Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What types of events are held at Tenth Street Plaza?

A: Concerts, receptions, social gatherings, fund-raisers, new car displays, live TV broadcasts, press conferences, rallies, athletic demonstrations, and candlelight vigils are some examples of the type of events that have been held at Tenth Street Plaza.


Q: Where is Tenth Street Plaza located?

A: Tenth Street Plaza is on Tenth Street, between J and K Streets in downtown Modesto. It is one city block in front of the City and County building and is blocked to through traffic for pedestrian use only.


Q: How do I get to Tenth Street Plaza from Highway 99?

A: Northbound: Take the Central Modesto exit. The off-ramp merges into Sixth Street. Stay on Sixth Street for five (5) blocks. Turn right on K Street. Go four (4) blocks to 10th and K Streets.


Southbound: Take the Maze Boulevard exit. At the top of the off-ramp is a signal light. Go one block further and turn left on K Street. Go five (5) blocks to 10th and K Streets.


Q: Do you have rental rates for private and non-profit users?

A: Yes, we offer both rates. In order to receive the non-profit rate, organizations need to provide a 501(c)3 or a letter from the IRS.


Q: Can I have music or amplified sound at my event in the plaza?

A: Yes, a Sound Amplification Permit is required through the Police Department.


Q: Can I serve alcohol at my event in the plaza?

A: Non-profit organizations can apply for a Daily Alcohol Permit through the Police Department and certain restrictions and regulations apply.


Q: Do I need security at my event in the plaza?

A: Certain types of events will require private security.


Q: What other permits or approvals are required?

A: Certain events may require Fire Marshal and/or Police Department approval.


Q: Tenth Street Plaza Reservations:

A: Kamica Lara, Events Coordinator
Phone : (209) 577-6445
Fax : (209) 544-6729
E-mail: klara@modestogov.com