VISIT BENICIA BLOG
Waterfront shopping, hidden treasures, and unique finds make The Tannery a must visit in beautiful Benicia.
Overlooking the Carquinez Strait, The Tannery is so much more than an indoor mall in Benicia. It’s also a renovated historical building with waterfront access and incredible views. Located near the bottom of First Street, The Tannery is home to 10 incredible...read more
Benicia Waterfront Festival is welcoming, fun, and offers all of the neighborly charm the town is known for
Live bands, dancing, delicious food and drinks, jumpy houses, face painting, handmade jewelry and artisan vendors are just a taste of what to expect July 28-29, 2018 during the Benicia Waterfront Festival. The festivities are Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m....read more
It’s not often that this much is happening all at once in a town’s culinary world. Here’s a rundown of the latest in Benicia: Locals had been counting the days until Bella Siena Restaurant & Bar opened its doors. This new restaurant showcases Italian American cuisine...read more
How does a leisurely afternoon experiencing the work of some of the most talented artists in the Bay Area while enjoying small sips sound? This Saturday, June 9, kicks off Benicia Art Walk 2018 held the second Saturday of almost every summer and fall month (June,...read more
With nearly 166 years of history, the Union Hotel Restaurant & Bar remains a treasured watering hole and eatery in Benicia. With everything from homemade pastas to fresh-squeezed mixers, this favorite spot continues to stand the test of time. The Union Hotel’s history...read more
More than 90 artists open their doors to the public for Benicia’s popular Open Studios event, May 5-6.
Open Studios shows why Benicia is the Bay Area’s most artful town. With more than 90 artists showcasing their work, collectors and enthusiasts will be flocking to this two-day invitation to get up close and personal with the artists themselves. Arts Benicia Executive...read more
If you are in search of a new source for “boho chic” clothing, Benicia has exactly what you are shopping for and so much more. Known for its vibrant arts community and easygoing culture, it’s no wonder the modern Bohemian is the perfect reflection of Benicia’s own...read more
Benicia makes going downtown even more fun during a series of March Madness events leading up to St. Patty’s Day
There is no need to leave this year’s St. Patty’s Day plans to the luck of the Irish. Benicia has the right pubs, eateries, shops and entertainment to make it a crawl to remember. You must be 21 years or older to play, but your friends will be green with glee when you...read more