All About Todos Santos Plaza in Concord, California
A lush public park occupies the plaza's center for those finding a spot to play or kickback. Dotted with picnic tables, benches, and a playground for youngsters, the plaza boasts a medley of trees and free Wi-Fi across the plaza. Todos Santos Plaza is a must-visit in the Diablo Valley, whether you're visiting for a weekend, traveling for business, or just driving by.
GETTING TO TODOS SANTOS PLAZA
Take the BART to Concord and get off at the BART station at Concord. Directly down Grant Lane, the eight-minute walk to Todos Santos Plaza is lined with blue signs pointing towards the plaza. For those trying to escape the hassle of parking, this is a perfect choice.
Downtown Concord has metered street parking available, although the amount is limited. Try to get downtown early in the morning to park on the street for the best of luck. Near the plaza, there are two free parking facilities: Salvio Street Garage and Grant Street Parking Garage.
Taqueria Los Gallos has been a favorite since 1980 and is your one-stop-shop for authentic Mexican food in the Diablo Valley. At Happy Sushi, get your seafood fix or try the infamous homemade granola from Way to Life. Hot Dog Palace is the ideal pre-picnic spot, across the street from the park. The 1970s striped red and yellow sign can't be missed. End a day of playing by cooling off at Baskin Robbins or a new favorite, Cream, with a sweet treat. From 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Mondays, Off the Grid, a mobile gourmet food store, rolls in.
Wet your whistle at The Hop Grenade with 21 specialty beers on tap, play pool, and darts at Vinnie's Bar N Grill or try some of Tower Grille's finest garlic fries in the Bay Area.
Without a shopping spree, no journey is complete. When in Concord, Half Price Books are a must. A fascinating mix of greeting cards, papers, documents, trinkets, and, of course, books are kept in this quaint store, all for a great price.
OCCASIONS WORTH ATTENDING
Tune in to Tuesday Night Blues and Music and Market Series in summer, a 28-year-old local favorite.
Experience a taste of the Diablo Valley at the all-season farmer's market all year long. Every Tuesday evening and Thursday evening, April through October, farmers, and vendors are stationed in the park. During the market, there are no dogs permitted in the park.
Exercise Uncle Sam style at the Stars and Stripes 5k. This 3.1-mile run starts and ends at Todos Santos Plaza and includes a film pass with entry to Brenden Theaters. Make sure you stick around after the annual July 4th parade.
With the city's annual tree-lighting ceremony, a special visit from Santa and local school choir performances, celebrate Christmas in Concord without snow.
This hidden gem in Concord, California is located near some other must-see places of interest:
- The Galindo Home
- Markham Nature Park & Arboretum
- Don Fernando Pacheco Adobe
- Historical Eichler Homes of Concord
- Salvio Pacheco Square
- Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial
- John Muir National Historic Site
- De Martini Winery
- Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
All of these wonderful - but not so well known - attractions are located just a short distance from our location at 1261 Locust Street in Walnut Creek, California! Stop by for a visit anytime!