Spring has arrived! Here’s your quick guide to fun stuff happening in Concord this month:

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Beer lovers will find plenty of reasons to raise a glass with friends this month. The Brewing Network’s Spring Brews Festival returns to Todos Santos Plaza in Concord to celebrate its 12th year as one of the best craft beer festivals in the Bay Area! 

Why not make a weekend of it? Book your room before March 11 and receive a special Beer Fest Stay & Play Package. 

To book a room at one of the Concord Hotels click here. After booking, please contact Visit Concord at or call (925) 685-1182 and make sure to have your confirmation number available. 


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And there’s more to love as our local breweries and tap houses including Epidemic Ales, The Hop Grenade, Concord Tap House, and Side Gate Brewery & Beer Garden roll out their tasty, new spring offerings. Be sure to get our Beer Trail mobile passport featuring more than 40 unique craft brew destinations throughout Contra Costa County, before you head out.


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Join your pup in celebrating St. Patrick's Day! Come to Veranda's "Whiskey and Wags" event and enjoy a whiskey flight and delectable appetizers while making a unique accessory just for your dog! Take home a Yappy Hour goodie bag in addition! Purchase your tickets HERE.


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Choose your inspiration with Mt. Diablo State Park’s handy guide to Ten Short Walks. The list includes a quick reference guide to what you’ll find at each. Whether you’re looking for scenic views, wildflowers, or wildlife, there’s a trail just for you. Go often and try a different one each time to suit your mood. 


Boss Con

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Head over to the Fountain Pavilion Park for The Veranda’s Boss Con Is In Full Bloom on Saturday, March 18, and check out the beautiful bounty of handcrafted goods on display by the small business makers market. Check out the full line-up of vendors here.

Be sure to save the date for Bay Area SpringFest, a fun day of plants, art, crafts, music, and food happening in the Plaza on Saturday, May 6.


Visit Concord invites you to explore the Contra Costa Beer Trail, the ultimate, countywide experience for craft beer lovers! Your mobile passport features 35+ local breweries, tap houses, bottle shops, and beer bar restaurants throughout the county. Use your passport to discover new locations, try new brews, and earn prizes!

Download your guide to liquid joy with Visit Concord’s Contra Costa County Beer & Wine Map and hit the road.

Contra Costa County Beer Map
Contra Costa County Wine Tasting Map

Plan Your Trip to Concord

Book Your Stay

And if you’re planning to travel to Concord, or welcome family or friends in the coming days or months, now is the time to book your hotel stay. From shopping, wining, and dining, to hiking, biking and playing, spring is always a great time to be in Concord. 

Headed to Concord for the Spring Brews Fest?

Make a weekend of it and get a special Beer Trail Stay & Play Package. Just book a room at any of Concord’s nine hotels and let Visit Concord know your confirmation number and stay dates. Your gift will be ready for you at check-in.

To book a room at one of the Concord Hotels click here. After booking, please contact Visit Concord at or call (925) 685-1182 and make sure to have your confirmation number available. 

Concord Visitor Center

The Concord Visitor Center is located at 2151 Salvio Street, Suite T, in Salvio Pacheco Square. Grab your free resources from maps to destination guides, brochures, Concord merchandise and so much more. Go to Visit Concord for more information on these events and more.