Downtown Alameda Announces 2019 Events

Downtown Alameda Spring Festival on Park Street

Events and activities are abundant in Downtown Alameda, from the newer Downtown Strolls to the ever-popular annual street fairs. Mark your calendar for these fun happenings:

Downtown Whiskey Stroll

March 1, 2019

Ticket holders will stroll our historic downtown district tasting premium small-batch whiskeys crafted by Northern California distilleries paired with locally prepared bites at ten unique pouring locations. Tickets go on sale February 1!  Official Event Page

Downtown Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 2019

Kids and their families are invited to bring a basket to collect treats from participating businesses. Special posters in the windows and doors of participating businesses provide a clue that a treat is waiting inside.

Downtown Alameda Spring Festival

May 11 & 12, 2019

Enjoy a Mother’s Day tradition in Alameda with a fantastic variety of festival foods and beverages, arts and crafts booths, live music, as well as a play area for kids. An expanded area on Central Avenue features local talent on a new third stage and a large outdoor dining area.  Official Event Page

Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade

July 4, 2019

Grab breakfast, a smoothie, or a coffee and then plop yourself down for the best seat in the house during the 4th of July parade. Best viewing spots can be found on Park Street along the first stretch of the parade.

Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire

July 27 & 28, 2019

The Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire has something for everyone — over 250 artisans, festival foods, local premium wines and craft beers, continuous live music on three stages, as well as kids’ areas with games and carnival rides.  Official Event Page

Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show

October 12, 2019

The Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show brings over 400 classic vehicles to Alameda’s historic Park Street district. Classic cars of every description line up along Park Street between Encinal Ave and Buena Vista Ave – antique roadsters, coupes, hot rods, muscle cars, and much more. Official Event Page

Halloween Treats

October 31, 2019

Downtown Alameda merchants are delighted to provide a safe place to trick-or-treat on Halloween. Kids in costume can collect sweet treats from participating businesses.

Holiday Happenings

Thanksgiving – New Year

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.

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