Downtown Alameda Spring Festival
SPRING FESTIVAL
Downtown Alameda 2017
Downtown Alameda Business Associaton
2447 Santa Clara Ave., #302
Alameda, CA 94501
 
(510) 523-1392
 
office @ downtownalameda.com

The Downtown Alameda Spring Festival is a Mother's Day tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area. The popular event takes place on Park Street every year during the second weekend in May. The next Spring Festival is May 13 & 14, 2017.



Fun for the Whole Family!

Art • Crafts • Food • Beer, Wine and Mimosas • Live Music
Kids' Area • Bounce Houses • Entertainment

Alameda Park Street Spring Festival pictures

Downtown Alameda's Spring Festival

Bring your mom and the whole family to Alameda’s celebration of spring during Mother’s Day weekend.
Take a stroll through Downtown Alameda's Historic Park Street District and check out the terrific variety of food and beverages, arts and crafts booths, live music, as well as a play area for kids.

Secure valet bicycle parking is available at
1522 Park Street (Alameda Bicycle).

The Downtown Alameda Spring Festival is located on historic Park Street, 
between Encinal Ave and Lincoln Ave.

Alameda is a smoke-free city. Smoking is prohibited in all public spaces within the commercial district.

Public Transit Planner 
AC Transit 20 connects from Fruitvale BART

Driving Directions

Call (510) 523-1392 or email parkstreet1@comcast.net for more information.

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Downtown Alameda's Spring Festival
May 13 & 14, 2017

The annual Downtown Alameda Spring Festival is a Mother’s Day weekend tradition the San Francisco Bay Area. With over 150 vendors and more than 50 unique shops, this is a perfect place to find a gift for Mom. Or maybe you would like to bring Mom for a mimosa and lunch at one of the district’s savory food establishments.

The free street fair offers fun for everyone in Downtown Alameda! People enjoy coming out for the music, food, kids' area, beer and wine sales, and the terrific selection of gifts for Mom. Located on Alameda's historic Park Street, event hours are 10:00am to 6:00pm both days.

Don’t miss the Downtown Alameda Spring Festival!

Arts & Crafts... Stroll among 150 arts and craft booths with items ranging from ceramics and metal art to paintings, photography, wood crafts, toys, handbags, clothing, jewelry, and more.

Live Entertainment... Each day offers continuous live entertainment on two stages with talented musicians performing everything from bluegrass to classic rock, and from funk to fusion jazz. This year’s line-up will be announced in March.

Kids’ Area... A special area for kids and their families on Alameda Avenue features bounce houses, slot cars, face painting, and a climbing wall. Back again this year… WaterBallerz! Kids and adults alike will also have fun watching puppet shows and listening to musical performances.

Festival Food & Drink... Satisfy your taste buds with a great selection of festival favorites such as Lockeford Sausage, corndogs, fried calamari, teriyaki chicken, beef skewers, funnel cakes, and more! Premium vinegars and gourmet fudge will also be available for purchase. For the over-21 crowd... Quench your thirst at one of the three booths serving craft beers by Alameda Island Brewing Co., regional wines, and bubbly mimosas.

Discover Downtown Alameda... Downtown Alameda offers a variety of the best restaurants and shops. Stroll through the historic Park Street district to look for businesses offering free raffles, give-aways, and weekend specials during the Spring Festival.

Free, secure bike parking will be available near Park Street. There couldn't be a better way to experience the festival than after a pleasant ride along the charming streets of Alameda.

Downtown Alameda Spring Festival - 2016 Music Schedule
Watch for the 2017 schedule to be posted in March.
 

SATURDAY - May 7, 2016
 
 
 
 
Encinal Stage
 
 
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Bluegrass
1:00pm - 3:00pm
JOYRIDE
Tribute to The Cars
4:00pm - 6:00pm
BEN LUIS GROUP
Smooth Jazz
 
 
 
Lincoln Stage
 
 
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
THE NEWTONES
Jazz
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rockabilly
4:00pm - 6:00pm
ZEBOP! Santana Tribute Band
 
 
 
SUNDAY - May 8, 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Encinal Stage
 
 
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Bluegrass/Folk/Jazz
1:00pm - 3:00pm
FU MAN CHU Fusion Jazz
4:00pm - 6:00pm
LIFE IN THE FAST LANE
Eagles Tribute
 
 
 
Lincoln Stage
 
 
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Bluegrass
1:00pm - 3:00pm
TIA CARROLL
R&B/Soul
4:00pm - 6:00pm
LONG TRAIN RUNNING Doobie Brothers Tribute

Shop Park Street! Spring Festival Specials

Stroll through Alameda’s downtown business district to explore the wonderful variety of shops and restaurants. Many of the businesses will be offering weekend specials during the Spring Festival. Look for free raffles and giveaways at businesses throughout the downtown area!

Check out this sample list of specials from previous years and make plans to visit our local businesses:

 

Bead Inspirations (1544 Park Street) Sidewalk sale! Lots of unique, ready-to-wear jewelry, with earrings starting at just $5! Sign up for our free Introduction to Jewelry Making classes to be held Saturday & Sunday, 12:15-12:45pm and 3:15-3:45pm.
 

Bonne Vie (1419 Park Street) Stop by to enter our free raffle for a chance to win a gift basket with 4 bottles of wine and a wine game. Shoppers will receive 10% off all purchases in the store.
 

Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden (1223 Park Street) Enjoy Mother’s Day menu specials.
 

Lost City Antiques (1519 Park Street) Come inside to find 10-50% off select items. Special sales items can be found on tables outside the shop.
 

Ozone (1431 Park Street) Get 25% off all clothing and 10% off all custom complete skateboards.
 

The Artistic Home Studio & Boutique (1419 Park Street) We’re celebrating our 3-year anniversary with a raffle, prize give-aways, and refreshments! Drop in anytime on Saturday or Sunday to stencil a canvas bag, make a mosaic pendant, or paint a picture frame —  no reservations needed, small fees apply.
 

Toy Safari (1410 Park Street) May is for horses! We will be holding a special kids rodeo with a Breyer horse show, plush pony rides, a (toy) petting zoo, and equestrian arts and crafts!
 

Urgent Care Center of Alameda (2421 Encinal Ave) Receive 15% off botox and dermal filler treatments with appointments made by May 14.
 

We Are Hair (1343 Park Street) To celebrate our 30-year anniversary, receive 30% off all haircare products, including Aveda! We will also have many items on sale in front of the salon.
 

Yoga Alameda (1502 Park Street) Stop by to enter their free drawing for a chance to win a JADE MAT and free class.