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A Wide Variety of Indoor Fun is Available in Concord!

Posted by Visit Concord on Apr 6, 2018 6:55:40 PM

The cold, rainy weather can be a bit much so consider stepping out and into one of Concord's many choices for indoor fun!

Lots of Choices for Bowling in Concord

A great way to entertain the entire family or for an impromptu date night, bowling is perfect for any indoor gathering. And it's budget friendly! Round+One

Round 1 is your newest choice for bowling! Located in Sunvalley
Shopping Center, Round 1 is a multi-entertainment activity complex with bowling, arcade games, billiards, darts, ping pong, and even karaoke!

Clayton Valley Bowl offers Glow Bowling with party lights, music videos and unlimited bowling. There's also Kids Glow Bowling with mom approved music videos on Friday evenings.  On the first and third Saturdays get in on Clayton Valley Bowl's Monte Carlo Bowl and you could even win some $$$.

Another local favorite is Diablo Valley Bowl.  They've got something planned for you Monday through Friday including Ladies Night (Mondays), $2 Tuesdays, Unlimited Bowling (Wednesdays and Fridays) and College Day (Thursdays). Saturday and Sunday you can bowl all day and into the wee hours of the morning.  Lots for the kids too! Ask about their Youth Paint and Bowl Parties

Plenty of scrumptious food and beverage is available for purchase at each of these locations! 

Take in a Movie

There’s something about the smell of popcorn, a big comfy seat and taking in something new on the big screen! 

Veranda+Luxe+CinemaVeranda Luxe Cinema & IMAX:  The new place in town definitely brings it with electric recliners, 53’ wide by 3 story tall screens and the utmost immersive sound with Dolby Atmos. And talk about convenience, you can book and reserve your seats ahead of time online! But that’s not all, they also have the full IMAX experience on a screen 80’ wide and 4 stories tall.

Veranda Luxe Cinema features a full bar and outside dining to take in before or after your movie. Or enjoy in-theater dining during the movie! 

 And of course you can sneak in a shopping visit or dine at one of The Veranda’s many restaurants too! 

Brenden Theaters: How about 14 screens with luxury reclining seats, JB-X with Dolby ATMOS 360 degree surround sound and a 60ft wall-to-wall screen? Sounds like pure movie escapism.

And Brenden Theaters offers 3 restaurant choices serving local craft beer and wine with fresh (never frozen) delicious food including hand-tossed pizzas, hand cut fries, garlic fries, tater tot nachos, burgers, chicken sandwiches and more!

Solano Drive-In: Nostalgia meets modern technology at Solano Solano+Drive-In1Drive-In where you can keep cozy with family, friends or a significant other while watching a crystal-clear digital image on screens larger than some walk-in theater! Audio is sent through your car stereo offering much better sound quality than the squawk boxes of yesteryear.

Open 365 days a year, rain or shine, Solano Drive-In is budget friendly with Family Nights each Tuesday and even a Free Movie Night, April 19th. Check their Facebook page for complete details.

Here you’ll find a concession stand packed full of premium movie fare including Nathan’s Hot Dogs, Orville Redenbacher’s Gourmet Popcorn and even Peet’s coffee. 


Shopping Indoors!Sunvalley+Mall

There’s nothing that takes care of winter blues like shopping therapy. 

Sunvalley Shopping Center: With over 160 stores and more than a dozen restaurants, Sunvalley is a great escape for a day of indoor shopping and dining. Shop at Macy’s, M.A.C., Brookstone, Disney, Champs and so many others. Start your day at Starbucks or Cinnabon, then afterwards enjoy burgers at Johnny Rockets, BBQ at Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que or something sweet from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. 


Indoor for the Super Active

Q-ZAR Laser Tag: Suit up and take on your competitors in a funQZAR
and frenzied game of laser tag inside a maze-filled with high-energy music, lights and mist. Walk in games are available on a first come, first serve basis. Join in a public game or reserve a private game for 2-36. Q-ZAR also has an arcade filled with your favorites from Ultra Fighter 4 to Frogger as well as classic pinball and air hockey.  In between games you can indulge in a snack bar that any gamer would love.


Diablo+Rock+GymDiablo Rock Gym:  In a one-hour class, you can learn the basic skills you need to start rope climbing. After your class, use your newfound skills to climb in the gym’s 11,000 feet of terrain. Or explore how to become a better boulderer, sport climber or prepare for outdoor climbing. Diablo Rock Gym is a great place for families with climbing routes for all ages. (Kids under 14 must be supervised.) 


Sky High Sports Trampoline Park:  All ages are invited to defy gravity on Sky High’s enormous Freestyle court where you can get your bounce on over and over. If you’re looking for a competitive challenge, join in a pick-up game of Dodgeball on a trampoline court especially designed for the game. Sky High also offers a Kid’s Court just for the littlest of children (no big kids allowed) and a Super Size Foam Pit. Accessing the pit starts with bouncing a trampoline, then swinging on a rope and landing in a sea of soft, cushy foam. Save time by completing waivers, reading guidelines and reserving your space online prior to your visit. 

And For The Deliciously CreativeRachel+Dunn+Chocolates

Rachel Dunn Chocolates: Have you ever wanted to make beautiful
chocolates inside a real chocolate factory? Here’s your golden ticket!  Experience a hands-on chocolate workshop where you’ll make your very own delicious American and French chocolates with acclaimed Chocolatier Rachel Dunn.







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