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Downtown Benicia Shopping & Dining, E Street to F Street

In our fourth installment of what’s where on First Street, the heart of our historic downtown, we explore the numerous spa and salon options, as well as things to do and where to eat.

Get Tickets Now for the Popular June Wine Walk

Benicia Main Street is gearing up for another food and drink event in downtown Benicia. Shop owners are pouring a variety of wines wine with nibbles as ticket holders can sip, walk and shop along First Street.

Summer’s Annual Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off in July

With professional performers from San Francisco and New York, the 45th annual Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival returns July 8, 2017, to Sand Harbor on Tahoe’s eastern shore, with multiple Shakespearian productions along with a hilarious Sherlock Holmes whodunit.

Benicia’s Booth at Sunset Celebration Weekend

For many years running, the City of Benicia has participated in Sunset Magazine’s Sunset Celebration Weekend, an event for visitors that targets travelers and tourists exploring cities across the west.

Colorful Kites Adorn Benicia’s Green Spaces

Late spring’s breezy days bring many colorful specimens to Benicia’s waterfront, and downtown and Southampton Parks.

Fun Run is a Win-win for Benicia Schools and Runners

Open to all, the Benicia Education Foundation’s Run for Education foot race, now in its 10th year, enhances community spirit, helps local schools and provides a great way to enjoy downtown Benicia’s charm while exercising or qualifying for a marathon.

24th Annual Benicia Classic Car Show Returns to the Waterfront

400 classic cars will be on display along downtown Benicia’s pier and First Street Green, to the delight of the huge crowds who come to admire them, and enjoy the food, music and more.

Merging Innovation, Collaboration and Hands-on Learning

Now in its third year, Benicia Maker Faire joins other Maker movements across the world in taking innovation out of the exclusive realm of tech companies and empowering the minds of creative individuals and visionaries within communities.

Demystifying First Street

Downtown Benicia’s ten blocks of scenic beauty and a mix of retail stores, restaurants, bars and offices is explained, one block at a time.

Kick-start some holiday spirit with an ice skating outing

Within an hour of Benicia, at a multitude of ice rinks, seasonal and year-round, offer public skating during the holidays.