Take a break from the blistering heat by enjoying Concord's plethora of Indoor Activities!
Show off your Bowling and Gaming Skills
A great way to entertain the entire family or for an impromptu date night, bowling lanes are perfect for any indoor gathering. And it's budget friendly!
The Japanese-borne Round 1, located in Sunvalley Shopping Center, is a multi-entertainment activity complex with bowling, arcade games, billiards, darts, ping pong, and even karaoke! Fans of Japanese culture and anime will find themselves overwhelmed!
Another local favorite is Pins and Pizza. On top of promising the best pizza the area, they offer a fun night out with activities from drinks, billiards, arcade games, and more. Be sure to check out their unlimited bowling "Sunday Funday" special.
Clayton Valley Bowl offers a plethora of specials as well. From their own Sunday Funday, Wednesday is their Buy One Hour Get One Free night. Their TGIF Friday special provides 2.5 hours of unlimited bowling!
Take in a Movie
There’s something about the smell of popcorn, a big comfy seat and taking in something new on the big screen!
Veranda Luxe Cinema & IMAX: Electric recliners, massive screens and the utmost immersive sound with Dolby Atmos, what's not to love?! But that’s not all, they also have the full IMAX experience on a screen 80 feet wide and 4 stories tall.
Veranda Luxe Cinema even features a bar in the lobby and in-theater dining to enjoy during your movie!
And of course you can sneak in a shopping visit or dine at one of The Veranda’s many restaurants too!
Brenden Theaters: How about 14 screens with luxury reclining seats, immersive Dolby surround sound and a 60 foot wall-to-wall screen? Sounds like pure movie escapism.
And Brenden Theaters offers 3 restaurant choices serving local craft beer and wine with your favorite indulgences including delicious hand-tossed pizzas, fries, burgers, and more!
West Wind Drive-In: Nostalgia meets modernity at the West Wind Drive-In where you can keep cozy with family, friends or a significant other while watching the hottest films! Don't miss out on one of the few remaining drive-in theaters in California.
Of course, you’ll find a concession stand packed full of premium movie fare including Nathan’s Hot Dogs, Orville Redenbacher’s Gourmet Popcorn and even Peet’s coffee.
There’s nothing that distracts from the summer heat like shopping until you drop!
Sunvalley Shopping Center: With over 160 stores and more than a dozen restaurants, Sunvalley is a great escape for a day of indoor shopping and dining. Shop at Forever 21, Disney, UNIQLO, and more. Complete your day with winding down at Cinnabon or Starbucks, or enjoy an entire meal at Lucille's BBQ!
Indoor for the Super Active
Q-ZAR Laser Tag: Suit up and take on your competitors in a fun and frenzied game of laser tag inside a maze-filled with high-energy music, lights and mist. Walk in games are available on a first come, first serve basis. Be sure to complete your waiver online before going in store.
Rockin' Jump Concord: One of the city's newest attractions, this unique trampoline park allows visitors to bounce around and practice their acrobatic skills, play an intense and modified version of dodgeball, or even rock climb! Be sure to complete the online waiver before visiting.
Diablo Rock Gym: In a one-hour class, you can learn the basic skills you need to start rope climbing. After your class, use your newfound skills to climb in the gym’s 11,000 feet of terrain. Or explore how to become a better boulderer, sport climber or prepare for outdoor climbing. Diablo Rock Gym is a great place for families with climbing routes for all ages. (Kids under 14 must be supervised.)
Show off your creativity
aRt Cottage is the coolest little art gallery just off the square in downtown Concord. This intimate venue provides a comfortable environment for artists and art aficionados to enjoy our monthly shows. Check their website for monthly show that include local artists from all over the Bay Area!
Want to get your hands dirty?! Sign up for their Sunday Workshops and be prepared to get creative!
Touch up on your Concord History
Take a visit to the historic Galindo Home, restored by the Concord Historical Society. This home was built in 1856 for Don Francisco Galindo and his wife, Maria Dolores Manuela (Pacheco) Galindo, Don Salvio’s second daughter. At that time, it was one of the few Victorian ranch houses in the county. After the death of Ms. Ruth Galindo in 1999, the home became the property of the City of Concord. In 2010 ownership was transferred to the Concord Historical Society.
The Galindo home now serves as the Society’s museum. Tours are available on most Sundays from 1 PM to 4 PM (closed on holiday weekends), and by appointment (contact them).
Admission charge: $5.00 (children under 12, free)