Oakland Temple Press Resources

The Oakland Temple has recently undergone an extensive interior renovation. Before the temple is formally dedicated, it will be open to the public for the first time in 55 years.  After the June 16th dedication, entrance is reserved for faithful members of the Church.

Please contact our press team with any questions:
510 394-2924

Open House Videos

May 6th Oakland Temple Media Day Overview

Oakland Government Leaders Tour Renovated Temple

Christian, Muslim and Jewish Leaders Describe Their Visit


Oakland Temple Media Coverage

Sarah Jane Weaver: What I know now that I learned from a 9-year-old girl who is blind touring the Oakland temple
Church News, July 1, 2019

For Catholic Quincineras Oakland’s Mormon Temple is the Place to Be
The Mercury News, June 17, 2019

Church News: Bay Area's 'beacon' is back as President Oaks rededicates Oakland California Temple
Deseret News, June 16, 2019

Oaks rededicates Oakland Temple, cautions Latter-day Saint youths against technology that can sap their self-esteem
The Salt Lake Tribune, June 16, 2019

3,000 youth welcome President Oaks, Elder Bednar to devotional prior to Oakland temple dedication
The Church News, June 16, 2019

Oakland California’s Mormon Temple opens to the public after stunning makeover
Lonely Planet, May 22, 2019

Mormon Temple Gives Rare Glimpse Inside Mysterious Walls
Faith Family America, May 22, 2019

Mormon temple long shrouded in secrecy briefly opens doors to the public
Fox News, May 22, 2019

Mormon Temple in Oakland Hills Is Remodeled in Line with Art Deco Original
Architectural Digest, May 15, 2019

Landmark Oakland Temple a sacred, scenic 'beacon' for Bay Area
ABC 7 News, May 15, 2019

A journey into the Holy of Holies — in a Latter-day Saints temple
The Jewish News of Northern California, May 14, 2019

Mormon Temple in Oakland Opens its Doors to the Public
NBC Bay Area, May 12, 2019

Oakland Temple Open House
Livermore Patch, May 11, 2019

Rare, limited-time public invitation inside Oakland’s Mormon Temple. Here’s when
The Modesto Bee, May 10, 2019

Inside a sacred building, shrouded in mystery
Tracy Press, May 10, 2019

LDS Oakland California Temple open to public after renovation
CBS 2 KUTV, May 7, 2019

A peek inside Oakland’s Mormon temple, seldom viewed by outsiders
East Bay Times, May 7, 2019

Oakland Mormon temple to offer rare public viewing after renovation
Berkeleyside, May 7, 2019

Oakland California Temple Opens Doors to the Public After Renovation
Newsroom, May 6, 2019

Rare Glimpse inside Mormon Temple Kicks Off Three Week of Public Tours
San Francisco Chronicle, May 6, 2019

Oakland California Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints set to reopen
ABC 4, May 6, 2019

Rare Chance To Visit Oakland's Hilltop Temple
KCBS Radio, May 6, 2019

May Events Around the Bay
DingDing Silicon Valley Innovation Channel, May 6, 2019

Open House at the Oakland, CA Temple
Oakland Post, May 2, 2019

News Media Briefing and Tour of Oakland California Temple Announced
Public Affairs, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 29, 2019

Thursday Pulpit: The Oakland Temple reopens after major renovations
St. Helena Star, April 15, 2019

Public Invited to Tour Newly Renovated Oakland California Temple
Mormon Newsroom, December 18, 2018

Mormonism in Pictures: History of Ship Brooklyn Celebrated in California
Mormon Newsroom, July 31, 2018

Oakland’s landmark Mormon Temple closing for year for renovations
East Bay Times, February 27, 2018

From labyrinths to the USS Potomac, discover Oakland’s hidden treasures
SFGate, June 27, 2017

The Oakland Temple
New York Times, September 11, 2011


May 6th Media Day Photo Gallery