Artisans and crafters will line First Street in downtown Benicia for the 46th Annual Fine Arts, Crafts & Marketplace. Recognized as one of the most diversified and leading Bay Area arts & craft shows, this event draws thousands of shoppers annually. Vendors are pre-screened to ensure a quality event with an extensive selection and variety of fine arts & crafts. Admission and parking are free. Event will be held rain or shine.
Art lovers and collectors — join Arts Benicia for a fun evening featuring silent and live
art auctions with outstanding works of art
by leading local and regional artists, savory hors d’oeuvres and desserts, fine wines, music, and dancing. — This year our theme
is Superheroes Bash! Guests are invited to come dressed as their favorite fantastical crusader or real-life hero. The auction is the cornerstone of their fundraising efforts during the year. A preview of the exhibition can viewed in the gallery between September
14 and 21; you must have a ticket to bid on auction artworks.
Preview Exhibition: September 14 – 21. Free and open to the public
TICKETS: $45 per person before the event, or $55 per person at the door. Purchase online or call 707.747.0131.
Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market. The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment and face painting.
Save the date for an exciting weekend
with Project Runway and Project Runway Allstars designers. Friday evening there’s
a Meet & Greet/Q&A with designers,
followed by shopping at the designers’ trunk show. Saturday evening offers a Pre-show Reception, Grand Finale Runway Show where Project Runway designers show their latest collections, then shopping the night away. The event is hosted by an America’s Next Top Model contestant.
Project Runway Designers from recent Benicia Fashion Runway Weekend years include Richard Hallmarq, Samantha Black, Amy Bond, Adrian Alicea, Kini Zamora, Sandro Masmanidi, Melissa Fleis, Emily Payne, Stanley Hudson, Ari South, Bert Keeter, and special guest Patricia Field! Recent MCs from America’s Next Top Model have been Ava Capra and Erin Green. Stay tuned for the 2019 lineup and ticket info.