There’s No Place Like Downtown Alameda for the Holidays

This week’s happenings in the Park Street Business District: View Calendar

The Historic Park Street Business District offers great food & drink establishments, charming shops, friendly services, and fun things to do for the entire family! Enjoy holiday shopping, dining, movies, and more… right here in Downtown Alameda.

Santa Is Coming To Downtown Alameda’s Park Street!

Santa GreetingSanta Claus will be roving in the Park Street Business District on December 13 and December 20. Shoppers and diners of all ages are encouraged to take a “selfie” with Santa and then share it with family and friends! (Don’t forget to bring your camera or cell phone.)

Santa will also be making a number of scheduled stops during his downtown visit. Bring the kids to share their holiday wishes with Santa and receive special treats from the following businesses:

Saturday December 13

1:00pm Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden (1223 Park Street)

2:00pm We Are Hair (1343 Park Street)

3:00pm Park Street Plaza (1419 Park Street)

Saturday December 20

1:00pm Tucker’s Ice Cream (1349 Park Street)

2:00pm Lola’s Chicken Shack (1417 Park Street)

3:00pm Lost City Antiques (1519 Park Street)

Advance Screening Hobbit Marathon at Alameda Theatre & Cineplex

Hobbit 3 at Alameda TheatreAlameda Theatre & Cineplex is hosting a “Hobbit Marathon” on Monday, December 15 starting at 1:00pm. See all three Hobbit films including the new release “Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies.”

LIMITED RESERVED SEAT BONUS!! You won’t miss a moment of these great Hobbit films when you order food and drink to be delivered to your seat via a free downloadable PayPal app! The in-seat menu offers many great selections from the newly opened Alameda Cinema Grill including Individual Pizzas, Cheese & Nuts, Sweet & Sour Eggplant Dip, Crab Corn Dogs, Sweet Potato Fries, Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sliders, and a full bar menu.

Marathon Reserved Seating: $26 (eligible for In-Seat Service). General Seating: $25 (not eligible for In-Seat Service). Tickets are available at or the Theatre Box Office.

Alameda Cinema GrillAlameda Cinema Grill recently opened next to the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex. The family-friendly restaurant offers a pleasant and casual atmosphere. The menu features eclectic comfort food and a craft cocktail program inspired by Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Give the Gift of Movies! Valid for movie tickets and snacks — a great gift!

There’s No Place Like Downtown Alameda for the Holidays

Santa on Park Street, Alameda

As a consumer, you can play a key role in helping our local community thrive. Instead of driving off-island to the nearest mega-mall or shopping online for the holidays, consider visiting independent, local businesses right here in Alameda. By shopping or dining at a small business, you’re helping to preserve our downtown character and reinvest in this great community you call “home.”

To learn more about holiday activities in Downtown Alameda, visit our website: You can also find the “Park Street Business Association” on FacebookTwitter, and other social sites.

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