The City of Benicia is a Bay Area City located adjacent to the Carquinez Strait, which is part of San Francisco Bay. A waterfront City of 28,000, Benicia is known for its small town charm, history and high quality of life. Benicia offers an abundance of leisure and recreational activities. Benicia hosts a variety of events throughout the year that are enjoyed by residents and visitors, individuals and families. Events range from Ghost Walks, Farmers Markets, Home & Garden Tours, Classic Car Shows, to events showcasing local artists and eateries.