5 Fun Date Ideas in Concord

Let’s be honest…dating can be hard, especially when you don’t know where to go.

Luckily, Concord is a great place to get out and enjoy the company of someone else. Nature, entertainment and an authentic culinary scene make Concord the perfect spot to take your date!

1. West Wind Drive-In

drive in movie theater

Treat your date to a special night out at the drive in! Grab your blankets, pillows and chairs and get comfortable as you watch on one of the biggest screens you can find! Grab a bite to eat from their fully loaded snack bar as you enjoy your night snuggled up to your special someone.

2. Diablo Creek Golfing Range (and enjoy dinner)

pond on golf course

Better your golf skills or teach your significant other the perfect swing at Diablo Creek Golf Course. Get a bucket of balls and take turns practicing all the in’s and outs of golf. Challenge your date to a driving or putting contest, and winner buys dinner or drinks at Legend’s, their sports restaurant and bar.

3. Stroll through the Markham Arboretum Nature Center and Picnic

flowers in front of sign

The Markham Arboretum and Nature Center is a hidden gem in Concord and the perfect place to spoil your honey for a picnic. Stop at the local sandwich shop Parma, just five minutes down the road and be amazed by their made to order and fresh deli sandwiches. Pack your picnic basket and blanket and you are ready to spend a romantic day surrounded by the beauty of nature.

4. Hiking at Mt. Diablo

mountain with city buildings in foreground

Get active as you hike up the highest peak in the Bay Area. Mt. Diablo is well worth the trek because the view at the top, is one you won’t ever forget, highlighting all of Contra Costa County. Keep those endorphins flowing with nothing but love in the air. The top of the mountain is the perfect spot to stop and talk, take a picture, have a snack and enjoy each other’s company.

5. Paint and Sip at Mountain Air Art

woman painting

If you are looking for some romance, Mountain Air Art is the perfect place to take your date. Paint a picture with an instructor there to guide you and enjoy a nice glass of wine. This is the perfect place to bond as you learn and help each other create classic works of art. Check the website for her upcoming paint parties!

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