Historic, hip, and worth the trip...
Downtown Alameda is the commercial, cultural, and civic center of our wonderful island city and is your gateway to the Bay. It's a vibrant, urban environment where people live, work, and play.
The shopping, dining, and entertainment venues found along Park Street and adjoining side streets make Downtown Alameda a terrific destination for families and people of all ages. From boutique shops to friendly services, Downtown Alameda can keep shoppers busy all day. In addition, there's a wide array of restaurants that are sure to please all tastes.
Centrally located in the Bay Area, Downtown Alameda is situated not too far from San Francisco, Oakland City Center, Berkeley, San Leandro, and the Oakland International Airport.
We hope you stop by for a stroll!
Support Local Businesses
We want our community to stay safe. Downtown businesses are "Open With Care" and offer various services to fit your comfort level: indoor shopping and services, take-out and delivery, virtual experiences, and private appointments. As businesses continue to recover, you can help by shopping locally and purchasing gift certificates. We're in the together!
Historic Walking Tour
Sometimes, "What's New?" isn't as interesting as "What's Old?" If you look closely, you'll see that the architectural features of the downtown buildings are reflective of the time they were built and encompass the Victorian, Period Revivals, and Art Deco eras alongside today's modern construction.
Take a self-guided tour of our historic district and marvel at the sights that make Downtown Alameda a unique place to eat, shop, and play.
Getting to and around Downtown Alameda is easy. There are plenty of convenient choices whether you're driving, need assistance, or just want to leave the car behind. There are also plenty of bike racks located throughout the downtown district.