Please note: To keep our community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, all large events have been canceled for 2020 and 2021.
Events and activities are abundant in Downtown Alameda, from the popular Downtown Strolls to the family-friendly street fairs. Mark your calendar for these fun happenings:
Downtown Whiskey Stroll
March 6, 2020
Ticket holders will stroll our historic downtown district tasting premium small-batch whiskeys crafted by Northern California distilleries paired with locally prepared bites at more than 10 unique pouring locations. Tickets are on sale now! Official Event Page
CANCELED – Downtown Easter Egg Hunt
April 11, 2020
Kids and their families are invited to bring a basket to collect treats from participating businesses. Colorful posters in the windows and doors of participating businesses provide a clue that a treat is waiting inside.
CANCELED -Downtown Alameda Spring Festival
May 9 & 10, 2020
Enjoy a Mother’s Day weekend tradition in Alameda with a marvelous assortment of arts and crafts booths, festival foods and beverages, live music, as well as a play area for kids. Relax in an expanded area on Central Avenue featuring local talent on a third stage and a large outdoor dining area. Official Event Page
CANCELED -Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade
July 4, 2020
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 along the first stretch of the parade on Park Street.
CANCELED -Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire
July 25 & 26, 2020
The Downtown Alameda Art & Wine Faire has something for everyone — over 250 artisans, festival foods, local wines and craft beers, continuous live music on THREE stages, as well as kids’ areas with games and carnival rides. Official Event Page
CANCELED -Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show
October 10, 2020
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 – antique roadsters, coupes, hot rods, muscle cars, and much more. In addition, “Electric Alley” features a display of modern electric vehicles. Official Event Page
CANCELED -Halloween Treats
October 31, 2020
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.
Thanksgiving Weekend – New Year’s Eve
Eat, Shop, & Be Merry in Downtown Alameda! From Small Business Saturday to Shop Late Thursdays, downtown merchants have plenty to offer for a festive holiday experience.
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