It’s a Great Day by the Bay in Benicia!

Welcome to the official website for visiting Benicia, the hidden gem of the San Francisco Bay Area. We invite you to explore and discover our rich history, robust arts community, great shopping and dining, inviting waterfront, and an atmosphere you have to experience to appreciate.

Featured Events

Pamper Me Week

February 16, 2019
12:00 am-11:59 pm
A week dedicated to discovering all the number of ways to relax, rejuvenate, and pamper yourself on First Street. Details at

Where's Jack London?

March 1, 2019
12:00 am-11:59 pm
Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars (They spend like cash at more than ...

St. Patrick's Day Beer Crawl

March 16, 2019
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
On the Saturday before St. Patrick's Day, let out your Irish cheer and sample craft beers inside participating businesses in downtown Benicia, rain or shine ...

Arata Art Gallery Presents Two-Person Show & Reception

March 22, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Richard and Lisa Rico, longtime Vacaville residents, will be featured in a two-person show at the new Arata Art Gallery in Benicia, March 21 to ...


March 30, 2019
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Games We Play is the theme of the XXVII Annual Trivia Bee, sponsored by Benicia Library Foundation. Form a team of 8 or join a ...
Ghost Walk Sky and Tree

Ghost Walk

April 19, 2019
8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia are discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by ...
Opening Day

Opening Day on the Strait & Blessing of the Fleet

April 20, 2019
12:00 am-11:59 pm
You’re invited to a full day of celebrating Benicia’s beautiful waterfront at Opening Day on the Strait. Benicia Yacht Club opens their doors to the ...
Easter Egg

Benicia Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

April 21, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Benicia Kiwanis Club invite you to their annual Easter Egg Hunt in City Park. Rain or shine, this event brings children to enjoy games, face ...
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Farmers Market

April 25, 2019
4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market. The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, ...