2021 Events & Promotions

Takeout Takeover – Month of January

In honor of Restaurant Month during the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage everyone to get takeout often throughout January. With so many restaurants in our downtown, you can eat from all your favorites and find many new favorites!

Love Local – Month of February

Send some love to your favorite Downtown Benicia business this month for a chance to win $100 Downtown Dollars. The more love letters you send, the more chances to win!

Where’s Jack London? – Month of March

Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of Jack London at participating businesses and email the keyword found on the frame to Benicia Main Street to enter in the drawing for Downtown Dollars.

Art Scavenger Hunt — Saturday, April 17th, 12-4pm

Discover amazing art found in downtown galleries while doing a scavenger hunt. Participants will receive a free “I Love Benicia” bag and be entered in drawing to win $100 in Downtown Dollars.

Farmers Market – Thursdays April 29th to October 28th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Jun-Aug) & 4-7 p.m. (Sep-Oct)

The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, and delicious hot foods.

Scarecrow Display — Month of October

As people stroll downtown during the month of October they will be greeted by scarecrows fashioned by downtown businesses.

Downtown Holiday Shopping Spree — November 1st – November 30th

A drawing for a Downtown Benicia Shopping Spree valued at $500 in Downtown Dollars.  For every $10 that you spend at participating merchants, you will receive one ticket for the drawing.

Art Scavenger Hunt — Saturday, November 20th, 12-4pm

Discover amazing art found in downtown galleries while doing a scavenger hunt. Participants will receive a free “I Love Benicia” bag and be entered in drawing to win $100 in Downtown Dollars.

 All dates and times subject to change. These Benicia events are specific to Downtown Benicia and sponsored by Benicia Main Street.