Top Things to do in Concord for Valentine's Day!

Still need plans for Valentine's Day? Don't worry we got you covered!

1. Take a Hike

Put on your hiking shoes and head to Mount Diablo or through one of many trails in Lime Ridge Open Space, the Iron Horse Trail or the Contra Costa Canal.

2. Have a Picnic in the Park

Pack a picnic lunch and make your way to Markham Nature Park and Arboretum-- an urban oasis with more than 2.4 miles of trails.

3. Listen to Tunes

Listen to live music at Nica Lounge or Vinnies Bar and Grill and if you are feeling the music show off your best dance moves.

4. Enjoy your Favorite Beverage

Drink a craft beer at Epidemic Ales, The Hop Grenade Taproom & Bottle Shop, E.J. Phair Brewing Company and Concord Tap House; have a glass of wine at Residual Sugar in The Veranda; or grab a cocktail at Plate & Vine inside the Concord Hilton.

5. Go International for your Next Meal

Experience Concord's globally cosmopolitan culinary scene. With over 25 different ethnicities represented, you will have a deliciously difficult time choosing where to go eat.

6. Catch a Movie

Experience the big screen at three unique venues-- Veranda LUXE Cinema & IMAX, Brenden Concord 14, and West Wind Drive-In-- and don't forget to order popcorn.

7. Engage in Retail Therapy

Shop at one of Concord's many shopping centers— The Veranda, Sunvalley Shopping Center, and Willows Shopping Center—throughout the city.

8. Indulge in Chocolate

Attend a chocolate workshop at Rachel Dunn Chocolates in Concord. Go inside the chocolate factory and experience a fun hands-on workshop where you'll make your own delicious American and French chocolates.

9. Make a Weekend of it!

Want to do it all? Stay at one of Concord's nine hotels and explore!

10. Enjoy the Arts

Join the aRt Cottage for an artist reception. There will be Valentine's Themed gifts!