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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February
Wine & Chocolate Stroll

Wine & Chocolate Stroll


Saturday, February 10, 2018
2:30-5:30pm

Details coming soon

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March
St. Baldricks Shave-a-thon

St. Baldricks Shave-a-thon

Downtown Martinez
Sunday, March 11, 2018
11am-2pm

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April
Cleanup Day

Cleanup Day

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Volunteer to help downtown sparkle! Sat., April 7, 2018 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

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Bay Area Craft Beer Festival

Bay Area Craft Beer Festival

Waterfront Park
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Noon to 4 p.m.

SAVE THE DATE! DETAILS COMING SOON... 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 the Martinez waterfront, a short walking distance from the Martinez Amtrak Station and free downtown parking.

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June
Summer Wine Stroll

Summer Wine Stroll

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, June 9, 2018
2:30pm-5:30pm

information coming soon...

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Thursday Summer Concerts

Thursday Summer Concerts


Thursday, June 28, 2018 to Thursday, August 16, 2018

Family concerts & movies in the Main Street Plaza! 8 weeks of summer fun for everyone!

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July
4th of July Parade

4th of July Parade

Downtown Martinez
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
8am-10:00am - Pancake Breakfast Sponsored by Roxx on Main, 627 Main St. 8:30am-9:00am - Flag Raising Ceremony Veterans Memorial Building, 930 Ward St. 10:00am - Hometown Parade on Main St. Parade begins at Court St. & Main St. Ends at Alhambra Ave

You're invited to the 11th annual 4th of July Hometown Parade in downtown Martinez. Over 40 entries will march down Main Street. Come early for the Roxx on Main Pancake Breakfast, and the Flag Raising Ceremony at the Veteran's Memorial Building. Then line up along Main St. to watch the parade starting at 10am. The parade begins on Court St. to Alhambra Ave. 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 Local businesses, organization, car clubs and more are encouraged to participate in the parade. The parade entry application is above. Please download and email, fax or mail to the Main Street office no later than June 15, 2018. For more information call (925) 228-3577

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August
National Night Out

National Night Out

Downtown Martinez
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
6pm-9pm

Join us for National Night Out 2018 Downtown edition! Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 6pm-9pm on the 600 block of Main St. If your business, group or non profit organization would like to participate, download the application at the link above, fill it out and return no later than July 27th. 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 18, 2018
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 8, 2018
10am-3pm

Join us for the 22nd annual Madness on Main Street Car Show! 10am-3pm Over 200 cool cars, trucks, and bikes in downtown Martinez! Free for the public to attend DJ Tony Pichardo Lot's of award categories. All makes, models, and years welcome! Registration form coming soon.

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Martinez Blues Festival

Martinez Blues Festival


Saturday, September 22, 2018 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
10:00am to 6:00pm each day

Live music on 2 stages, arts & crafts vendors, food, kids activities, chalk artists and more!

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October
Zombie Brew Crawl

Zombie Brew Crawl

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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!!

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Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Spooktacular

Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Spooktacular

Downtown Martinez
Sunday, October 28, 2018
10am-2pm

The 8th annual Trunk or Treat Main Street Martinez invites you to join us at a SAFE, FUN, and FREE Halloween Spooktacular! Sunday, Oct. 28 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 in the Main Street Plaza, adjacent to Starbucks on Main St. For more information call (925) 228-3577

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November
DC Solar Downtown Holiday Ice

DC Solar Downtown Holiday Ice

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, November 17, 2018 to Sunday, January 6, 2019

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Small Business Saturday Wine Walk & Shop

Small Business Saturday Wine Walk & Shop

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, November 24, 2018
2:30-5:30pm

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December
City of Martinez Holiday Frolic

City of Martinez Holiday Frolic

Downtown Martinez
Friday, December 7, 2018
3pm-9pm

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Santa Beer Crawl

Santa Beer Crawl

Downtown Martinez
Saturday, December 8, 2018
2:30-5:30pm

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Santa Claus

Santa Claus

Main Street Plaza
December, 2018

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