Venue Rental

The Overlook

a modern rooftop venue

The Overlook At Port Workspaces​

is a unique venue located above Lake Merritt in the heart of Downtown Oakland’s thriving business district. Our venue has both interior and exterior spaces featuring a mixture of vintage and modern decor which make it an attractive, multi-purpose space. The Garden Room, the venue’s premier indoor space, has expansive floor to ceiling windows looking onto the historic Kaiser Center Rooftop Garden. The terrace is an urban oasis nestled in the Skyline of Downtown Oakland and provides sweeping views of Lake Merritt from our Tiki Bar Lounge Area.

Garden Room Bar & Lounge

Capacity: 170 seated, 286 standing

Size: 4,500 sq. feet

Garden Room & Bar

Capacity: 150 seated, 200 standing

Size: 3,500 sq. feet

Garden Room

Capacity: 120 seated, 150 standing

Size: 2,000 sq. feet

Bar & Lounge

Capacity: 75 seated, 95 standing

Size: 2,000 sq. feet

Terrace - Full Exterior

Capacity: 200 seated, 499 standing

Size: 8,000 sq. feet

Tiki Bar & Lakeview

Capacity: 150 seated, 250 standing

Size: 4,000 sq. feet

Terrace - Bar & Grill

Capacity: 120 seated, 250 standing

Size: 4,000 sq. feet

Terrace - Lawn

Capacity: 40 seated, 85 standing

Size: 900 sq. feet

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The Overlook at Port Workspaces is a turnkey venue with a wide variety of available add ons such as furniture rentals, security and audio visual services. Full catering and a commercial kitchen also available. 

We’re happy to give you a tour of the space and help you plan a memorable event!