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14th Annual Park Street Spring Festival -- A Mother's Day Tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area
The annual Park Street Spring Festival is a Mother’s Day weekend tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area. Activities include 150 arts & crafts vendors, live music, kids’ area, food vendors, and beer & wine sales.
The Park Street Spring Festival is fun for the whole family! With over 150 street vendors and more than 60 retail stores, 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 district’s food establishments. The two-day street fair attracts over 50,000 people each year to the beautiful island community of Alameda.
Arts & Crafts Vendors… 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 Music… Each day offers continuous live entertainment on two stages. Bay Area favorites will perform a wide range of music such as classic rock, bluegrass, funk, and soul on two stages. This year’s event features a terrific line-up of popular tribute bands including Petty Theft, Zebop! Tribute to Santana, AjaVu, Stealin' Chicago, and Fleetwood Mask.
Kids’ Area… A special area for kids and their families on Alameda Avenue features bounce houses, slot cars, climbing walls, giant slides, and facepainting. Back this year… Kids can experience the thrill of walking on water with WaterBallerz!
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 near Alameda Bicycle at the corner of Park Street and Webb Avenue. There couldn't be a better way to experience the festival than before or after a pleasant ride along the charming streets of Alameda’s island community.
Shop Park Street… Festival-goers are encouraged to “Shop Park Street.” Alameda’s historic downtown business district offers a variety of great restaurants and charming shops. Many of the businesses will be offering weekend specials during the Spring Festival.
The Park Street Spring Festival is free to the public. People enjoy coming out for the music, food, beer and wine, kid’s area, and the excellent selection of handcrafted gifts. For more information, call (510) 523-1392 or visit http://www.ShopParkStreet.com/
About the Park Street Business District
The Park Street Business District is the commercial, cultural, and civic center of Alameda, California which is centrally located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Over 400 businesses are located in the shopping district including a variety of restaurants, gift stores, clothing stores, re-use boutiques, professional and personal services, and the Historic Alameda Theatre & Cineplex. The newest entertainment centers include an indoor miniature golf complex and a retro video game arcade. Parking is available in the Civic Center Parking Garage located near the corner of Central Ave and Oak Street, and on nearby streets.
Park Street Business Association