Events are back! Celebrate the return of Music & Market, Comic Con 2021, Summer Bike Challenge, public swim and more, all happening in July.
1. GET YOUR GROOVE ON
For those who like their fresh produce with a side of tasty tunes, Music & Market is back! Head on over to Todos Santos Plaza every Thursday night starting July 15 through September 30 for the popular Farmers Market music series. This year’s lineup features great tribute bands and longtime local favorites including Zydeco Flames, Journey Revisited and Zepparella, just to name a few.
2. ROCK AND ROLL
Looking for free summertime recreation and fun for the whole family? Check out 511 Contra Costa's Summer Bike Challenge 2021 where riders of all ages can explore their hometown on two wheels. Simply bike to each destination and cross off the squares as you go. There's also weekly bonus challenges and free prizes, so get your gamecard and get rolling!
3. HANG OUT WITH SOME REAL CHARACTERS
Fans and collectors of comics, Marvel, DC, LEGO and Star Wars will not want to miss Contra Costa Con 2 on at the Hilton Concord on Sunday, July 18 from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. This family-friendly event includes entertainers, vendor booths, a costume contest, and a few surprises!
4. SWIM WITH THE PARKS
Beat the heat with some cool and refreshing swim time at Concord’s public pools. Check Concord Parks & Recreation website for lap and recreational swim schedules and fees.
5. ES-SCAPE TO THE ART COTTAGE
The aRt Cottage is at it again. Don’t miss their Land, Air and Sea Scapes Art Show happening now through August 27. All styles and mediums will be showcased. The gallery is open from Tues-Fri 11 AM to 5 PM and Saturdays 1-5 PM
COMING IN AUGUST:
Mark Your Calendars: Concord Jazz Fest, August 4-8, 2021
CONCORD VISITOR CENTER
Are you visiting Concord or welcoming visitors here? Be sure to stop by the Concord Visitor Center in 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.
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!