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Great Gifts from Downtown Benicia Shops

The perfect gift for every taste and occasion can be found on First Street, where you can shop, dine and sip your way through the holidays.

Public Works Employees Decorate Downtown Benicia

Following a long tradition, in November public works employees began hanging holiday wreaths on light poles along with other holiday decorations in the City’s core.

Vallejo and Benicia Benefit from New Jobs on Mare Island

The Historic Naval Base in Vallejo is booming with business. From distillery to dry docks, the former base is seeing a resurgence in activity.

Benicia 70s Dome House is a Piece of Paradise

Laura Eytan is lovingly remodeling and restoring her 1970s Dome House on the Benicia waterfront that used to belong to her mom.

Thursday Evenings in Downtown Benicia

The foot of First Street in make Benicia the place to be during the farmers Market, where an impromptu picnic can be enjoyed while watching sailboat racing along the waterfront.

Benicia’s Waterfront is the Place To Be in July

Thousands of Benicians and tourists flock downtown in July for family fun annual events: The annual Torchlight Parade July 3, Picnic in the Park and Fireworks July 4, and the two-day Waterfront Festival featuring live music, food, craft beer and wine.

New Food Vendors for Farmers Market’s 26th Year

Benicia Farmers Market provides much more than produce—this season’s new food trucks and greater variety provide tastebud-tempting selections.

The History of Benicia’s Ferry Crossings & Shipbuilding Industry

From the Pony Express to WWII, the city of Benicia has a long history of waterfront commerce, keeping Benicia’s economy connected to the tides.

Life-size Sculpture Finds a Home on Benicia’s Waterfront

Neptune’s Daughter, a large-scale sculpture created by Benicia Artist Lisa Reinertson, was recently given the go-ahead for installation at the foot of First Street.

11th Annual Foot Race In Downtown Benicia

Benicia Education Foundation gears up for 11th annual Run for Education 5 and 10K foot race, April 22, 2018, along with waterfront warmups, kid’s fun run and a beautiful, chip-timed race course.