Special Community Events

Mark your calendar & register early for these exciting 2022 upcoming events!

Inclusive Recreation Dances ImageInclusive Recreation Dance
Fridays, 7:00-9:00 pm

Here is the next dance date:
August 12: Concord Senior Center

Recreation Dances are specifically organized for developmentally disabled adults (18+ yrs).
Admission: $7 cash (Register at door, caregivers free). 

Questions?  Email Holly Frates

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11th Annual Blues & Brews Festival IS BACK THIS SUMMER!

We are thrilled to bring the community back together again in beautiful Pleasant Hill Park for the 11th Annual Blues & Brews Festival! Get ready for two days of music and fun for everyone! 

Friday, July 15. 2022 (Pre-Party)
6:00-9:00 PM

Friday night is the family-friendly kick-off party featuring a free Kidzone, dancing, and live music from Landbirds, a British invasion cover band, and The Big Jangle, a Tom Petty tribute band.

Saturday, July 16 , 2022 (Main Event)
3:00-9:00 pm

Saturday is the main festival featuring a line-up of talented musicians including headliners, ZEBOP. Craft brew enthusiasts will also have the opportunity to sample unlimited pours from the finest local breweries in our premier craft brew tasting tent on Saturday (only). Tickets must be purchased to enter the craft brew tasting tent. See below. 

Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane

Visit event Website here

Blues & Brews Festival is FREE to the public. This means there is no entry fee to attend the Friday Pre-Party or the Saturday, Main Festival in the park. Food, beverages, and crafts are available to purchase at the event. 

To enter the craft brew tasting tent tickets ARE required for entry and you must be 21+ yrs to enter (IDs will be checked). 

Craft Beer Tent Tickets (V.I.P. & General) are now available to purchase!
Buy tickets in advance to save money and time in line. Large crowds are anticipated this year so advance ticket purchases are strongly recommended! 

Check the event website for updates or follow Blues & Brews Festival on Instagram @PHBluesAndBrews or Facebook at @pleasanthillbluesfestival

PHPD Active Shooter Training 2022 graphicActive Shooter Preparedness Training

July 26, 2022 | 5:30-8:30 pm 
Pleasant Hill Community Center, 320 Civic Drive, Pleasant Hill 
Pre-Registration Required. Call (925) 288-4632 or email scorr@pleasanthillpd.org 
FREE to the public 

Pleasant Hill Police Department, in partnership with Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District, is hosting this important training session to help prepare businesses, churches, and similar organizations for an active shooter event. Participants will learn:

    •    How to recognize signs of potential violence

    •    How to prepare for a possible active shooter encounter 

    •    What to do during an active shooter situation

Note: This event is not appropriate for children under the age of 18 years. 


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Saturday, August 6, 7:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Park (behind Teen Center), 147 Gregory Lane, PH

Get ready for a fun-filled summer movie night with family and friends under the stars! Watch a hit movie on a giant professional outdoor screen in Pleasant Hill Park. Bring low lawn chairs and blankets to stay cozy (no tents please). Concessions available. Watch for more information on our featured movie.


Saturday, September 17, 12:00-3:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Park & Pleasant Hill Senior Center

Creative Thinkers! Amazing Tinkers! Don’t miss Pleasant Hill’s spin on the popular “Makers Fair”! Participate in a variety of “hands-on” and make-and-take activities. Engage in science, technology, engineering, arts & mathematics (S.T.E.M.)! Marvel at the latest mind-blowing innovations from local makers, entrepreneurs, businesses, non-profits, and educators. Free for all ages. 

Calling all Young Innovators! Show off your latest great ideas in our new Brightest Young Minds showcase. Want more information? Email us here (Subject Line: Tinkers & Thinkers Brightest Minds)

Brought to you by Pleasant Hill Library and Pleasant Hill Rec & Park District


Although many of the COVID-19 local public health mandates have been lifted, in-person events may potentially be impacted and logistics may be subject to change. For events requiring registration, we encourage you to please "opt-in" your email for notifications so that we can contact you with event news and updates. Need assistance? Email us here.

Stay well.