Things to Do in Livermore
Livermore is a premier shopping, dining and tourism destination in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is home to the San Francisco Premium Outlets, an award-winning historic downtown shopping district and the Livermore Valley Wine Region. Livermore also offers so many options for those shopping for home furnishing, cars, sporting goods, camping gear and many more.
San Francisco Premium Outlets boasts more than 170 outlet stores, including Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Neiman Marcus, Burberry, Kate Spade and Prada. The premium outlets is one of the most popular destinations in California as millions of avid shoppers from all over the world visit to find the best deals on luxury items. The premium outlets is located at the gateway of our wine country immediately off the 580 freeway.
Downtown Livermore, on the other hand, is the favorite destination of locals. Experience authentic small-town American shopping while enjoying world-class amenities. Dine at restaurants with menu selections that are globally inspired and locally enhanced. Stroll amidst historic structures; water fountains; and a variety of art galleries, boutiques and gift shops. Rub the nose of Charlie the Horse at Baughman’s for good luck, make a wish at one of the fountains or learn all about Livermore Valley wine country while enjoying an amazing cup of tea or espresso at the local cafés.
After a day of shopping and dining, unwind at one of the beauty and day spas, enjoy local craft beer and live music at one of our fun downtown nightspots or watch a movie or a play. The downtown also serves as a venue for year-round events and festivals like the Livermore Valley Wine Country Downtown Streetfest, Livermore Rodeo Parade and the Holiday Sights and Sounds Parade.
Livermore Valley Wine Country is one of the oldest wine regions in the country. It is home to industry trailblazers Wente Vineyards and Concannon Vineyard. The region now has more than 50 wineries, which also serve as picturesque venues for weddings, concerts, conferences, marathons and festivals, such as the Harvest Wine Festival and Holidays in the Vineyards.
With a variety of activities, shopping, and dining options, Livermore is the place to be for a fun day or week out with friends and family.
Visitors can choose from a long list of comfortable, convenient accommodations throughout the year. For hotel listings, visit the Hotels-Motels section of the Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Directory at www.livermorechamber.org.
Amenities and Community Events
Quality of life is a fundamental part of the Livermore experience. With access to 45 parks, 15 miles of bicycle trails and paths, Lake Del Valle recreation area, championship golf courses, a vibrant downtown, cultural and civic events year round and the beautiful Livermore Valley Wine Country, the city provides an unbeatable community experience. For more information
For a list of amenities and annual community events, visit the following websites:
City of Livermore
Livermore Downtown, Inc.
Livermore Valley Wine Country
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
East Bay Regional Park District