The Park Street Spring Festival is a Mother's Day tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area. The popular event takes place every year during the second weekend in May. Our next street festival in Downtown Alameda is the Park Street Art & Wine Faire on July 26 & 27, 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 Downtown Alameda's Historic Park Street 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 two stages. Enjoy Bay Area favorites performing classic rock, bluegrass, jazz, and soul. This year’s line-up features crowd-pleasing tribute bands Petty Theft, Zebop! Tribute to Santana, AjaVu/Stealin' Chicago, and Fleetwood Mask. Local bands include 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… WaterBallerz! 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, roasted corn, fried calamari, teriyaki chicken, beef skewers, funnel cakes, and more! Premium vinegars and gourmet fudge will also be available for purchase. For the over-21 crowd... 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... Alameda's historic downtown commercial district offers a unique variety of local restaurants and charming shops. Look for businesses offering weekend specials during the Park Street Spring Festival.

View Even More Photos of the 2013 Spring Festival

Park Street Spring Festival's 2014 Music Schedule

 
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

 


 

Shop Park Street! Spring Festival Specials
Be sure to visit the local businesses in the Downtown Alameda. This is a sample list of special promotions being offered during the 2014 Park Street Spring Festival:
(click on names for business info)

Alameda See Spot Run (2510 Santa Clara Ave) Save $1.00 off all pet toys priced over $10.

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.

Artistic Home Studio & Boutique (1419 Park Street) We’re celebrating our 1-year anniversary during the Park Street Spring Festival weekend. Stop by for special sales, demos, cake and treats!

Bead Inspirations Receive 50% off Charm Bracelets with purchase of 5 charms; you can even borrow our tools & make it here. Plus, enter our drawing for a chance to win a gift certificate for one of our jewelry classes.

Capone’s Speakeasy (1400 Park Street) Enter a drawing for a $100 gift certificate for food and drink at Capone's Speakeasy – opening in June! Look for an information table near our newly restored building.

C’era Una Volta Free corkage ($15.00 Value) Saturday & Sunday with mention of this ad. Special Mother's Day menu for breakfast till 11:30 and Chef's menu starting at noon. RSVP now at www.ceraunavolta.com

Dog Bone Alley (1342 Park Street) Treat your pet while at the festival! Stop in and receive 15% off all dog and cat treats for the entire weekend (5/10-5/11). We'll also have plenty of water at our dog watering station!

Farmstead Cheeses & Wines (1650 Park Street) Come by, taste recent Rosé arrivals, and do some good for your local community! Wine Tasting is Saturday, 2:00-5:00pm. Donations to participate will be donated to Bay Farm Elementary School.

Gary Francis Fine Art (1419 Park Street) You’re invited to the Opening Night Reception for "Image Hungry" on Friday, May 9, 6:00-9:00pm. The exhibition will also be on display during the Park Street Spring Festival.

Julie's coffee & tea garden (1223 Park Street) Free tea and specialty drink sample tasting all weekend. Mother's get 25% off their beverage on Mother's Day.

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

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

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

The Clothes Line (1407 1/2 Park Street) All regular priced merchandise 20% off. Chance to win a beautiful 'Hobo' bag with all purchases.

The Professor Ha Tutoring Center (1316 Oak Street) is now enrolling students in our Summer Enrichment Program, which starts June 16 and covers Math, English, and Science for all grade levels. Stop by to get more information and have your child take a free assessment test to determine their current level.

We Are Hair (1343 Park Street) Save 20% off all hair care products. Have fun with "hair chalking" for $5-$10.