Established in 1849, Martinez is one of the oldest towns in California. Nestled at the gateway to the Delta and the southern shore of the Carquinez Strait in the San Francisco Bay Area. The downtown is surrounded by waterfront and open space preserves providing a unique platform of both modern and 20th Century historical infrastructure including the Alhambra Creek that runs through the downtown adding to the charm.
Downtown Martinez continues new business growth while keeping the charm and original businesses that have made downtown Martinez their home for years! We have unique mix of retail, restaurants, wine bars, local craft breweries, live entertainment, several top notch health and beauty options and the newest trend, Pop-ups. Whether you are visiting or call Martinez home, downtown Martinez has something fun for everyone!