Experience the many Bay Area events during your stay at the Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek. Browse our fun-filled event calendar below for local festivals and fairs in the Bay Area.
Upcoming Spring Events in the Bay Area:
The Sonoma Raceway
Vallejo, CA is also just eight miles from the Sonoma Raceway. This track is a year-round motorsports complex, offering one of the most comprehensive schedules in the country, highlighted by three of the top racing series in the country - the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, IZOD IndyCar® Series, and the FIA World Touring Car Championship.
Upcoming Sonoma Raceway Events:
*Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - Sunday, May 19, 2013
Historic Car Races
*Toyota/Save Mart 350
Friday, June 21, 2013 - Sunday, June 23, 2013
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
*NHRA Division 7 Drag Races, presented by Korbel
Friday, July 19, 2013 - Sunday, July 21, 2013
*NHRA Sonoma Nationals
Friday, July 26, 2013 - Sunday, July 28, 2013
NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
*GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma
Friday, August 23, 2013 - Sunday, August 25, 2013
IZOD IndyCar® Series
*FIA World Touring Car Championship
Saturday, September 7, 2013 - Sunday, September 8, 2013
*Classic Sports Racing Group Charity Challenge
Friday, October 4, 2013 - Sunday, October 6, 2013
Sleep Train Pavilion Concerts
Have tickets to an upcoming Sleep Train Pavilion concert? Then book your stay at the Crowne Plaza Concord today! Located only 7 miles from our Crowne Plaza Hotel, this Concord pavilion hosts many concerts and community events throughout the year. And with a capacity to hold 12,500 people, the Sleep Train Pavilion is host to major concert tours and events. Make Crowne Plaza Concord your premier lodging choice near Sleep Train Pavilion.
Upcoming shows include:
- KBLX's Stone Soul Concert - Starring Charlie Wilson, Keith Sweat, Stephanie Mills, Mint Condition, Midnight Star - May 26, 2013
- Hillsong United - June 6, 2013
- Summer Break Tour: Big Time Rush & Victoria Justice - June 23, 2013
- Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls - July 23, 2013
- Lil' Wayne - August 30, 2013
Concord Antique Faire & Collectibles
When: Third Sunday of each month
Where: Todos Santos Plaza @ Downtown Concord
Concord Antique Faire & Collectibles is a year-round outdoor marketplace, held on the 3rd Sunday of each month.
About 65 vendors sell everything from fine linens to chanderliers and everything in-between. There’s something for everyone, so bring your family and friends and come join the fun! You don’t have to be an antique enthusiast, but you may find your one-of-a-kind-treasure. Admission & parking are complimentary.
Bay Area KidFest 2013
When: Saturday, May 25th to Monday, May 27th, 2013
Where: Mt. Diablo High School @ Downtown Concord
The Bay Area KidFest in Concord was voted "Best Place to Take Your Kids for Fun." KidFest takes place at Mt. Diablo High School, which offers a large venue with many features. The Bay Area KidFest is your place for family fun this Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 - 27, 2012.
You and your kids can enjoy:
- Face Painting and Balloon Art
- Inflatable Bounces
- Balloon Typhoons
- Inflatable Slide
- Inflatable Crawl
- Inflatable Pirate Ship
- Dino Lake
- Fire Truck: Climb into fire truck, pull on the hoses, try on the fireman’s gear
- KidSport Basketball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Baseball & Golf
2013 Contra Costa County Fair
When: Thursday, May 30th - Sunday, June 2nd
Where: 1201 W. 10th St. Antioch, CA 94509
From May 30st to June 2nd, join the fun at the Contra Costa County Fair with carnival rides, delicious food vendors, animal shows, and a junior livestock auction in California’s Bay Area. There's even a Cookout Contest for all you foodies! Check out the concert schedule and exhibits offered at the 2013 fair.
The 2013 Pittsburg Seafood Festival
When: Saturday & Sunday, September 7th & September 8th
For 27 years, The Pittsburg Seafood Festival has been a keystone event in Contra Costa County CA. Experience the Seafood Festival in up-and-coming Old Town Pittsburg. Enjoy Seafood and other treats from more than 40 unique vendors as you shop for specialty crafts and artwork from local art vendors! Nonstop live entertainment awaits you at 3 stages throughout the festival grounds!
For a full calendar of upcoming events and festivals near Concord, CA, visit our event calendar.