Annual Events in Downtown Alameda

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Mark your calendar for the year's biggest and best events that take place in Downtown Alameda!

Downtown Whiskey Stroll

Cold(ish) weather, cozy sweaters and scarfs, and warm whiskey awaits you at our first-ever Downtown Whiskey Stroll. Ticket holders will stroll our historic district tasting premium whiskeys served neat and paired with yummy bites. Tickets on sale NOW!

Downtown Alameda Spring Festival

Art, crafts, and wine! The Downtown Alameda Spring Festival is a Mother's Day tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area. The popular street fair takes place on Park Street every year during the second weekend in May.

Mayor's Fourth of July Parade

The Alameda Mayor’s 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 near the judges' stand.

Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire

The Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire is Alameda's biggest annual event. The street festival takes place every year during the last weekend of July.

Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show

The Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show brings over 400 classic vehicles to Alameda’s historic Park Street district. The one-day event usually takes place on the second Saturday in October.

Halloween Treats

Downtown Alameda merchants are delighted to provide a safe place to trick-or-treat on Halloween night. You’re invited to bring young kids in costume to collect sweet treats from participating businesses.

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 tree lighting ceremony. Activities take place in front of City Hall the first Saturday in December.

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Downtown Whiskey Stroll

Stroll our historic downtown district tasting premium whiskeys served neat and paired with yummy bites. Tickets on sale NOW!