Things to Do

Inspired by the very best Concord has to offer, use these ideas to discover your new favorite destination.

Concord is a true northern California original. It has a vibe that’s all its own. Concord is simple, unique and before you know it, you’re caught up in moments and experiences that you can’t find anywhere else in Northern California.

It could be a hike to the summit of Mt. Diablo to catch a brilliant sunset over the Bay. It might be the friends you make while discovering a new favorite beer when exploring our thriving craft beer culture. It might even be finding a home away from home as you make an excursion into wine country. From diversity in dining to vibrant music and nightlife around every corner, you’ll find a singular sense of harmony.

Choose from these top things to do, all inspired by the very best that Concord has to offer. Happy trails!

Top Things to Do in Concord

1. Take a Hike

Make your way up Mount Diablo or through one of many trails in Lime Ridge Open Space, the Iron Horse Trail or the Contra Costa Canal.

2. Enjoy a Craft Beer

Cruise by Concord’s own Epidemic Ales, The Hop Grenade Taproom & Bottleshop, E.J. Phair Brewing Company and Alehouse, or Concord Tap House for unique beers.

3. Indulge your Tastebuds

Experience global cuisine at one of Concord’s restaurants – we offer cuisine from 20+ different countries.

4. Support the Arts

Visit the aRt Cottage or pop up art show featuring creations by local artists.

5. Be Entertained

Enjoy concerts, comedy and more at the Concord Pavilion, a Live Nation venue.

6. Make a Splash

Cool off at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Northern California’s biggest waterpark from May – October.

7. Hit the Rink

The coolest place in Concord! Come glide on the ice at The Veranda from November – February.

8. Get Healthy

Pick up fresh produce at the farmers’ market every Tuesday year-round 10 am – 2 pm, and Thursdays from April – October, 4 pm – 8 pm.

9. Go Shopping

Shop ‘til you drop at one of Concord’s many shopping centers throughout the city.

10. Discover a Hidden Gem

Check out Todos Santos Park and Plaza in the heart of the city for events, restaurants, entertainment, and more.

11. Make a Weekend of It

Want to do it all? Stay at one of Concord’s nine hotels and explore Concord and nearby areas.