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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May
Fridays on the Main

Fridays on the Main


Friday, May 13, 2016 to Friday, September 16, 2016
6-8pm

Every Friday on Main St! Car Cuise-in and Music 6pm-8pm 600 & 700 blocks

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Martinez Vintage Market

Martinez Vintage Market

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, May 21, 2016
8:00am to 4:00pm

One of the largest outdoor antique and collectible shows in northern California. Held on the streets of historic downtown Martinez on Sat., May 21 and Sat., Aug. 6, from 8am-4pm. Get here early to get the first pick of that special item to add to your collection.

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June
Summer Wine Stroll

Summer Wine Stroll

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, June 11, 2016
2:00pm-5:30pm

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July
4th of July Parade

4th of July Parade

Downtown Martinez
Monday, July 4, 2016
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 8th Annual 4th of July Parade in downtown Martinez. Over 40 entries including many community groups will march down Main Street. Download the parade application above or call (925) 228-3577

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August
Martinez Vintage Market

Martinez Vintage Market

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, August 6, 2016
8:00am to 4:00pm

One of the largest outdoor antique and collectible shows in northern California. Held on the streets of historic downtown Martinez on Sat., Aug. 6, from 8am-4pm. Get here early to get the first pick of that special item to add to your collection.

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September
Madness on Main Street Car Show

Madness on Main Street Car Show

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, September 10, 2016
10am-3pm

Join us for the 20th 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 Click the link above to download the PDF registration form.

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Bay Area Blues Festival

Bay Area Blues Festival


Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016
10:00am to 6:00pm each day

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October
Zombie Brew Crawl

Zombie Brew Crawl

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, October 15, 2016
2:30pm to 5:30pm

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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Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos


Saturday, October 29, 2016
1pm-6pm

Dia de los Muertos Day of the Dead, Martinez SAVE THE DATE! More information coming soon. For more information call (925) 228-3577 or email director@mainstreetmartinez.org

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Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Spooktacular

Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Spooktacular

Downtown Martinez
Sunday, October 30, 2016
10am-2pm

The 7th 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. 25 from 10am to 2pm in Downtown Martinez We're teaming up with local businesses 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 and maps 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
Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, November 26, 2016
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. Stop by the Main St. Office between 10am-2pm on Sat., Nov. 28th to pick up a Complimentary Shopping Bag and a Passport. Take the passport with you to visit at least 4 of the businesses listed below. They'll stamp to show you were there then turn in your completed passport to any of the participating businesses. Make sure you clearly print your name and phone number. You will be entered to a drawing to win a $50 Downtown Gift Card! Participating Businesses: Coming soon

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December
Holiday Frolic

Holiday Frolic

Downtown Martinez
Sunday, December 4, 2016
3pm-9pm

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Santa Beer Crawl

Santa Beer Crawl

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, December 10, 2016
2:30-5:30pm

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Santa Claus

Santa Claus

Main Street Plaza
December, 2016

Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show XIII 2015

Big Fat Year End Kiss Off Comedy Show XIII 2015

Martinez Campbell Theater
December, 2016

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

February
Wine and Chocolate Stroll

Wine and Chocolate Stroll


February, 2017

SORRY - EVENT IS SOLD OUT. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR

Valentines Day Comedy Show with Johnny Steele & Friends

Valentines Day Comedy Show with Johnny Steele & Friends

Martinez Campbell Theater
February, 2017

What better way to spend Valentine's Day than comedy? Johnny Steele and Friends will be bring you a 90 minute laugh filled evening to enjoy with your sweetheart, friends, family or just bring yourself!

March
Cleanup Day

Cleanup Day

Downtown Martinez
March, 2017

Volunteer to help downtown sparkle! Sat., March 26, 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, 2017

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.

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