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

Afternoon in New Orleans, PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser

Afternoon in New Orleans, PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser

An Afternoon in New Orleans,” PTP’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser by: Laura Dickinson-Turner Last year, those who attended Prospect Theater Project’s 1st Annual Fundraiser & Membership Drive walked into “An Afternoon in Cuba,” featuring live Cuban music and an on-the-spot dance lesson for all those wanting to learn Latin dance steps. It was a truly lovely […]

By June 3, 2017 Read More →
June 2017 BrewView: ChurchKey

June 2017 BrewView: ChurchKey

  When your favorite watering hole goes viral thanks to a TV cooking show guy, and you have grown weary of showing up for decent beer to find all tables are full, you pick up the ModestoView to find your new favorite place to quench your thirst. We try our best to inform you of […]

By June 1, 2017 Read More →
Graffiti Summer 2017 Schedule

Graffiti Summer 2017 Schedule

Graffiti Summer 2017 By Chris Murphy Graffiti Summer is here! Where were you in ’62? Where were you in ’47? Where were you in ’53 ’65, ’79, ’83 or ’92? Modesto has an amazing history. No matter where you go, or what current events happen, one thing sets Modesto apart from every city in the […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →
Big View- Exciting Graffiti Summer Highlights

Big View- Exciting Graffiti Summer Highlights

Summer 2017 Highlights www.graffitisummer.com This is the month to get our your poodle skirts and saddle shoes, leather jackets, slick back your hair, polish the chrome and get into gear. People from all over the world will be heading to Modesto to experience a slice of ModestoCana served up during Graffiti Summer. There are some […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →
PerformingView

PerformingView

A Time to Perform in June By Kaye Osborn and the ViewCrew Hot summer nights are here! Time to embrace our rich past with classic cars, concerts in the park, and of course, attending a theatrical production. There are summer camps for children available in music, drama, art and writing: Hutton’s Hamlet Music in Oakdale, […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →
RockabillyView- Rods and Rockabilly

RockabillyView- Rods and Rockabilly

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Graffiti Rods N’ Rockabilly Graffiti is now well on its’ way in Modesto, the home of the American Graffiti Movie and home to George Lucas as a young man. We have been paying tribute to Graffiti in Modesto for many, many years. Some events are all old school car shows and […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →
FitView – May Running

FitView – May Running

FitView By Efren Martinez It’s Run Time This May gives us plenty of opportunities to get your run on for a good cause. We all know how healthy running is, but did you know it can extend your life too? According to the research that will be presented in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, May 5th […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
CountryView – 25 Years of Country

CountryView – 25 Years of Country

CountryView By D.J. Walker This year marks the 25th anniversary of Kat Country 103! For quite a while Kat Country has thanked it’s listeners with an annual free country music festival called the “Listener Appreciation Concert”, or LAC for short. Each show has been unique, fun and memorable. And this year will prove to be […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
UnpluggedView

UnpluggedView

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Two months ago I was invited to join the panel of judges for the annual ‘Roosevelt’s Got Talent’ competition, held at Roosevelt Junior High. International opera performers Roy Stevens and Annalisa Winberg oversee this contest, and mentor students as they share their gifts of song, dance and more. It was […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
BargainView

BargainView

BargainView By Monica Barber Enjoy Modesto! Getting out of the house and enjoying the beautiful weather is a great way to change your perspective. As Ms. M approaches change & life boldly she makes her way through the crowd at Farmers Market in Downtown Modesto this morning realizing the new month has great things to […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you love music, you’re gonna love this I know it’s time to get my tomatoes and veggies in the ground when I go down to the downtown Farmers’ Market – fresh bouquets of spring vegetables and wares for sale with customers strolling along with their bags of goodies and kids […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson This month I have one main focus: Literature. Music and books are huge influences in my life. Now with the end of school, I have the ability to devote time to these interests. Music is what I breathe. Before I could form words, my parents were filling my ears with The […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
BluesView

BluesView

BluesView By Earl Matthews Hello everyone. May is here, and the music is coming at you in all directions big and small. The fall lineup for the 10th Street Plaza is out, and there are a couple of big festivals to check out so let’s take a look. May 5th, the Poorhouse Millionaires will be […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
MetalView

MetalView

MetalView By Eve Oberlander Metal heads and music lovers alike, check out the first ever MUSICMANIA an event for music lovers in Central California. This record fair event will take place at The Portal (1324 Coldwell Ave.) in Modesto on Sunday May 7th from 10am to 6pm. Attendees will be able to browse and purchase […]

By May 2, 2017 Read More →
MAMA View – Music is the Force

MAMA View – Music is the Force

MAMAView By Middagh Goodwin May the Force be with you. Spring is in the air, and so is the sound of Music. Music in the Plaza is in full swing with MF Silverado kicking things off on April 28th to an incredible crowd. May 5th have the Poorhouse Millionaires kicking things off along with DoMo’s […]