Visit Concord Makes Shopping Easy

The holidays are around the corner-- luckily, shopping is made easy in Concord with creative gift giving and local spots.


Visit Concord has everything you need to celebrate the holidays in Concord with family and friends. Come get your "I Heart Concord" shirt, blanket, buttons, and so much more.  We have everything you need in person or online to show off your Concord LOVE  this holiday season. With deals online and in store, the Visitor Center nestled right in the heart of Down Town is the perfect place for great gifts. From shirts and mugs specific for beer lovers, to everything you need to gear up and go for a hike and picnic up Mount Diablo-- you can grab quality presents for your loved one. Even your pup can get a gift this season with our dog bandanas and on-the-go dog bags. Plus, all profits go to local Concord non-profits. 


Glow up for one night and get out of the house with the gift of a Staycation here in Concord. Book your stay at one of the nine hotels for a nice and relaxing time away from the stress and hustle of the real world. Get the whole package when you book a room at the HiltonClarion or Crowne Plaza. Each has a full-service restaurant prepared to wine and dine you the way you deserve. They are also all walking distance from The Willows Shopping Center and The Veranda which have restaurants, a movie theatre, an ice rink and more to keep you entertained.

With the Visit Concord Stay & Play Packages you pick the fun! Simply book a room at one of Concord's nine Hotels and then let Visit Concord know when you're planning to stay. Your Stay & Play package will be ready for you upon hotel check-in. 


There is nothing more giving than a massage for your special someone, or someone in need of some relaxation! Massage Envy, located in The Willows Shopping Center offers many options in massage type including Swedish Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage and Sports Massage to give your body exactly what it needs. Make your loved one feel even more pampered and add a microderm infusion or chemical peel facemask to make your gift extra special.

golf green


Concord is fortunate to have two golf courses in the area. With over 263 sunny days a year, a round of golf is the best sport to enjoy all year long and makes for a great present, since it can be used at any time! Both Diablo Creek Golf Course and Buchanan Fields Golf Course are the perfect places to enjoy with family and friends. This holiday gift idea can also include a gift card to their shops with all the latest golf gear including clubs, bags, balls and more!


Give your friends and family the gift of local this holiday season! Whether you’re getting them a gift card toward one of their favorite local flavors or using Yiftee, an online gift card and promotion platform, to encourage customers to Shop Concord by offering the “Shop Concord Card”. Shop Concord Cards are Community eGift cards that are purchased on Yiftee and can be redeemed at any participating Concord business to keep dollars local and benefit the businesses and residents in our community.


If all else fails, you can shop in person! Everyone knows that Concord offers some of the best shopping in the East Bay. What’s even better? Plenty of FREE parking at all centers – even during the holidays! Stay and shop as long as you like, as most retailers & restaurants offer special, extended holiday hours.

Sunvalley Shopping Center has something for everyone with over 160 stores, including Macy’s, Victoria’s Secret, H&M and more. 

The Willows Shopping Center offers open air shopping featuring Old Navy, ULTA, REI and Pier 1 Imports. 

The newest shopping center in town, The Veranda, is located next to the Willows Shopping Center and has opened TJ Maxx, Old Navy, Sephora, and more. Support Concord’s small businesses on Small Business Saturday and shop local to find the perfect gifts.