Concord has a wealth of culture and amenities with a vibrant center and a genuine sense of community. Its diverse dining scene features over 30 countries; craft beers and a wealth of shopping and leisure opportunities. The Veranda is an open air shopping, dining and movie venue with beautiful architecture and lush landscaping with a Spanish vibe. More shopping can be found at Sun Valley Mall hosting all your high street favorites, whilst downtown still has mom and pop stores and all your everyday needs. Leisure activities include the popular Six Flags Hurricane Harbor water park. Great transport connections via BART and easy highway access to link both North and South as well as the City.
1. Great highway connections
2. Buchanan Airport – private jet travel
3. Shopping – Sunvalley & The Veranda
4. Concord Pavilion – live music venue
5. Good schools & community
Favorite Spots Around Town
The Coffee Shop
Independent go to craft coffee shop & sandwich shop – great for catch ups!
Family owned diner specializing in traditional home cooking, features some unique mural artwork.
New multiplex with IMAX screen in the outdoor Veranda shopping mall. Great for pre-theatre drinks and fun for kids outdoors.
The Hop Grenade Taproom
Modern taproom & bottle shop featuring brews on tap and basic eats opposite Todos Santos Park.
Concord has great connections due to its location at the center of the I-680 corridor. Oakland, San Francisco and San Ramon are all commutable. With access to three BART stations (North Concord, Concord and Pleasant Hill) getting out and about is a breeze. There is a shuttle bus that runs between the BART stations for added convenience. The town is approximately a 30 mile drive to downtown San Francisco.
Need to Know
Diablo Valley College | http://www.dvc.edu
BART–North Concord, Concord & Pleasant Hill | http://www.bart.gov/stations