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The Crucible’s fiery fusion of fashion design and industrial art returns

Bay Area fashion designers and industrial artists have been collaborating for months to bring you one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art melding haute couture concepts with fine and industrial arts. This multidisciplinary performance will feature first-ever public viewings of stunning, cutting edge looks, new staging, fire effects, and runways in our 56,000 sq. ft. West Oakland warehouse.

Friday, February 12 2016 | 7-11 pm
Saturday, February 13 2016 | 7-11 pm

Price includes three runway walks each night at 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30
$40 General Admission | $100 VIP

The Crucible, 1260 7th Street, Oakland (Directions)


Event Location & Directions

The Crucible
1260 7th Street
Oakland, CA 94607


The Crucible has a very small parking lot on the corner of 7th & Union that will be available for both disabled placard parking and unattended parking. Those spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and go quickly. Valet parking will also be available. There are also two paid parking lots in the vicinity that are often monitored.  One is on Kirkham Avenue and the other is the 5th Street lot by BART. Please do not park in lots owned by local businesses or the residential area behind The Crucible; your car may be towed.

Public Transit

Ditch the car and don’t worry about parking – The Crucible is easily accessible by BART! From the West Oakland BART Station, exit onto 7th Street, turn right and walk 2 blocks east to Union (at the 2nd light). The Crucible is on the northwest corner of 7th & Union, at 1260 7th Street. To plan your BART trip, visit

Event Rules

  • No Outside food or drink
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • Absolutely No Pets (except service dogs)
  • No Roller-skates or heelys
  • Smoking is only permitted in designated smoking areas
  • No uncontracted fire performance or vending of any kind