Livermore attractions

Livermore Attractions to See on Your Vacation

Just minutes away from the major San Francisco Bay Area, Livermore attractions have charm all their own. As part of Wine Country, visitors can take their pick of wine tastings, sports, culture and nature. When it comes to variety, Livermore attractions don’t disappoint.

Here are a just few Livermore attractions worth exploring…


Downtown Livermore

Livermore\’s award-winning Downtown is a relaxed destination for shopping and dining. In addition to the charming aspects of a wine country town, there are 130+ Livermore attractions to be had: the San Francisco Premium Outlets.

Get a glimpse into the hustle and bustle of Livermore attractions downtown—and the events happening there—on the Downtown Livermore website.


Livermore Valley Wine Region 

Livermore attractions


One of the Livermore attractions that will catch the interest of history buffs is the Livermore Valley Wine Region. In addition to the area’s award-winning wineries, the picturesque farmland and ranches dotting the landscape recall the western heritage that makes California so unique.

Learn more about the Livermore Valley Wine Region at


Bankhead Theater

The goal is noble and the setting spectacular: at the Bankhead Theater, affordable and accessible art and performance enlivens the Livermore community.

With nine resident companies and a full schedule of performances—from art shows to Broadway shows, multicultural celebrations to holiday events—the Bankhead Theater is one of the many Livermore attractions that make the area a cultural hub.

Learn more about the theater and its programming at the Livermore Performing Arts Center website.


Sports & Recreation

Although fans of San Francisco Bay Area sports teams—the 49ers and Giants come to mind, along with many others—will find Livermore a conveniently close destination, there are several sporting events that are specific Livermore attractions.

Aside from outdoor recreation that includes boating, bocce ball, hiking, cycling, running, and more, The Little League World Series and the Annual Livermore Rodeo solidify the region’s fandom.


Livermore Shakespeare Festival

Any area that takes culture seriously will host a Shakespeare Festival, and Livermore takes its performing arts seriously. Drawing professional actors from around the country, the Livermore Shakespeare festival puts on a number of programs with the goal of becoming a year-round company. Learn more at


Del Valle Regional Park and Lake

Just 10 miles south of Livermore, the Del Valle is a lakeside resort with all the benefits of water recreation: swimming, windsurfing, boating and more. Although not one of the Livermore attractions proper, this sprawling 4,000+ acre neighboring area is perfect for hiking, horseback riding and nature study. You can also access the Ohlone Wilderness Trail from Del Valle.

Learn more here.


Livermore Outdoors

Of course you don’t have to leave Livermore to reap the benefit of the beautiful area’s outdoors activities. Livermore itself is home to numerous parks and trails that connect wildlife areas, neighborhood, playgrounds and special-use parks—specifically the rodeo grounds and skatepark/bike stunt course at Sunken Gardens.

See what you can do at outdoors Livermore attractions here.


Livermore Rodeo

What would a Western town be without a rodeo? As one of the premier annual Livermore attractions, the Livermore rodeo is known as the World’s Fastest. Riding into town every second weekend in June since 1918, the rodeo is a weeklong event with something for everyone.

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