional Recreation Area near the intersection of Hwy 13 and Hwy 24 in Oakland between Broadway Terrace and Keith Avenue/Broadway.

By Car

  • From eastbound Highway 24 in Oakland:
    Exit at Broadway. At the light, make a wide left turn onto Broadway and immediately bear right. DO NOT go under the freeway. Follow Broadway approximately one mile to the Temescal parking area on the right.
  • From westbound Highway 24 in Oakland:
    If you are approaching from the Walnut Creek area, go through the Caldecott Tunnel in the RIGHT LANE of the right tunnel. As you exit the tunnel, take the Tunnel Road exit, then turn left onto the freeway overpass (Caldecott Lane), turn right onto Broadway. Proceed .7 mile to the Park entrance on the left.
  • From northbound Highway 13 in Oakland:
    Take Highway 13 to Highway 24 East (toward the Caldecott Tunnel). Stay in the right lane. Take Old Tunnel Road exit, keep right (now on Broadway). Go .7 mile to the Park Entrance on the left.


There is a charge of $5.00 per car April through October.

Temescal Regional Recreation Area Map