The Park Street Spring Festival is a Mother's Day tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Alameda event takes place every year during the second weekend in May. This year’s street fair takes place May 10 & 11, 2014.

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Alameda Park Street Spring Festival 2014

Fun for the Whole Family!

Art • Crafts • Food • Beer, Wine and Mimosas • Live Music Throughout the Day
Kids' Area • Bounce Houses • Petting Zoo

Alameda Park Street Spring Festival pictures

Park Street Spring Festival

Bring your mom and the whole family to Alameda’s celebration of spring during Mother’s Day weekend.
Take a stroll through Alameda's historic downtown commercial district and check out the terrific variety of food and beverages, arts and crafts booths, live music, as well as a play area for kids.

Secure valet bicycle parking is available at
1522 Park Street (Alameda Bicycle).

The Park Street Spring Festival is located on Park Street, between Encinal Ave and Lincoln Ave.

Alameda is a smoke-free city. Smoking is prohibited in all public spaces within the commercial district.

Public Transit Planner 
AC Transit 20 connects from Fruitvale BART

Driving Directions

Call (510) 523-1392 or email parkstreet1@comcast.net for more information.

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 Park Street Spring Festival
May 10 & 11, 2014

The annual Park Street Spring Festival has become a Mother’s Day weekend tradition in Alameda and the San Francisco Bay Area. With over 150 vendors, this is a perfect place to find a gift for Mom. Or maybe you would like to treat Mom to a mimosa and lunch at one of the street’s food establishments. Located on Alameda’s historic Park Street, weekend activities include art and craft vendors, live music, kids’ area, food vendors, and beer and wine sales. Event hours are 10:00am to 6:00pm both days.

The Park Street Spring Festival is fun for the whole family! People enjoy coming out for the music, food, kid’s area, beer and wine, and an excellent selection of gifts for Mom. Don’t miss it!

Arts & Crafts... Stroll among 150 arts and craft booths with items ranging from ceramics and metal art to paintings, photography, wood crafts, toys, handbags, clothing, jewelry, and more.

Live Entertainment... Each day offers continuous live entertainment on stage. Bay Area favorites will perform a wide range of music such as classic rock, bluegrass, funk, and soul on two stages. This year’s line-up features regional favorites such as Petty Theft, Zebop! Tribute to Santana, AjaVu/Stealin' Chicago, and Fleetwood Mask; plus local bands Ben Luis Group and The Mighty Neptunes.

Kids’ Area... A special area for kids and their families on Alameda Avenue features bounce houses, slot cars, face painting, and a climbing wall. Back this year… Water Ball! Kids have great fun experiencing the thrill of walking on water!

Festival Food & Drink... Satisfy your taste buds with a great selection of festival favorites such as Lockeford Sausage, corndogs, gyros, roasted corn, fried calamari, teriyaki chicken, tamales, beef skewers, funnel cakes, and more! Premium vinegars and gourmet fudge will also be available for purchase. Quench your thirst at one of the three booths serving beer, wine, and bubbly mimosas.

Ride Your Bike to the Festival... Free, secure bike parking will be available on Park Street. There couldn't be a better way to experience the festival than after a pleasant ride along the charming streets of Alameda.

Shop Park Street... Festival-goers are encouraged to “Shop Park Street.” The historic downtown shopping district offers a variety of great restaurants and charming shops. Look for businesses offering weekend specials during the Spring Festival.

View Even More Photos of the 2013 Spring Festival

Weekend Entertainment

 
SATURDAY - May 10, 2014
ENCINAL STAGE
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
FU MAN CHU
Fusion Jazz
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Tom Petty Tribute Band
 
LINCOLN STAGE
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Bluegrass/Folk/Jazz
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Doobie Brothers Tribute
4:00pm - 6:00pm
BEN LUIS GROUP
Smooth Jazz (Local)
 
 
 
 
SUNDAY - May 11, 2014
ENCINAL STAGE
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Bluegrass
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Santana Tribute Band
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Steely Dan & Chicago Tribute Bands
 
LINCOLN STAGE
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Rock (Local)
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rockabilly
4:00pm - 6:00pm
FU MAN CHU
Fusion Jazz

 


Last Year's Event:

Shop Park Street! Spring Festival Specials
Be sure to stop in the local business and see what they have to offer during the 2014 Spring Festival. This is a sample list of special promotions offered at previous festivals:
(click on names for business info)

Alameda Business Machines (2309 Santa Clara Ave) Come into our store on Saturday and ask for your special Spring Festival discount on a selection of our products and services.

Alameda Theatre & Cineplex (2317 Central Ave) Purchase a Series of 9 Summer Kid Movie Tickets for only $5!!! Tickets are available at the Theatre Box Office or at the Theatre's festival booth located near the corner of Park St/Central Ave.

Bead Inspirations (1544 Park Street) Mother's Day Special: Chinese Crystal Pendant $2.99 (reg $8.99). Several shapes & colors to choose from! Sale starts Thursday, May 10.

Books Inc. (1344 Park Street) Author Appearance at 11:00am! Celebrate Children's Books Week with TODD PARR as he shares his most recent bit of genius "I'm Not Scared."

C&M Upholstery & Fabric (1211 Park Street) 30% discount on all stock fabrics and 20% off 5 yards or more of special order fabrics. Sales start Monday, May 7.

Cafe Fudgelato (2353 Santa Clara Ave) Mention “PSBA” to receive a free small fountain drink with purchase of any entrée.

Cafe Q (2302 Encinal Ave) Weekend Special: Pulled Pork Sliders w/ Chips for $5. We also have fresh-squeezed lemonade, organic ice tea, and half/half Arnold Palmer available for purchase.

Dan’s Fresh Produce (2300 Central Ave) Buy Mom a $25 “Dan’s Fresh Produce” gift card for only $20. Offer good on Saturday, May 12 only.

Dog Bone Alley (1342 Park Street) Treat your pet while at the festival! Stop in at Dog Bone Alley and receive 15% off all dog and cat treats for the entire weekend (5/12-5/13). We'll have plenty of water too!

Doggy-Style Hotdogs (1234 Park Street) One free 12oz soda for every order of one hotdog or more; 10% off any order over $25.

Ignition Architecture (1347 Park Street, Suite D) Remodels, Additions, & Commercial Design - Free 1-hour Design Consultation and 50% off first 8 hours of design work for new residential remodel and commercial clients. Call Veronica at (510) 205-2747 by May 31.

New York Pizza (1528 Park Street) Order a Large 18” Cheese Pizza to go for only $11.99 plus tax. Additional toppings are $2 each.

Ni Sa Bula Global Gifts (1415 Park Street) Sidewalk Sale – Saturday and Sunday. We’ll have a nice selection gifts and accessories on display.

Park Street Antiques (1519 Park Street) 20% Storewide Sale, with a few exceptions. Open 10:00am to 7:00pm.

Pauline’s Antiques (1427 Park Street) 30% off all regular items priced $20 or more.

Quick Communications (1526 Park Street) Receive $50 worth of free accessories with purchase of any phone.

South Shore Florist (1311 Park Street) Receive 10% of all Mother's Day arrangements when you mention “PSBA” (our flower bouquets start at $15). We also have Free Chocolate Samples.

Starbaby Studio (1309 Park Street) Free "PM Shines Clear Gloss" with haircut, through May. Ask for Danny.

Subpar Miniature Golf (1511 Park Street) Try your shot at a demonstration hole and receive a free sticker. Fun for all ages! The mini golf center is opening in June.

Subway Sandwiches (1407 Park Street) Featured $5 Footlong Sandwich available all day: PIZZA SUB.

Sumbody (1350 Park Street) Purchase a $50 (or more) gift certificate and get a free make-over for mom.

The Churchward Pub (1515 Park Street) Come in for $4 Wine, Champagne, and Draft specials.

We Are Hair (1343 Park Street) Receive 30% off all hair care products during the festival weekend.