The Downtown Alameda Spring Festival is a Mother's Day tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area. The popular event takes place on Park Street every year during the second weekend in May. The next Spring Festival is May 9 & 10, 2015.

More Information            Music Schedule           Business Specials

Alameda Park Street Spring Festival 2014

Fun for the Whole Family!

Art • Crafts • Food • Beer, Wine and Mimosas • Live Music
Kids' Area • Bounce Houses • Entertainment

Alameda Park Street Spring Festival pictures

Downtown Alameda's 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 Downtown Alameda Spring Festival is located on historic 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.

Become a fan of the Downtown Alameda Spring Festival Facebook Page.

Interested in being a vendor or performer at our street fairs? Click Here

 


Downtown Alameda's Spring Festival
May 9 & 10, 2015

The annual Downtown Alameda Spring Festival is a Mother’s Day weekend tradition the San Francisco Bay Area. With over 150 vendors and more than 50 unique shops, this is a perfect place to find a gift for Mom. Or maybe you would like to bring Mom for a mimosa and lunch at one of the district’s savory food establishments.

The free street fair offers fun for everyone in Downtown Alameda! People enjoy coming out for the music, food, kids' area, beer and wine sales, and the terrific selection of gifts for Mom. Located on Alameda's historic Park Street, event hours are 10:00am to 6:00pm both days.

Don’t miss the Downtown Alameda Spring Festival!

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 with talented musicians performing everything from bluegrass to classic rock, and from funk to fusion jazz. This year’s line-up also features some of the Bay Area's most popular tribute bands: Journey RevisitedStealin' Chicago, Zebop! Tribute to Santana, Revolverand Rock of Ages.

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 again 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 craft beers, regional wines, and bubbly mimosas.

Discover Downtown Alameda... The historic Park Street District offers a variety of top-rated restaurants and charming shops. Look for businesses offering weekend specials during the Spring 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.

 

View Even More Photos of the Downtown Alameda Spring Festival

Downtown Alameda Spring Festival - 2015 Music Schedule

 
SATURDAY - May 9, 2015
ENCINAL STAGE
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Bluegrass
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Songs of the 60s
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Santana Tribute Band
 
LINCOLN STAGE
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
THE NEWTONES
Jazz
1:00pm - 3:00pm
FU MAN CHU
Fusion Jazz
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Journey Tribute
 
 
 
 
SUNDAY - May 10, 2015
ENCINAL STAGE
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Bluegrass/Folk/Jazz
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Chicago Tribute Bands
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Doobie Brothers Tribute
 
LINCOLN STAGE
Time
Band
Type of Music
10:00am - NOON
Bluegrass
1:00pm - 3:00pm
STEVEN GRAVES BAND
American/Country/Jazz
4:00pm - 6:00pm
60s, 70s, 80s

 


 

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 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) The Alameda Theatre Summer Family Movie Series offers kid-friendly movies for 10 weeks... 10 movie tickets for $10!!! 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.