The Concord Visitor Center Welcomes All
Conveniently located in the heart of Concord’s historic downtown in Todos Santos Plaza, Concord’s Visitor Center is now open and ready to safely welcome visitors.
The Center offers an elevated informational experience that features interactive displays, pop-up shops, art installations, historic exhibits, and resources for Mt. Diablo and East Bay Regional Parks. The 1,650 square foot facility also offer services such as discounts to local attractions plus tour and transportation information, merchandise, brochures, meeting space, WiFi, charging stations and an indigenous garden and patio area.
In addition to all of the cool displays and free information, visitors will also want to check out the Visit Concord Store for fun and unique holiday gift ideas.
The Visitor Center is open weekdays from 10am to 4pm. Plus, special holiday weekend hours will be announced soon, so check the website or contact us for details.
Concord Visitor Center at Salvio Pacheco Square: 2151 Salvio Street, Suite T Concord, California 94520
Visitor Center features:
Visit Concord’s fun, illustrated map of the city of Concord was blown-up into bigger-than-life wall art that now hangs above our meeting space.
The Historical Timeline
The Concord Historical Society provided the Center with a complete series of historic photographs that illustrate Concord’s growth and development over the years. The collection fills up an entire wall with a visual depiction of the city’s unique history from mid-1800s through modern times.
Concord Art Association Wall
The Concord Art Association worked their magic to present a gallery wall of unique and colorful pieces created by local artists, including some from the popular “Utility Box Art” series. The group also provides an assortment of exclusive artist goods for purchase.
Mt. Diablo Region / Save Mount Diablo
Mt. Diablo is a primary draw and destination for visitors to the area and Visit Concord has installed a dedicated area within the Visitor Center featuring photos, maps, books, art, collateral and other information.
The Visitor Center offers a complete line of exclusive Concord merchandise including hats, shirts, towels, blankets, socks, keychains, bandanas and more. Popular themes include Beer Trail, Taco Trail and I (Heart) Concord, as well as items from commemorative events like the Concord Jazz Festival and Oktoberfest.
State of the Art Furnishings
The Center is outfitted with colorful, modern lounge seating, tables and bar stools for visitor relaxation, as well as the complete office set up and meeting area for staff.
Businesses can advertise on the Center’s interactive Hootboard, an electronic visual display board that showcases all there is to see and do in Concord.
Decals / Logos / Rug
The Visitor Center’s windows and floors have been branded with customized logo decals and “Welcome” rug.
Brochures and Ticket Sales
A variety of brochures and magazines for local and regional information. Starting in 2021 the Visitor Center will begin selling tickets, and offering deals and discounts for local attractions.
Multiple TV monitors are featured throughout the Center for high-impact, visual displays -- three in front, one in back, plus the interactive Hootboard.
The Center is also home base for the Visit Concord team, complete with private offices, cubicles and meeting space.
The back room the building features a large conference table set up, used by the Visit Concord team for staff, business and board meetings. The space is available to outside groups for rental.
Certified Green Business
The Concord Visitor Center is proud to be certified as a Green Business in Contra Costa County. The Contra Costa Green Business Program helps small and medium-sized businesses find ways to minimize their impact on the environment by eliminating or reducing waste generated, finding alternatives to hazardous materials, reducing energy and water consumption, and improving the quality of air, wastewater, and storm water discharges.
To learn more about the Contra Costa County Green Business Network, click here.
Just outside the large glass windows is a tranquil, tree-shaded garden area * that allows a bit of nature to infiltrate the office space. Visit Concord is currently working with the local Home Depot store as the sponsor for this landscaping project.
*Pictures coming soon