Please note: To keep our community safe during the COVID-19 Shelter in Place Order, all in-person events have been canceled for 2020.
We encourage you to continue supporting local businesses during this time.
Dates for each event will be announced later.
Alameda Restaurant Week
Alameda Restaurant Week is an 11-day event in January that celebrates the culinary delights of our island city. Enjoy Alameda’s dining scene by visiting your choice of over 30 participating restaurants offering prix fixe menus and specials.
Downtown Whiskey Stroll
Stroll our historic downtown district while tasting premium handcrafted whiskeys paired with yummy bites at ten unique pouring locations. Learn about top NorCal distillers as they showcase their unique brands.
Downtown Egg Hunt
Children and their families are invited to take part in a Downtown Egg Hunt on the Saturday preceding Easter. Over 25 businesses participate by providing free treats and family activities.
Downtown Alameda Spring Festival
Bring mom and the whole family to Alameda’s celebration of spring. Stroll through Downtown Alameda and enjoy a wonderful variety of food and beverages, arts and crafts booths, live music, as well as a play area for kids.
Alameda Fourth of July Parade
The Alameda 4th of July Parade is one of the largest Independence Day parades in the nation. The best viewing spots can be found on Park Street at the beginning of the parade.
Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire
The Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire has been happening on Park Street for over 30 years and is Alameda's biggest annual street fair. Enjoy the summer sun with a weekend full of arts, crafts, music, food, and drink.
Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show
The Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show brings over 400 classic vehicles of all types to Alameda’s historic Park Street district. You'll get a close look at vintage roadsters, classic coupes, hot rods, and even a few antique trucks.
Downtown Alameda merchants are delighted to provide a safe place to trick-or-treat on Halloween day. Kids in costume can collect sweet treats from participating businesses.
Eat, Shop & Be Merry in Downtown Alameda
From Shop Late Thursdays to our popular Hot Cocoa Crawl, downtown merchants have plenty to offer for a festive holiday shopping experience. Look for Santa and his elves to be out and about handing out treats. To make shopping downtown easier, the parking meters are FREE every weekend.
Shop Local: Small Business Saturday
Show support for local businesses and your community by shopping and dining locally on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Businesses throughout the district get into the spirit of Small Business Saturday with special offers, free treats, and other activities.
Mayor's Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration
Enjoy performances from community groups and special guests followed by the annual tree lighting ceremony. Activities take place in front of City Hall.
Hot Cocoa Crawl
Do the Hot Cocoa Crawl with family and friends. Visit participating businesses for complimentary hot beverages and special offers. While strolling the district, remember to vote on your favorite downtown holiday window display.