Join Santa and the Mayor when they light the official island holiday tree this Saturday at City Hall. Enjoy live holiday performances at the Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony beginning at 4:30pm and meet the big guy himself. Afterwards, do the Hot Cocoa Crawl with family and friends to enjoy sweets and treats while voting on your favorite downtown holiday window display.
Enjoy these special offers and activities during the Downtown Alameda Hot Cocoa Crawl:
Airloom Deluxe & Natural Mystics (2322 Santa Clara Ave) Complimentary S’mores in the courtyard firepit.
Daisy’s (1347 Park St) Serving classic chocolate with all the toppings.
Habanas (1518 Park St) Serving cuban coffee.
Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden (1223 Park St) Hot cocoa specials all day! Craft-Chocolates will be featured for tastings.
Lauren’s Closet (1420 Park St) Complimentary cookies.
Lola’s Chicken Shack (1417 Park St) Complimentary hot cocoa.
Lost City Antiques (1519 Park St) Complimentary hot cider.
Main Squeeze (2300 Central Ave) Free kids hot cocoa + 30% off other menu items.
Starbucks (1364 Park St) Serving Peppermint hot cocoa.
Team Silva Martial Arts (1502 Park St) Yogi Tea with a $1 donation to fire relief victims.
The Beanery (1650 Park St) 50% off all hot cocoa — huge variety including Peppermint, German, Mayan, Raspberry, and Old Fashioned!
The Local (1333 Park St) Buy One, Get One Free Award-Winning Zacatecas hot chocolate.
Tucker’s Ice Cream (1349 Park St) Free homemade marshmallows with purchase of hot cocoa.
To find the 15 businesses participating in the Hot Cocoa Crawl, view the complete list and interactive map on the website: www.DowntownAlameda.com/holidays#cocoa.
Note: To vote for your favorite holiday window, post a picture of the window on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using the hashtag #DAHWC — be sure to include the shop name in your post. Not on social media? You can still grab a ballot at your favorite window and then drop it in Santa’s Mailbox in front of the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex.
Oh, what fun it is in Downtown Alameda this holiday season!