The Valentine Weekend Top Nine

Spread the love and make the most of your whole weekend! Valentine's Day is Monday, February 14th.

1. Super Bowl Funday

Grab your besties and head over to any of Concord’s best sports bars for this year’s Big Game! You’ll find great food, beer on tap, big screen TVs and plenty of fellow fans at Dave & Buster’s, Yard House and BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. Game start at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 13.

2. Romance on Ice

It’s the final weekend for Ice at the Veranda, so grab a date and go skate! The rink is open through February 14.

If you really want to do it up right, check out the amazing Valentine at the Veranda date-night package that includes a red-carpet welcome, champagne toast, flowers, sweetheart selfie, dinner for two, and a special “lovers-only” skate. Reservations start at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 14th and tickets are $300 per couple.

3. Wine & Dine

Explore Concord’s dynamic food scene. From fancy to funky, eclectic to ethnic, you’re bound to discover the perfect spot for your romantic foodie rendezvous.

4. Plan Your Escape

Perfect for a night of challenging fun with your favorite Valentine, Red Door Escape Room at The Veranda has clean and private rooms with escape experiences that range from “Once Upon a Time” to “The Warriors Way”.

5. Victorian Charm 

The historic Galindo Home & Gardens is open and ready to welcome you! See what life was like for Concord’s Galindo family at the guided tour. Built in 1856, the charming Victorian-era ranch-style home features original furnishings, art, & clothes. Tours are available on most Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is just $5.00

6. Picnic Party

Pack a basket and make your way to Markham Nature Park and Arboretum—an urban oasis with more than two miles of scenic trails.

Or, if you’re up for a little more “high adventure,” you can't get bigger or more beautiful for Valentine’s Day than Mt. Diablo State Park. The park is open for picnicking with plenty of tables and spots available. You can bring Fido along to the picnic (just not on the trails). Rock City and the Summits are open too!

7. My Furry Valentine

If you prefer Valentines of the four-legged variety, you’re in luck! Concord offers an abundance of places to eat, stay & play for you and your fine furry friends.

8. Go Out to a Movie

Had enough Netflix? Rediscover the joy of actually going out to a movie again! Enjoy cushy accommodations at the Veranda Luxe IMAX and Brenden Concord 14 , or go nostalgic at the West Wind Drive-In.

9. Get a Room

Seriously! Why not get a room at any of Concord’s nine hotels and make a whole weekend of it?!

Plan a Trip to Concord

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Add Some Play to Your Stay

Visit Concord also offers a selection of themed Stay & Play hotel packages filled with fun wearables, gift cards and more. Just book a room at any of Concord’s nine hotels and let Visit Concord know your confirmation number and stay dates. The package of your choice will be ready for you at check-in!

Concord Visitor Center

The Concord Visitor Center is located at 2151 Salvio Street, Suite T, in Todos Santos Plaza. We are ready to help with free advice, maps, guides, brochures, Concord merchandise and more. Go to Visit Concord for more information on these events and more.