Looking for local activities and places to explore? Concord’s new visitor center can help

CONCORD, CA (Sept. 26, 2021) – Dignitaries and the public came out to officially open the doors of the Concord Visitor Center located in historic Todos Santos Plaza. The festivities included a ribbon cutting ceremony and mixer featuring delicious Mexican cuisine.

The Visitor Center will allow travelers to explore where to go and what to do for their next trip to Concord.

Whether you’re planning a getaway with family, friends or looking for places to explore during your next business trip, the staff at the center can offer suggestions, resources and discounts! Here you can plan a hike to the top of Mt. Diablo State Park, a day at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Water Park or an outing to see a show at the Concord Pavilion. Or discover one of Concord’s hidden gems like Markham Nature Park and Arboretum, Pixieland Amusement Park and restaurants featuring 27 different kinds of ethnic cuisines.

Popular amongst travelers are Concord’s Taco Trail and the Contra Costa Beer Trail. Maps for both are available at the Visitor Center.

Historic downtown Concord

The center itself is a great place to spend time during your visit. It’s located in the heart of historic downtown Concord, surrounded by great restaurants, tap houses and beautiful Todos Santos Park. At the center, visitors can use the interactive information kiosk to help find their way to all experiences. There are also art, parks and historic exhibits curated by local organizations including Save Mt. Diablo, East Bay Regional Parks, Concord Historical Society and the Concord Art Association.

The staff can also offer a variety of tickets and discounts to local attractions, maps, brochures, guides, hotel & tour information, transportation schedules and free wi-fi & charging stations as well as exclusive local artisan goods and logo merchandise in the gift shop.

CEO and President of Visit Concord, Elaine Schroth offers “We are so excited to officially open the Visitor Center and invite travelers from all over to explore Concord. We were prepared to open our doors just before the pandemic so it’s extra special to see all our efforts finally realized! Come to Concord! We have lots for you to see and enjoy!”

For more information, go to www.visitconcordca.com/concord-visitor-center. Follow Visit Concord on Instagram (visitconcordca), Facebook (@VisitConcordCA) and Twitter (@VisitConcordCA).

About Visit Concord

Visit Concord is the brand identity created for the Concord Tourism Improvement District, located in San Francisco’s East Bay. They aim to improve economic growth by building awareness and consideration of Concord as a destination for travelers and meeting and event planners. Visit Concord is the source of travel inspiration through creative marketing programs and unique destination events. For more information, go to visitconcordca.com.