West Alameda Business Association
1509 1/2 Webster Street, Suite B, Alameda, CA 94501, California 94501

(510) 523-5955

Alameda Point WHIMSY FEST
4/30/2016 8:00:00 PM UTC - 5/1/2016 1:00:00 AM UTC
350 West Trident Ave., Alameda, CA 94501, California, 94501
Alameda Point WHIMSY FEST
One-day Community Event
On April 30, 2016 WHIMSY, a creative arts festival at Alameda Point will celebrate the unveiling of several large-scale murals, craft vendors, live music, and local beer and wine. The event runs from 1-6 pm. Admission is free.
The event is a unique and playful street festival complete with The World’s Shortest Parade, music and a DIY craft station.  The public is invited to wear whimsical costumes and participate in the parade alongside brass bands, jugglers, clowns, and multiple art cars. The festival features local food and beverage purveyors including Kenny’s Heart and Soul, Fist of Flour, Gotta Love Kettle Corn, and Lucky 13 pouring local Alameda beer and wine.

NEW DATE! Wednesday, April 26th!
A dining expedition of West Alameda where you can enjoy a wonderful variety of cuisines. Taste wine and brews from Alameda's own Spirit's Alley. Tickets $35 each for reception and dinner. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit Girls Inc. of the Island City and Operation Dignity First, enjoy a tasting of wines and brews, and sample appetizers from several West Alameda restaurants at the reception in the upstairs room at Otaez Mexican Restaurant. * Appetizer samples from showcased restaurants * Free beverage tastings of beer, wine & spirits * Live music played by local artists * Free raffle with prizes from local businesses Then, dine at your choice from the following restaurants on the same day. Buy your tickets and more information at WABA.brownpapertickets.com Webster Street in West Alameda arguably has the largest variety of cuisine concentrated in the smallest geographical area.  Within just a few short blocks, you’ll find restaurants serving up food from around the world.  Whether it’s fast food or fine dining, comfort food or dim sum delicacies, a dining expedition on the West side of the island can take you to Mexico, Thailand, Vietnam, China, India, Italy, Japan or France.  And at nearby Spirits Alley at the Alameda Point, local wineries and brewers are crafting beverages that get worldwide attention. The annual Wine & Dine event is a great way to explore this wide variety of dining and drinking options with a showcase of five selected restaurants and local wine and beer.  The event begins at 5:30 pm with a reception at Otaez Mexican Restaurant where diners can taste a variety of beverages, sample appetizers from the participating restaurants, enjoy music and mingle.  A free raffle will be held, with prizes from West Alameda merchants.  The reception is complete at 7:00pm and diners then decide which restaurant they would like to go to for their entrée and complete their dining experience.