Event Calendar

Modesto is the official center of California. The best dining, the best shows and the best in living are all here; Modesto View has the authoritative calendar of events for Modesto, Ca.

In the great city of 206,000 people, you will find incredible independent restaurants, things to do for families , national caliber performers like Tony Bennett, Modesto resident Carol Channing, Dwight Yoakam, Hootie and the Blowfish, Veritcal Horizon, Avril Lavigne and many more.

Modesto is the home to Graffiti Summer in June, X-Fest in July, Modesto Art and Wine in August, Picnic at the Pops in September, and the annual MAMA Music Awards in October.

We have some great art galleries, museums, and points of interest. There are new things to see and lots of music at the Gallo Center, State Theater and the Fat Cat Nightclub. Lots of our local restaurants and bars have live music. Take your kids to events at the Great Valley Museum and at the Modesto Museum and learn about our city.

Most of all, have fun in Modesto! Checkout out our event listings below, then get going and go do something. Have an event for our Modesto event calendar? Let us know and we will get it live. Email us your events at events@modestoview.com or post your own right now.

event calendar

Halloween and Harvest Fun

Halloween and Harvest Fun

By October 6, 2019 Read More →
MAMView: Two Decades with Ears to the Future

MAMView: Two Decades with Ears to the Future

By October 1, 2019 Read More →
MAMA Turns 20

MAMA Turns 20

MAMA Turns 20 By Chris Murphy It was twenty years ago today.. that Chris Ricci and I were enjoying lunch at Harvest Moon and wondered what we could do to celebrate the amazing musical talent in the greater Modesto area. Flying Blind was delighting thousands in the Plaza, Grandaddy was playing to huge festival crowds […]

By September 28, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Billy Currington at the FruitYard September 20

Billy Currington at the FruitYard September 20

By MJ Mangano Billy Currington hit the stage full of energy, and he never once lost that enthusiasm at the sold out show at The BasiNationwide Amphitheater at the Fruit Yard on September 20. Currington didn’t want seats, but a pit, so the audience was on their feet for the 90 min show. It was […]

By September 26, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Morbid Obsession: Victorian Funeral Customs Tour at McHenry Mansion

Morbid Obsession: Victorian Funeral Customs Tour at McHenry Mansion

By September 18, 2019 Read More →
Go Modesto – George Lucas’ Willow

Go Modesto – George Lucas’ Willow

GoDowntown Modesto Don’t miss the film Willow written by George Lucas. Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, is entrusted with delivering the royal […]

GEEKView: August Full of Fun

GEEKView: August Full of Fun

By July 29, 2019 Read More →
ComedyView

ComedyView

By May 28, 2019 Read More →
Porchfest 2019

Porchfest 2019

By May 16, 2019 Read More →
GeekView: Love is Warhammer

GeekView: Love is Warhammer

Love is Warhammer by Alan Falconer One of the great things about being a geek in Modesto is the community itself, which has steadily grown over the years and shows no signs of stopping. We have the relatively new presence of various nerd-themed stores to thank for becoming hubs for geeks to get together, discuss […]

By February 3, 2019 Read More →
Go Modesto- Valley Hackathon Jan 25&26

Go Modesto- Valley Hackathon Jan 25&26

Go Modesto Valley Hackathon Are you ready for the next generation of hotrod coding. The Valley Hackathon has teams of coders developingin a design sprint-like event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, collaborate intensively on software projects. Occasionally, there is a hardware component as well. Hackathons typically last between a day […]

By January 23, 2019 Read More →
SacAnime: A Great Geeky Start to the New Year

SacAnime: A Great Geeky Start to the New Year

SacAnime: A Great Geeky Start to the New Year by Alan Falconer Happy New Year! Geeks in Modesto and the surrounding area know all too well of the drought after the holidays, where it seems like there’s nothing to do or look forward to in the near future. But if you can make it up […]

By January 21, 2019 Read More →
Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

   The Modesto Junior College Director of Bands, Erik Maki, is presenting Mike Vax, internationally known trumpet artist, in a free workshop/clinic January 22 in the MJC Recital Hall, which is located in the MJC Music Bld. on Stoddard.  This event is open to the public.  It will be from 4:00 until 5:30.  This event is […]

By January 8, 2019 Read More →
StocktonCon Winter is Here

StocktonCon Winter is Here

  StocktonCon Winter is Here StocktonCon Winter, presented by Utility Telecom, debuts on Sunday January 20, 2019 at Stockton Arena! This one-day event marks the expansion of StocktonCon Events, as StocktonCon will be held on August 3-4, 2019. StocktonCon Winter will take place at Stockton Arena from 10am-5pm on Sunday, January 20th. Tickets for StocktonCon Winter […]

By December 17, 2018 Read More →
5 Questions with Joshua Barragan of Stinging Nettle

5 Questions with Joshua Barragan of Stinging Nettle

5 Questions with Joshua Barragan of Stinging Nettle By Monica Barber Stinging Nettle is quite possibly one of the freshest acts to arise out of the Modesto area in recent years. Already meeting with some success both locally and on the touring circuit, Nettle has caught the interest of larger labels. With the release of […]

By December 14, 2018 Read More →