Events

Ongoing
Sunday Farmers Market

Sunday Farmers Market

Downtown Martinez
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., every Sunday year-round

Every Sunday, Downtown Martinez comes alive with a delicious marketplace full of fresh California-grown fruits and vegetables.

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June
Fridays Off the Main

Fridays Off the Main

Municiple parking lot at the corner of Ferr St. & Escobar St.
Friday, June 2, 2017 to Friday, August 25, 2017
Every Friday Night between 6pm-8:30pm

This year the fun happens "off" Main where show cars of all makes and models will be on display each week! Stop by to take a look, meet and talk with the owners. No fee to park your car and FREE to attend. Parking is on a first-come basis. Call (925) 228-3577

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Summer Wine Stroll

Summer Wine Stroll

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, June 10, 2017
2:00pm-5:30pm

information coming soon...

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July
4th of July Parade

4th of July Parade

Downtown Martinez
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
8am-10am - Pancake Breakfast Sponsored by Roxx on Main, 627 Main St. 9am-9:15am - Flag Raising Ceremony Veterans Memorial Building, 930 Ward St. 10am - Hometown Parade on Main St. Parade begins at Court St. & Main St. Ends at Alhambra Ave. & Main

You're invited to the 9th Annual 4th of July Parade in downtown Martinez. Over 40 entries including many community groups will march down Main Street. The parade entry application is above. Please download and email, fax or mail to the Main Street office no later than June 15, 2017. For more information call (925) 228-3577

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Thursday Night Summer Concerts

Thursday Night Summer Concerts

Downtown Martinez
Thursday, July 13, 2017 to Thursday, August 17, 2017
6pm-8:30pm

Join us for 6 weeks of summer music, arts & crafts, movies & more! Details coming soon. Arts & Craft vendors can email director@mainstreetmartinez.org for applications.

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August
National Night Out

National Night Out

Downtown Martinez
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
6pm-9pm

Join us for National Night Out 2017 Downtown edition! Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 6pm-9pm on the 600 block of Main St. Meet your Neighborhood Policing Area (NPA) officers and members of the city council. You'll see emergency response vehicles and equipment up close and more! It's a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors and local first responders. Participants include; Martinez Police Department Shell Refinery in Martinez, Martinez Education Foundation, participating businesses and more! For an application to participate Email director@mainstreetmartinez.org or call (925) 228-3577

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Martinez Vintage Market

Martinez Vintage Market

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, August 19, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

One of the largest outdoor antique and collectible shows in northern California. Held on the streets of historic downtown Martinez

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September
Madness on Main Street Car Show

Madness on Main Street Car Show

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, September 9, 2017
10am-3pm

Join us for the 21st annual Madness on Main Street Car Show! 10am-3pm Over 200 cool cars, trucks, and bikes along Main St. in downtown Martinez! Free for the public to attend DJ Tony Pichardo Details coming soon

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Bay Area Blues Festival

Bay Area Blues Festival


Saturday, September 23, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017
10:00am to 6:00pm each day

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October
Zombie Brew Crawl

Zombie Brew Crawl

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, October 21, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Zombie costumes are optional, however there will be prizes awarded for the best individual costume as well as the best group costume. After the Beer Crawl, visit one of the downtown restaurants for dinner!! Free Shuttles to and from the North Concord BART station will be available. First shuttle leaves BART at 1:30, last shuttle leaves Martinez at 9:00pm. Shuttle stop is at Creek Monkey Tap House, 611 Escobar St.

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Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Spooktacular

Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Spooktacular

Downtown Martinez
Sunday, October 29, 2017
10am-2pm

The 8th annual Trunk or Treat Main Street Martinez & Cooperative Center FCU invite you to join us at a SAFE, FUN, and FREE Halloween Spooktacular! Sunday, Oct. 29 from 10am to 2pm in Downtown Martinez We're teaming up with local businesses and residents to provide a safe place for you to enjoy Halloween festivities. Instead of walking house to house, visit creatively themed and decorated car trunks and shops lining downtown Martinez to collect candy and treats. The Trunk or Treat and Store to Store event will happen on a Sunday in conjunction with the Farmers Market. The Market will be on the 600 and 700 blocks of Main St. and the 500, 800, and 900 blocks will be filled with Trunk or Treat cars. And, many stores throughout the downtown will be open and handing out treats. Treat bags will be handed out to Trunk or Treaters in the Main Street Plaza, adjacent to Starbucks on Main St. Face painting in the plaza will be provided by the City of Martinez Parks & Recreation Department. For more information call (925) 228-3577 Businesses who would like to participate in the Trunk or Treat, click and download the PDF application above.

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November
DC Solar Downtown Holiday Ice

DC Solar Downtown Holiday Ice

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, November 18, 2017

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, November 25, 2017
All Day

We are proud to support our local businesses! When you shop at local small businesses, you help our community grow. Together, let’s help strengthen our community by continuing to support the Shop Small® initiative all year. Join in the FUN! Win Prizes & Support Downtown Businesses! Pick up a SHOP SMALL® reusable shopping bag starting at 10am in the Main St. Plaza.

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December
Santa Claus

Santa Claus

Main Street Plaza
Friday, December 1, 2017 to Saturday, December 23, 2017
Days and times vary. Check website for details.

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Santa Beer Crawl

Santa Beer Crawl

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, December 9, 2017
2:00-5:00pm

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City of Martinez Holiday Frolic

City of Martinez Holiday Frolic

Downtown Martinez
December, 2017

Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show XXIV 2016

Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show XXIV 2016

Martinez Campbell Theater
December, 2017

Guaranteed to make you laugh out loud on purpose, The Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show is all about fun. Get your tickets now! NO refunds for any reason.

February
Wine and Chocolate Stroll

Wine and Chocolate Stroll


February, 2018

March
Downtown Martinez St. Baldricks Shave-a-thon

Downtown Martinez St. Baldricks Shave-a-thon

Downtown Martinez
March, 2018

Cleanup Day

Cleanup Day

Downtown Martinez
March, 2018

Volunteer to help downtown sparkle! Sat., March 25, 8:00am-1:00pm Donuts, coffee, and a bbq lunch for all volunteers. Sign up today! Call Barbara at (925) 408-1338 or email director@mainstreetmartinez.org

April
Bay Area Craft Beer Festival

Bay Area Craft Beer Festival

Waterfront Park
April, 2018

The Bay Area Craft Beer Festival in downtown Martinez began in 2010 to highlight the art and flavor of craft beer in Martinez and surrounding communities. Produced by Main Street Martinez, the festival draws 3,500 people to enjoy beer from over 50 microbreweries, live music, and food from local restaurants. This year, the event will be held at Waterfront Park on North Court St., a short walking distance from the Martinez Amtrak Station and free downtown parking.

May
2nd Sunday Open Air Market

2nd Sunday Open Air Market

Downtown Martinez
May, 2018

Join us for our new Open Air Market on the 2nd Sunday each month from May through Oct. We will join the Farmers Market and feature local businesses and non profit organizations as well as vendors selling Vintage, Antiques, and Arts & Crafts. To become a vendor click the link above to download the application.

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