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.

Upcoming Events
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Christmas Tree Lot Fundraiser

November 24, 2017
10:00 am-7:00 pm
Purchase a beautiful, sustainably-farmed, quality tree and support Genesis House and Benicia Historical Museum. Check out the Museum's Christmas tree decorated with dozens of camel ...

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Restaurant Week

Downtown Benicia Restaurant Week

January 20, 2018
12:00 am-11:59 pm
Downtown Benicia celebrates California Restaurant Month with Restaurant Week in January. A dining passport offers a 15% discount at participating eateries (conditions may apply).

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Wine & Chocolate Walk

February 3, 2018
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Stroll First Street with your sweetheart tasting fine wine and chocolate pairings inside downtown shops.

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Pamper Me Week

February 17, 2018
12:00 am-11:59 pm
A week dedicated to discovering all the ways to relax, rejuvenate, and pamper yourself on First Street.

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Black Irish in Concert

Black Irish in Concert

February 24, 2018
12:00 am-11:59 pm
Black Irish returns to the Benicia Historical Museum for a winter concert. Stay tuned for more details.

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Ghost Walk

March 2, 2018
8:00 pm-8:00 pm
The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required ...

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Jack London

Where's Jack London?

March 3, 2018
12:00 am-11:59 pm
Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown Benicia's antiques, vintage & collectibles with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of ...

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St. Patrick's Day Beer Crawl

March 10, 2018
1:00 pm-5:00 pm
The Saturday before St. Patrick's Day, let out your Irish cheer and sample craft beers inside participating downtown businesses.

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Ghost Walk

March 16, 2018
8:00 pm-8:00 pm
The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required ...

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Golden Bough in Concert

Golden Bough in Concert

March 24, 2018
12:00 am-11:59 pm
Golden Bough returns to the Benicia Historical Museum for a spring concert. Stay tuned for more details.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

April 1, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Benicia has hosted an Easter Egg Hunt for over 50 years. This event is free and open to children from 2 ...

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Ghost Walk

April 6, 2018
8:00 pm-8:00 pm
The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required ...

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Ghost Walk

April 20, 2018
8:00 pm-8:00 pm
The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required ...

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Benicia Certified Farmers Market

April 26, 2018
4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Benicia Certified Farmers Market offers fresh fruit & vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Market ...

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Opening Day on the Strait

April 28, 2018
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 ...

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Men of Worth in Concert

Men of Worth in Concert

April 28, 2018
12:00 am-11:59 pm
Men of Worth returns to the Benicia Historical Museum for a spring concert. Stay tuned for more details.

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Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

April 28, 2018
12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Discover amazing art found in downtown galleries while doing a scavenger hunt. Participants will receive a free "I Love Benicia" bag and be entered in ...

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Benicia Classic Car Show

April 29, 2018
9:00 am-3:00 pm
An event supporting the award-winning Benicia High School Panther Marching Band features pre-1976 cars and trucks. There will be live music and food, craft, and ...

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Benicia Certified Farmers Market

May 3, 2018
4:00 pm-7:00 pm
Benicia Certified Farmers Market offers fresh fruit & vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Market ...

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Benicia Certified Farmers Market

May 3, 2018
4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Benicia Certified Farmers Market offers fresh fruit & vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts & crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Market ...

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