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The City of Berkley is a close-knit community that blends the warmth of its friendly charm with urban amenities. Ideally located in southeast Oakland County, Berkley is bisected by Woodward and home to more than 15,000 people.
This 2.6 square-mile community boasts serene tree-lined neighborhoods, nine city parks, eight tennis courts, an ice arena, and a community center.

Newly revitalized in 2002, Berkley’s downtown offers a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere variety of services, charming retail stores, exquisite dining and a vibrant nightlife. Each summer, Berkley hosts to several events including the Art Bash, Grub Crawl, Golf Outing, Holiday Parade, and CruiseFest, which is a classic car parade that launches the annual Woodward Dream Cruise.

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City of Berkley
3338 Coolidge Highway, Berkley, MI 48072

Berkley School District
14700 W. Lincoln, Oak Park, MI 48237

Berkley TheatreBusiness Development and Professional Training

Berkley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 72-1253, Berkley, MI 48072

Berkley Downtown Development Authority
Al Semonian, Chairman

Michigan Suburbs Alliance
300 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

MichiganWorks! Employment and Resource Center, Ferndale
713 East Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

The Workforce Development Division of Oakland County helps train and place unemployed workers by partnering with Michigan Works! Each center provides employers with a wide range of services including, applicant recruitment, onsite interview rooms, training funds for planned new hires, information technology (IT) training and out-placement assistance.  The centers also provide assistance to job seekers including, resources on resume writing and interviewing, job placement, testing and assessment, training funds to enhance or gain new skills, and IT training.

Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3)
30947 Woodward Avenue, Suite 200, Royal Oak, MI 48073

Berkley Festival

Community Essentials

Annual Berkley Art Bash
12 Mile Road, Berkley, MI

Berkley Community Center
2400 Robina, Berkley, MI 48072

Berkley CruiseFest
P.O. Box 725107, Berkley, MI 48072

Berkley Historical Museum
3338 Coolidge Highway, Berkley, MI 48072

Berkley Ice Arena
2300 Robina, Berkley, MI 48072

Berkley Municipal Tennis Courts
2400 Robina, Berkley, MI 48072

Berkley Parks and Recreation
2400 Robina, Berkley, MI 48072
Berkley Public Library
3155 Coolidge, Berkley, MI 48072

Grub Crawl

Golf Outing
Rackham Golf Course

Berkley ParkSoutheastern Oakland County Resource Recycling Authority (SOCRRA)
3910 W. Webster Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073

SOCRRA provides safe disposal of hazardous waste to a consortium of communities.

Woodward Dream Cruise
Held on the 3rd Saturday in August, the Woodward Dream Cruise is the world’s largest one-day automotive event. The annual event attracts over 40, 000 cars and 1.5 million spectators. The cruise spans 16 miles and the communities of Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac and Royal Oak.