Located on the eastern edge of the San Francisco Bay Area, Livermore is the gorgeous gateway to the Central Valley. Right in the middle of the unbelievable beauty of Wine Country, residents feel lucky to have unbeatable access to the 55+ award-winning wineries surrounding them. The combination of farmlands, ranches, and beautiful weather lends itself to a laid-back lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Be a part of something bigger than yourself by joining the great and historic downtown community for an event or a stroll down the streets, or lose yourself in a solo day at one of the many upscale shopping destinations followed by a glass of wine in California’s oldest wine region. In Livermore, opulence is a way of life.
What to Love
- Incredible downtown scene
- Unmatched shopping spots
- Award-winning wineries
- Splendid views of the hills
People & Lifestyle
Livermore is the epitome of a classy-cool lifestyle. Residents are humble, kind, and relish in the local sense of community yet enjoy the finer things in life. With no shortage of residential neighborhoods and a walkable cityscape, the people of Livermore enjoy an active lifestyle. The community idolizes breezy, lavish comfort, and residents love that they live where rural charm and urban excitement intertwine.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
One of the local prides of Livermore is the , the state’s largest outdoor outlet shopping mall. This outlet mall features a variety of designer and brand-name clothing, shoes, accessories, and housewares, making it the perfect destination to stroll or indulge in a shopping spree. celebrates the richest and most extravagant parts of life, featuring an opulent blend of arts, culture, savory eats, and wine—with a plan to expand with even more open spaces and a hotel. You’ll find everything from trivia and paint events to the best hospitality at delicious dining spots around every corner. With over 50 wineries, you will always have someplace new to visit for your next glass of wine, whether it’s , , , or . Not to mention, the airport and ACE commuter train isn’t a far drive from any part of town!
Things to Do
In addition to all of the restaurants, wineries, and cafés to try downtown and elsewhere, there are a handful of exciting annual events that take place right here in Livermore. takes place every Labor Day weekend and celebrates grape crushing season. has taken place every year since 1996, with 50 floats boasting local organization and business pride (with Santa leading the way!). The monthly brings lots of joy to the community, along with other wine-related festivals organized by LVwine.org and livermoredowntown.com. For art lovers, a visit to is performing arts heaven with 500 seats and opera, ballet, and theater productions as well as concerts. To shake off stress or get active after experiencing all of the good eats in town, head to to walk the 10-mile stretch of gorgeous waters, go camping with family, or boating with friends.
Livermore has several highly-rated schools and educational facilities of note, including:
- Sunset Elementary School, Public, K-5
- Andrew N. Christensen Middle School, Public, 6-8
- Granada High School, Public, 9-12