Visiting Concord


Welcome to the City of Concord

As the largest city in Contra Costa County, Concord has approximately 122,067 residents and covers 31 square miles. The City of Concord is committed to continually enhancing the safety, environment, quality of life and economic vitality of the community. Concord is fortunate to have a varied geography and moderate climate. The thermometer seldom drops below 40 F/4 C in winter. Concord is nestled between the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to the north and Mount Diablo to the south. How to Get Here

Concord offers visitors a broad range of activities:

  • World-class acts perform at the Concord Pavilion, a unique outdoor venue tucked into the foothills of Mt. Diablo.
  • Shoppers appreciate the variety of stores at Sunvalley Mall, the Willows Shopping Center and in the historic downtown area.
  • A multitude of restaurants promises a selection of world-class cuisines from around the world.
  • Downtown's Todos Santos Plaza is a community-gathering place for special events, farmer's market and free music programs from summer through fall.

Corporate Meeting Environment

In addition to activities, Concord provides a wonderful forum for conferences, meetings and retreats. With close proximity to the Napa Valley wine country, airports in San Francisco and Oakland, convenient freeway access and two BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) stations, Concord offers businesses a cost-effective alternative to high-priced locations without sacrificing convenience.

Accommodations

Concord offers many hotel and motel choices for visitors as well as residents needing overnight, meeting and dining facilities or a place for guests to stay close to your home. Check Concord's affiliate site, www.ConcordFirst.org for more information.

Dining

Concord's diversity is showcased by a dynamic array of restaurant offerings throughout the city. For more information, visit the restaurant section of www.ConcordFirst.org.

Shopping

Hundreds of retailers make Concord's three major shopping centers a magnet for local and regional shoppers. Concord's affiliate site www.BuyConcord.net offers coupons for local shopping establishments and more information on the many great shopping opportunities in the City.

Community calendar

The local Community Calendar has extensive information on local events happening in Concord. Events happening within the city limits can be posted by the community.

Things to do

In Concord one is never far from a recreational facility, major theme park, open greenspace, theatre, shopping center, or restaurant for active play or just relaxing. The Parks & Recreation section is a great place to start learning about all the fun things to do in Concord.

Event facilities

Demographics

Concord's population represents approximately 13 percent of the total population in Contra Costa County, one of the fastest growing counties in the San Francisco Bay Area. Concord is also the largest city in the county with approximately 127,000 residents. View Demographic Details.

Contacts

 
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