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Visit Casual CaliforniaA welcoming downtown. Burgeoning arts and food scenes. Scenic mountain trails. Concord, California, is an undiscovered gem conveniently located nearby San Francisco and the Wine Countries, giving you quick access to the best of the Bay Area.

Hop on the BART to explore San Francisco and Oakland (no driving required!). Sample the flavors of the region at our downtown farmers market. Kick back at the craft breweries along our ever-growing beer trail. Hike Mt. Diablo for breathtaking views of the region. Taste the world-renowned wines of Napa and Sonoma. Turn the kids loose at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord. It’s all here.

Concord makes an ideal base for business trips, regional meetings, and unforgettable trips with the family. Nine great hotels and three nearby airports give you the flexibility you need to make the most of the Bay Area.

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Hilton Concord
Hilton Concord offers 329 contemporary, sustainable rooms that provide guests with a luxurious atmosphere and unexpected comforts. The hotel also offers premium Executive Level rooms and PURE™ allergy-friendly rooms.
Crowne Plaza Concord
Enjoy a luxurious stay in one of the Crowne Plaza's 324 rooms, offering beautiful decor in a relaxing atmosphere. This pet-friendly hotel offers friendly service, upscale accommodations and fabulous amenities to guarantee a comfortable visit.
Clarion Hotel of Concord
Located near Concord's finest restaurants and shops, the Clarion Hotel offers 198 guest rooms with impressive amenities, including a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, full-service restaurant and lounge, outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and a complimentary business center.
Days Inn Concord
The Days Inn Concord hotel is an ideal spot for fun and value on your northern California getaway. Brighten each morning with hot waffles at the free Daybreak breakfast and perk up throughout the day with the 24-hour juice and espresso bar.
Premier Inns Concord
A restful stay is a priority at Premier Inns. All 136 rooms include a luxurious pillow-top bed, premium cable and free Wi-Fi. Other amenities include a business center, complimentary coffee, a game room and an outdoor pool and hot tub.
Best Western Heritage Inn
The Best Western Plus Heritage Inn features 121 spacious, richly furnished guest rooms — several with in-room whirlpool tubs. Guests can enjoy a daily complimentary continental breakfast buffet and other hotel amenities like high-speed internet access, an outdoor pool and garden courtyard area, as well as an indoor spa.
Studio 6 Concord
The 42 modern guest rooms at Studio 6 Concord feature a fully equipped kitchen, a 32 inch LCD TV with AV connection for gaming, data port, free wireless internet and accommodations for pets.
Motel 6 Concord
Kids stay free and pets are always welcome at Motel 6 Concord! With 63 rooms, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi, along with complimentary morning coffee and jacuzzi tubs in select rooms.
Americas Best Value Inn Concord
Americas Best Value Inn's 43 rooms offer guests comfort, quality and service at an affordable rate, along with free continental breakfast, high-speed Wi-Fi and HBO premium programming.
If you're looking to get out and explore the stunning surroundings of Concord, then let the Utrip Team be your guide. This trip packs in some of the best sights and showcases some of the best tastes in this beautiful part of California's East Bay.
History & Culture
If you’re looking to explore Concord and want a great place to start, you might want to look into its past and how that’s impacted the present.
Nightlife & Entertainment
Looking to experience the nocturnal side of Concord? Well, look no further. If you’re hoping to get the best of the East Bay after dark, then you’re in for a treat.
Shop & Dine
If you're looking to treat yourself to a shopping and dining excursion in Concord, this Featured Trip will provide you with some excellent guidance for a bit of indulgence. Fashionistas looking to get some retail therapy on a fashion odyssey will have a wide selection of options—from designer boutiques to vintage shops to shopping malls and avenues.
Beer Culture & Breweries
California is certainly famous for its craft beer, and if you're hoping to check out the local brewing scene while you're in Concord, then you're in luck! Concord has its very own craft brew trail that takes you by some of the most revered beer makers in the area.
Golf Getaway in Concord
Whether you are looking for a break from meetings in the East Bay area or a family outing, Concord has two great golf courses to chooses from to play a round of golf.
Concert: Imagine Dragons - EVOLVE Tour
Imagine Dragons at the Concord Pavilion at their EVOLVE tour on Tuesday, July 24, 2018! One of the world’s hottest bands right now is ready to pump it up in Concord, CA! Purchase your tickets HERE. Book your stay in Concord here. General parking is included in the final purchase price. Sale Dates and Times: Public […]
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Bike Safety Class
Mark your calendar for July 24, 2018 for a bike safety class, where you will learn how to bike safely in your community. This event is for all ages and will be from 11:30am-12:30pm at the Monument First 5 Center! Click here for more information about First 5 Contra Costa events this summer!
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Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market
07/21/2018 - 07/22/2018
On July 21 and 22, 2018, more than 75 vintage, antique and handmade vendors that have been creatively curated by Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market will showcase their treasures at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond. As the most popular and well-attended event of its kind in the Southwest, Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market […]
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ENGAGE Golden State Pickleball Tournament
07/27/2018 - 07/29/2018
The 2nd Annual ENGAGE Golden State Championship Pickleball Tournament is back! Enjoy three days of competitive and professional Pickleball action with $10,500 in prize money! There are multiple age divisions including 19+, 35+, 50+ and 65+! Skill levels include: 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, Pro and Senior Pro (+50) Women’s Doubles: Fri 7/27 Mixed […]
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Bike Rodeo Event
Come out to Ellis Lake Park on July 28 and meet in the parking lot for this fun Bike Rodeo Event! The event will be from 10:00am-2:00pm and is open to adults, children, and families but priority will be given to those who attended one of the earlier sessions on July 10 or July 24. […]
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International Tea
A fun-filled event for all ages in our community at the Concord Senior Center. Enjoy iced and hot tea served along with delicious refreshments representing different parts of the world. Bring friends and family. The tea party is also a fundraiser for our Senior Scholarship Program that serves underprivileged senior citizens. Tickets: $29.00 14 or more […]
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The Hop Grenade 4th Anniversary Party
Join Hop Grenade for their 4th Anniversary Party! This is an all day event complete with breweries and all sorts of surprises! Enjoy their best tap list yet! They will be premiering a 4th Anniversary beer, made with Danville Brewing Co., Tom Danks DIPA! Along with that they will have beers from: Cellarmaker, The Rare […]
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Concord Antique Fair
07/15/2018 - 10/21/2018
Come to Todos Santos Plaza every 3rd Sunday of the month for this lively outdoor Market. Expect to see new vintage finds, old treasures, and more! The event is from 9am-4pm and open to all. Hope to see you there!   Click here for more information about the Concord Antique Fair!
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Coffee & Cars
07/15/2018 - 11/18/2018
Do you share a love for luxury sports cars and a good cup of coffee? Make sure to come to the Veranda every third Sunday morning of the month from June-November from 8am-10am. Enjoy good company, great coffee, and even better cars. Click here for more information about events at the Veranda!
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Fitness Fridays
07/13/2018 - 09/14/2018
Start your Friday morning with a great free workout at the Fountain Plaza at the  Veranda. Fitness Friday is held every second Friday of the month and is for all levels of fitness. This fun Zumba event starts at 9am and is hosted by Our Studio. Click here for more information about Veranda Events!
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Summer Fun Thursdays
07/12/2018 - 08/02/2018
Head over to Sunvalley Shopping Center every Thursday from 1pm-2pm starting July 12th and ending August 2nd for an hour of fun and interactive activities for kids! Days full of science experiments, Zoo animal visits, musical storytelling and more are in store for you, free for your enjoyment! Register for the event and reserve a […]
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Concord Classic Football Tournament
08/04/2018 - 08/05/2018
The NorCal Oakland Junior Raiders are taking on the SoCal SGV Punishers in their Civil War Game at 9am! Check in Friday August 3rd: 3pm-8pm Crowne Plaza Hotel 45 John Glenn Road Concord, CA Game Day Aug 4th and 5th: 9am at Mt. Diablo High School Activities for team Aug 4th and 5th Before or […]
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Tuesday Night Blues
07/10/2018 - 07/31/2018
Head down to Downtown Concord on Tuesday Evenings in July for smooth blues! Enjoy the free concerts from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.! 07/10/18    Dana Fuchs – Raw, Soulful Blues Vocalist 07/17/18     Tommy Castro and the Painkillers – Irresistible Contemporary Blues-rocker 07/24/18    Tia Carroll & Her Awesome Blues Band – Bay Area […]
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Sublime with Rome, Lupe Fiasco & New Politics
Get ready for the show of a lifetime! On Saturday 4th August 2018, the incredible Sublime with Rome, Lupe Fiasco & New Politics will arrive at the Concord Pavilion! The legendary ska punk bassist of Sublime with Rome. Sublime were known for their massive hits “Santeria”, “Wrong Way”, “Doin’ Time”, and “April 29, 1992 (Miami)” […]
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Kiwanis Club's 12th Annual Taste of Concord
Visit Todos Santos Plaza for a taste of Concord. Try many of the different global cuisines in our downtown area and bid on the many auction items! Your donation today helps support local & worldwide charities, local High School Key (Kiwanis Educates Youth) Clubs, and the Kiwanis International project ELIMINATE. We invite you to visit […]
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Nor Cal Vintage VW & Porsche Treffpunkt
The 13th annual Nor Cal Vintage VW and Porsche Treffpunkt is back with over 200 cars to showcase! Head over to Dave Brubeck Park to view these classics and enjoy some delicious BBQ from Steel Smokin from 8am-2:30pm!
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Yoga in the Park
07/06/2018 - 10/05/2018
Join Align Yoga for a morning of free yoga on the grass of the Veranda every first Friday of the month from now until October 5th from 9am-10am. This Vinyasa flow yoga class is for all levels and will help you stretch, gain strength, and align your breath with your movements. Click here for more […]
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The Comedy Get Down
Laugh the night away at the “The Comedy Get Down” featuring George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and Cedric the Entertainer!  Purchase your tickets HERE. Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 23 Feb 2018 at 12:00 PM Live Nation Presale : Wed, 21 Feb 2018 at 10:00 AM Live Nation Mobile App Presale […]
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Blue Devils Viewing Party
Come support your local Drums and Bugle Corps, The Blue Devils as their 2018 season concludes. The viewing party will take place at Todos Santos Plaza from 2pm-8:30pm. The event is free, but donations will be accepted. Visit their website for more information: https://bluedevils.org/
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Dogs 4 Diabetics Tour Thursdays
06/28/2018 - 01/01/2019
Dogs 4 Diabetics “Tour Thursdays” are FUN, educational, and especially kid-friendly for diabetic youth and families. Tours are FREE and anyone is welcome! At D4D’s “Tour Thursdays” you can  see the life-saving dogs in-action, learn how they are trained, and even sneak in some hugs + kisses. D4D Training Center Address: 1300 Willow Pass Court, […]
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Concert: Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton
Last summer’s sold-out tour with Peter Frampton has been extended for another 40 dates into 2018. In addition to powerful sets from both the SMB and Frampton’s band, fans will also be regaled with Miller bringing Frampton onstage midset to create some of the most compelling jamming of the season. Purchase your tickets HERE. Sale […]
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Visit Concord's 1st Annual Tourism Breakfast
Join Visit Concord as we experience our destination with new eyes and explore our assets from the stories of locals – making Concord a true Northern California Original. Learn more about California tourism trends and how Concord events and meetings provide a powerful economic impact to our region. Together with Visit Concord, regional leaders, hospitality […]
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Concert: End Of The World Tour - Avenged Sevenfold With Prophets Of Rage
Avenged Sevenfold hitting the road this summer for the “End of the World Tour” with Prophets of Rage plus Three Days Grace . With great bands and a festival-like atmosphere, everyone will be ringing in the rapture in style. Purchase your tickets HERE. Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 9 Mar 2018 at […]
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Concord Taco Fest
Make sure to save the date for this awesome event! Doors open at 11AM and the event ends at 8PM on August 25th, 2018 in Downtown Concord at Todos Santos Plaza. Tickets for Taco Fest are $15 each. Every ticket includes (2) $3 tacos per paid ticket. Kids under 12 years old and seniors over […]
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Concert: Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson - Twins Of Evil
If you love shock rock, you’re in for a treat. Two of the genre’s greatest are teaming up for the Twins Of Evil tour – that’s right, it’s Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson, on their way to the Concord Pavilion on Tuesday 28th August 2018! Get ready for a visual as well as musical spectacle […]
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Hot Summer Night
Enjoy a night of music and entertainment at the Concord Pavilion on September 2nd, 2018 at 4pm. Experience a live performance from top performers such as Nelly, Busta Rhymes, Salt N Pepa, Faith Evans, Fat Joe, Mya, and more! Buy tickets here!
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Mount Diablo Tarantula Walk
09/02/2018 - 10/14/2018
Looking for something unique to do while visiting the Bay Area? Look no further than this tarantula walk on Mount Diablo! Join VIP naturalist Michael Marchiano for a presentation on “The Gentle Giants of Mount Diablo”, the tarantula. Then, you will take a hike and look for male spiders. The walk is about 3 miles, […]
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Moonlight on the Mountain
Save Mount Diablo’s signature annual fundraising gala, a celebration of Diablo’s precious beauty and support for Save Mount Diablo’s essential work. Guests are transported up the mountain’s slopes where they are treated to an elegant three-course meal, live music, and both live and silent cocktail auctions—all while surrounded by the unparalleled, majestic views Mount Diablo […]
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Hawaiian Fusion Fundraiser
The Concord Senior Center presents the Hawaiian Fusion Dinner serving underprivileged senior citizens September 8th from 5pm-8pm. Listen to authentic Hawaiian music from Daniel Ho, a six time Grammy award winner from Honolulu. Also enjoy a tradition Hawaiian buffet consisting of roasted pig, teriyaki chicken and other delicious treats! If you would like to donate […]
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Contra Costa Greek Food and Wine Festival
09/14/2018 - 09/16/2018
Come and join The Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church for a beautiful weekend celebrating the Greek culture! Enjoy savory Greek foods, refreshing wines and spirited entertainment! Free admission, $5 parking per car. Opa! Friday 5 PM to 11 PM Saturday noon to 11 PM Sunday 11 AM to 7  PM 1955 Kirker Pass Rd., Concord, […]
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The Concord Historical Society Presents the 2018 Speaker’s Series
Dan Hanel – author of the historical mystery series: IN THE SHADOW OF DIABLO, Mystery of the Great Stone House Interested in local history? This is the event for you! Come and hear Dan speak about the historical research that went into the making of this intriguing book. Snacks will be served and books will […]
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Music and Market Concert Series
05/17/2018 - 09/13/2018
Head to Todos Santos Plaza on Thursday nights the Farmers’ Market and free music concerts in the Park with a great line-up of wonderful Bay Area musicians playing Salsa, jazz, zydeco, blues and more. 05/17/18     Tom Rigney & Flambeau – Hot Cajun Fiddler and his Fiery Band 05/24/18    Concord High Jazz Band – Local, Award-Winning […]
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Concert: Rise Against - Mourning In Amerika Tour
Rise Against is pleased to announce the Mourning in Amerika Tour with our friends AFI + Anti Flag! Purchase your tickets HERE. Book your stay HERE. General Parking is included in the final purchase price. Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 30 Mar 2018 at 10:00 AM Citi® Cardmember Presale : Tue, 27 Mar […]
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Mount Diablo Challenge 2018
The Mount Diablo Challenge is a timed road bike ride to the summit of Mount Diablo. Mt. Diablo State Park will be closed to the public during the event to provide participants with a safe course to ascend and descend the mountain. Recreational riders are encouraged to set a personal best for the climb while […]
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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord
05/05/2018 - 10/07/2018
Have you heard the news? Northern California’s biggest and most thrilling waterpark experience opens May 5, 2018 with an all-new name and look, as the former Waterworld Concord is transformed as Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord! With the new name comes a host of exciting new experiences, like the new Splashwater Island (opening spring 2018) and more. […]
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Contra Costa Discovery Day
Come enjoy a showcase of science, technology, and engineering led by businesses, museums, and universities from Contra Costa County and beyond! With hands-on, interactive science booths and live science demos, you can explore STEM fields, engage your passions and discover new ones. The Contra Costa Discovery Day is a community effort organized by the Bay […]
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Concord 5000
Join us on November 11, 2018 at 8am at Newhall Park, here in Concord for the first annual 5k walk/run. All proceeds will go to the Contra Costa Blue Star Moms, who provide support for members of the United States Armed Forces and its veterans. Hope to see you there! Sign up here!
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Farmer's Market
03/29/2018 - 12/31/2018
Stock up on your favorite fresh produce at the Concord Farmer’s Market! Tuesdays: Year-round, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Thursdays: April 19 – October 25, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Call (800) 949-FARM for more information.
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West Coast Jamboree 2018
12/27/2018 - 12/29/2018
Concord, CA, is honored to be the host hotel location for the 19th annual West Coast Jamboree!
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