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

Macy’s Doubles Donation On “National Believe Day” at Vintage Faire Mall

Macy’s Doubles Donation On “National Believe Day” at Vintage Faire Mall

MACY’S DOUBLES DONATION ON NATIONAL BELIEVE DAY TO BENEFIT MAKE-A-WISH® Local Wish Child will Lead High School Marching Band as They Deliver more than 5,000 Letters! Each letter to Santa collected in-store or submitted online is worth $2 on Friday, Dec. 8 This year, Macy’s Believe campaign invites “Believers” of all ages to bring their […]

By December 6, 2017 Read More →
A Little Bird Told Me

A Little Bird Told Me

UnpluggedView by Aaron Rowan A Little Bird Told Me So there I was, helping load gear into the moon-house for a concert, when a hawk swooped down in pursuit of a pigeon. The pigeon crashed into the window right next to the door, not a foot from where I stood, and then flew into the […]

By December 6, 2017 Read More →
Rockin’ Holiday Thanks You!

Rockin’ Holiday Thanks You!

Rockin Holiday Thanks You! By Chris Murphy This wonderful community effort to bring back the retro day’s of holidays past and connect them to our future would not be possible with out the gracious, creative and dedicated sponsors to bring these crazy ideas to life.   Thanks to these amazing local business that believe that living […]

By December 4, 2017 Read More →
BluesView Winters Blues

BluesView Winters Blues

Winters Blues By Earl Matthews Hello, friends, the Holidays are here and I’m sure we could all use some good cheer. I recommend you take yourself out for a nice night of music, here are my suggestions for you blues lovers out there. Kickoff your month with a great night at the Knights Ferry Saloon […]

By December 2, 2017 Read More →
BargainView: the Holiday’s don’t have to be expensive!

BargainView: the Holiday’s don’t have to be expensive!

  Watching the winter fog rolls in this evening, makes Ms. M question, “Where did 2017 go?” and smile. I hope it’s been as good to you as it has been to moi. The holidays bring home the friends and family we haven’t seen most of the year and it’s wonderful to share all our […]

By December 1, 2017 Read More →
GeekView Star Wars and Central Valley Con

GeekView Star Wars and Central Valley Con

GeekView-Star Wars by Middagh Goodwin The last few years I know I am not the only one that has been excited for the year to come to an end. Not because of New Years Eve Parties or Festivus but because there will be a new Star Wars release. Here in Modesto #homeofStarWars we do it […]

By November 25, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView Giving Thanks

MAMAView Giving Thanks

MAMAView Giving Thanks by Middagh Goodwin November is the Month of giving thanks. I know I am grateful for all the great entertainment opportunities we are afforded living right here in Modesto. It is amazing how much creativity surrounds and is available to us. What can you do to show your gratitude and support of […]

By November 5, 2017 Read More →
Jazz&WorldView – Latin Explosion

Jazz&WorldView – Latin Explosion

JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this By Eric Benson And on to Fall & the Holidaze we go. Button up your overcoats and find that old umbrella you’re going to need pretty soon. Plenty to do this month before we come together with family and friends to cool the […]

By November 4, 2017 Read More →
GEEKView

GEEKView

GEEKView by Middagh Goodwin If you are a Geek you are very lucky to be living not just in this era where so many cool Movies and TV shows are being made, but in the 209 where we are fortunate to have so many Conventions happening in our own backyard. November 4th and 5th take […]

By October 31, 2017 Read More →
Invitational A Visual and Colorful Meditation of Colin Kaepernick at CSUS “ART SAVES LIVES MAKE AMERIKA JACK’d AGAIN”

Invitational A Visual and Colorful Meditation of Colin Kaepernick at CSUS “ART SAVES LIVES MAKE AMERIKA JACK’d AGAIN”

Cal State University Stanislaus in Turlock to display art by The Phantom Street Artist in exhibit “Make Amerika Jack’d Again” in the University Art Gallery Will run October 9th through November 10th, with a special performance on November 9th at 4pm. Press Release by The Phantom Street Artist The Phantom Street Artist has been a long-term artist, […]

By October 30, 2017 Read More →
BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

BluesView Wednesday Friendsdays and more!

Hello everybody and welcome to the best month of the year aka my birthday month! I’m turning 41 and I’m having more fun than ever. It’s music, I say music, that is the fountain of youth and on that note, let’s talk shows. On the 3rd is an event called the Downtown Sampler and if […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
NonProfitView United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits

NonProfitView United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits

NonProfitView: United Cerebral Palsy Safari Dash: Life Without Limits By Brandilyn Brown Do you live a life without limits? Do you often think about what that means? I met a precious group of people whose lives are dedicated to breaking limits. Can you imagine a world where disabilities didn’t stop anyone from living a rewarding, […]

By October 1, 2017 Read More →
Wild Planet Day at the Great Valley Museum Oct 14th 2017

Wild Planet Day at the Great Valley Museum Oct 14th 2017

Wild Planet Day at the Great Valley Museum by Brandilyn Brown In case you haven’t heard about it before, The Great Valley Museum’s annual Wild Planet Day is a fun event you don’t want your kids or grandkids to miss. While standard classroom settings struggle to make science fun, it’s an easy task to do […]

By September 30, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView 18 Years Strong

MAMAView 18 Years Strong

The MAMAs are turning 18, can you believe that? When Murphy & Ricci first conceived of this brainchild, I am sure they never imagined that it would grow as it has. Going from 8 to over 20 Categories from Rock to Jazz, Americana to Hip Hop and everything in between. The Awards Show has become […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
ArchitectureView -10th Annual Architecture Festival

ArchitectureView -10th Annual Architecture Festival

ArchitectureView by Barrett Lipomi Design impacts nearly every aspect of our lives. So naturally investing in good design enhances our lives and improves our community. When buildings, parks, roadways, and signs are well designed they add to our lives and become something worth encouraging and celebrating. The Modesto Architecture Festival does just that, it’s a […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →