For Businesses


Sidewalks throughout the downtown district are being pressure washed November 16-30. Overnight hours of operation are 10:00pm-6:00am. The project is supported by the Clean, Green, and Safe Fund. More Info

For Members:

Holiday Activities

Help create a festive downtown by joining other businesses in a variety of fun and free activities: Shop Late Thursdays, Holiday Window Contest, Hot Cocoa Crawl, and Santa Visits.

Restaurant Owners

Alameda Restaurant Week is back for the third year! Join us January 16-26, 2020 to showcase Downtown Alameda's dining scene. The deadline to sign up is Dec. 3.

Facade Grant Application

The City is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Façade Grant Program. Matching grants help business owners improve the appearance of their storefronts.

About the Downtown Alameda Business Association

Mission & Purpose

The Downtown Alameda Business Association serves as a support network for the businesses located in Alameda's Park Street Business District. The Downtown Association's goal is to develop an economically prosperous business district through a united effort of its members.

Board & Committees

Economic & Government Relations Committee - Assists the City in bringing new businesses to the District, retaining current businesses, and addresses community and governmental concerns that might affect our members.
Meets first Tuesdays, 8:30am.

Membership Committee - Greets new members, plans networking events like our monthly mixers, oversees annual awards event, ensures members are informed of news and happenings.
Meets second Mondays, Noon.

Clean, Green, and Safe Committee - Collaborates with city, community organizations, and vendors to keep the district Clean, Green, and Safe including, pedestrian and bicycle programs, street and landscape beautification, and public safety improvements.
Meets second Tuesdays, 8:30am.

Promotions & Events Committee - Reviews promotional opportunities, plans and implements public fundraising events, recruits volunteers, and assists in developing sponsorships for district events.
Meets third Mondays, 4:00pm.

Board of Directors - Provides oversight and governance of the association, determines the annual budget, and represents the membership on issues that affect the District. Board members are elected by the membership.
Meets last Wednesdays, 8:00am. Board Packets

View the FY2019/2020 Work Plan

View the 2019 Annual Meeting Slideshow (presented Oct. 16, 2019)

Things To Know

The Downtown Alameda Business Association's staff are available to answer any questions you may have about our Downtown community -- send us an email, call, or schedule a meeting. In the meantime, our Member Portal is full of information you will find to be beneficial.

Monthly Mixers

Business mixers are typically held the third Wednesday of each month. The mixers provide an opportunity for our members to network and receive district updates.

Bring your business card for a chance to win a door prize!

Next Downtown Mixer:

There is no mixer in November. 

Holiday Party & Awards Dinner

  • Tuesday, December 10
  • 6:00-8:00pm
  • Alameda Elks Lodge,
    2255 Santa Clara Ave

We will come together to celebrate another magical year of our members and the businesses that keep our community thriving. Invitations are being sent via email.

Mark your 2020 calendar... Mixers are usually held on the third Wednesday of the month.


Access the latest news:

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019

August 2019


2019 Archives

2018 Archives

2017 Archives


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