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Stroll, Sip and Shop Downtown Benicia Stores

Benicia Main Street combines Small Business Saturday with a Wine Walk this month. Shop local stores while strolling First Street, tasting fine wines.

Arts Benicia Exhibit A Pairing Of Plants And Plant Life Through Artistic Creations

Artists share the complex relationship between people and plants through various artistic mediums at the current Arts Benicia exhibit In The Fields: Botanical Lore.

Benicia’s Zombie, Ghost and Scarecrow Invasion

Kids and adults will enjoy scarecrows descending across Benicia, a Pet Parade and Costume Contest, trick or treating on First Street, Haunted House and more.

Local Brew Pubs Get Into The Spirit of October

Local Benicia residents have many opportunities to experience Oktoberfest. The closest offering takes place in Concord October 12 and 13 but great Brew Pubs all around the East Bay keep the festivities accessible all month long.

Chic, Professional Fashion Runway Show With Wine, Food and Flair

Downtown Benicia once again hosts Fashion Runway Weekend where professional models show the latest designs from Project Runway designers.

Dave Phinney Produces Specialty Beverages

Vallejo’s Mare Island will soon have a craft Distillery offering fine sipping beverages. Dave Phinney, well known winemaker and entrepreneur, is bringing his passion to his newest business, Savage & Cooke.

Local Live Music In and Around Benicia

Small Bites Dining Night In Downtown Benicia

Each year Benicia Main Street puts on A Taste of First Street, where crowds can sample delectible small bites from as many as15 restaurants, along with wine, from J Street to the waterfront.

Benicia Peddler’s Fair 50 Years Strong

Vendors of all kinds fill First Street for the Annual Peddler’s Fair. The event entices thousands to downtown Benicia, looking for fun or for the perfect rare antique find.

Professional Baseball In a Hometown Setting

Vallejo Admirals bring minor league baseball to small town fans and families, with each game providing interactive opportunities for players and kids with close-up seating for all.