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Events Calendar

Monday, June 13, 2016 (All day) - Friday, August 19, 2016 (All day)
Hyland Teen Center
Hyland Teen Center
1315 Military West (behind Gateway Church)
Benicia, CA 94510

Hyland Teen Center is open to ALL Benicia or BUSD teens, ages 13 to 19 years old. Center offers a place to "hang out" and play games, ping pong, billards, video games, watch movies, and so much more! Summer Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 3:00-6:30 PM and Fridays from 3:00 PM until dark (usually 9:00 PM).

Repeats every week until Fri Oct 28 2016 .
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 11:00am - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 6:00pm
Benicia Waterfront Festival
First Street Green
First & B Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The popular summer event is back with a splash! Benicia celebrates its picturesque waterfront locale with two days of live music, microbrew tastings, arts & crafts marketplace, delectable gourmet foods, and kid's activity area. Saturday & Sunday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Marionettes, Vintage Games & Ice Cream Social
Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
115 West G Street at First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-3385

Spend an afternoon enjoying vintage games at 1:30 PM, followed by Fratello Marionettes' presentation of Carnival of Animals, then enjoy hand-churned ice cream, all on the lawn at the Capitol.

All ages are invited-admission is free! (Donations welcome.) Adults must accompany children - no child care provided. Sponsored by Benicia State Parks Association, City of Benicia and Benicia State Parks.

Monday, August 1, 2016 (All day) - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 (All day)
There's Something About the Depot
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 319-1136

The twelve artist at the Benicia Plein Air Gallery will showcase their interpretations of the Benicia SP Depot at the foot of First Street. Group reception will be on Friday, August 12 from 4-6PM. At that reception, Benicia poets will read their poems on the same subject. Food and beverages will be served and the reception is open to the public.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Repeats every month on the first Friday until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts Benicia's Order + Chaos Paradox
Arts Benicia
991 Tyler Street, Ste. 114
Benicia, CA 94510
)707) 747-0131

Chaos is the unformed void. Order is its antithesis. In Order + Chaos, twenty artists display work chosen by San Francisco gallerist Catharine Clark in an eclectic exhibition that investigates the inherent paradox between order and chaos and the creativity that is part of, and issues from, that struggle. Exhibition runs August 6 - September 11, 2016. Member Preview: Thursday, August 4, 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Opening Reception: Saturday, August 6, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 11:30am
Summer Show-Mad Science-Spin, Pop, Boom!
City Gym
190 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Enter the Mad Science lab and experience the elements of chemistry while seeing amazing experiments in action. Only $2 per child. Please arrive 15 minutes early as a courtesy to the entertainer.

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Benicia Peddler's Fair
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-8680

The 53rd annual Benicia Peddler's Fair features 300 select antique and collectible dealers from all over the country and 20,000+ loyal fans spanning nearly all of First Street in downtown Benicia. Fair benefits St. Paul's Episcopal Church, one of the oldest churches on the west coast. Event and parking are free.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
Relay For Life of Benicia
Benicia Middle School
1100 Southampton Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 334-0077

The annual Relay for Life benefitting the American Cancer Society returns at a new location, Benicia Middle School. This event also features Bark For Life canine celebration.

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Movie Night Under the Stars - TBA (PG)
City Park Gazebo
First Street at Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4285

Free admission and free popcorn during the movie. Movies begin at dusk and are rated PG. Bring pillows, blankets, low-back chairs and sit back and enjoy the entertainment. Food and beverages are welcome, so don't forget your picnic dinner. (Please clean up after the movie.) These are family events so please, no smoking, and no pets. Pets are not allowed in the park. Please note the playground closes at dusk.

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Bark For Life
Benicia Middle School
1100 Southampton Road
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 720-0104

Families and their furry friends will celebrate the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers to cancer patients at the American Cancer Society Bark For Life event. Celebration includes doggie games, dress-up contest, music, food, and doggie laps. This event is in partnership with Relay For Life of Benicia.

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 9:00am
BYSL Opening Day Parade
First Street Green to Fitzgerald Field
First & B Streets to East Second & H Streets
Benicia, CA 94510

Benicia loves a parade and this one is fun to watch. Grab a warm beverage, line First Street from B - H Streets, and watch all the Benicia Youth Soccer League teams (ages 4-18) with their colorful banners march to the opening ceremonies at Fitzgerald Field, East Second and H Street.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Taste of First
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Downtown Benicia brings a sampling of the cuisine you can find from Benicia's favorite restaurants on First Street with two glasses of wine and souvenir glass included.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 8:00am - 7:00pm
Benicia Plein Air - Paint Out
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510

The 1st Annual Paint Out in historic, picturesque, waterfront Benicia is a one day paint out that includes an art reception with food and music, and cash prizes. The contest will be judged by award winning oil & watercolorist John Finger. Registration begins at 8:00 AM, with hanging of framed paintings at 3:00 PM followed by judging, awards and the sale/reception from 4:30-7:00 PM.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 8:00am - 7:00pm
First Annual Benicia Plein Air Paint Out and Reception
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(415) 828-4991

Forty Plein Air artists working in all styles and mediums will be painting at various locations around picturesque Benicia for Benicia Plein Air Gallery’s First Annual Plein Air Paint Out from 8:00-3:00 PM. Fine Art Judge John Finger will choose the prize winning paintings. Awards will be presented to the winners at 4:30 PM by Benicia Mayor Elizabeth Patterson. You are invited to enjoy the art, food and music from 4:30 - 7:00 PM!

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, September 2, 2016 (All day) - Sunday, September 4, 2016 (All day)
Benicia Film Festival
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707( 746.4358

Join us for Benicia’s 3rd Annual Film Festival! Benicia Arts and Culture Commission is sponsoring this spectacular event. Films varying in genre will be screened from all over the world at the Benicia Veteran's Hall and the Majestic Theatre in downtown Benicia. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here for tickets.

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:30am
Sing a Story with SF Opera!
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

For ages five and up, this interactive program presented by a member of the San Francisco Opera will feature scenes from The Magic Flute. Come prepared to sing!

Repeats every month on the second Saturday until Fri Oct 14 2016 except Sat Aug 13 2016.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Benicia Art Walk 2016
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Benicia Art Walk 2016 kicks-off on Saturday, June 11, 3-6 PM in downtown Benicia. Enjoy great art, live music, and small sips...all FREE!

Participating galleries are Once Upon a Canvas, Benicia Plein Air Gallery, Gallery 621, Mernie Buchanan Studio & Gallery, Lindsay Art Glass, and Gallerie Renee Marie. Check out these galleries and more on First Street in downtown Benicia on the Second Saturdays of June, July, September & October, 3:00-6:00 PM.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Expanding Experiences: Wine Tasting & Artist Open Studios
Historic Arsenal Artists' Studios
Jackson Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Expanding Experiences is the premiere Wine Tasting & Open Art Studio event sponsored by the Benicia Rotary Foundation and Arts Benicia. The proceeds are used to provide opportunities to reach at-risk and other youth through music, the arts and other life-expanding experiences.

Please enjoy premiere wines and support the students of Liberty High School. More info on tickets coming soon.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, September 16, 2016 (All day) - Saturday, September 17, 2016 (All day)
Benicia Fashion Runway Weekend
Christina S Fashion Destination
370 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-5125

Benicia Fashion Runway Weekend is back with four Project Runway All Star designers! Meet and meet the designers on Friday evening, then enjoy trunk shows and a Grand Finale Runway Show on Saturday at Treasury Commons Plaza. More info to come...

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 (All day)
Coastal Cleanup Day
Coastline and designated areas
throughout Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510

Keep out waterfront beautiful. More info to come.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 (All day)
Benicia Fine Arts & Craft Fair
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-2120

The Fine Arts & Craft on display for sale at the annual fair on First Street in downtown Benicia. Parking and admission are free.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 (All day)
Arts Benicia Art Auction & Gala
Arts Benicia
991 Tyler Street #114 in the historic Benicia Arsenal
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 747-0131

Stay tuned for more details.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wine Walk
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Stroll First Street on a beautiful afternoon and taste over a dozen wines being poured inside downtown shops.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (All day)
Oktoberfest!
Benicia
Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510

Stay tuned for details.

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (All day) - Monday, October 31, 2016 (All day)
Scarecrow Contest
Participating Merchants
Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

As people stroll downtown during the month of October they will be greeted by scarecrows fashioned by downtown businesses. Vote for your favorite at participating locations or at Benicia Main Street, 90 First Street.

Repeats every week until Sun Oct 23 2016 except Sat Oct 15 2016.
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Benicia Art Walk 2016
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Benicia Art Walk 2016 kicks-off on Saturday, June 11, 3-6 PM in downtown Benicia. Enjoy great art, live music, and small sips...all FREE!

Participating galleries are Once Upon a Canvas, Benicia Plein Air Gallery, Gallery 621, Mernie Buchanan Studio & Gallery, Lindsay Art Glass, and Gallerie Renee Marie. Check out these galleries and more on First Street in downtown Benicia on the Second Saturdays of June, July, September & October, 3:00-6:00 PM.

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House
Station 11
150 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4275

A fun day at Benicia Fire Department is planned with Free Food, Goodie Bags for the Kids, Fire Engine Show & Tell, Face Painting, Hands-on Extinguisher Demo, Rope Rescue Demo, Coast Guard Boat Tours, and Fire Station Tours.

More info will be available at https://www.facebook.com/Benicia-Fire-Department-122459117856418/

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Zombie Brew Crawl
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Zombies descend upon downtown to sample craft beers and tasty bites inside participating businesses-dare to join them!

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Repeats every week until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP Depot-Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins, and spirits luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Halloween Costume Contest & Sidewalk Stroll
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street offers a great time for all ages during the popular Halloween costume contest and sidewalk stroll. The local merchants on First Street get into the spirit of the holiday for all to shop and enjoy. At noon there will be a Canine & Critter Costume Contest on the First Street Green with awards and treats.

Repeats every week until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train Depot-Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins, and spirits luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ghost Walk
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia is discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling (707) 745-9791.

Repeats every week until Tue Nov 01 2016 .
Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train Depot-Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins, and spirits luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Farmers Market
Downtown Benicia
First & D Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia Main Street draws many people to it's popular Farmer's Market, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and face painting. Every Thursday through October.

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
SP Depot-Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins, and spirits luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Halloween at the Library
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

Bring your carved pumpkin to enter the twentieth annual Jack-o-Lantern Contest at 7:00 PM, or just come vote for your favorite. While the judges choose the winners, listen to some scary stories; very scary ones told in the dark for brave children (8 and up), and less scary ones for younger children. The contest is open to everyone, including teens and adults, so show off those carving skills! (No flashing lights in the pumpkins, please.)

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train Depot-Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins, and spirits luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train Depot-Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins, and spirits luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Haunted Depot
Train Depot-Benicia Main Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The normally mild-mannered Southern Pacific Railroad Depot has been mysteriously transformed into a frightful depository of ghosts, goblins, and spirits luring you inside for a scare. Hours are Fridays, 6:00-9:00 PM; Saturdays, 12:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-9:00 PM; and Sundays, 12:00-4:00 PM; Halloween, 6:00-9:00 PM. Check website for fee.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (All day) - Thursday, December 1, 2016 (All day)
Downtown Holiday Shopping Spree
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars! For every $10 you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. The drawing will take place on the evening of the Holiday Open House on December 2nd.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Family Storytime & Teddy Bear Sleepover
Benicia Public Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-4343

For kids ages 5-8:  Bring a teddy bear or other stuffed animal for a fun storytime at 6:30 PM. Then leave your stuffed animal at the Library for a sleepover, while you go home to sleep. Pick them up the next morning after 10:00 AM. On Wednesday morning, you'll find out what a bunch of stuffed animals get up to when the Library is closed!

Saturday, November 26, 2016 (All day)
Small Business Saturday
Downtown Benicia at participating merchants
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

You are invited to spend their holiday season shopping dollars in Downtown Benicia and celebrate the local businesses that make Benicia one-of-a-kind.

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

The kick-off to the Holiday Season, merchants offer beverages and treats and show off their holiday goods, while costumed carolers sing traditional Christmas tunes. Live entertainment, wagon rides, and wine tasting along with the tree lighting (at 6:30 PM at the foot of First Street), add a festive atmosphere to this family event.

Saturday, December 3, 2016 (All day)
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Camelia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Camelia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities of the holiday season. Seatings are at 10:30 AM, 1:00 and 3:30 PM. Reservations are required by calling (707) 746-5293.

Repeats every day until Mon Dec 05 2016 .
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Benicia Arsenal Artists Open Studios
Historic Benicia Arsenal
Jackson,Tyler, Grant and Polk Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 319 5361
Benicia Arsenal Artists invite you to their Holiday Open Studios featuring an abundance of large and small works: Painting - Mixed Media - Print Making - Sculpture - Photography - Glass - Jewelry and More. Works of art for collecting or giving at every price range.

Studio buildings are circa 1850’s – 1920’s; all within walking distance. Free admission and parking.
Sunday, December 4, 2016 (All day)
Teddy Bear Tea Party
Camelia Tea Room
828 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 746-5293

Camelia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities of the holiday season. Seatings are at 10:30 AM, 1:00 and 3:30 PM. Reservations are required by calling (707) 746-5293.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Benicia Arsenal Artists Open Studios
Historic Benicia Arsenal
Jackson,Tyler, Grant and Polk Streets
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 319 5361
Benicia Arsenal Artists invite you to their Holiday Open Studios featuring an abundance of large and small works: Painting - Mixed Media - Print Making - Sculpture - Photography - Glass - Jewelry and More. Works of art for collecting or giving at every price range.

Studio buildings are circa 1850’s – 1920’s; all within walking distance. Free admission and parking.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Christmas Parade & Holiday Market
Downtown Benicia
First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
(707) 745-9791

Benicia's Christmas Parade starts at 10:00 AM at First and D Streets and ends at H Street. The parade features local marching bands, dancers, and the much anticipated Santa Claus. The Holiday Market features handcrafted arts & crafts, gourmet items and delicious foods.

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