The Destination for ….
Four theaters are home to everything from international independent films to touring acts from abroad, making downtown Modesto the region’s hub for world-class cultural immersion. With its central geographic location between San Francisco and Yosemite, Modesto is a destination for world travelers exploring the bountiful beauty of California.
From tapas to taco trucks, traveling chowhounds know that downtown Modesto is an experience-destination for foodies and their friends. For over a century, waves of immigrants have cultivated our fertile soil, bringing culinary delights from around the world and infusing them with a California influence. Over time, this has culminated in a wealth of diverse food offerings in our region. Pair with locally-sourced craft beer and wine options for a taste that is uniquely Californian.
The streets of downtown are alive year-round with vibrant community events from street festivals to art receptions, pop-up dance workshops, and more! The citizens of Modesto weave a beautiful community tapestry, creating a unique sense of place that is welcoming and fun for all.