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Things to do in Danville

You will find many fun and exciting things to do in Danville, California. This charming town has a great community feel with a lovely downtown area that is ideal for a casual stroll. Danville has many good recreational activities all year long that everyone from families to couples can participate in.

A big draw in the local Danville area is the numerous outdoor activities you can enjoy here – all year long! Danville is located in the San Ramon Valley of Northern California in Contra Costa County. The San Ramon Valley is home to Mount Diablo State Park, which is famous for its peak that rises 3,849 feet above its surrounding areas. If you are a climber or hiker, go to the top of Mount Diablo where you will get amazing views of the entire Bay Area from the peak.

Other things to do in town are shopping and dining in Danville’s historic downtown. Visit the Clock Tower square in downtown Danville. Shops here range from boutiques, jewelry, shoes, and other specialty retail stores. You’ll find spas and salons in downtown. The Museum of the San Ramon Valley which is at the old railroad station along the Iron Horse Trail is also located here. During the summer, Hot Summer Nights, a car show is held on the third Thursday of July and August on Hartz Avenue.

Downtown Danville has several places where you can stop and relax at from bookstores to cafes. Highly anticipated annual events in downtown include the Art & Wine Stroll, the Heartland Danville Antique & Art Faire, Spirit of Danville, Doggie Night, and Simply Delicious Danville.

For a different kind of shopping, there’s a wonderful farmer’s market in town every Saturday. Here you’ll find amazing locally grown foods and crafted products -- from fruit to nuts to cheese to bread.

Danville also runs along the Iron Horse Regional Trail, which was the old railroad serving the area. The Iron Horse Regional Trail has since become a great trail for walking, hiking and biking.

This community in Danville is very family-focused and as a result there are many great things for kids to do here. For example, the Blackhawk Automotive Museum has a Discovery Room with hands-on activities that kids will enjoy exploring . The museum showcases a large collection of cars that fascinates children – and adults. There’s a playground nearby with a fountain that will keep the kids entertained if they like to play outdoors.

Danville has several community parks spanning nearly 170 acres. The parks are always a pleasant place for a walk or a picnic. The play areas in the parks are also a great place for the children to tinker around or burn some energy. You’ll find that Danville has great places to explore and enjoy. From the natural beauty of the area parks to the gourmet dining choices, there’s a lot for adults and kids to choose from. That small town ambience that Danville is known for is both charming and welcoming.

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Museum Of San Ramon Valley
Museum Of San Ramon Valley
Railroad and Prospect Avenues Danville, CA 94526
The Museum of the San Ramon Valley was founded as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 1985. The Museum is housed in the restored 1891 Southern...
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Role Player Ensemble Theatre
233 Front St Danville, CA 94526
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Diablo Vista Park
Diablo Vista Park
1000 Tassajara Ranch Drive Danville, CA 94526
This 20-acre park is known for the mosaic water-snake that winds down a hillside. The park has a children's play area, sand volleyball court...
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Oak Hill Park
Oak Hill Park
3005 Stone Valley Road Danville, CA 94526
Oak Hill Park offers a quiet country setting with a spectacular Mt. Diablo backdrop, an idyllic location for family picnics, weddings, and other...
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The Village Theatre and Art Gallery
The Village Theatre and Art Gallery
233 Front Street Danville, CA 94526
Built in 1873 for use as a farmer's lodge, the Village Theatre has been used as a Grange Hall, movie theatre, and church. Recognized as a historic...
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Blackhawk Museum
Blackhawk Museum
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle Danville, CA 94506
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Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site
Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site
1000 Kuss Road Danville, CA 94526
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Destino Wines
9000 Crow Canyon Rd Danville, CA 94506
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Runaway Tours
732 Trent Ter Danville, CA 94506
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Odisea Wine Co LLC
963 Redwood Dr Danville, CA 94506
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Blackhawk Country Club
599 Blackhawk Club Dr Danville, CA 94506
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Blackhawk Art Gallery
3628 Blackhawk Plaza Cir Danville, CA 94506
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4175 Blackhawk Plaza Cir Danville, CA 94506
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Tassajara Symphony Orchestra
45 Trish Ct Danville, CA 94506
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Blackhawk Collection
1092 Eagle Nest Pl Danville, CA 94506
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C & C Innovations
505 Harper Ln Danville, CA 94526
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Sunset Cinema Inc.
383 Diablo Rd Ste 214 Danville, CA 94526
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Corks Wine Store
411 Hartz Ave Ste Gg Danville, CA 94526
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1901 Camino Ramon Ste D Danville, CA 94526
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Queen Of Arts Creative Studio
155 Railroad Ave Danville, CA 94526
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