Oakley families appreciate the area’s strong community values and high quality of life.


Welcome to Oakley

Rolling hills, orchards, and vineyards dot this scenic Delta farming town
As one of California’s youngest cities, Oakley remains rooted in its agricultural roots with a diverse, farm-to-table community and charming landscape characterized by pleasant rolling hills, expansive pastures, orchards, vineyards, and small family farms dotting the countryside.
Once a quiet Delta farming town, Oakley has blossomed into a lively place to live with many new developments, shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment options. Oakley families appreciate the area’s strong community values and high quality of life.

What to Love

 • Diverse family-friendly suburb
 • Farm-to-table community
 • Picturesque location
 • Scenic views of the Delta
 • Affordable housing options
 • High quality of life

People and Lifestyle

Known for its farming roots and expansive vineyards, Oakley is considered the heart of the California Delta. Newcomers will find an abundance of attractive and affordable housing options spread throughout this beautiful region, and they’re located within easy reach of neighboring cities Oakland and San Francisco. A vibrant and family-oriented town in the East Bay area of Contra Costa County, Oakley is a picturesque community attractive to those seeking a relaxed and peaceful lifestyle.

Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment

La Costa is a great place for a quick casual lunch or dinner. This homestyle Mexican eatery has a convenient counter-serve setup plus available outdoor seating. Tacos, seafood, and ceviche are all on the menu.
The Oakley Tavern is a cozy little neighborhood staple known for fresh, delicious pizza. Take the kids here for a slice and try sampling some of the other great menu options like the burger combo platter and chicken kebabs. The tavern is a unique fusion restaurant with three distinct menus: pizza, burgers, and kebabs.
For down-home southern comfort food, there is no better option than the popular local chain Black Bear Diner. Chicken and biscuits, country-fried steak, and all-day breakfast (including pancakes the size of your face!) are just a few of the commonly ordered dishes.
After a meal in town, be sure to stop by the family-owned Guanatos Ice Cream Shop for a sweet treat. Using recipes passed down for generations, Guanatos creates creamy, unique flavors you won’t find anywhere else using only the freshest all-natural ingredients. Some of their distinctive flavors include Chamoyada, Cheese, Avocado, Guava, Eggnog, Rose Petals, and Chongos Zamoranos. But don’t worry, if you’re not feeling adventurous, they’ve got all the classics, too!

Things to Do

Oakley has hosted the beloved annual Harvest Festival for 13 years and counting. Enjoy family-friendly fall activities like pumpkin picking and decorating, hayrides, costume contests, parades, and children’s theater at the Oakley Civic Center Plaza.
Creekside Park is a well-maintained neighborhood park near the Marsh Creek Trail. Equipped with several bocce ball courts, a challenging playground, sports fields, and a skate park, your kids will have a blast here. There is also a nice little water play area with several features perfect for the hotter months.
Once an upland farm, the Big Break Regional Shoreline is now a beautiful park on the River Delta home to 70+ species of birds and mammals. You’ll find a kayak and canoe launch area on the beach that is part of the official San Francisco Bay Water Trail trailhead. Soak in the stunning Delta views, fish, visit the new visitor’s center, or plan a picnic at this stunning location.
The Dingle Family Farm and Stables is a family-owned and operated farm and horse boarding facility and premier children’s party location. Book horseback riding lessons or sign your child up for an animal husbandry class to further their education. Volunteer opportunities are also available.


Oakley is primarily served by the Oakley Union Elementary School District (K–8) and the Liberty Union High School District. Oakley is also home to the well-known Freedom High School.

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