Community Events

Get involved in our vibrant island community! There’s always something going on– check back often for more upcoming events.

Planning your own event? Contact the City for any necessary permits and click here to review our Guide to Reducing Waste at Community Events.


Celebrate America Recycles Day!
Donate your extra towels, fleece blankets, collars and leashes
Donations benefit Friend of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS)
Saturday, November 11 – Thursday, November 16

Drop off locations:
City of Alameda – City Hall West
950 West Mall Square
Monday, November 13 – Thursday, November 16
8:30am – 5:00pm

Alameda County Industries
2307 Blanding Ave., Suite B
Monday, November 13 – Thursday, November 16
7:00am – 5:30pm

West Advertising
1410 Park Avenue
Monday, November 13 – Thursday, November 13
9:00am – 5:30pm

Under One Woof
1701 Webster Street
Tuesday, November 14 – Thursday, November 13
8:30am – 5:30pm

For more information visit



City of Alameda Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, December 2
City Hall
Come and enjoy performances from community groups followed by the Tree Lighting Ceremony and The Mistletones’ Rockin’ Holiday Show

For more information click here.


Ongoing Events

Household Hazardous Waste
Expanded opportunities for drop off. Open to the public.

Click here for more information.

Electronic Waste Collection Events
Various locations and dates. For a list of certified e-waste collectors, visit CalRecycle.
Also visit these websites for upcoming event listings:

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