A quick guide to what's happening in Concord this month:
Photo Courtesy of Bay Area Festivals
1. CELEBRATE WITH MOM
Celebrate motherhood, support mothers in business, and give back to mothers everywhere! Join this Mama-Made-It Market Summerfest on May 20th at Todos Santos Plaza from 11 AM to 4 PM.
Looking for the perfect gift for Mother's Day on the 14th? The Concord Visitor Center offers a variety of custom items such as tulip-shaped chocolate from Rachel Dunn Chocolates, California poppy keychains, magnets, heart mugs, and so much more.
2. GROOVE AT THE PAVILION
Big summer concerts are back at Concord Pavilion with two must-see shows this month: Matchbox Twenty for their Slow Dream Tour on Sunday, May 21, and the Stone Soul Concert with platinum-selling singer-songwriter KEM, chart-topping songstress Fantasia, multi-award winning performer Robin Thicke, and several more show stoppers on Sunday, May 28!
3. THREE-DAY FUNVENTURE
Bay Area Kid Fest is back for Memorial Day Weekend and there’s big fun for all with rides, entertainment, arts & crafts, games, and food. Held at Mt. Diablo High School at 2450 Grant St. Buy tickets in advance or at the event, May 27-29, 2023.
4. TAKE A HIKE
Concord hiking trails offer outdoor lovers plenty of options for terrain and scenery! Try out these 8 hikingtrails that are an awesome accessible way to enjoy the Bay Area’s local open spaces that are great for birding, and some have stunning views!
5. SHOP LOCAL ART
Support local artists at Concord Art Association’s Spring Pop-Up Art & Craft Show on May 13, at the Concord Visitor Center Courtyard. Check out their gallery show, art & craft sale, and more!
SAVE THE DATE
Mark your calendars for these events coming in early June:
Music & Market 2023 – Season Kick-Off Todos Santos Plaza Performing: The Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps Thursday, June 1, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
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 and get a FREE Stay and Play Package from us. From shopping, wining, and dining, to hiking, biking, and playing, spring is always a great time to be in Concord.